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AUS professor writes a book about science and Islam

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 23, 2016 5:34:31 PM

By Tayiba Ahmad

Since the formation of the university, the faculty members at American University of Sharjah (AUS) have time and again expressed the talents they possess through the work they do, both at AUS and outside of it. Dr. Nidhal Guessoum, Professor in the Department of Physics at the AUS College of Arts and Sciences, is one such professor. Recently, Dr. Guessoum wrote a book, tentatively named The Young Muslim’s Guide to Modern Science, which tries to harmonize the teachings of Islam with the study of modern science. The book, which is aimed at youth, such as high school students and freshmen, has been completed and Dr. Guessoum is hopeful of publishing it soon.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Ramadan, Workshop, Science, Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, Islam, Grants, Grant, Muslim, Astronomy, Eid, Hajj

Documentary workshop launched at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 21, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Arfah Shahid Siddiqi

A 10-day documentary workshop, conducted by Mass Communication professor Susan Smith, was launched on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). The event is part of Project Focus, which aims to explore the third-culture-kid (TCK) identity of individuals aged 10-17 and observe how they adapt to their migrant status.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Mass Communication, Film, Documentary, Workshop

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