Tag: University

C-SPAN – Islam Under Siege

Professor Ahmed talked about his book, Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honour World, published by Polity/Blackwell. He examined the traditional and contemporary events that have occurred in Muslim countries, including religiously motivated violence and the sociological and spiritual…

University staff should go to mosques and working class youth clubs to improve campus diversity, says watchdog

Universities should consider reaching out to mosques to recruit more students from ethnic minorities, regulator suggestsUK 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

Survey reveals what Americans fear the most


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.