Syed Saad Andaleeb | The Daily Star
  • Syed Saad Andaleeb

    Former Vice Chancellor of BRAC University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Pennsylvania State University.

  • Some questions on DU’s research budget

    A local newspaper published a report recently on University of Dhaka’s (DU) Tk 869.56 crore budget for the current fiscal year, the largest ever, to support the work of the iconic institution poised to celebrate its 100th year since its establishment in 1921.
  • ‘I can’t breathe’: Curbing police brutality

    The brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where a policeman placed a knee on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, has been viewed globally in horror as his life flowed out in pain and agony.
  • The Covid-19 vaccine: panacea or enigma?

    As the deadly Covid-19 virus continues to climb the grisly charts, an intense race is already on, globally, to discover the next vaccine, the next panacea.
  • Education and employability in the digital age

    “Human resources—not capital, nor income, nor material resources—constitute the ultimate basis for wealth of nations.
  • Changing the shy world of adolescent girls

    Back in 2017, we had an opportunity to build a small and experimental toilet in Jhalokati, with the simple intention of helping adolescent girls in a rural school who had no real toilet to avail.