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Middle East Studies in the News
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Shahzad Bashir Lectures on Middle Eastern World of Poetry Brown Daily Herald February 25, 2020
At Yale, You Can Now Study Hebrew and Arabic -- in the Same Course [incl. Dina Roginsky and Sarab Al Ani] Yale News February 18, 2020
State of Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies at F&M The College Reporter (Franklin & Marshall College) February 2, 2020
Highly Sought-After Arabic Program Teaches More Than Language ABC13 KTRK December 19, 2019
UC Santa Cruz Establishes New Center for the Middle East and North Africa [incl. Jennifer Derr, Alma Heckman] News of the University of California, Santa Cruz December 5, 2019
Former Arabic Lecturer's Lawsuit Dismissed [on Samir Bitar] The Missoulian December 2, 2019
Critical Language [incl. Christopher Stone] The Politic (Yale University) November 21, 2019
New Arabic Club Promotes Language, Culture [incl. Russell Hopley, Pamela Klasova] The Bowdoin Orient (Bowdoin College) November 15, 2019
The Radicalizing of Eric Ciaramella [incl. Bassam Frangieh] The American Spectator November 9, 2019
Harvard University Team Wins QatarDebate's Arabic Debating Championship 2019 [incl. Ahmed Ferhadi] The Middle East North Africa Financial Network (MENAFN) October 30, 2019
Saudi Arabia Can Be a World Leader in Arabic, Islamic Studies Arab News (Saudi Arabia) October 28, 2019
Nazi Authored Arabic-English Dictionary Causes Stir at University of Minnesota [incl. Katrien Vanpee] Jerusalem Post October 24, 2019
UMN Arabic Department Works to Address History of Arabic-English Dictionary [incl. Katrien Vanpee] Minnesota Daily (University of Minnesota) October 20, 2019
Arabic Calligraphy Workshop Preserves Cultural History Through Engaging Experience [incl. Younasse Tarbouni] Student Life (Washington University in St. Louis) October 16, 2019
New Club Offers Musical Arabic Experience The Colgate Maroon-News (Colgate University) October 4, 2019
Cultural Studies Key to National Security The Conversation October 2, 2019
Duke-UNC Consortium Received '19-20 Funding From the Education Department Amid Controversy [incl. Omid Safi, Ellen McLarney, Middle East Studies Association] The Duke Chronicle (Duke University) September 29, 2019
UNC Denies Claims of 'Pro-Islam' Bias in Mideast Studies Program Israel Hayom September 24, 2019
Team Trump's Free-Speech Attack on U.S. Universities Reminds Us What's Really At Stake The Philadelphia Inquirer September 24, 2019
Trump Administration Threatens to Slash Funds to Duke, UNC Over Anti-Israel Bias CBN News (Christian Broadcasting Network) September 23, 2019
UNC Denies Claims of Bias in Middle East Studies Program Associated Press (AP) September 23, 2019
Trump Admin Challenges University Program Promoting Islam Clarion Project September 22, 2019
Trump Administration to UNC and Duke: Quit Promoting Islam on Our Dime PJ Media September 22, 2019
This is What a Real Threat to Campus Free Speech Looks Like CNN September 21, 2019
Movie Nights and Coffee Hour Part of the Arabic Club at Georgia Southern The George-Anne (Georgia) September 20, 2019
The Truth About DeVos' Order on Colleges' Middle East Curriculum Forbes September 20, 2019
Education Department Says UNC-Duke Middle East Program Doesn't Meet Federal Funding Guidelines Jewish Journal September 19, 2019
Feds Cite Islam Focus in Review of Duke-UNC Language Grant Associated Press (AP) September 19, 2019
Confronting the CIA: Arabic Student Acquitted of Protest Policy Violation The Middlebury Campus (student newspaper for Middlebury College) September 19, 2019
How Did Americans View the Middle East After Sept. 11, 2001? Egypt Today September 11, 2019
Introductory Arabic Courses Offered On Campus in Fall, Spring [incl. Mahmoud Meslat, Basem Al-Raba, Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, Zeinab Abul-Magd] The Oberlin Review (Oberlin College) September 6, 2019
Service in Any Language The Harvard Gazette August 28, 2019
ASU Prof Explores Feminism, Islam and Politics in New Book [on Souad T. Ali] ASU Now (Arizona State University) August 13, 2019
Summer Language Institute Experiences Extend Beyond Classroom [incl. Awad Awad] UNG Newsroom (University of North Georgia) August 5, 2019
Al-Bustan Camp Immerses Philly Kids in Arabic Language, Culture, and Science WHYY (Philadelphia) July 18, 2019
Arabic Immersion School to Open in Brookfield Will be Second in U.S. Wisconsin Muslim Journal July 2, 2019
Asian Language Department Renamed for Better Representation, Employability [incl. Joseph Farag, Christine Marran] Minnesota Daily (University of Minnesota) June 13, 2019
UO Instructor of Arabic Faces Visa Nightmare with Potentially Life-Threatening Consequences [on Faten Arfaoui; incl. David Hollenberg] Daily Emerald (student publication for the University of Oregon) June 10, 2019
Charter Board Turns Down Arabic Immersion School But Encourages Founders to Return Next Year with Strengthened Application The DC Line (Washington D.C.) May 20, 2019
Flagship Status Pays Off for UM Arabic Program, Students (University of Mississippi) May 18, 2019
Yemen American Benevolent Association Holds Annual Graduation Ceremony for Arabic Language School The Arab-American News May 10, 2019
Arabic Immersion Magnet School to Move into Old Kinder HSPVA Campus This Fall Community Impact Newspaper (Texas) May 10, 2019
Arabic Culture on Display at Annual Foreign Language and International Studies Day [incl. Faten Arfaoui] Daily Emerald (student publication for the University of Oregon) May 9, 2019
Several Co-Sponsors of the 'Conflict over Gaza' Conference Want Refunds The Daily Tar Heel (student newspaper for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) April 21, 2019
Center for Arabic Study Abroad Moves to UA [incl. Sonia Shiri] UA News (University of Arizona) April 16, 2019
Hebrew Program to Lose its Only Professor in Fall The Middlebury Campus (student newspaper for Middlebury College) April 11, 2019
Students, Faculty Join Nationwide Debate Over Arabic Language Curriculum [incl. Wijdan Alsayegh, Gottfried Hagen] The Michigan Daily (student newspaper for the University of Michigan) April 10, 2019
'Khush Raho': The WU Hindi Department Fosters a Family of Learning Student Life (independent newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis) April 7, 2019
Faculty Approve Minors in Arabic and Middle East and North African Studies The Bowdein Orient (student newspaper for Bowdein College) April 5, 2019
Oberlin College Students Petition to Restore Arabic Language Program The Chronicle-Telegram April 4, 2019
College Plans on New Minors in Arabic, Middle East Studies [incl. Robert Morrison, Batool Khattab, Pamela Klasova, Idriss Jebari, Barbara Elias, Oyman Basaran, Meryem Belkaid] The Bowdein Orient (student newspaper for Bowdein College) March 29, 2019
Department of African & African-American Studies Announces New Minor University of Kansas News Service March 25, 2019
An Open Letter from Arabic 102 The Oberlin Review (Oberlin College) March 15, 2019
Faculty Letter to Save Arabic Language Program at Oberlin College The Oberlin Review (Oberlin College) March 15, 2019
Arabic Art and History Showcased at U of M [incl. Rawia Azzahrawi] The Manitoban (student newspaper for the University of Manitoba) March 12, 2019
Arabic Courses to Be Offered Digitally [incl. Hanada Al-Masri] The Oberlin Review (Oberlin College) March 8, 2019
SDSU to Offer New Major in Islamic and Arabic Studies [incl. Ahmet Kuru, Hisham Foad] SDSU News Center (San Diego State University) March 7, 2019
UNL Hosts Annual 'Big Arabic Day' to Celebrate Arabic Language, Culture The Daily Nebraskan (student newspaper for University of Nebraska-Lincoln) March 6, 2019
Bethel High School Aims to Add Arabic Class [incl. Ali El Moustakim] The News-Times (Danbury, CT) February 25, 2019
Four Students in WKU's Arabic Program Preparing for Qatar Debates WKU News (Western Kentucky University) February 21, 2019
Students in Sacramento Become Students of the World in Arabic Language Class Fox 40 News (Sacramento) February 15, 2019
UA Among Top Producers of Foreign Language Degrees UA News (University of Arizona) February 14, 2019
Professor Teaches Course on Love in Arabic Cultures [on Abla Hasan] The Daily Nebraskan (student newspaper for University of Nebraska-Lincoln) February 13, 2019
Study Abroad with GS [incl. Youssef Salhi] The George-Anne (student publication for Georgia Southern University) February 7, 2019
Arabic-Learning Students Explore Language at Home and Abroad [incl. Amina Moujtahid] The Spectator (student newspaper for Seattle University) February 7, 2019
William Paterson Gets $190,000 Grant to Expand Arabic, Korean Instruction North Jersey Record January 25, 2019
'Horizons are Broadened': Edmonton Students Thrive in Arabic Bilingual Program CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) January 20, 2019
New Fellowship to Support Study of Critical Languages The Daily Illini (student newspaper of the University of Illinois) January 18, 2019
Ariel Bloch, a Pioneer in the Fusion of Arab and Hebrew Studies, Dies at 85 Berkeley News (UC Berkeley) January 9, 2019
Missoula Arabic Students Hope for Middle East Trip NBC Montana November 21, 2018
Department of Education Grant Bolsters Hood College's Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Program Hood College (Frederick, MD) November 15, 2018
Arabic Classes Converse with Displaced Persons [incl. Sarab Al Ani] Yale Daily News November 5, 2018
Community College Opens Arms to Arabic Learners CBC News (Canada) October 29, 2018
UA International Programs Bolstered by $4.8M in Funding UA News (University of Arizona) October 25, 2018
Iraqi Immigrant Translates Arabic for Crucial Lowell School Packets Lowell Sun October 22, 2018
CLAS to Offer New Major in Arabic and Islamic Civilizations The Daily Campus (student newspaper of University of Connecticut) October 12, 2018
University Creating Islamic Studies Program The Minnesota Daily (student newspaper of the University of Minnesota) October 8, 2018
Arabic Teacher Part of Exchange Program at Irving Elementary The Bozeman Daily Chronicle September 29, 2018
MENA Students Seek Space, Recognition on Campus Dual-Degree [incl. Zeinab Abul-Magd, Basem Al-Raba'a] The Oberlin Review September 14, 2018
S.F. Jewish High School Adds 'Salaam' to Its Vocabulary J. Weekly (Jewish News of Northern California) August 30, 2018
UM Arabic Program Receives Flagship Designation [incl. Allen Clark] The Daily Mississippian August 30, 2018
NYU Receives $1.34 Million Grant from Arcadia to Support Arabic Collections Online, An Open Access, Arabic-Language Digital Library News of New York University August 7, 2018
NYU Receives $500,000 Grant to Support Arabic Collections Online Albawaba News June 10, 2018
Author Muhammad Umar Memon Passes Away at 79 Daily Pakistan June 4, 2018
U of A to Vote on Terminating a Dozen Arts Programs Due to Low Enrollment [incl. Middle Eastern and African Studies] The Gateway (The University of Alberta's Student Journalism Society) May 26, 2018
Bernard Lewis, Eminent Middle East Historian at Princeton, Dies at 101 News of Princeton University May 22, 2018
UA Graduate Heads to Beirut to Further Her Education UA News (University of Arizona) May 18, 2018
Fourteen from College Chosen as Fulbright Scholars [incl. Arabic, Middle East Studies] The Dartmouth May 11, 2018
Language Awards Go to Trilingual Student, Arabic Studies Student The Channels Newspaper (student newspaper of Santa Barbara City College) May 11, 2018
Arabic Community Group Rallies for Access to Serve SFUSD Students San Francisco Examiner May 10, 2018
New Course Encompasses Arabic Language The 1851 Chronicle (Lasell College) April 26, 2018
Yale Reforms Language Credit Policies The Yale Daily News April 24, 2018
The Pride and Pain of Being an Arabic Major Duke Chronicle April 23, 2018
IU Program Builds Bridges Between Communities Through Language Learning [incl. Arabic] News at IU Bloomington April 10, 2018
Arabic Literature Presents Political, Artistic Trials to Translators The Kenyon Collegian February 22, 2018
A $750K Grant Will Fund New Cultural Literacy Curriculum at University of Maryland The Diamondback (student newspaper of University of Maryland) February 22, 2018
Nicholas Champions Revival of Arabic at Whitman [incl. Brian Dott] Whitman Wire February 22, 2018
Arabic Department Plans Course Expansion The Scarlet and Black February 22, 2018
At SILC, Professor Finds Opportunity to Grow Arabic Program [on Souad T. Ali] News of Arizona State University February 19, 2018
UNH Students Rally in Support of Lecturers [incl. Ruwa Majid-Pokorny] Foster's Daily Democrat February 16, 2018
Tulane Professor Teaches 'NCIS' Cast Arabic Dialect [on Bouchaib Gadir] News of Tulane University February 5, 2018
College to Hire Two New Arabic Instructors The Bowdoin Orient February 2, 2018
Portland Public School Holds Meeting to Gauge Interest on Arabic Language Immersion KATU January 26, 2018
University of Calgary Arabic Studies Granted Quality Money Funding Extension The Gauntlet (student newspaper of University of Calgary) January 23, 2018
Portland Public Schools Adding Arabic Immersion Program KATU January 18, 2018
TA First School in State to Offer Arabic Language Course Biddeford Journal Tribune December 26, 2017
Professor Spotlight: Reverend Leyla King The Sewanee Purple December 15, 2017
National Security Starts at Home The American Spectator December 12, 2017
New Lecture Series Explores Diplomacy, Development, and Foreign Affairs The Portland State Vanguard December 10, 2017
Yale Program Exposes Local Youth to New Languages and Cultures Yale News December 8, 2017
Gender and Ideology in Arabic Languages The Medium (student newspaper of University of Toronto Mississauga) November 20, 2017
