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Monthly Archives: August 2010

UHV PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH COMMITTEE APPOINTED Twelve-Member Committee to Conduct Nationwide Search

A search committee to select a new president for the University of Houston-Victoria was announced today by University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator. Chaired by William Staples, president of UH Clear Lake, the 12-member committee will conduct a nationwide search before making its recommendation. In addition to Dr. Staples, presidential search committee members include: […]
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At 1 p.m. (CDT), Thursday, August 26, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will make a major funding announcement to support long-term disaster recovery in Texas. HUD Deputy Secretary Ron Sims and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee will host a media conference call to discuss the impact this funding will have on efforts […]
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Which Islam Will Prevail in America?

That is the real question at hand in the Ground Zero mosque debate. The real battle for religious freedom lurks beneath the Ground Zero mosque controversy. It is sadly ironic that our public debate presents the mosque proponents as the partisans of liberty: That includes everyone from imam Feisal Rauf, the project’s sharia-touting sponsor, to […]
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Volunteers extend a hand as refugees celebrate Muslim holiday

Houston is one of the largest hubs in the USA for refugees coming from countries such as Somalia, Palestine, Burma, Iraq and Afghanistan. Aware of the multitude of challenges facing young refugees, AlAmaanah strives to help refugees integrate into society and adjust to the American lifestyle.   This year AlAmaanah is working with a group […]
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