Education

XII Annual Convention Of The Federation Of Aligarh Alumni Associations In Houston A Great Success

By Shaheer Khan, Ph.D. Houston, Texas, July 2: The twelfth annual convention of the Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (FAAA) was held on June 28-30, 2013 at Crown Plaza Huston River Oaks, Houston, TX. The theme of the 2013 convention was “New Generation Alumni & Aligarh Movement” and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Alumni Association of […]

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July 11, 2013

ICD Honors Community Graduates; Guest Speaker from Washington shares Conversion story

The Islamic Center of Detroit banquet hall was filled from front to back on Friday night as the ceremony honoring all community member graduates began.

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July 3, 2013

Why Do White Guys Hate My Hijab?

And these young white men in their pickup trucks feel it’s their absolute right to “gaze” at women on and off campus.

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June 13, 2013

Young Muslims and Alcohol IAGD Monthly Annual Dinner

About 150 people joined for the monthly dinner on Saturday June 1st 2013 at 70pm at the IAGD masjid in Rochester Hills. The topic, Young Muslims and Alcohol…

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June 10, 2013

Lifelong Learning

Our lives are highly inundated with technology and it has becoming increasingly hard to distinguish the wheat from the chaff.

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June 6, 2013

Nadeem Khan Honored with Teaching Award

Dr. Nadeem Khan, Davis & Elkins College professor of economics and finance, was honored during the college’s annual Academic Awards and Recognition Convocation ceremony with the 2013 Lois Latham Award for Teaching Excellence. The award is presented annually to an outstanding D&E educator who is characterized by a distinguished intellectual career; enthusiasm for scholarship and […]

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June 4, 2013

No Plan? Then Risk Having the State of Michigan Take Your Assets…

There was a very interesting article I came across in the New York Times on April 27th, 2013. It was titled: “He Left a Fortune, to No One.”

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May 23, 2013

Prof. Zubairi and Photonless Communication

In the bizarre world of quantum physics, objects can be in more than one place at a time and future events can change the past. New research involving a Texas A&M University professor makes that microscopic realm even a bit stranger.

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May 16, 2013

Mariyum Khan Receives Top Girl Scouts Honor

STOCKBRIDGE, GA–Mariyum Khan, a senior at a suburban Atlanta high school, has won one of the top honors of Girls Scouts. She was one of the 113 girls presented with gold awards by the Greater Atlanta Girl Scout Council, the Neighbor Newspapers reported. For her gold award project, Khan focused on veterans, organizing an information […]

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May 9, 2013

TMO Foundation Essay Contest

Essay Contest Rules: Please visit the TMO Foundation website for more information and rules–the list printed here is not exhaustive and may be changed so please visit the website):  Essays must be submitted by July 8th.  Several prizes / scholarships will be awarded in each category to the best essays as selected by a panel […]

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May 2, 2013

Pork DNA Found in Primary School’s ‘Halal’ Sausages

A London primary school has been feeding Muslim children sausages containing pork DNA.

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March 21, 2013

Third Annual Youth Art Exhibition Held in Dearborn

TMO Columnist Almas Akhtar hosted her third youth art competition in as many years this past Saturday February 16th at the Alexandria Ballroom of the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn

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February 21, 2013

“Consider Your Identity”–Ingrid Mattson, Leading Scholar

Canadian Muslims should join the discussion on what having a Canadian identity means, according to Dr. Ingrid Mattson, a well-known academic and Muslim leader.

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February 21, 2013

Harvard Recognizes Quranic Ayah as One of the Greatest Expressions of Justice

“O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah , even if it be against yourselves or parents and relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, Allah is more worthy of both. So follow not [personal] inclination, lest you not be just. And if you distort [your testimony] or refuse [to give it], then indeed Allah is ever, with what you do, Acquainted

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February 7, 2013

Zain Syed Wins Texas Agriculture Award

Zain Syed, a seventh-grader from Paris Junior High School is the winner of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s monthly GROW award.

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January 24, 2013

IVC Visitors to The Muslim Observer

Farmington–November 12, 2012–The United States State Department periodically brings visitors to the United States from around the world in order to show them the true nature of this country.

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November 15, 2012

Khan Academy Founder Receives McGraw Award

Salman Khan, the founder of the popular online-lecture repository called Khan Academy, was named one of four winners of the 2012 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education…

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October 11, 2012

Imam Masmari of Bloomfield’s Muslim Unity Center Explains Hajj Step by Step

lesson on how to perform hajj. does not contain every single step–but is a good starting point for learning

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October 4, 2012

HAJJ: The Global Annual Congregation of Muslims

“There were tens of thousands of pilgrims, from all over the world. They were of all colors, from blue-eyed blondes to black-skinned Africans. But we were all participating in the same ritual, displaying a spirit of unity and brotherhood ……. You may be shocked by these words coming from me. But on this pilgrimage, what I have seen, and experienced, has forced me to rearrange much of my thought patterns previously held.”
– Malcolm X

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September 27, 2012

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