Arabic's Future in Auestion at Kenyon College The Kenyon Collegian November 9, 2017
Georgetown University in Qatar Introduces New Minor in Arabic Al-Bawaba November 1, 2017
Schools Offer Course Credits for Languages Spoken at Home Herald Net October 30, 2017
Petition for Arabic Major Circulates Among Students, Faculty Marquette Wire October 22, 2017
Hamilton Letter Explains University's Position in Wake of Visa Denials [incl. MESA] Washington Square News (student newspaper of NYU) October 20, 2017
Comfortable With Conflict: Wake Forest University Faculty Help Students Navigate Political Divisions Wake Forest University News Center October 17, 2017
Celebrating a U of T Initiative: Volunteers Taught English to Young Syrian Newcomers and Gained Lasting Friendships in Return News of University of Toronto October 13, 2017
All Alberta Schools Will Have Government Funded Arabic Language Program Soon Debate Report October 9, 2017
Middle East Studies Program Welcomes Visiting Arabic Fulbright Professor Drury News October 9, 2017
Alberta Schools to Offer Arabic-Language Bilingual Program in 2018 Global News (Canada) October 8, 2017
Arabic Language Program Coming to Alberta Schools Next Fall CBC News October 8, 2017
Arabic Language and Middle Eastern Culture Club on the Rise at University of Wyoming The Branding Iron (student newspaper of University of Wyoming) September 29, 2017
UT Students Mentor Austin Refugee Students [incl. Jonathan Kaplan] The Daily Texan (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) September 28, 2017
Arabic Professor Challenges Dismissal From Position The Vermont Cynic September 27, 2017
Language Classes Open Up The World For Students at Coastal Middle Savannah Morning News September 27, 2017
Qatari Foundation Funds Arabic Courses in U.S. Public Schools The Heartland Institute September 26, 2017
Drury Welcomes New Fulbright Language Professor to Springfield [on Mouhcine El-Hajjami] The Drury Mirror September 15, 2017
Whitefish High Graduate Travels Abroad to Learn Arabic Daily Inter Lake August 25, 2017
U.S. Schools Receive Aid From Qatar The Wall Street Journal August 25, 2017
Richwoods Students Learn Arabic in Pilot Program Peoria Journal Star August 3, 2017
Strategic Foreign Language Study Is a Must Education Week June 30, 2017
Former Arabic and Islamic Studies Chair Appointed SFS-Q Dean [on Ahmad S. Dallal] The Hoya (student newspaper of Georgetown University) June 27, 2017
More Students Should Study Arabic The Daily Evergreen June 21, 2017
Bearden High Selected As Only State School to Offer Arabic to Students WLVT News (Knoxville, TN) May 11, 2017
ASU Faculty, Students Work to Combat Misunderstandings Between Arab, American Cultures News of Arizona State University May 5, 2017
University Islamic Studies Now Reaches Students at Other Big Ten Universities The Michigan Daily (student newspaper of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) April 30, 2017
Bearden High School Chosen for Arabic Language Program WBIR-TV April 25, 2017
Cook-Off Immerses Students in Arabic Culture The Daily Tar Heel (student newspaper of University of North Carolina) April 24, 2017
Bearden Selected to Host Arabic Language Class Knoxville News Sentinel April 24, 2017
California University of Pennsylvania Starts Master's in Arabic Program Tribune-Review April 21, 2017
Arabic Program Is Offering Too Few Courses Kenyon Collegian April 20, 2017
UChicago's First Arabic-Language Magazine Releases Second Issue The Chicago Maroon April 6, 2017
Northwestern Professor Seeks to Bring Arabic Language Instruction to Public Schools [on Brian Edwards] The Daily Northwestern April 4, 2017
Arabic Language Study Grant to Benefit Western Kentucky University VAMPY Students Bowling Green Daily News March 17, 2017
ASU Officials Work to Eliminate Fears of Prejudice Against Middle-Eastern Students on Campus [incl. Souad T. Ali] The State Press March 14, 2017
Islamic Center to Hold Arabic Lessons for Community [incl. Adel Amer] The Red and Black (student newspaper of the University of Georgia) March 12, 2017
Arabic Professor Inspires Communication [on Asmaa Taha] The Daily Mississippian March 8, 2017
New Orleans as Told by an Arab American Immigrant [on Bouchaib Gadir] News of Tulane University March 7, 2017
Students Offered New Arabic Major This Semester Arizona Daily Wildcat February 28, 2017
Arabic Instructor Spreads Acceptance The Shield (University of Southern Indiana) February 24, 2017
Arabic Professor Demystifies the Hijab The Times News February 17, 2017
UGA Needs a Full Arabic Department The Red and Black (student newspaper of the University of Georgia) February 16, 2017
Arabic Studies Gain Popularity In American Universities Vocativ February 15, 2017
Arabic Becomes One of University of Arizona's Newest Degree Programs News of the University of Arizona February 14, 2017
World Conflicts Increase Interest in Arabic Minor The Daily Illini (student newspaper of the University of Illinois) February 13, 2017
Students in College Launch Magazine in Arabic [incl. Noha Forster] News of The University of Chicago February 7, 2017
Requests From Students Lead to New Arabic Minor The Tulane Hullabaloo February 6, 2017
Islamic Studies Minor in the Works at University of Southern Maine The Free Press (student newspaper of University of Southern Maine) February 2, 2017
Arabic Classes to Receive New Textbook After Student Government Vote The Michigan Daily February 1, 2017
Depoliticize Arabic Studies The Michigan Daily (student newspaper of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) January 30, 2017
Farsi Language Courses Come to UNG The Vanguard (student newspaper of the University of North Georgia) January 29, 2017
Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies Opens Field Office in Tunisia The Harvard Gazette January 17, 2017
Tulane Adds Arabic Minor News from Tulane University January 2, 2017
USM, Deering High School Collaborate on Arabic Language Course The Forecaster December 12, 2016
Chinese, Arabic Are the Talk at Lewiston High School The Sun Journal (Lewiston-Auburn) December 11, 2016
Funds Cut for Prominent Arabic Language Program Al-Fanar Media December 7, 2016
'Hate Spaces' Reveals Toxic Campus Bigotry San Diego Jewish World December 7, 2016
How a Lebanese Immigrant Helped Pave the Way for the Study of Islam and Muslim Culture in the U.S. [on Philip Khuri Hitti] Public Radio International December 6, 2016
New Partnership to Connect Arabic Teachers from Across Chicago Northwestern Now (News of Northwestern University) December 5, 2016
FSU Middle East Center Draws Dozens to Open House The Florida Flambeau (news of Florida State University) November 27, 2016
Students Visit Apex Mosque to Challenge Misconceptions About Islam [incl. Khalid Shahu] The Daily Tar Heel November 21, 2016
Arabic Event Finds Hope Despite National Division The Oberlin Review November 18, 2016
ASU, Kuwait's Royal Family Connect Through Art, Culture [incl. Souad T. Ali] ASU Now (news of Arizona State University) November 3, 2016
Revised Arabic Program Ushers in More Rigor The Kenyon Collegian (student newspaper at Kenyon College) November 3, 2016
Students Launch Bi-Annual Arabic Language Magazine The Chicago Maroon (student newspaper of The University of Chicago) November 1, 2016
Professor Wants Safe Space To Bash Israel [on Saree Makdisi] Honest Reporting October 26, 2016
College Moves Toward Broader Range of Language Courses The Quad (newspaper of Cazenovia College) October 25, 2016
Associated Students at University of Montana (ASUM) Discusses Program Prioritization The Montana Kaimin (student newspaper of University of Montana) October 21, 2016
University of Idaho Student Teaches Arabic Language Class to Campus Community The Argonaut (student newspaper of the University of Idaho) October 21, 2016
School of Foreign Service Sees Uptake in Foreign Language Minors The Hoya (student newspaper of Georgetown University) October 18, 2016
Faculty, Student Interest in Middle East Reflected in New Minor The Maneater (student newspaper of University of Missouri) October 18, 2016
New Faculty Bring "Dr. T." and Islamic Expertise to Yale Yale News October 17, 2016
Arabic Program Receives $154,000 Grant WKU Herald (News of Western Kentucky University) October 12, 2016
Tucson Unified School District Arabic Program Offered at Three More Schools KVOA News (Tucson, AZ) September 26, 2016
Arabic in the Schools Southwest Journal September 21, 2016
Three Tucson Schools Using Grant to Offer K-12 Arabic Language Instruction Tucson News September 9, 2016
Yale Marks 175th Anniversary of Arabic and Islamic Studies with Exhibit, Public Events Yale News September 6, 2016
Minneapolis District's Arabic Program Grows to Reach Washburn High Minneapolis Star Tribune September 1, 2016
Idaho State University Promotes Cultural Understanding Post Controversial Semester The Bengal (student newspaper of Idaho State University) August 31, 2016
Minneapolis Public School System Expands Arabic Program to Washburn High School KSTP-TV News August 31, 2016
CSUSB Celebrates Ten Years of Arabic Language Program [incl. Dany Doueiri and Gaby Semaan] Highland Community News August 17, 2016
Detroit Public Schools Caters to a Growing Arab Immigrant Population Arab American News May 19, 2016
Using Culture to Teach Arabic to U.S. Schoolchildren Voice of America News May 19, 2016
Defense Language Institute Center, Cal U. Sign Deal The Observer-Reporter May 18, 2016
Austin ISD Launching New Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese Language Programs Keye TV May 6, 2016
Workshop on Arabic Brings Cultural Understanding The Daily Eastern News (student news of Eastern Illinois University) April 26, 2016
New Plan Could Bring Montessori, Arabic to Detroit Public Schools Michigan Radio April 19, 2016
Arabic Program Students Feeling the Freeze The Branding Iron (student newspaper of the University of Wyoming) April 14, 2016
Arabic Program Fills Two Positions The Williams Record (student newspaper of Williams College) April 13, 2016
A Muslim Teacher is Visiting a D.C. School to Share Arabic and His Culture Washington Post April 4, 2016
Indiana University to Lead Arabic Language Flagship Program Indiana Daily Student March 10, 2016
International and Area Studies Program Announces New Global Studies Major The Daily Californian (student newspaper of UC Berkeley) March 3, 2016
Arabic Studies Minor Provides UMass Boston Students with Career, Cultural Opportunities News of University of Massachusetts Boston February 16, 2016
Middle Eastern Studies Minor in the Works at University of Missouri The Maneater (student newspaper of University of Missouri) February 16, 2016
The Politics of Language: Teaching Arabic in U.S. Colleges The Tufts Daily February 10, 2016
Approaching Arabic at Harvard Harvard Magazine January 25, 2016
Experts Gather to Critique Coverage of Recent Terror Attacks [incl. Zeina Halabi] The Duke Chronicle January 14, 2016
Service and Experience Focus of Iranian Studies Initiative The UC Santa Barbara Current January 13, 2016
Amid ISIS News, Islamic Studies, Arabic Education Increasingly Popular On College Campuses [incl. Mohammad Khalil, Omid Safi, Mustafa Umar] International Business Times January 9, 2016
Group Pushes For Arabic-Language Programs in Winnipeg Public Schools Winnipeg Free Press January 5, 2016
Islamic Song in Public School Raises Eyebrows Toronto Sun January 4, 2016
Arabic Language Options Lacking in Manitoba Schools, Organizer Says CBC News (Canada) January 3, 2016
Arabic Calligraphy Assignment Creates Uproar at Virginia Public School BJC News December 28, 2015
Public Schools, 'Practicing Calligraphy' and Islamic Indoctrination CNS News December 28, 2015
'There Is No God But Allah' Assignment Raises Security Concerns Christian Examiner December 23, 2015
Protests Shut Schools After Pupils Asked to Copy Islamic Script Press Telegraph December 22, 2015
The Controversial Lesson at Riverheads High School: A Primer Augusta Free Press December 21, 2015
Story image for arabic calligraphy from Breitbart News Report: Virginia Teacher of Islamic 'Calligraphy Lesson' Circulated Koran, Excluded Bible Breitbart News December 21, 2015
Minnesota High Schoolers Sing 'Allahu Akbar' at Holiday Concert, Angering Parents The Christian Post December 21, 2015
Funky stuff in MO and MN American Thinker December 19, 2015
Virginia School District Cancels Classes After 'Islamic Indoctrination' Controversy The Christian Post December 19, 2015
How a Lesson on Islam Led to School Closings Throughout a Virginia County The Christian Science Monitor December 18, 2015
Dispute Over Islam Homework Assignment Raises Questions About Public School Curriculum The Daily Signal December 18, 2015
Controversy Erupts as Students Sing 'Allahu Akbar' During Public School Concert Breitbart News December 18, 2015
Students Sing "Allah Akbar" At Holiday Concert December 18, 2015
Parents Question Choice To Sing 'Allahu Akbar' At Holiday Concert WCCO News (Minnesota) December 17, 2015
Furor Over Arabic Assignment Leads Virginia School District to Close Friday Washington Post December 17, 2015
After Outrage Over Curriculum Using Muslim Statement of Faith, School District Shuts Down Friday Classes, Weekend Activities The Blaze December 17, 2015
Parents' Outrage After Virginia High School Students Are Asked to Practice Calligraphy by Writing 'There is no god but Allah' Daily Mail (U.K.) December 16, 2015
Virginia School District Defends Calligraphy Lesson Declaring 'There Is No God But Allah' The Washington Times December 16, 2015
Public School Students Told to Practice Calligraphy by Writing 'There is No God but Allah' PJ Media December 16, 2015
Virginia Parents Angry After Students Told to Write 'There is No God But Allah' The Christian Post December 16, 2015
Students Practice Calligraphy By Writing "There Is No God But Allah" December 15, 2015
