Archive for May, 2012

BOSTON GLOBE: Specially commissioned jazz fusion piece debuts at AIC Center

05/29/2012 | AIC Boston Center | News

BOSTON, May 29, 2012 – AIC commissioned Boston jazz fusion group DÜNYA to compose a signature musical piece for the AIC Center. DÜNYA, a nonprofit organization concerned with developing and learning about […]

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FORBES: Meeting the challenge of science for Muslims on campus

IOWA CITY, Iowa, May 25, 2012 – In the U.S., debates about science and religion in the classroom tend to focus on American public high schools, where local school boards […]

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UCSB’s Daily Nexus covers Project Nur panel examining Syrian conflict and refugee fundraiser

05/23/2012 | News | Project Nur

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 23, 2012 — UCSB’s Project Nur hosted the dinner and panel discussion “A Revolution in Crisis: A Panel Discussion and Fundraiser for the Syrian People” last night […]

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Grammy-nominated jazz fusion musician debuts original composition at AIC Center

BOSTON, May 15, 2012 – Grammy-nominated Boston-based musical ensemble DÜNYA will take the stage at the AIC Center on Newbury Street this Saturday, May, 19, to debut an original jazz […]

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AIC May 2012 Newsletter

05/17/2012 | Newsletters

IN THIS ISSUE: Arab Spring Dreams book launch, Benefit concert for Syria put on by Project Nur students, and a Eurovision screening at the AIC Center. Read more here.

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Project Nur May 2012 National Newsletter

05/11/2012 | Newsletters | Project Nur

IN THIS ISSUE: Project Nur Elections, The Evolution of the Arab Revolutions: A Benefit Concert for Syria, Mimouna at SDSU, the D.C. International Human Rights Film Festival and Congratulations to Hashaw […]

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WASHINGTON POST AND HUFFINGTON POST: One in six voters still think Obama’s a Muslim: Why?

05/10/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 – After nearly four years in the Oval Office, President Obama is incorrectly thought to be Muslim by one in six American voters, and only one […]

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CUREVIOLENCE BLOG: Violence as a Contagion Recap

WASHINGTON, May 8,2012 – On April 30, the first part of a 2-day workshop on the Contagion of Violence was convened in Washington DC by the Institute of Medicine, the […]

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NATIONAL JOURNAL: Candidates Hesitant to Seek Increasingly Important Muslim Vote

05/3/2012 | News

American Muslims will be an important voting bloc in the 2012 presidential election, but some politicians have been hesitant to reach out to the community for fear of a backlash, […]

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NATIONAL JOURNAL: The Muslim vote for 2012 – AIC weighs in

05/3/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2012 – The National Journal’s new “The Next America” section looks at how demography shapes the national agenda. In this report, they examine the role of American […]

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