Education

Illinois Mom Converts to Islam, Makes Hajj

This year, Szremski was one of the hundreds of thousands of Muslims who were drawn to Mecca between October 2 – 7 to complete the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj.

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October 16, 2014

This Country Just Abolished College Tuition Fees

Prospective students in the United States who can’t afford to pay for college or don’t want to rack up tens of thousands in student debt should try their luck in Germany

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October 9, 2014

Dr. Syed Ali Jafar among most influential scientific minds

Dr.Syed Ali Jafar, professor of engineering and computer science at University of California (Irvine), was recognized recently by Sciencewatch among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014. He was also included by the Thomson Reuters in its  Highly Cited Researcher list. Such prestigious recognition is not new to the India born scientist who has […]

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October 9, 2014

Northwest Suburban College Gets Accreditation

The amazing story of a little known college in Chicago, started by Muslims, the first of its kind in America, continues to make news.

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September 18, 2014

Amer Ahmed joins Swarthmore

Amer Ahmed has joined Swarthmore College as the new dean of the sophomore class and director of the Intercultural Center (IC)

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September 18, 2014

Sajdah Abdul-Karim inducted into National Junior Honors Society

Sajdah Abdul-Karim, a student at the Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School in Hamden was inducted into the National Junior Honors Society for her high academic achievement.

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June 12, 2014

Why Teaching English in Saudi Arabia Has Been a Unique Learning Experience

[A]s English has steadily gained prominence in the Gulf region including Saudi Arabia in recent years, attention is increasingly being paid to pedagogy in Saudi English classrooms and a debate is on as to how it should be taught…

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May 26, 2014

IONA Youth Outreach Program

IONA hosted a long five hour program aimed at young people.

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May 8, 2014

Istanbul to Lisbon: A Passage Through Time

Travel: Istanbul to Lisbon

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May 1, 2014

Siddiqi Inducted Into the MLK Jr. Collegium of Scholars of Morehouse

Western Illinois University English and Journalism Professor Mohammad A. Siddiqi was honored April 3 with induction into the Martin Luther King Jr. Collegium of Scholars of Morehouse College.

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April 17, 2014

MyK12Ed Launches MOOC Platform for STEM Education

MyK12Ed

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March 27, 2014

Annual Youth Art Fair

Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where you are.

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March 20, 2014

Diversity Award for Hajar Ahmed

The University of Virginia’s Office for Diversity and Equity has chosen Hajar Ahmed, a fourth-year student in politics to receive this year’s annual award along with a faculty member.

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March 20, 2014

Israel’s War on American Universities

Thoughts on the banning of pro-Palestinian student groups

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March 20, 2014

Arizona State University Celebrates Diversity by Hosting International Carnival

Last Friday, Arizona State University (ASU) celebrated student diversity by organizing the most successful International Carnival yet with over 250 attendees.

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February 27, 2014

Khan Academy’s Salman Khan receives David Packard Award

David Packard Award

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February 20, 2014

First University in the World

What an exhilarating fact! First university founded in the world was by a Muslim! Not only a Muslim, but a Muslimah!

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February 6, 2014

Rukhsana Khan’s Wins Award for her book ‘100 Great Children’s Books’

Rukhsana Khan Wins Book Award

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October 31, 2013

AFMI 23rd Convention, 2013: Orlando Convention Focuses on Role of NRIs in Development

More than 700 people participated in the 23rd annual convention banquet of American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) that took place in Orlando on September 28, 2013.

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October 3, 2013

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