America's Public Schools: Exalting Islam, Banning Christmas FrontPage Magazine December 14, 2015
Breitbart News Opponents Call Texas Arabic Immersion Magnet School 'Civilizational Jihad' Breitbart News December 12, 2015
Protests Around Houston Capture Tension Over Terrorism KTRK-TV (Houston) December 11, 2015
Protesters Stand Outside Arabic Immersion Magnet School in Houston Fox 26 News (Houston) December 11, 2015
Muslim Professor from San Bernardino Speaks Out [on Dany Doueiri] Breitbart News December 11, 2015
San Bernardino Terrorist Was Quiet, Invisible Student [incl. Dany Doueiri] Breitbart News December 10, 2015
Colby Needs A Real Arabic Program The Colby Echo (student newspaper of Colby College) December 10, 2015
'It's Like Holding Your Breath': Muslim Campus Leaders Describe a Charged Moment [incl. Hina Azam, Ihsan Bagby, Ali S. Asani, Aisha Y. Musa, M. Issam Eido] The Chronicle of Higher Education December 9, 2015
Cal State San Bernardino Class on Islamic World Grapples With Students' Questions About Shooting [on Dany Doueiri] The Los Angeles Times December 8, 2015
With Saudi School Headed to Herndon Area, Mt. Vernon Site Use is Uncertain Washington Post December 7, 2015
There's More Arabic Being Spoken in Ohio Schools. Here's Why. USA Today December 2, 2015
FSU Program Strives to Raise Middle East Awareness in Local Schools FSU News December 2, 2015
Youssif Omar Arrested After Dragging Teen Girl By Hair For Not Wearing A Hijab The Global Dispatch December 1, 2015
Event Explores Effects of ISIS on Historical Artifacts The Michigan Daily (student newspaper of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) December 1, 2015
Man Accused of Slapping Teen Relative for Not Wearing Muslim Headscarf Is Not a University of Missouri Professor [on Youssif Omar] The Times Gazette November 30, 2015
Former University of Missouri assistant professor charged with 'violently grabbing 14-year-old relative by the hair and dragging her out of school for not wearing hijab' Daily Mail (U.K.) November 29, 2015
Police: Mizzou Teaching Assistant Became Violent With Relative Who Didn't Wear Hijab [on Youssif Omar] November 29, 2015
Egyptian Educator Speaks to Southern Lehigh Students The Morning Call November 25, 2015
Eckerd College Introduces Middle East- North Africa Studies Minor The Current (student newspaper of Eckerd College) November 23, 2015
University of Texas Alumna Opens First Arabic Immersion Magnet School The Daily Texan (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) November 16, 2015
Language Classes Necessary for Loyola The Loyola Maroon (student newspaper of Loyola University New Orleans) November 6, 2015
Interview with Ali Asani: Battling Religious Illiteracy The Harvard Gazette November 5, 2015
Arabic Film and Poetry Series Brings Islam, Discussion to Tempe Campus [incl. Souad Ali] The State Press November 2, 2015
Fremont School Board Approves After-School Arabic Language Program The Fremont Bulletin October 30, 2015
Author Musharraf Farooqi Discusses Storytelling [incl. Ali S. Asani] The Harvard Crimson October 27, 2015
Iowa State University Students Lead Successful Fight to Reinstate Arabic Professor [on Ghinwa Alameen] The Ames Tribune October 24, 2015
Drury Offers Unique Multidisciplinary Learning Opportunities [incl. Jeff VanDenBerg] The Drury Mirror October 23, 2015
Students Push for Former Arabic Professor's Return to Iowa State Iowa State Daily October 20, 2015
Learning Arabic Begins Early for Houston Magnet School Students Reporting Texas October 20, 2015
Middle East Expert Brings Arabic to Idaho State University [incl. Zackery Heern] The Bengal (student newspaper of Idaho State University) October 1, 2015
Iranian Journalist Speaks About Tehran Bureau Reporting [incl. Amahl Bishara and Kamran Rastegar] The Tufts Daily September 30, 2015
The Politicization of Learning Arabic The Stanford Daily September 30, 2015
Foreign Language-Learning Still Found Useful, Professors Say The Daily Reveille (student newspaper of Louisiana State University) September 28, 2015
Jewish Studies Major Introduced at University of Kansas KU Today September 28, 2015
UC Davis Receives $1.5M From Iranian-American for Persian Studies The Davis Enterprise September 25, 2015
Learning Arabic in Houston, Inshallah The Texas Observer September 3, 2015
Pro-Israel and Arab Groups Wrangle Over Arabic Instruction in San Francisco Schools Al Jazeera America September 1, 2015
Controversial Houston Arabic School Shows Why School Choice Matters The Washington Examiner August 26, 2015
Group Raises Concerns About Newly Opened HISD Arabic Magnet School KTRK-TV (Houston) August 25, 2015
Progressive Media Mocks Texas Seniors Peacefully Protesting Arabic Immersion School Opening Breitbart News August 25, 2015
Protesters at Houston's Arabic Immersion Magnet School on First Day of Class Houston Chronicle August 24, 2015
Yes, I Am Sending My Child to Arabic School The Houston Chronicle August 19, 2015
Group Pushing Arabic-Language Curriculum in San Francisco Schools Faces Backlash Over Remarks The San Francisco Examiner July 14, 2015
New Minor Focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies News of Wright State University July 9, 2015
Arab Group's Partnership With San Francisco Schools Raises Alarm J. (the Jewish news weekly of Northern California) June 25, 2015
Study Abroad Teaches Understanding Superior Telegram June 23, 2015
Houston Teachers, Students Prepare For New Arabic Immersion School Houston Public Media June 18, 2015
Where's the Coverage? Arabic, Islamic Studies Expert Exposes BDS Dishonesty CAMERA June 17, 2015
The Upside-Down World of University Human Rights Gatestone Institute June 13, 2015
St. Bonaventure Announces New Center for Arab and Islamic Studies The Bradford Era May 21, 2015
To Make the World a Better Place, Teach Arabic The Chronicle of Higher Education May 11, 2015
New Arabic Studies Major Gains First Graduate News of Emory University May 7, 2015
University of Virginia Hosts Author, Professor to Discuss Thomas Jefferson, Islam [on Denise Spellberg] The Cavalier Daily (news of University of Virginia) April 30, 2015
Sheehi's Students Launch Arab American Tribe Blog at William and Mary William and Mary News April 15, 2015
Commentary: Teach Arabic in Public Schools Chicago Tribune April 6, 2015
Low Enrollment Puts Lehigh Programs in Danger The Brown and White (student newspaper of Lehigh University) March 30, 2015
New Sophomore College Program Provides Arabic Immersion The Stanford Daily March 10, 2015
SFUSD to Explore Offering Arabic, Vietnamese Language Classes The San Francisco Examiner March 10, 2015
Reading, Writing, and the Qur'an Hamilton Spectator March 6, 2015
Connecticut College Announces New Global Islamic Studies Major News of Connecticut College March 4, 2015
Appalachian State Expands Educational Opportunities into the UAE News of Appalachian State University March 3, 2015
Braintree High May Offer Mandarin, Arabic Language Classes The Patriot Ledger March 1, 2015
SGA Supports Addition of a Middle Eastern Studies Minor TCU 360 (student newspaper at Texas Christian University) February 24, 2015
Wake Forest Deacon Profile: Ahmad Sharafeldin Old Gold & Black (student newspaper of Wake Forest University) February 12, 2015
Collège Rosemont Cancels Contract with Arabic School Over Internet Links Montreal Gazette February 11, 2015
Collège Rosemont Defends Suspending Contract With Arabic school CJAD News February 9, 2015
Montreal College Suspends Arabic School After Links to Radical Islam Found QMI Agency February 9, 2015
Montreal Shuts Down Islamic School Allegedly Promoting Jihadist Ideals Breitbart February 9, 2015
Rosemont College Kicks Out Arabic Language School Over Web Content CJAD News February 8, 2015
El Forkane Arabic School Denied Class Space at Rosemont College CBC News February 8, 2015
Despite Tight Budgets, Some Schools Pick Up Languages Such as Arabic, Chinese Press of Atlantic City January 24, 2015
Viewing the Middle East With New Lens The Daily Wildcat (student newspaper of University of Arizona) January 22, 2015
ASU Professor Promotes Peace Through Interfaith Dialogue [on Souad T. Ali] News of Arizona State University January 22, 2015
Arabic Workshop Draws High Demand The Knox Student (newspaper of Knox College) January 21, 2015
High Schoolers Learn Arabic in Des Moines Iowa Public Radio January 14, 2015
When to Take a Stand [incl. Jeffrey Sacks, Steven Salaita] Inside Higher Ed January 12, 2015
Federal Funding to Support UChicago Language Instruction, Graduate Education News of The University of Chicago December 23, 2014
University of Arizona International Centers Receive Title VI Funds [incl. Anne Betteridge] UA News (University of Arizona) December 12, 2014
The Lewis & Clark Community Rallies for a Middle East Minor The Pioneer Log (student news of Lewis & Clark College) December 5, 2014
Why Lewis & Clark Needs a Middle East Studies Program The Pioneer Log (student news of Lewis & Clark College) December 5, 2014
UNC, Duke Team Up to Enhance Understanding of Middle East [incl. Miriam Cooke, Carl Ernst] News & Observer November 22, 2014
Arabic Immersion School Coming to Texas Breitbart News November 16, 2014
Houston Independent School District Approves Plans For Arabic Language Immersion School KPRC News (Houston, TX) November 13, 2014
Houston Independent School District Okays Arabic Immersion Schools Houston Chronicle November 13, 2014
New Professor Brings Arabic Language and Culture to ERAU [on Tarek Mahmoud] Horizons Newspaper (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) November 13, 2014
Student Enrollment Plummets for Persian Studies Golden Gate Xpress (student newspaper of San Francisco State University) October 28, 2014
School of Religion to Begin PhD Program for Next Fall [incl. Sherman Jackson] The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) October 19, 2014
Diana Allan Launches Book That Chronicles the Lives of Palestinian Refugees [incl. Michelle Hartman] The McGill Daily October 15, 2014
Duke Performances Presents Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali [incl. Omid Safi] The Duke Chronicle October 9, 2014
University of Washington Jackson School Centers Receive $16 Million for International Education News of University of Washington October 8, 2014
Arabic Conversation Tables Connect Language, Culture The Daily Nebraskan October 8, 2014
Moroccan Professor Teaches Arabic at Drury [on Jalal Ismaili] The Springfield News-Leader September 28, 2014
Professor Cross Promoted at Charleston Southern University Berkeley Independent September 26, 2014
New Arabic Program Proposed for Rabat The Dartmouth September 18, 2014
University of Michigan Professor of Arabic Literature Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant [on Khaled Mattawa] The Ann Arbor News September 17, 2014
University of Michigan Arabic Poetry Translator Wins 'Genius' Grant [on Khaled Mattawa] Detroit Free Press September 17, 2014
New Wave or Clever Ruse? [incl. Omid Safi, Aaron Hughes, Abdullah Antepli, miriam cooke, Bruce Lawrence] American Thinker August 29, 2014
Syracuse College of Arts and Sciences Launches Minor in Arabic Syracuse University News August 13, 2014
BYU's Arabic Camp Extends Its Reach The Daily Herald July 31, 2014
The U.S. Naval Academy and Anne Arundel Community College Join Forces to Teach Arabic InTheCapital July 19, 2014
Naval Academy, Community College Join Forces for Arabic Immersion Effort The Baltimore Sun July 17, 2014
University of Nevada Reno Offers Arabic Language Classes The Reno Gazette-Journal June 26, 2014
Muslim Language Classes Seek to Teach Language Through Immersion The Daily Illini (student newspaper of the University of Illinois) June 23, 2014
Bethany College Welcomes Fulbright Scholar in Arabic Language, Culture News of Bethany College June 20, 2014
Middle Eastern Studies Student Wins New Scholarship to Study in Israel News of UCLA International Institute June 17, 2014
Student Studying Arabic Wins Six Weeks in Morocco The Des Moines Register June 9, 2014
Number of Arabic Speakers Doubles at Weymouth Schools The Patriot Ledger May 16, 2014
Sangita Kanumalla '14 to Study Arabic in Oman Through Boren Scholarship News of Bryn Mawr College May 15, 2014
New Middle East–North Africa Major Fills Gap at BU College of Arts and Sciences BU Today (news of Boston University) May 6, 2014
Arabic House Living Option Offered for 2014-15 Academic Year The Mac Weekly (student newspaper of Macalester College) May 2, 2014
University of North Georgia Cadets Earn Boren Grants to Study in Middle East May 1, 2014
Students to Study Chinese, Arabic as Part of State Department Program Tennessee Today (news of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville) April 30, 2014
Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures Pilot Program a Hit at University of Calgary UToday (news of University of Calgary) April 25, 2014
Arundel Community College, Navy to Offer Arabic Immersion Program The Baltimore Sun April 22, 2014
Teaching Arabic in the United States After 9/11 [incl. MESA] Jadaliyya (Arab Studies Institute) April 11, 2014
American University Launches New Arab World Studies Program [incl. Randa Serhan] Morocco World News April 4, 2014
Ohio State Graduates 7% of US Arabic Majors The Lantern (student newspaper of The Ohio State University) March 27, 2014
Yale's NELC Department in Dire Straits [incl. Hala Nassar] Yale Daily News March 26, 2014
University of Montana Offers Arabic Classes to High School Students The Laurel Outlook March 26, 2014
Lincoln Students Pick Up Interest in Arabic Des Moines Register March 6, 2014
University of Arizona Program Helps Students Become Fluent in Both Arabic and Culture KJZZ Radio February 5, 2014
Alabama Cuts Back on Critical Languages The Crimson White (student newspaper of University of Alabama) February 4, 2014
