Members of the Swiss Muslim community are rallying to create their own private schools a few days after Europe’s rights court ruling made mixed-gender swimming classes compulsory.
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A Peel regional school in Southern Ontario, Canada, has allowed its Muslim students to write their own religious sermon, countering an earlier decision limiting their choices on the subject.
A New York female Muslim student has been named as one the recipients of this year’s Marshall Scholarship, giving her a chance to offer a fresh and independent voice to intellectual conversations on her faith.
The University of Sarajevo adopted a new plan to halt lectures during Friday prayer every week for an hour and a half to allow students perform prayer without interrupting their lessons.
This is the second part in a-2-part series where I hope to extract gems from traditional Islamic sources that would be of benefit to students struggling to revise for their exams. 6- Story time “Indeed in their stories are lessons for people of understanding….” (12:111) How do you turn your revision from a passive coloring-in-my-book activity …
When Heraa Hashemi was told by her colleagues at the University of Colorado that Muslims do not condemn violence, the 19-year-old Muslim teen decided to respond with a 712-page long list of incidents when Muslims worldwide denounced various acts of terrorism.
Muslim students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invited their colleagues earlier in December to attend “Dinner With Your Muslim Neighbor”, an event designed to open dialogue between students of different faith groups.
The University of Oklahoma has opened a new reflection room to host Muslim students wishing to pray during the day, giving them a sense of belonging and welcome.
Supporting their Muslim friends, students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison put on hijabs for one day as part of Islam Appreciation Week, to normalize hijabs and address Islamophobia on campus.
Three teams from Turkey and Pakistan won gold and bronze medals at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) world championship held in Boston, US on 30 October 2016. The iGEM is an annual, international student competition in synthetic biology. Two teams from Turkey’s METU-HS-Ankara High School received gold medals and were nominated for the best …