UK university staff should consider spending time in mosques and youth centres across the country to boost the number of students from minority groups, the higher education regulator has said.
Sir Michael Barber, chair of the Office for Students (OfS), has accused UK universities of “passively waiting” for underrepresented students to apply, instead of seeking them out. ..more: .independent
As the presidential election campaign drags on, it may come as no surprise that corrupt government officials are one of the greatest fears many Americans have, according to a new study. People are scared of a lot of things, ranging from terror attacks to identity theft and deaths within the family, according to the third annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears. …more: usatoday.com….more: blogs.chapman.
“O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous”Al-Quran.com/2/183
Correction Feb. 8, 2012 The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, gives an estimate of 1,700 for the number of Muslim students on the University of Michigan campus. A more accurate estimate is 850. Enlarge Courtesy of Mohammed…