University of Iowa Searching for Faculty Member to Teach Arabic The Daily Iowan (student newspaper of University of Iowa) February 3, 2014
Petition Challenges Pourdavoud Chair Candidate The Daily Princetonian January 7, 2014
Speech and Reading Key to Learning Arabic, Says Cornell Lecturer The Cornell Chronicle December 12, 2013
Georgetown Study Abroad Program Relocates to Jordan The Hoya (student newspaper of Georgetown University) December 6, 2013
New Arabic and Middle East Studies Major in Full Swing at Baylor University [incl. Abdul Saadi] The Baylor Lariat November 20, 2013
UNL, UNO Expand Middle Eastern Studies Departments The Daily Nebraskan November 19, 2013
Iraqi Program Brings Together Students, Iraqi Population [incl. Abdul Sattar Jawad] The Herald-Sun (Durham, NC) November 17, 2013
Arabic and Chinese Majors Approved by Board of Regents College Heights Herald (newspaper of Western Kentucky University) October 29, 2013
Western Kentucky University Regents Approve New Foreign Language Degrees WKU Public Radio October 26, 2013
Arabic, Chinese Programs Up For Approval Bowling Green Daily News October 22, 2013
Arabic Program Grows in Popularity and Size: Students Involved in Determining Future of Department The Mac Weekly (newspaper of Macalester College) October 18, 2013
Marquette's Arabic Minor Delayed Due to Freezes The Marquette Tribune October 10, 2013
Arabic Language Now a Little Less Foreign to Students at Portland's Deering High School The Forecaster October 8, 2013
Students Foster Burgeoning Interest in Arabic Language and Culture Studies The Connecticut College Voice October 7, 2013
Northwestern Suspends Study Abroad Programs in Egypt Indefinitely The Daily Northwestern September 20, 2013
Calif. College Professor Hands Out Middle East Map — but Something Big Is Missing [on Ghassan Zakaria] The Blaze September 17, 2013
San Diego State University Class Replaces Map that Labeled Israel as 'Palestine' [on Ghassan Zakaria] September 13, 2013
Arabic Professor Distributes Map Without Israel, Then Pencils it in Half-Assedly [on Ghassan Zakaria] Daily Caller September 13, 2013
Critical Language Programs Need Support The Arizona Daily Wildcat September 12, 2013
Israel Hand-Written Onto New Map by SDSU Professor [on Ghassan Zakaria] 10 News (ABC News of San Diego, CA) September 12, 2013
Program Teaches New Mexico Students New Languages, Sends Them Around the World KOB Eyewitness News 4 September 9, 2013
New Arab World Studies Major at American University News of American University September 4, 2013
Persian Studies Fliers Vandalized, Removed [incl. Shahin Gerami and Persis Karim] The Spartan Daily (Newspaper of San Jose State University) September 4, 2013
American Colleges Suspend Abroad Study Programs in Egypt Due To Political and Civil Unrest University Herald July 16, 2013
University of Texas Students Evacuated Amid Political Unrest in Egypt The Horn (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) July 6, 2013
University of California Davis Student Safely Returns Home As Egyptian Protests Escalate CBS Sacramento News July 5, 2013
Evacuations from Egypt Inside Higher Ed July 5, 2013
University of Texas Students Studying Abroad in Egypt Relocated The Daily Texan (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) July 5, 2013
Local Student Has a Front Seat to Egypt's History in the Making July 5, 2013
16 American Students Study Arabic in Oman Muscat Daily (Oman) July 4, 2013
American Students Evacuated From Egypt on Declining Security Conditions University Herald July 4, 2013
University of Michigan Will Evacuate Students from Program in Cairo, Egypt News of the University of Michigan July 3, 2013
Political Unrest Prompts Evacuation of University of Michigan Students Studying in Egypt July 3, 2013
University of Michigan to Pull Study Abroad Students from Program in Egypt The Michigan Daily July 3, 2013
Egyptians in Oklahoma Differ on Homeland Uprising; OU Students Moving from Egypt to Morocco Tulsa World July 3, 2013
University of Texas Students Evacuating from Egypt Amid Clashes Over Ousted President Austin American-Statesman July 3, 2013
US Students Warned to Evacuate Cairo ABC News July 3, 2013
Tucson Schools to Take $465,000 from Arab Charity with Muslim Brotherhood Ties Daily Caller July 3, 2013
Arabic Program to Relocate From Egypt to Morocco Inside Higher Ed July 3, 2013
U.S. Students in Arabic Program Leaving Egypt Associated Press July 3, 2013
With Coup in Egypt, Michigan University Students Leave Country Michigan Live July 3, 2013
Egypt Coup Clouds Student Study Abroad Plans USA Today July 3, 2013
Michigan Students In Arabic Program Evacuate Egypt CBS Detroit July 3, 2013
U.S. Warns Students To Avoid Studying Abroad in Egypt (Columbus, Ohio) July 2, 2013
Two Tucson Schools Receive Grants for Arabic Language Programs Arizona Daily Star July 1, 2013
University of Montana Arabic Language Summer Camp Helps Broaden Horizons KPAX Montana CBS News June 25, 2013
Lincoln's Arabic Program Opens Young Minds Des Moines Register June 21, 2013
Fulbright Award to Provide Study in Israel The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN) June 12, 2013
Bridging the Gap [incl. Martin Isleem] News of Bucknell University June 6, 2013
McDaniel's Top Student is Going Places The Baltimore Sun May 28, 2013
First Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Majors Graduate McDaniel College Carroll County Times May 26, 2013
CCHS Senior to Study Arabic in Morocco Wicked Local Concord May 25, 2013
UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies Launches Interactive Language Tutorial Website The Daily Bruin (student newspaper of University of California, Los Angeles) May 23, 2013
Chicago's DePaul University Tapped to Develop Arabic Language Teacher Council [incl. Nesreen Akhtarkhavari] DePaul University Newsline May 20, 2013
Arabic Courses Added to University of Oregon Summer-Class Options Oregon Daily Emerald (Student newspaper of the University of Oregon, Eugene) May 20, 2013
Olde Mill Teen Wins Scholarship to Study Arabic in Morocco The Capital Gazette May 17, 2013
Language Offerings Evolve in Anne Arundel Schools The Capital Gazette May 15, 2013
Academics and Arabic in Amman MSU Today May 9, 2013
Louisville's Monarch High Expanding Arabic Program The Daily Camera May 3, 2013
Bowdoin Middle East Studies Dismal [incl. Shelley Deane] The Bowdoin Orient May 2, 2013
Clarkson University Air Force ROTC Cadet to Study Arabic Through National Program News of Clarkson University April 30, 2013
University of Montana Offers Arabic Courses for High School Students Associated Press April 28, 2013
MSU Student Wins Scholarship, Studies Arabic in Tunisia News of Montana State University April 26, 2013
Applications Being Accepted for Scholarships to Study Arabic at Penn State News of Pennsylvania State University April 26, 2013
Arabic Program Wins OK April 23, 2013
Sequestration Hits Southern Lehigh's Arabic Language Class The Morning Call Lehigh News April 23, 2013
University of Cincinnati to Start Degree Program in Arabic April 22, 2013
Arab Parents Work with Board of Education Toward Language Classes and Better Communication (Fort Lee Patch) April 19, 2013
Student Ready for Second Round of Study Abroad in Turkey The Spectrum (student newspaper of North Dakota State University) April 17, 2013
Zaytuna College Sets Example in America [incl. Hatem Bazian] April 13, 2013
A Muslim College, With an American Feel [on Zaytuna College] The New York Times April 12, 2013
Filling an 'Appetite for Jewish Learning' [incl. Fred Astren] J. Weekly (Jewish News Weekly of Northern California) April 11, 2013
Low Enrollment Behind Cut to Arabic Program at University of South Dakota The Volante (student newspaper of University of South Dakota) April 10, 2013
Arabic Professor Farouk Mustafa Dies at 70 The Chicago Maroon (student newspaper of The University of Chicago) April 9, 2013
Arabic Bilingual Program to Start at Fourth School in Edmonton CBC News April 8, 2013
Des Moines Lincoln Expands Summer Arabic Course Associated Press April 6, 2013
Watertown High School Will Add Arabic, Welcome Teacher from Egypt (Watertown Patch) April 5, 2013
New Minor Offers Comprehensive Study of the Middle East [incl. Michael Vicente Perez] The Daily (student newspaper of the University of Washington) April 4, 2013
Middle East Studies Faculty Member Speaks at Conference [on Nadine Sinno] Georgia State University Library Blog April 1, 2013
AMES Program Offers Fresh Take on Arabic The Choate News (student newspaper of Choate Rosemary Hall) March 29, 2013
Model Arab League Wins Regional Awards in a Comeback Performance [incl. James Toronto] The Universe (student newspaper of Brigham Young University) March 28, 2013
Arabic Publication Highlights Student Articles in New Magazine The Oklahoma Daily March 26, 2013
Marquette Islam Conference Advocates for Study and Understanding of the Middle East [incl. Enaya Othman] The Marquette Tribune March 21, 2013
Watertown Seeks to Add Arabic Language Classes Through State Department Program (Watertown Patch) March 21, 2013
Lincoln's Arabic Language Program Widens Des Moines Register March 20, 2013
Arabic Teacher Balances Several Part-Time Jobs [on Khaldoun Almousily] The College Heights Herald (student newspaper of Western Kentucky University) March 5, 2013
Arab Tunes Entrance Listeners The Justice (student newspaper of Brandeis University) March 4, 2013
New Sounds Will Perform Middle Eastern Songs [incl. Mostafa Ouajjani] The Dartmouth February 26, 2013
Arlington Public Schools Wins Grant to Teach Arabic, Chinese Sun Gazette February 22, 2013
Arabic Department Mimics Chaos of Tahrir Square The Georgetown Voice February 20, 2013
Students Continue to Study in Middle East, Despite Political Turmoil The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) February 19, 2013
Western Michigan University Students Unable to Study in Egypt Because of Protests in Previous Years Western Herald February 18, 2013
Marquette University Student Government Recommends Arabic Minor The Marquette Tribune February 12, 2013
Will America's First Muslim College Serve as a Bridge Between Islamic Culture and Western Values? [on Zaytuna College] The Blaze February 5, 2013
Studying Abroad in Jordan Will Give Knowledge of Country Beyond Conflict The Daily Orange (student newspaper of Syracuse University) January 14, 2013
Lincoln High Arabic Program Grows With Student Interest The Oregonian January 10, 2013
Student Completes Middle Eastern Studies Minor in Jordan News of Cedarville University December 12, 2012
University of New Hampshire's Arabic Program Gradually Growing Concord Monitor December 11, 2012
Learning Arabic at Drake The Times-Delphic (newspaper of Drake University) December 3, 2012
JMU Looking to Expand Study Abroad Programs into Different Majors and Other Countries The Breeze (student newspaper of James Madison University) November 29, 2012
University of New Hampshire Named Host of Fulbright Program, Expands Arabic Courses Foster's Daily Democrat November 29, 2012
New Arabic Summer Program Immerses Students in Language Study and Jordanian Culture Connecticut College News November 28, 2012
ROTC Students to Study Arabic in Jordan The Marquette Tribune November 20, 2012
Alumni Couple Donates $10 Million to Establish New Iranian Studies Center [incl. Sukru Hanioglu] The Daily Princetonian November 20, 2012
Critical Languages Prove Popular Choices Among Students The Tufts Daily November 19, 2012
MSU's Collaer Wins National Travel Fellowship to Saudi Arabia News of Montana State University November 16, 2012
Kuwait, A Study Abroad Program for Career Minded Students ASU News (Arizona State University) November 16, 2012
Baylor Lecturer Puts Arabic Spin on Bible The Baylor Lariat (student newspaper of Baylor University) November 15, 2012
Breaking With Tradition Language Magazine November 8, 2012
Baylor Scholar Completes Translation of New Testament into Arabic [on Abdul-Massih Saadi] Baylor University News November 8, 2012
Dr. Younus Mirza Lectures on "Al-Qaeda in Today's World" Jackson Free Press November 5, 2012
Study Abroad Programs in Middle East Remain Popular Despite Barriers The Tufts Daily October 30, 2012
Anaheim Board Considers Arabic Charter School The Orange County Register October 28, 2012
Response to "Middle Eastern Studies Program Experiences Stunted Growth" The College Voice (student newspaper of Connecticut College) October 23, 2012
Librarian Makes UCLA a Go-To Spot for Study of Middle East UCLA Today October 17, 2012
New Requirements Pushing Dearborn Schools to Offer More Foreign Language Classes Dearborn Press and Guide October 12, 2012
In Wake of Protests, Study Abroad Programs Threatened The Daily Princetonian October 1, 2012
'Innocence of Muslims' Video Sparks Violence and Global Debate The Ithacan (student newspaper of Ithaca College) September 27, 2012
Programs Halted in Middle East The Daily Orange (student newspaper of Syracuse University) September 27, 2012
'Life Goes On' for Duke Students in Egypt The Duke Chronicle (student newspaper of Duke University) September 26, 2012
Learning Arabic on Campus The Colby Echo (student newspaper of Colby College) September 26, 2012
A Call to Serve Inside Higher Ed September 25, 2012
Middle Eastern Studies Program Experiences Stunted Growth [incl. Waed Athamneh] The Connecticut College Voice September 25, 2012
Learning Arabic Promotes Culture: Mouza Gulf News September 24, 2012
Federal Grant to Fund Longstanding Arabic Program in Jordan Administered by University of Virginia UVA Today (newspaper of the University of Virginia) September 24, 2012
Interest in the Middle East Sparks Growth in Arabic Studies [incl. Kristen Brustad] WORLD On Campus September 24, 2012
College of DuPage Professor Conducting Research in Cairo, Egypt (Glen Ellyn Patch) September 24, 2012
