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The Top 100 Universities in the World–No Muslim University Ranked

January 30, 2010

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Note from Rafik Beekun The three oldest universities in the world are Islamic universities: 859 Fes, Morocco University of Al-Karaouine Considered the oldest continuously-operating degree-granting university in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records. 975 Cairo, Egypt Al-Azhar University A degree-granting jāmiʿah (“university” in Arabic) with individual faculties for a general college and […]

CDC Guidelines for Dealing with Swine Flu on University Campuses

September 2, 2009

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The following link, Teaching the Quarantined, deals with the academic challenge of providing alternative methods of instruction in the event of an outbreak infecting large numbers of students. The focus is to allow sick students to remain at home or in their dorms without academic penalty.   http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/08/19/flu Please click here for  CDC Guidance for Responses […]