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K-12 Teachers Learn about the Silk Road in Day-Long Workshop

April 27, 2017

Throughout history, communication routes and paths of trade have linked East and West, along which goods, knowledge, ideas, cultures and beliefs have been exchanged. On Saturday, April 8, 31 educators from across North Carolina traveled to the University of North … Continued

Cook-off immerses students in Arabic culture

April 25, 2017

The Arabic program hosted its first ever cooking competition Monday night. Farida Badr, lecturer in Arabic with the Department of Asian Studies, said students in her Arabic 102 and Arabic 300 classes have been preparing for this competition all semester. … Continued

Stanford University | The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies & The Mediterranean Studies Forum, Associate Director

April 25, 2017

Stanford University / Stanford Global Studies Division (SGS) islamicstudies.stanford.edu / mediterraneanstudies.stanford.edu https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search?jobId=74751 TITLE: Associate Director Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies & Mediterranean Studies Forum Stanford Global Studies Division JOB PURPOSE: The Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the … Continued

Flight of Fancy

April 13, 2017

An art historian, a costume designer, a math biologist, a biomedical engineer and a team of undergraduate researchers unite to reimagine a breathtaking 9th-century flying experiment — and make a notable contribution to early aviation history.   More than 1,000 … Continued

Panel on Muslim Americans sought to end misconceptions

April 13, 2017

Hosted by the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, a panel discussion Monday aimed to educate UNC students on Islam and the lives of Muslim-Americans. To start the event, panel members had each attendee write down … Continued