Middle East Studies Valuable in Today's World, Adviser Says KSL Broadcasting (Salt Lake City, UT) September 24, 2012
Arabic Department Faces Increased Demand The Hoya (student newspaper of Georgetown University) September 21, 2012
Elon Professors Analyze Portrayal of Middle East Protests in Recent Film [incl. Michael Pregil and Shaereen Elgamal] The Pendulum (student newspaper of Elon University) September 21, 2012
Classes Offer Insight Into Arabic Culture [incl. Sohail Chaudhry] The Daily Athenaeum (student newspaper of West Virginia University) September 21, 2012
College of DuPage Professor on Hand for Monumental Changes, Events Unfolding in Egypt [on Carol Riphenburg] The Naperville Sun September 21, 2012
Calgary Board of Education Eyes Fall 2013 for High School Arabic Program Metro Calgary News September 20, 2012
Arabic Instructor Sharing Language and Culture with Missoula High-Schoolers The Missoulian September 17, 2012
Students, Professors Discuss Middle East Protests [incl. Nada El Majzoub] The Kentucky Kernel (student newspaper of the University of Kentucky) September 16, 2012
Program to Launch in Tunisia, Immerse Students in Arabic Language The Daily Orange (student newspaper of Syracuse University) September 12, 2012
9/11 Increases Middle Eastern Studies Strength and Enrollment [incl. Kristen Brustad] The Daily Texan (student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin) September 11, 2012
Arizona Western College Students Now Can Study Arabic Yuma Sun September 6, 2012
Leila Fawaz Owes Award to Her Childhood [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Star (Lebanon) September 3, 2012
Minot State's Newest Club Aims to Strengthen Muslim Knowledge Minot Daily News (newspaper of Minot State University) September 2, 2012
Chambersburg's Heefner Completes Arabic Training in California Chambersburg Public Opinion August 31, 2012
Visiting Arabic Instructor to Teach Missoula Students ABC Montana August 30, 2012
NSA, Pentagon Using Elementary Schools to Train Future Federal Agents The New American August 27, 2012
American First Graders Are Starting NSA-Inspired Pentagon-Funded Language Classes Business Insider August 27, 2012
Wakefield Students Study Arabic The Culpeper Star-Exponent August 22, 2012
Baton Rouge Teen Studies Arabic in Immersion Program The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) August 21, 2012
Monarch High School to Add Arabic Language Class to Curriculum News (Louisville, CO) August 13, 2012
Arabic Language Grant to Focus on ROTC Enrichment News of the University of Arizona July 31, 2012
Seeking Peace in the Middle East News of University of Southern California July 26, 2012
USA Welcomes Teachers to Teach Mandarin and Arabic Languages NewsPakistan July 21, 2012
BYU Hosts Arabic Culture Camp The Universe (student newspaper of Brigham Young University) July 20, 2012
Program Allows Students to Witness Political Change in Egypt The Daily Texan (student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin) July 15, 2012
Marie G. Davis Continues Arabic Program The Charlotte Observer June 29, 2012
Covenant Day Student Attends Arabic Program The Charlotte Observer June 14, 2012
Markell: Arabic Not A 'Critical Need Language' OneNewsNow June 6, 2012
Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrates U.S. Public Schools? WorldNetDaily May 30, 2012
Mandatory Arabic Lessons in Harlem? No, But…the Principal Is A Bill Ayers Progressive [incl. Debbie Almontaser] The Independent Sentinel May 30, 2012
Mandatory Arabic at NYC Public School Arutz Sheva May 28, 2012
Louisville's Monarch High School to Offer Arabic Language Classes Beginning this Fall Daily Camera (Boulder County, CO) May 27, 2012
Harvard's NELC To Offer Two New Concentration Options The Harvard Crimson May 24, 2012
Hamilton Heights Kids Learn Arabic in First-of its-Kind Program May 24, 2012
A Harlem Elementary School Offers Arabic Lessons [incl. Debbie Almontaser] SchoolBook (Blog of The New York Times) May 24, 2012
NYC Public School Adds Mandatory Arabic Class FOX News Radio May 24, 2012
NYC Gets First Elementary School Arabic Classes Associated Press May 23, 2012
Students At Harlem Elementary School Learn Arabic NY1 News May 23, 2012
200 School Kids to Learn Arabic [incl. Debbie Almontaser] New York Daily News May 23, 2012
Teacher, Students Would Like to See Broader Arabic Studies at Missouri University The Columbia Missourian May 14, 2012
FAME Charter School Faces Uncertain Future The San Jose Mercury News May 13, 2012
Two William & Mary Undergrads Get State Department Scholarships The Virginia Gazette . May 12, 2012
Students Earn State Department Scholarship News of St. Olaf College May 9, 2012
Marist Senior Wins Award to Study Arabic in Morocco this Summer (Brookhaven Patch) May 8, 2012
Professor Rachel Goshgarian Shows Students the Vibrant Diversity of the Middle East News of Lafayette College (Easton, PA) May 7, 2012
Foreign Language Classes Aren't the Basics Anymore The Standard Speaker May 6, 2012
Arabic Major and Minor Approved for the Fall The GW Hatchet (student newspaper of George Washington University) May 4, 2012
Study Abroad Junkies Continuing to Travel The Times-Delphic (student newspaper of Drake University) May 2, 2012
Columbian College Considers Arabic Major, Minor The GW Hatchet (student newspaper of George Washington University) April 30, 2012
Arabic Minor in Jeopardy at University of Alabama The Kaleidoscope (student newspaper of the University of Alabama at Birmingham) April 25, 2012
University of Oklahoma Student from Fort Gibson Chosen to Study in Egypt Muskogee Daily Phoenix April 25, 2012
Arabic Flagship Program to Help Sooners Learn Language During Summer The Oklahoma Daily (student newspaper of the University of Oklahoma) April 18, 2012
SF State to be the First CSU to Offer Persian Studies Minor Golden Gate Xpress (student newspaper of San Francisco State University) April 18, 2012
University of Oklahoma in Critical Need of Persian Language Program to Understand Iran The Oklahoma Daily April 17, 2012
Arabic Language Class Creates Political Understanding The Utah Statesman (student newspaper of Utah State University) April 11, 2012
Political Science Class Opens Doors to Middle East The Miami Hurricane (student newspaper of the University of Miami) April 8, 2012
University of Georgia President Overturns Arabic Professor Case [on Haider Bhuiyan] The Red and Black (student newspaper of the University of Georgia) April 4, 2012
Diplomat Lauds History of Arabic Language, Literature [incl. Carl Ernst] The Duke Chronicle (student newspaper of Duke University) March 23, 2012
Arabic Culture Night Explores Language The Observer (student newspaper of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's) March 23, 2012
Arabic Courses Considered for University of Calgary The Gauntlet (student newspaper of the University of Calgary) March 15, 2012
Lincoln Offers Arabic Language Course The Des Moines Register March 12, 2012
New Study Abroad and Growth In Arabic Department The Envoy (student newspaper of Hunter College) March 8, 2012
The 'One State Conference': Much Ado About Nothing [incl. Marc Ellis] The Times of Israel March 6, 2012
Former Professor Sparks Debate [on Haider Bhuiyan] The Red and Black (student newspaper of the University of Georgia) March 5, 2012
Foreign Language Report Urges Increased Exposure In Lower Grades (East Greenwich Patch) March 1, 2012
Endowment Allows UNC Persian Media Collection to Grow [incl. Carl Ernst] The Daily Tar Heel (student newspaper of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) February 28, 2012
Language Options Growing in Schools The News Journal February 26, 2012
Obscure Majors Still Find Students The Daily Utah Chronicle February 15, 2012
Those Who Used To Do, Teach [on Samir Bitar] The Montana Kaimin (student newspaper of the University of Montana) February 13, 2012
Hebrew, Arabic Among 11 Proposed New Charter Schools The Washington Examiner February 12, 2012
Iranian Studies Program Launched at University of Southern California [incl. Peyman Nojoumian] National Iranian American Council News February 9, 2012
UC Education Abroad Program Offers Arabic Culinary Class in Rioting Cairo The Daily Nexus (student newspaper of the University of California Santa Barbara) February 8, 2012
Eastern High School Grad Returning to Middle East The Salem Leader February 6, 2012
Arabic Professor Resigns for 'Good Reasons' [on Haider Bhuiyan] The Red and Black (student newspaper of the University of Georgia) February 2, 2012
CIPA Suspends Abroad Program In Cairo, Egypt Due to Political Violence The Emory Wheel January 23, 2012
The Arabic Hurdle The Wilson Quarterly January 18, 2012
Breaking the Language Barrier Sheboygan Press January 13, 2012
Facing Cuts, MacMillan Center Set to Fundraise [incl. Frank Griffel] The Yale Daily News December 7, 2011
Language Problem [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed December 5, 2011
Trustees Vote to Add Pair of Arabic Classes City College Times (student newspaper of San Jose City College) November 22, 2011
Two Colleges Receive Money to Teach Languages to Military Personnel Los Angeles Times November 18, 2011
SDSU to Get $1.8 Million Grant from Defense Department to Teach Middle Eastern Languages to Marines Bay City News (San Diego) November 17, 2011
Brown Leads Ivies in Government Language Scholarships The Brown Daily Herald October 27, 2011
Dearborn Expanding Foreign Language in Elementary Schools Press & Guide Newspaper (Dearborn, MI) October 14, 2011
Arabic Abroad Program to be Launched in Summer 2012 The Choate News (student newspaper of Choate Rosemary Hall) October 7, 2011
New Instructors Arrive to Teach Arabic Culture, Language to Missoula Students The Missoulian October 5, 2011
Arabic Classes Offered at University of Maine The Maine Campus (student newspaper of the University of Maine) September 28, 2011
New Middle Eastern Studies Program Provides Chance for Class, Study Abroad The Pendulum (Student Newspaper of Elon University) September 20, 2011
Thoughts About 9/11 From a Tufts Arabic Professor The SomervillePatch ( September 12, 2011
Decade Later, Professors Reflect on Aftermath [incl. Amaney Jamal] The Daily Princetonian September 11, 2011
September 11 Impacts University Academics The Daily Campus (University of Connecticut) September 11, 2011
CU-Boulder's Campus Changed By Wars The Daily Camera September 10, 2011
For Professors, 9/11 Tragedy Became Teaching Tool Contra Costa Times September 9, 2011
Arabic Instruction on Rise in U.S. Schools Since 9/11 Education Week September 9, 2011
How the College has Changed Since September 11 The Flat Hat (student newspaper of The College of William and Mary) September 8, 2011
9/11 Legacy: Middle East Studies News of Wake Forest University September 6, 2011
Cutting Back on Kazakh Inside Higher Ed September 2, 2011
Since 9/11: Did Phyllis Schlafly Win the Foreign Policy Debate? [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Tenured Radical (Blog of The Chronicle of Higher Education) September 2, 2011
Arabic Studies Department Adds Turkish Language Major Binghamton University Pipe Dream September 2, 2011
Classical Musician Teaches Arabic at Montana State University-Great Falls Great Falls Tribune September 2, 2011
North Park University Students Prepare for Arabic Study in the Middle East North Park News (North Park University Chicago) August 31, 2011
Majority of States' Standards Don't Mention 9/11 Education Week August 30, 2011
Chicago School to Expand Arabic Offerings to District, Community Chicago Public Media August 30, 2011
Eastern Language Courses Draw Unprecedented Enrollment at Meramec (The Kirkwood Patch) August 22, 2011
Arabic Program Opens a New Culture for Students The Courier-Journal August 10, 2011
School of Languages and Literatures Offers Minor in Arabic Language Penn State Live August 9, 2011
Program Immersed Itself in Arabic Language and Culture Here at Home Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 5, 2011
Middle East Center Mentors, Offers Opportunities For All Students The Daily Utah Chronicle August 3, 2011
Granite Bay Grad Learns Arabic in Middle East The Roseville Press Tribune August 1, 2011
Washington & Jefferson College Offers Arabic Language Program The Pennsylvania Observer-Reporter July 28, 2011
Arabic Instruction Planned at Tucson School Arizona Daily Star July 25, 2011
Foreign Language Class Changes Spark Debate Over Effectiveness The Daily Texan (newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) July 24, 2011
University of Hawaii Hosts Arabic Immersion Camp The Honolulu Civil Beat July 11, 2011
CSUSB Receives $200k to Offer Persian Alongside Arabic Summer Program News of Cal State San Bernardino July 7, 2011
Ontario Pilot School Courses Teach in Mandarin, Arabic The Toronto Sun July 6, 2011
Why Don't American Colleges Teach About American Arabs and Muslims? OpEdNews July 5, 2011
Cal State San Bernardino Offering Summer Persian Language Class The Press-Enterprise July 4, 2011
Education Abroad Office Works Hard to Protect Global Students Penn State Live June 29, 2011
City Puts Gibran Academy Out of Its — And Parents' — Misery [incl. Debbie Almontaser] The Brooklyn Paper June 29, 2011
Big Changes for Arabic-Themed Brooklyn School Khalil Gibran Academy [incl. Debbie Almontaser] The Brooklyn Daily Eagle June 28, 2011
It's Official: Khalil Gibran International Academy To Return to Boerum Hill (Caroll-Gardens Patch) June 28, 2011
One Class, One Day: Reading the Language of the Pharaohs BU Today (student newspaper of Boston University) June 27, 2011
Low Enrollment, Controversy Forces Changes At Brooklyn Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy] CBS News (New York) June 27, 2011
NYC Arabic School to Re-open As High School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy] Associated Press June 27, 2011
