Category: Community Service

Yaqoub Saadeh displays his Plater Medallion for civic engagement
Posted on July 2nd, 2024 in Blog, Community Service, Featured, Students by ecurtis4

Yaqoub Saadeh ’24 recently completed his minor in Arabic and Islamic studies. “The professors in the Arabic studies program are passionate and they pass that passion on to their students,” Yaqoub said, reflecting on his experience. Well, Yaqoub, the feeling is mutual. Yaqoub, a Palestinian American from Fishers, Indiana, had a remarkable senior year, one …

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Posted on July 2nd, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Blog, Community Service, Featured, Internships, Research, Scholarships by ecurtis4

Community Advisory Board Named for Arabic and Islamic Studies Minor The Arabic Studies Program is grateful to welcome several prominent Arab and Muslim Hoosiers to its Community Advisory Board: Dr. Tarick Abdo, Podiatrist; Dr. Majdi Abu-Salih, Medical Director, Community Health Pediatric Gastroenterology; Ms. Hiba Alalami, former director, Indiana Muslim Advocacy Network, and PhD student, American …

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Edward Curtis, the new director of Arabic Studies program, has announced his three-year plan for the future of the program at IU Indianapolis. Curtis’ goals include the following: *Community Engagement. The program will rely on a soon-to-be-announced Community Advisory Board to identify opportunities for mutually-beneficial research, teaching, and service both on and off campus with …

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