Abu Hasan Al Ashari’s Pursuit of Truth

Abu Hasan al Ashari, the father of modern Islamic theology, whose logic has held over a millennium, began as a Mu’tazilite. Despite his reverence for scholarship and tradition, he confronted his teachers in order to arrive at Truth. He probed his teacher al Jubbai’s theological positions by inquiring about the fate of 3 brothers: one...
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Alumni Career Chat – Medicine

Get inspired by an informal and interactive online discussion Click the link below to view the recording of our chat:  Passcode: BHwz9?7E The Diwan Foundation hosted a successful career webinar with three Cornell Alumni physicians as panelists: Drs. Faisal Siddiqui, Nadia Merchant, and Jasmin Sahbaz. The panelist shared with students their unique journeys,  the...
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Believe in Something Greater

Over the weekend, people from a fraternity hospitalized our brother deriding and depriving him of his dignity. They accosted him repeatedly with the N-word. Yesterday, I attended a sit in organized by our beautiful students. Students continually challenge the unequivocal support of hate/free speech on campus. As we move closer to the Islamic new year,...
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