Lincoln High Students Enjoy Arabic Program The Des Moines Register June 26, 2011
Cal State San Bernardino to Offer Persian Program [incl. Dany Doueiri] Los Angeles Times June 22, 2011
University of Hawaii to Host Arabic Immersion Camp The Honolulu Star-Advertiser June 20, 2011
Tug of War Over Teaching: The Goal is Proficiency The Houston Chronicle June 18, 2011
Oregon Islamic Academy in Tigard Has First High School Graduation The Oregonian June 10, 2011
Watertown High School Headmaster Wants to Add Mandarin or Arabic Classes (Watertown, MA) June 10, 2011
Alum Explores the Arabic Language with Scholarship The Grand Valley Lanthorn June 9, 2011
University of Oregon Faculty, Students Cite Unfair Changes During Arabic Program's Transition Year The Oregon Daily Emerald (student newspaper of the University of Oregon) May 31, 2011
University Arabic Has Come Far But Still Has A Way To Go The Oregon Daily Emerald (student newspaper of the University of Oregon) May 26, 2011
Arab Culture Professor Discusses Fear of Muslims [on Stephen Sheehi] The Independent Florida Alligator May 24, 2011
Strong Interest Shown in Arabic Bilingual Program The Calgary Herald May 20, 2011
Parents Support Arabic Language Program CBC News May 20, 2011
Arabic Considered for Language Curriculum News (Calgary) May 20, 2011
Interest High for Proposed Arab Language Program The Calgary Sun May 19, 2011
Student Wins Scholarship to Study Arabic Overseas The San Gabriel Valley Tribune May 19, 2011
Syracuse University to Expand in the Middle East Syracuse University News May 18, 2011
Harvard to Offer New Opportunity for Undergraduate Study of the Middle East The Levant (Ithaca Press Newsletter on Middle Eastern Studies) May 17, 2011
Footing the Bill The Calgary Herald May 13, 2011
DePauw Student Travels to Oman to Study Arabic DePauw University News May 12, 2011
Calgary Board of Education Considers Arabic in Schools Metro News Canada May 12, 2011
Arabic Language Study Flourishes in New Haven NBC News Connecticut May 12, 2011
Brunswick Students Adopt Culture of Middle East During Arabic Immersion Week The Greenwich Citizen May 12, 2011
Calgary Board of Education Asks for Input on Arabic Program News (Calgary) May 11, 2011
Harvard's NELC Department Expands Degree Options [incl. Ali S. Asani, William E. Granara, Susan M. Kahn, Peter Machinist] The Harvard Crimson May 11, 2011
Students, Faculty Criticize Arabic Budget Binghamton University Pipe Dream May 10, 2011
Calgary Board of Education Looks at Offering Arabic Bilingual Program The Calgary Herald May 10, 2011
The Student Who Was Trusted by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood The Western Front (newspaper of Western Washington University) May 10, 2011
Arabic Program Considered for Calgary Students CBC News May 9, 2011
Did the United States Navy Pray for Allah to Forgive, Pardon, and Grant Heavenly Blessings to Osama bin Laden? [incl. Islamic Saudi Academy] The Corner (Blog of National Review Online) May 7, 2011
UM Arabic Language Program Fills Critical Need Ole Miss Zing (newspaper of the University of Mississippi) April 29, 2011
Does Your Public School Teach Arabic? Eagle Forum April 29, 2011
Expanding Language by (Online) Degree Inside Higher Ed April 26, 2011
Salam (Hello): Arabic Education in Minneapolis Public Schools The Twin Cities Daily Planet April 22, 2011
Religious Studies No Place for Arabic The Oregon Daily Emerald April 18, 2011
Congressional GOP Gets One Right The Corner (NRO) April 14, 2011
Learning Arabic at a Jewish School WABC-TV April 13, 2011
Language and International-Studies Programs Face 'Devastating' Cuts Under Budget Deal The Chronicle of Higher Education April 13, 2011
14 State-Owned Universities Will Soon Offer Arabic Online The Patriot-News April 12, 2011
State System of Higher Education to Offer Arabic Degree through California University of Pennsylvania Associated Press April 12, 2011
When A Class Turns Into Crisis [incl. Salah Ayari] The Houston Chronicle April 10, 2011
Mansfield Schools Lose Grant for Arabic Studies, Cancels Program The Fort Worth Star-Telegram April 8, 2011
New Degrees Offered to Include Arabic Language and Culture Pittsburgh Tribune-Review April 8, 2011
Hamilton Should Incorporate a Middle Eastern Studies Major into its Curriculum The Hamilton Spectator April 7, 2011
Middlebury College Student Learned from Detention in Syria The Burlington Free Press April 5, 2011
Learning A Language Can Translate Into Success Chicago Tribune April 5, 2011
Chicago Pupils Embrace Arabic Class The National April 3, 2011
Arabic Middle School Faces Lowered Expectations [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, incl. Debbie Almontaser] (FortGreene-ClintonHill) March 30, 2011
Protests in Egypt Affect Study Abroad Programs, Economy The McDaniel Messenger (student newspaper of McDaniel College) March 29, 2011
Des Moines Lincoln Students Can Now Take Arabic The Des Moines Register March 26, 2011
Student from Middlebury College Goes Missing in Syria Associated Press March 25, 2011
Arabic Students Face Limited Course Options [incl. Khalil Masmoudi] The Review (student newspaper of the University of Delaware) March 15, 2011
Middlebury College Opens New Schools Abroad [incl. Samuel Liebhaber] The Middlebury Campus (student newspaper of Middlebury College) March 9, 2011
Arabic-Themed Gibran School May Move Downtown [incl. l Debbie Almontaser] The Brooklyn Daily Eagle March 8, 2011
City's First Arab-Language School Set For Changes [on Khalil Gibran Academy, incl. Debbie Almontaser] NY1 News March 7, 2011
Proposed Mansfield ISD Arabic Language Program Retooled But Still on Track After Criticism Dallas Morning News March 6, 2011
Middlebury and Brandeis Establish Program in Israel News of Middlebury College March 1, 2011
Chuck Norris Says School Districts and the Federal Government are Mandating Arabic Classes for Texas Students February 28, 2011
Mansfield School District Rolls Out Revised Arabic-Studies Plan The Fort Worth Star Telegram February 27, 2011
Arabic Should Be Optional February 25, 2011
Arabic, Hindi and Mandarin Not So Scary to Kids The Fort Worth Star Telegram February 24, 2011
Professor Kamran Rastegar on Arabic Studies and the Changing Middle East Tufts University News February 23, 2011
HEB ISD to Offer Arabic Language Classes; Mansfield Program on Hold WFAA News (Dallas, TX) February 21, 2011
High School Kids Take Arabic The Honolulu Star Advertiser February 21, 2011
Student Studying in Dubai as WKU Arabic Program Grows The Bowling Green Daily News February 20, 2011
H-E-B School District to Offer Arabic Language Classes The Fort Worth Star Telegram February 20, 2011
There is No 'Good' and 'Bad' Knowledge The Arizona Daily Wildcat February 17, 2011
Milstead Returns Home from Egypt, Attempts to Resume Arabic Classes The Volante (student newspaper of University of South Dakota) February 16, 2011
Arabic Major More Popular Than Ever at Binghamton University The Binghamton University Pipe Dream February 15, 2011
Displaced Princeton Students to Study at Hebrew University The Daily Princetonian February 14, 2011
Arabic: "The Language Of The Future"? Family Security Matters February 14, 2011
Fears of Arabic, Muslims is Irrational The Daily Cougar (student newspaper of the University of Houston) February 14, 2011
Mandatory Arabic Classes at Mansfield ISD Possible The Texas Insider Report February 14, 2011
A Whole New Language The Boston Globe February 13, 2011
USC to Offer New Iranian Study Classes [incl. Kevin Van Bladel, Bruce Zuckerman] The Daily Trojan February 11, 2011
Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Mansfield CBSDFW.Com (Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas) February 7, 2011
Mansfield ISD Will Re-tool Arabic Culture Curriculum WFAA News (Dallas, TX) February 7, 2011
Group of American College Students Return Safely from Egypt MyFox Washington DC February 1, 2011
Massachusetts College Kids Flee as Protests in Egypt Intensify Boston Herald February 1, 2011
Pardon My French: We're Teaching the Wrong Languages The Wall Street Journal January 26, 2011
Stanford Slow to Build Offerings in Middle East Studies The Stanford Daily January 25, 2011
Foreign Frenzy The State News (student newspaper of Michigan State University) January 20, 2011
Arlington Public Schools Discuss Language Options for Middle and High School Students The Clarendon Patch January 14, 2011
Michigan State University to Offer Arabic Teaching Certificates and Master's Degrees Michigan Public Radio January 13, 2011
Arabic Major Receives Online Master's Program The State News January 12, 2011
Michigan State University to Offer Teacher Certification in Arabic Michigan State University News January 12, 2011
Arabic Classes Popular at Ottawa Schools CBC News January 7, 2011
William & Mary Part of National Trend for Foreign Language Studies The College of William & Mary News January 3, 2011
Summit High System Will Offer Arabic Courses The Fort Worth Star-Telegram December 25, 2010
High School Students' Language Classes Stretch to Include Russian, Arabic, Chinese The Patriot-News December 24, 2010
District Gets Grant to Teach Arabic The Mansfield News-Mirror December 21, 2010
Marquette Oral History Project Gives Snapshot of Arab-American Community Milwaukee Journal Sentinel December 17, 2010
Faculty Brings Wide Range of Expertise to New Middle East and Islamic Studies Program [incl. Megan Adamson Sijapati, Karen Pinto, Yasemin Akbaba, Amy Young, Yahya Mete Madra, Stephen Stern] News of Gettysburg College December 13, 2010
New Arabic Professor Expands USU's Global Horizons, Perspectives [on Abdulkafi Albirini] Hard News Cafe (news from Utah State University) December 11, 2010
Study Abroad Opportunities Abound for Coming Year BrandeisNOW (news of Brandeis University) December 10, 2010
Demand for Foreign Language Courses Growing on Campuses Associated Press December 9, 2010
Portuguese and Arabic Classes Slated at Berkeley City College for Spring 2011 The Laney Tower (student newspaper of Laney College in Oakland, California) December 9, 2010
Surge in US Students of Arabic: Study Agence France-Presse December 8, 2010
California Professor Endorses Hamas, Hezbollah [on Bassam Frangieh] Phi Beta Cons (Blog of National Review Online) December 8, 2010
High School Students of Arabic Visit UW-Madison University of Wisconsin News December 6, 2010
Middle East Studies Director Believes "Zionist Plot" Behind Plan to Partition Iraq, Views Hamas "With Great Pleasure" [on Bassam Frangieh] The Claremont Independent December 6, 2010
Drilling the Living Tongue [incl. Ridha Krizi, Bouchra Araji, Valerie Anishchenkova] Inside Higher Ed December 3, 2010
Fourth Arabic Professor Resigns [incl. Bouchra Araji, Valerie Anishchenkova, Tony Rahi, Mohamed Rahouma, Roula Abousaleh] The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland) December 2, 2010
University of Missouri Should Offer More Language Learning Opportunities The Maneater (student newspaper of the University of Missouri) November 30, 2010
Language Program Offers Students Arabic Immersion The Oklahoma Daily (student newspaper of the University of Oklahoma) November 5, 2010
Internationalism and the Crisis of the Liberal Arts [incl. Bassam Frangieh] Claremont Independent October 17, 2010
U.S. Department of Education Grant Will Expand Foreign Language Instruction at Appalachian State University Appalachian State University News October 15, 2010
Mideast Explosion The Drew Acorn (student newspaper of Drew University) October 15, 2010
Arabic Sparks New Passions [incl. Joel Beinin] The Stanford Daily October 14, 2010
Middle East Studies Receives Federal Grant [incl. James Grehan, Jean Campbell] The Daily Vanguard (Portland State University) October 12, 2010
Across the Middle East, a 'Revolution' in Arabic Studies The Chronicle of Higher Education October 10, 2010
University Launches New Arabic Major The Tufts Daily (student newspaper of Tufts University) October 1, 2010
Zaytuna College: A Sign of Hope for Islam On Faith (Blog of The Washington Post) September 29, 2010
American Islamic College Returns to Chicago [incl. Zaytuna College] Vocalo Blog September 29, 2010
Missoula High School Students Learning Arabic Language The Missoulian September 27, 2010
Eastern Club to Teach Lessons in Arabic The Collegian (student newspaper of Hillsdale College) September 23, 2010
Georgia University Gets $1.2M for Language Training Associated Press September 20, 2010
Brooklyn Student Has Dedication To Arabic, Study of Arab World Brooklyn Daily Eagle September 20, 2010
University of Arizona Center Earns Federal Funding for Lesser-Taught Languages University of Arizona News September 17, 2010
Lone Peak Teacher Using Experience in Egypt in Classroom The Daily Herald (Utah) September 17, 2010
Students Show Demand for Arabic Class The Tennessee Tech Oracle (student newspaper of Tennessee Technological University) September 17, 2010
Jordan Travelers Report Successful Trip Inside Magazine (News from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) September 16, 2010
University Offers Free Arabic language, Islam Class The Daily Athenaeum (student newspaper of West Virginia University) September 15, 2010
New Middle Eastern Minor Spices Up COLA The New Hampshire (student newspaper of University of New Hampshire) September 14, 2010
University of Oklahoma Adds Degree Program in Arabic Studies The Oklahoman September 10, 2010
Students Can Now Earn Arabic Degree at Oklahoma University The Oklahoma Daily September 10, 2010
Raising the Bar [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 10, 2010
Regents Approve Arabic Degree Program at University of Oklahoma Associated Press September 9, 2010
Hellgate High School Students Learning Beginning Arabic The Missoulian September 6, 2010
Smyrna Student Learns Arabic The Daily News Journal (TN) September 2, 2010
