Tag: MAY

Mosque Gets Makeover for Utah Muslims You may not Know About: Bosniaks

 bosniaksIndeed, more than 7,000 Bosnian refugees, their relatives and friends now call the Beehive State home after seeking shelter first in Europe and then the United States.

They are, for the most part, Muslims.

Now they have remodeled a former Baptist church, which they bought in 2010, into their own mosque — complete with a minaret tower, domes, an iron fence, a large covered patio and prayer rugs….more:http://www.sltrib.com

Elkhansaa Elguenaoui is Student Speaker at UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement on May 6

Elguenaoui, of Medford, majored in neuroscience and psychology with a minor in biology. During her Elkhansaa Elguenaoui four years at UMass  Amherst, Elguenaoui says she is most proud of serving as a resident assistant, traveling to Turkey where she taught English and worked as a hospital intern and serving as the president of the Muslim Student Association in 2014. She also participated in interfaith programs on campus as part of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. After graduation, Elguenaoui plans to go backpacking in Europe and then work in neuroscience research for two years, after which she hopes to attend medical school. She also says playing intramural soccer while attending UMass Amherst has been a point of pride for her…more: umass.edu

SIDE SLEEPING MAY CLEAN UP ‘MESS’ IN BRAINS!

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