Education

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World's Largest University for Women Opens

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah inaugurated Sunday the SR20-billion Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University.

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The New Muslim Cool: Islamic Eco Rap

A humanities instructor by day and social activist by night, California based hip-hop artist 'Professor A.L.I.' is behind a cool new era of enviro-activism in a bid to raise awareness of Islamophobia in America.

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Muslim Women Debate Harassment, Feminism

Conservative Muslim bloggers and women’s rights activists bring harassers and inadequate legal and cultural protection to task, with women leading the charge.

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''Green Deen'' Connects Environmentalism With Islam

For the past ten years, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution based way of life to one that prioritises our planet and its people.

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In A First, Women Surpass Men in Advanced Degrees

For the first time, American women have passed men in gaining advanced college degrees.

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UN Establishes World Interfaith Harmony Week

In October, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution deeming the first week of February each year to be ‘World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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Deep Budget Cuts for California

Tatieana Jones is a 24-year-old single mother of three children; Jatiana, Jayana and Raniyah. She works for the IRS in Oakland, Calif. as a contact representative, a position she has held for three years.

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Religious Bias in US Textbooks?

Last week, the Texas Board of Education adopted a resolution with a 7-6 vote that ''accuses textbook publishers of favoring Islam over Christianity and tells them to stop it.'

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The Day Atheism Became a Religion

When the Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics (AHA!) student group became one of Stanford University’s Associated Religions (SAR), they were met with no resistance.

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The Muslim Bridget Jones

It took Shelina Zahra Janmohamed ten years of fixed blind-dates to find Mr. Right. An arranged marriage? Poor thing. A tradition that is “oh so old-fashioned,” and “uncool,” and receives instant sympathy. But guess what, Shelina’s story is anything but a misery memoir.