Popularity of Arabic Language Leads to Increase in Courses The Alestle (student newspaper of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) August 31, 2010
9/11 Led New York Pupils to Learn Arabic The National (UAE) August 30, 2010
For American Students, Life Lessons in the Mideast The New York Times August 6, 2010
Beirut Hot Spot for Arabic-Eager Students The Daily Star (Lebanon) July 31, 2010
U.S. Students Making Progress in Persian Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State July 29, 2010
MSU's STARTALK Aids Arabic Teachers The State News July 28, 2010
In the Heart of Cairo, the Language of Immersion The Chronicle of Higher Education July 27, 2010
Williams College Launches New Major in Arabic Studies Williams College News July 27, 2010
Lincoln High School to Add Arabic Classes The Oregonian July 22, 2010
Grand Rapids Community College to Offer Chinese and Arabic Classes this Fall Rapid Growth Media July 15, 2010
High School Students Learn Foreign Languages [incl. Arabic] The Baltimore Sun July 9, 2010
Cairo Teacher to Take Reins of Arabic Studies for Missoula County Public Schools The Missoulian July 4, 2010
Program Teaches Students Arabic, Other Tough Languages WBAL-TV June 28, 2010
UT Knoxville to Grow Arab Studies Opportunities Tennessee Today (News of The University of Tennessee Knoxville) June 25, 2010
Arabic Becomes Popular Language Choice At New York City's Friends Seminary The Language Blog June 18, 2010
Arabic Conversation Group at UW-Green Bay Inside Magazine (News from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) June 17, 2010
Students Win Scholarships To Pursue Studies Abroad [incl. Arabic] Western Michigan University News June 15, 2010
MTSU Student Wins U.S. State Department Grant to Study Arabic The Tennessean June 9, 2010
Mixing Prayer and School [incl. Arabic] Miller-McCune June 2, 2010
Hebrew-language Charter School Proposed for Center City The Philadelphia Inquirer June 1, 2010
Foreign Language Drop Upsets Some The Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO) May 27, 2010
Norwell High Students Take On Arabic GateHouse News Service (MA) May 27, 2010
Public Charter Schools Culturally Divisive, Academically Dubious On Faith (Religion Blog of the Washington Post) May 24, 2010
History Students Granted Federal Funding Studying Arabic The Daily Nexus (student newspaper of the University of California Santa Barbara) May 21, 2010
America's First Muslim College To Open This Fall [on Zaytuna College; incl. Hatem Bazian] Diverse: Issues In Higher Education May 20, 2010
Wildenberg Brings Language Expertise to UW-Green Bay Faculty Inside Magazine (News from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) May 19, 2010
UCSB Students Get Grant to Study Arabic The Santa Barbara Independent May 16, 2010
Arabic to Fall Under Religious Studies The Oregon Daily Emerald (campus newspaper of the University of Oregon) May 11, 2010
UW-Madison Center Wins $1.5 Million Grant The Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI) May 6, 2010
Grade-A Ideas The Boston Globe May 2, 2010
Following National Trend, University Encourages Arabic Language Studies The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) April 25, 2010
Student Awarded Scholarship to Study Arabic in Aman, Jordan The Acorn (student newspaper of Drew University) April 23, 2010
Universities See Increased Interest in Arabic Language and Culture Studies The Daily Bruin (student newspaper of UCLA) April 23, 2010
Students Immerse Themselves in Language Program The Gainesville Times (Georgia) April 22, 2010
Iowa Schools Mirror Trend to Learn Arabic The Durango Herald April 21, 2010
More Students Taking Arabic May Not Translate Into More Cultural Comprehension [incl. John Voll, Roger Allen] The Chronicle of Higher Education April 13, 2010
Local Schools Getting Arabic Studies Grant KOLD-TV (AZ) April 5, 2010
Breaking Barriers [incl. Joshua Landis] The Norman Transcript March 30, 2010
Cornell's Intensive Arabic Program Plants the Seeds of Peace and Understanding Cornell University Press Relations Office March 29, 2010
Language Professor to Bring Arabic and Dance to Umpqua Community College Campus The News-Review (Oregon) March 22, 2010
Teaching Arabic in a New York City School The Denver Post March 21, 2010
Students Tune in to Middle East [incl. Dany Doueiri] Contra Costa Times March 10, 2010
Students Stress Importance Of Arabic The Daily Iowan March 9, 2010
Arabic School in America [on Khalil Gibran International Academy] The Khaleej Times February 26, 2010
Students Ask For Middle Eastern Language Classes The Daily Trojan (University of Southern California) February 25, 2010
Arabic Classes Popular Amongst University of Iowa Students J-MC Global (Blog of the University of Iowa) February 24, 2010
Professor's Death Leaves Arabic Program's Future Hazy The Daily Cougar (student newspaper of the University of Houston) February 10, 2010
Students Take Lead in Chinese Course The Centre Daily Times February 8, 2010
Kurdish Language Class Makes Way [incl. Kari Neely] The Sidelines (student newspaper of Middle Tennessee State University) February 7, 2010
Focus On Basics Cuts Foreign Language Back The Wichita Eagle February 7, 2010
Islamic Concentration Benefits Students The Kenyon Collegian January 28, 2010
Expand Your Horizons [incl. Giselle Khoury] Boston University Today January 25, 2010
Glimpse Culture With Arabic Language Course Reno Gazette-Journal January 22, 2010
College Expands Foreign Language Offerings With New Arabic Program Connecticut College News December 21, 2009
Proposal Decreases Language Semesters The Daily Texan (student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin) November 30, 2009
Study Finds Arabic Textbooks Are Riddled With Errors, Typos Haaretz November 19, 2009
Arabic Classes Still Offered at CMU, Approved for University Program Courses Central Michigan Life November 18, 2009
Mayor Daley, Chicago Public School Officials Announce Expansion Of Arabic Language Program Chicago Press Release Services November 11, 2009
More Chicago Public Schools Students to Learn Arabic Chicago Breaking News November 10, 2009
CPS Gets $888,000 Federal Grant for Arabic Language Programs City Room (Blog of Chicago Public Radio) November 9, 2009
CPS Gets $888,000 Grant for Arabic WLS-TV News (ABC 7) November 9, 2009
Arabic Classes Coming to Three More Chicago Schools The Chicago Sun-Times November 9, 2009
Foreign Language Students Unprepared For Global Economy The Spectator (Student Newspaper of Hamilton College) November 6, 2009
Fremont Charter Hopes to Start Nation's First Arabic Immersion Program The San Jose Mercury News November 3, 2009
Only English Spoken Inside Higher Ed October 26, 2009
Question for Cornell The Ithaca Journal October 25, 2009
Boston University Professor Trains Scholars in Ancient Arabic The Bay State Banner (Boston, MA) October 21, 2009
Bringing Middle East to Midwest [on Reham Othman; incl. Steve Tamari] (Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville) October 15, 2009
Arabic Language, Culture Classes Start Fall 2010 Utah Statesman (student newspaper of Utah State University) October 1, 2009
CU Adds Program in Kuwait The Daily Camera (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder) September 24, 2009
Duval Students Expanding Their Horizons in Arabic The Florida Times-Union September 19, 2009
Arabic as a Foreign Language Arabic Language in America Blog September 17, 2009
MCPS to Offer Arabic Language Classes KPAX News (Montana) September 17, 2009
Arabic to be Introduced in Missoula County Schools KECI-TV September 16, 2009
Missoula Schools to Add Arabic to Class List The Associated Press September 16, 2009
Enrollment In Arabic Soars Yale Daily News September 16, 2009
Local Grant to Add Arabic Language Courses to MCPS Middle, High Schools The Missoulian September 16, 2009
$12.4 Million Awarded to School Systems in 24 States, D.C. to Promote Instruction of Critical Foreign Languages September 15, 2009
UM, Missoula Schools Win Grant to Offer Arabic Classes The Clark Fork Chronicle September 15, 2009
Moroccan Odyssey: Erin Schutte Spends Seven Weeks Studying Arabic in North African Country Worthington Daily Globe September 5, 2009
Memphis a Stop on Secretary of Education's Listening Tour Memphis Commercial Appeal August 31, 2009
School Shows Off for Secretary of Education August 31, 2009
Centre County Schools: Students To See Changes The Centre Daily Times August 30, 2009
Volunteers in Peace Corps' Arab Programs Resign at High Rate Medill Reports, Northwestern University August 27, 2009
First Day for New MSU Faculty KFYR-TV August 25, 2009
Dallas-Fort Worth Public Schools Start Classes Today The Dallas Morning News August 24, 2009
Smooth Opening For Coppell Charter School That Offers Arabic, French The Dallas Morning News August 24, 2009
Memphis High School Adds Arabic Class The Associated Press August 22, 2009
Arabic Studies Expands At USM WDAM-TV August 20, 2009
Student Discovers Best Way to Learn Language is to Be There Columbus Local News August 15, 2009
Three Courses that Should Be Offered at UM-St. Louis The Current (University of Missouri, St. Louis) August 10, 2009
Whitehaven High Goes Global With Arabic Class Memphis Commercial Appeal August 9, 2009
In Fighting Radical Islam, Tricky Course for U.S. Aid The Washington Post July 30, 2009
As Interest in Middle East and Arabic Increases in the West, Yemen Offers Unique Environment for Students Yemen Observer July 25, 2009
Arabic For Teens Gaining Momentum Deseret News July 25, 2009
Fulbright Scholar Held in Visa Probe [on Tharwat Alasadi] The Greenville News (SC) July 22, 2009
Manara School: How Do You Cry "Foul" In Arabic? Blog of The Dallas Morning News May 26, 2009
School Was First Elementary in State to Require Arabic [on Amana Academy] The Atlanta Journal-Constitution May 4, 2009
Support for Language Learning Key in Global Relations The Daily Iowan April 22, 2009
Report Highlights Challenges of Expanding Study-Abroad Opportunities in the Middle East The Chronicle of Higher Education March 20, 2009
Arabic -- Advances and Constraints Inside Higher Ed March 20, 2009
Educators Work to Increase U.S. Study Abroad in the Arab World; New Report Examines Challenges, Opportunities AScribe: The Public Interest Newswire March 19, 2009
Arabic Department Sees Rise in Interest [at Temple U.; incl. Gordon Witty] The Temple News March 3, 2009
Language Lecturers Look to Define Career Path [incl. Taoufik Ben-Amor] The Columbia Spectator February 12, 2009
Limit Use of Arabic at High Schools Press & Guide Newspapers January 18, 2009
Students Take On Difficult Arabic Language [in Charlestown, MA] November 11, 2008
SW Suburban District May Add Arabic Classes Chicago Breaking News (incl. WGN, Chicago Tribune) November 5, 2008
Arabic, More Mandarin Sought for Curriculum The Marquette Tribune October 7, 2008
Move Forward on Language Offerings The Marquette Tribune October 7, 2008
U.S. Scholar Translating Iranian Novel "Ismaeil" [On Paul Sprachman] Mehr News Agency October 6, 2008
Setting A New Course [incl. Uri Horesh] The Sunday News (Lancaster, Pa.) October 6, 2008
University Considers Creating Middle Eastern Studies Program [incl. Bruce Masters] The Wesleyan Argus October 3, 2008
For Hopley, Arabic ‘Not Just a Flash in the Pan' [incl. Russell Hopley] The Bowdoin Orient October 3, 2008
Casper College Begins Offering Arabic Associated Press September 29, 2008
Community School Breaks Language Barrier [on Arabic instruction in Idaho] Idaho Mountain Express September 26, 2008
Cal State San Bernardino Starts New Year with New Buildings [incl. new Arabic major] The Sun (San Bernardino) September 25, 2008
Language Class Enrollment on the Rise The Georgetown Voice September 25, 2008
Middle East Education Gets Support in D.C. [incl. Mahmoud al-Batal] The Daily Texan September 24, 2008
Schenectady Students Taking to Arabic Classes The Daily Gazette September 22, 2008
New Majors Attract Students in First Year [incl. Beatrice Gruendler, Ellen Lust-Okar] Yale Daily News September 18, 2008
University of California at Davis Leads the Way in Relations with Iranian-American Community PARSA Community Foundation September 17, 2008
Morocco the Site of Newest Abroad Program The Daily Free Press (Boston University) September 17, 2008
Queen's Introduces Arabic Language Course The Queen's Journal (Kingston, ON) September 16, 2008
Arabic Program Hires 2 New Faculty [on the University of Iowa; incl. Asila Al Ma'Awali, Hope Fitzgerald] The Daily Iowan September 11, 2008
Chagrin Falls HS Joining National Trend of Teaching Arabic to Students WKYC-TV (Cleveland, Ohio) September 10, 2008
Student Advocates Arabic Culture [on Saad Alshahrani, WSU Arabic Language and Culture program] The Daily Evergreen September 9, 2008
Middle Eastern Program Expands [at Syracuse University; incl. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Rania Habib, MESA] The Daily Orange (Syracuse Univ.) September 8, 2008
Bioinformatics and Other Studies Arrive [incl. Persian, Arabic, and Islamic Studies] The Daily Aztec (San Diego State Univ.) September 4, 2008
Eastern Brings Back Arabic [on Eastern Kentucky University] The Eastern Progress Online September 4, 2008
Widely Used Arabic Textbook Called Anti-Western [on "Al-Kitaab"; incl. Abbas Al-Tonsi, Ahmad Dallal] The Hoya (Georgetown University) August 29, 2008
Islamic School Hopes Sun Rises on Plans for Expansion [on Sunrise Academy in Hilliard, OH] The Columbus (OH) Local News August 26, 2008
Southern Miss to Offer Arabic language Course [on the University of Southern Mississippi; incl. Nabil Abdelfattah] Hattiesburg American August 15, 2008
Jordan University Officials Visit Univ. of North Dakota, Talk Partnership [incl. Arabic language study] The Grand Forks Herald August 15, 2008
Arabic Classes Popular At Bell High School [Bell, California] KNBC (TV Los Angeles) August 14, 2008
