Education

Duke University Allows Friday Adhan

Starting from next Friday, Muslim students at Duke University in the US eastern state of North Carolina will be allowed to raise adhan or call to prayer on a weekly basis for Jumu`ah prayer (Friday congregational Prayer).

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January 15, 2015

College Grads Still Earn a Premium — If They Can Find A Good Job

with the cost of a four-year college education rising an average of 5% a year, many students and parents are likely wondering whether the cost of a degree is worth it.

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January 4, 2015

122 Student Achievers in India Medal at AFMI Convention

Students from the Muslim community across India – from Jammu & Kashmir to Kerala and from Gujarat to Assam – received their gold, silver and bronze medals at the jam packed AFMI 23rd International Convention on Education & Gala Award Ceremony in Kozhikode (Kerala) on Saturday, December 27.

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January 4, 2015

Turkey Plans to Establish an Islamic University with a Broader Muslim Curriculum

The country’s state-sanctioned religious body, the Religious Affairs Directorate, has announced plans to establish an international Islamic university in the country’s cultural capital, Istanbul.

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December 24, 2014

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

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

A Shared Future: Muslims and Jews meet to promote Muslim-Jewish Understanding

Many leaders and activists from the Muslim and Jewish communities gathered Sunday at the University of Michigan Dearborn campus to participate in an interfaith session aimed at fostering relations between the Jewish and Muslim communities.

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April 3, 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

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