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Job Opening: Director, Office of Human Research Protection

January 29, 2011


Job Title Director, Office of Human Research Protection* College/Division Research, VP Department **VP, Research/Grad Scl Department Web Address Full Time Equivalent 100% Position Type Administrative Faculty List Rank/Range(s) 5 Tenure Track Non Tenure Track Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking to fill the Office of Human Research Protection Director’s position. The […]

Muslims Played Seminal Role in United States’s Founding and History

January 19, 2011


By Thomas Bonner – Special to The Herald and republished in Beginning in the 16th Century, Muslims made contributions in what would become the United States even before our country officially gained her independence from Great Britain. Estevanico of Azamor, a Berber from North Africa who was sold into slavery in Spain, and though […]

Online Islamic Management Course now being offered at

January 13, 2011


Bismillah hir Rahman nir Rahim – In the name  of God the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful Announcing Good News Jan 7, 2011 – Anaheim: Islamic Shura Council of Southern California is pleased to launch an online leadership and management course tailored for the current and future leadership of Masajid and non-profit organizations. “Masajid ought […]

U.S. Muslim Servicemen who Have Died in the Service of Our Country

January 11, 2011


Crescents Among the Crosses at Arlington Cemetery Source: “As of 2006, some 212 Muslim-American soldiers had been awarded Combat Action Ribbons for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan, and seven had been killed,” the New York Times reported in 2009. On Memorial Day, 2008, the organization Muslim Military Members asked that the Muslim soldiers […]

Maid Abused in Saudi Arabia: Beatings, Rape and Murder Alledged

January 10, 2011


BBC News A court in the Saudi city of Medina has sentenced a woman to three years in jail for the severe physical abuse of her Indonesian maid. Sumiati Binti Salan Mustapa, 23, was admitted to hospital in November with broken bones and burns to her face and body. The case received worldwide attention, and […]

Microlenders, Honored With Nobel, Are Struggling

January 5, 2011


By VIKAS BAJAJ, MUMBAI — Microcredit is losing its halo in many developing countries. Microcredit was once extolled by world leaders like Bill Clinton and Tony Blair as a powerful tool that could help eliminate poverty, through loans as small as $50 to cowherds, basket weavers and other poor people for starting or expanding […]

Muslims in America are in need of help

January 4, 2011


Karin Friedemann (LETTER FROM AMERICA) 1 January 2011 Khaleej Times Since 9/11 hundreds if not thousands of Muslims have faced “preemptive prosecution,” where Muslims who are deemed “dangerous” are prosecuted before they commit a crime. In these prosecutions, there are so many holes in the government’s theories that the case is nothing but a list […]