BLACKBURN – Students of a British Muslim girls’ school in Blackburn have succeeded in breaking the national average for top grades in the UK, 5 Pillars reported on August 20. “Our results are really exceptional. We’d like to thank our students and staff for their phenomenal efforts and devotion throughout last year,” Asia Ali, Head …
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WASHINGTON – Her first graphic novel, Cairo (Vertigo, 2007) has been listed as a top graphic novel for teens by the American Library Association and the School Library Journal. Her comic series Air was also nominated for the Eisner Award, and her first novel, Alif the Unseen, won the 2013 World Fantasy Award. However, the …
Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named a federal Veterans Affairs Department official as New Jersey’s next health commissioner, who could be would be state’s first Muslim cabinet official.
Recognizing her success at a young age, a Saskatoon-born doctor has been named one of the 30 physicians under 30 by Forbes, the American business magazine.
Laila Alawa, an American Muslim of Syrian origin, has been selected among the amazing change-makers in this year’s Forbes #30Under30 list. The 24-year-old lady is the co-founder and CEO of The Tempest, a website, which gathers 500,000 hits per month. Alawa originally geared her website toward Muslim women but pivoted to incorporate women of all ethnic backgrounds. The site has more …
Dr. Emad Rahim survived destruction and abuse to find success as a renaissance man and a new religion after embracing Islam in the United States.
A Nigerian news reporter has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award in recognition of her special reports on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency.
Giving back to his neighborhood, a Muslim lawyer, who gave up a six-figure salary at a global law firm to become a teacher, is sending 95 percent of his students to the best universities in Britain.
A Muslim student from Nigeria’s Osun state has emerged as the overall best medical student of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine, offering a role model for many young students to follow.
Alongside two great finalists, Steve Kielty and Giovanna Ryan, a British Muslim woman of Pakistani origin, Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed, a junior doctor, won the coveted award of Masterchef UK.