Profiles

Movie — Bush’s Brain

“How did this happen?” George W. Bush became President for one reason: the genius of Karl Rove, the man known as “Bush’s Brain”. The most powerful non-elected official in American history, Karl Rove was the virtual “co-president” of the United States.

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June 6, 2010

National Geographic Selects Saleem Ali as Explorer

BURLINGTON,VT–The National Geographic Society has selected University of Vermont scientist Saleem Ali as an “Emerging Explorer” for 2010. He will be featured in the June edition of National Geographic magazine.

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May 20, 2010

Honor for Prof. Barlas

ITHACA, NY—Longtime faculty member and administrator Asma Barlas has been named director of Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).

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May 6, 2010

Reshmaan Hussam, Soros Fellowship Recipient

Reshmaan Hussam, daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants, awarded Soros Fellowship

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April 22, 2010

Islam Siddiqui Appointed

President Obama on Saturday announced the recess appointment of 15 political appointees whose nominations had been stalled by Republicans…. There are still about 200 judicial and civilian nominees being held up, some of them for some pretty amazing reasons. And the Senate is in recess until April 12.

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April 1, 2010

Dr. Syed Tanveer Rab, Cardiologist

Among the physicians at Emory who have been developing and polishing this technique is Dr. Syed Tanveer Rab.

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March 18, 2010

Edythe M. Abdullah Reappointed

Dr. Edythe M. Abdullah, 56, of Jacksonville, campus president of Florida State College at Jacksonville, was reappointed for a term beginning March 9, 2010, and ending January 6, 2015.

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March 11, 2010

Gulam Khan:CEO of US Endoscopy

Gulam Khan is the CEO of US Endoscopy which specializes in device design and manufacturing of accessories for GI endoscopy. Khan has traversed a unique career path to his current position. He initially earned a law degree and worked at a Cleveland practice. At the same time enrolled himself in an MBA program.

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March 4, 2010

Abdul Kallon Sworn in as Federal Judge

BIRMINGHAM, AL–Abdul Kallon has been formally sworn in as Alabama’s newest federal judge.

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February 4, 2010

Fazal Khan, Health Law Expert

Dr. Fazal Khan joined the University of Georgia School of Law in the fall of 2006 as an assistant professor specializing in health law. Khan teaches Health Law & Policy, Bioethics, Public Health Law and International Products Liability.

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January 28, 2010

Mordechai Vanunu on Israel’s Nuclear Blackmail

Below is the transcript of an eye-opening interview that took place between peace activist Mordechai Vanunu and talk show host Hesham Tillawi on the television program Current Issues.

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December 24, 2009

Mohammed Ikram, ‘Green Hero’

Mohammed Ikram, Energy Manager and former Electrical Engineer for the USAG Detroit Arsenal, was awarded the 31st Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award.

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December 17, 2009

Eboo Patel Earns Award

Eboo Patel, the Chicago based founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, has won the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer award in religion for his autobiography. He was selected from among 67 nominations worldwide.

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December 10, 2009

AdMob’s Founder Omar Hamoui

Google Inc.’s announcement that it will buy AdMob Inc. for $750 million brought a media spotlight on Accel Partners, an investor in both AdMob and Playfish Inc., which said today it will sell to Electronic Arts Inc. for at least $275 million.

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November 19, 2009

Profiles in Courage: Atif Moon

Atif M. Moon of California was recently honored as one of the top ten outstanding Americans by the United States Chamber of Commerce. His story is one of courage and determine to overcome all odds.

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November 17, 2009

Syed Hussain Runs for City Council

LOWELL, MA–Syed Hussain is running for the Lowell City Council. A native of Hyderabad, India, he immigrated to the US in 1991.

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August 27, 2009

Rashid Khan Improves Health Care in Africa

AHWATUKE,AZ– Rashid Khan, a 26 year old Mountain Pointe High School grad, who entered the Peace Corps, has been lauded by the Peace Corps for co-developing of a new software that “revoltionizes health care in Namibia.”

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August 6, 2009

Aurangzeb Khan, CEO, Everspin Technologies

CHANDLER, AZ–Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO and President of Everspin Technologies which is a global leader in integrated magnetic systems.

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July 23, 2009

Dr. Kamran Khan leads team which predicts H1N1 spread

TORONTO, Canada–A system developed by Canadian researchers to rapidly evaluate the world’s air traffic patterns accurately predicted how the H1N1 virus would spread around the world. The team is led by Dr. Kamran Khan.

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July 13, 2009

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