Plumbing the Pages [on "Al-Kitaab," Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, Abbas Al-Tonsi, et al.] Washington Jewish Week August 11, 2008
Plumbing the Pages [on the Georgetown University Press Arabic textbook "Al-Kitaab"; incl. Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, Abbas Al-Tonsi] Washington Jewish Week August 7, 2008
Charter School Proposal on Caddo Agenda [incl. Arabic instruction] Shreveport Times August 2, 2008
Norfolk Teens Learn Arabic Through Summer Program [incl. Nadia Laassouli] The Virginian-Pilot July 28, 2008
LeBaron to Help Connect Portland State Univ. and Qatar [on Joseph LeBaron, John Damis] The Vanguard (Portland State University) July 23, 2008
Students Absorbing Arabic Culture [on Cal State San Bernardino] Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA) July 22, 2008
Marhaba [on Arabic instruction at the University of Oklahoma; incl. Mohammad T. Alhawary] The Norman Transcript July 17, 2008
Oklahoma University Awarded $1.3M Language Grant The Oklahoman July 16, 2008
Immersed in Arabic: Quiet UW-L Campus Good Place to Learn Other Languages [on the University of Wisconsin-Madison; incl. Mary Youssef] La Crosse Tribune July 11, 2008
Students Study the Middle East, But on Their Own [on Middle East studies and Arabic at Bryn Mawr] The Bi-College News July 9, 2008
Kindergartners Urged to Learn Key Languages [on Fairfax, VA schools; incl. Arabic] Associated Press July 8, 2008
Ware Students Offered Arabic [at Ware Jr. Sr. High, Ware, MA; incl. Farida Ellouizi] The Republican (Springfield, MA) July 7, 2008
Cal State S.B. Students Immerse Themselves in Arabic [incl. the Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies] The Press Enterprise July 6, 2008
Teaching Arabic and Propaganda [on "Al-Kitaab"] The Washington Post July 5, 2008
A School Steeped in Tolerance Adds a Course That Tests It [on Arabic courses at Friends Seminary in NYC; ref. the Khalil Gibran International Academy] New York Times June 20, 2008
Lehman College Offers New Program in Middle Eastern Studies [on City College of New York] The CUNY News Wire June 19, 2008
Students Learn Different Languages [on the University of Kansas; incl. Arabic] The University Daily Kansan June 19, 2008
Push for Americans to Learn Arabic Abroad [on the America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc.] Inside Higher Ed June 18, 2008
Delta Students Learn Foreign Languages at Summer Camp [incl. Arabic, Mississippi Valley State Univ.] The Greenwood Commonwealth (Greenwood, MS) June 17, 2008
Heb-Row Avoided at School [incl. Khalil Gibran International Academy] The New York Post June 16, 2008
Charter Schools Shouldn't Promote Islam [on Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy] The Wall Street Journal June 14, 2008
Language Professor Says Learning Languages Leads to Understanding [incl. Muhammad Eissa] KCPW (Salt Lake City) June 11, 2008
Keep Language Alive in the UC System City On a Hill Press (UC Santa Cruz) June 5, 2008
Mega-Donor Throws Clout Behind Hebrew Charter School [incl. Khalil Gibran International Academy] The Jewish Daily Forward May 29, 2008
The Upright Man Is Safe [on Arabic study in New Haven schools] The New Haven Independent May 28, 2008
Northville Junior heading to Morocco for Six Weeks [on Arabic study] (Northville, MI) May 24, 2008
Campaign Seeks Arabic Classes in High School [in metro Chicago] The Southtown Star (Chicago) May 21, 2008
Offer Arabic Language Classes at Local Schools [on Chicago public schools] Southwest News-Herald May 16, 2008
Virginia Commonwealth University Student Gets Borden Scholarships from Defense Dept. Richmond Times-Dispatch May 12, 2008
UW–Madison Receives Federal Grant for Middle East Studies [incl. Uli Schamiloglu] Division of International Studies, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison May 8, 2008
To the Mideast, With Love Daily Herald May 2, 2008
More CPS students Can Learn Arabic Chicago Sun-Times May 1, 2008
Professor Talks Islam, Politics in the Arab World Yale Herald April 25, 2008
War in Iraq Opens Employment Opportunities for Those Trained in Arabic Language WKTV-Utica, New York April 23, 2008
Das Ende for German at USC Inside Higher Ed April 11, 2008
"Critical Foreign Languages" Taught in More Schools [incl. Arabic] The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review April 10, 2008
Arabic Class Offers Fresh Perspective on Culture [on the University of Missouri, St. Louis; incl. Laura El Hage Chehade] The Current April 7, 2008
Schools to Teach Arabic [on Schenectady, NY] Times Union April 3, 2008
Taste, Touch of Middle East only as far as UW-Green Bay The Green Bay Press-Gazette April 2, 2008
UWGB Club Hosting Arabic Day Tuesday on Campus The Green Bay Press-Gazette March 28, 2008
How an International Approach Can Help Your Degree [incl. Middle East studies, languages] U.S. News & World Report March 26, 2008
Interest in Arabic and Chinese Soars at Local Colleges The Buffalo News March 24, 2008
Campus Ends Affiliation With Arabic Course [on UC Berkeley] The Daily Californian March 20, 2008
CMU to Offer Arabic, Chinese Languages Inside CMU (Central Michigan University) March 18, 2008
Arabic Program Receives Grant [on Springbrook High School, MD] The Springbrook High School Blueprint March 12, 2008
Are Taxpayers Footing the Bill for an Islamic Public School in Minnesota? [on Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy] Minneapolis Star-Tribune March 9, 2008
Intrigue Helps Fuel Language Studies [on Arabic lang. instruction in Utah public schools] The Salt Lake Tribune March 9, 2008
Lawmakers Give a Boost to Foreign Language Classes [incl. Arabic] The Salt Lake Tribune March 6, 2008
Controversial Arabic Public School May Move to Fort Greene [on Khalil Gibran International Academy] The Epoch Times March 6, 2008
Arabic Department Sees Unusually High Turnover [on Middlebury College, Vermont] The Middlebury Campus March 6, 2008
PC Recommends Middle Eastern Minor [at Colby College, Maine] The Colby Echo March 5, 2008
Arabic Class Thinks Globally [on Cholla High Magnet School in Tucson, AZ] Arizona Daily Star March 4, 2008
Bringing the Arab World to U.S. Classrooms [on Arabic lang. instruction] Diverse Issues in Higher Education March 4, 2008
Informal Arabic Class Aims to Fill Course Gap The Bowdoin Orient (of Bowdoin College) February 29, 2008
Two Steps Forward [on Arabic language and Middle East studies courses] The Bowdoin Orient (of Bowdoin College) February 29, 2008
Faculty, Students Ask for Mideast Studies Major [incl. Mohammad Salama] The Golden Gate (San Francisco State University) February 21, 2008
Editorial [on Richard Judd & Norton Mezvinsky's efforts to create the International University of Iraq (IUI); Middle East studies at CCSU] The Recorder (Central Connecticut State University) February 20, 2008
Middle East Program Expands with New Professor Hires [on Northwestern University; incl. Muhammad Umar, Carl Petry, Elizabeth Hurd] The Daily Northwestern February 15, 2008
New Courses Require Demand [on U. of Minnesota; incl. Arabic, Persian, Urdu] The Minnesota Daily February 8, 2008
Professors Question Language Requirements [incl. Arabic] Yale Daily News February 7, 2008
New Islamic Studies and Arabic Minor Emerges [at Swarthmore] The Daily Gazette (Swarthmore College) February 5, 2008
Jerusalem Program Won't Cut It [overseas Arabic study at the U. of Chicago] The Chicago Maroon January 29, 2008
Neill Public Library to offer Arabic Class [on Washington State University; incl. Saad Alshahrani and Naglla Aly] The Daily Evergreen January 23, 2008
Al-Babtain Library to Set Up Arabic Language Center in US [on the forthcoming Kuwaiti-funded Arabic Language Center in Eckerd College, Florida] Arab Times (Kuwait) January 22, 2008
Students Aim for Competitive Edge [on langage courses in Ventura County colleges, incl. Arabic] Ventura County Star January 22, 2008
Fresno State offers Classes in Arabic, Persian Languages The Fresno Bee January 21, 2008
Speaking in Tongues [incl. Abdelhafid Missouri of Temple U.] Philadelphia Weekly January 16--22, 2008
Arabic Language Course Offered for the First Time [on University of Nevada-Reno] Nevada News (University of Nevada) January 15, 2008
Institute to Teach Foreign Language in 4 Weeks [on Wesleyan University] The Wesleyan Connection January 15, 2008
Students Drawn to New Languages [at the U. of Florida] The Independent Florida Gator January 15, 2008
Dunlap Approves Arabic Instruction [in Peoria, IL] The Journal Star (Peoria, IL) January 10, 2008
Bridging the Language Gap [Yamada Language Center at U. of Oregon; Mohamed Jemmali] Oregon Daily Emerald (University of Oregon) January 10, 2008
Dunlap, ICC Could Offer Arabic [on Dunlap High School and Illinois Central College] Peoria Journal Star (Illinois) January 9, 2008
Arabic Stretches High School Students' Skills [Tucson Unified School District] Associated Press January 8, 2008
Bridging Cultures, and Taking Arabic to Iowa New York Times January 2, 2008
Popularity of Arabic on rise at Salem State [on Salem State College, Massachusetts] The Salem News January 2, 2008
Language Courses May Get Big Boost [on Utah schools, incls. Arabic] Deseret Morning News December 23, 2007
Dept Brings Texas Twang to the Arabic Language [on University of Texas at Austin, Mahmoud Al-Batal ] News from the University of Texas at Austin December 13, 2007
Foreign Language Classes Increase in Popularity [incl. Arabic] The Ithacan (Ithaca College) December 6, 2007
Students Look Eastward for New Languages [on Arabic lang. instruction at U. of Pennsylvania] The Daily Pennsylvanian December 4, 2007
Interest in Arabic Increasing The Maneater (University of Missouri, Columbia) December 4, 2007
Univ. Helps Middlebury Hebrew Summer Program [incl. Vardit Ringvald] The Justice (Brandeis Univ.) December 4, 2007
Middle East Studies Committee Providing Opportunity to Study in Arab Countries The Herald of Arkansas State University December 3, 2007
Students Ask Department for Continuation of Arabic Language Course [on San Jose State University] Spartan Daily (San Jose State University) December 3, 2007
Arabic Cracks the Top Ten Languages Studied by College Students in US U. Town: The Columbia Missourian's Higher Education Blog November 30, 2007
Should Schools Teach Chinese, Arabic? [on New Jersey school districts] The Record (New Jersey) November 30, 2007
Arabic Skills Essential During Conflict in Middle East, Professor Says [on San Antonio College, Arabic lecturer Saeda Tomnbay] The Ranger (San Antonio, TX) November 30, 2007
Students Hope to Expand Arabic Language Program [on the University of New Hampshire] The New Hampshire November 30, 2007
Hype vs. Reality in Arabic Enrollment Boom [quotes profs. Mahmoud Al-Batal, Karin Ryding, Martha Schulte-Nafeh, Kirk Belnap] Insider Higher Education November 29, 2007
Current Events Spur Interest in Islamic Studies [incl. Arabic] Inside Vandy (Vanderbilt University) November 27, 2007
Language Study Serves Much Good [incl. Arabic] Bismarck Tribune (N. Dakota) November 27, 2007
Across the Nation, Foreign Language Study on the Rise [incl. Arabic] The Daily Californian November 27, 2007
We Need to Learn Foreign Tongues, or We'll Be Licked [refs. Georgetown Arabic prof. Karin Ryding] Longview Daily News (WA) November 26, 2007
Learning in Translation [on Arabic at Blair High School in Montgomery Co., Maryland] Silver Chips Online (Montgomery Blair High School, Maryland) November 26, 2007
Foreign Language Enrollment Up at U of M, in U.S. [incls. Arabic] Minnesota Daily November 24, 2007
Foreign Language Enrollment Up at U, in US [incl. Arabic at the Univ. of Minnesota] The Minnesota Daily November 21, 2007
Arabic, Chinese Gaining Popularity as Language Courses [at Georgia College and State University] The Macon Telegraph November 21, 2007
Tracking National Trend, Enrollment in Arabic Classes Grows Steadily Student Life (Washington University, St. Louis, MO) November 19, 2007
North Dakota State Students Want More Arabic Studies Associated Press November 19, 2007
S.F. Entrepreneur Creates Software for Arabic Language Students [incls. Stanford's Ramzi Salti] San Francisco Chronicle November 19, 2007
English Isn't the Only Language [incls. Arabic lang. instruction] (Greensboro, NC) November 16, 2007
Muslim Americans Establish Own Schools in US [on the Muslim American Youth Academy, Dearborn, MI] Voice of America November 16, 2007
A Call for Academic Diversity [incls. Middle Eastern studies, Arabic lang. instruction] The Journal (Queen's University, Ontario, Canada) November 16, 2007
Study of Arabic, Chinese Increases The Harvard Crimson November 16, 2007
US Students Choosing Arabic Language for Studies November 15, 2007
Students Taking Arabic, Chinese to Meet Demand [quotes Jane Moore] The Daily Texan (University of Texas, Austin) November 15, 2007
Looking to Adopt A Foreign Tongue [on the growth of Middle Eastern lang. instruction at U. of Maryland, incls. prof. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak] Washington Post November 14, 2007
Arabic Surges in Foreign Language Classes Associated Press November 14, 2007
Arabic Leads Shift in College Language Studies San Jose Mercury News November 14, 2007
Enrollments in Foreign-Language Classes Continue to Rise [quotes Karin C. Ryding; incl. Arabic] The Chronicle of Higher Education November 14, 2007
More Students, More Languages [discusses Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, et al.] Inside Higher Ed November 14, 2007
Survey: More Students Studying Arabic, African, Asian Languages San Jose Mercury News November 13, 2007
Language Is Power, both Aesthetic and Ideological [on Arabic language studies] Yale Daily News November 13, 2007
Daniel Hollinger Announces Expansion of Arabic Immersion at Coeus International School [in Washington, D.C.] Newswire November 11, 2007
State Sees Program as Catalyst [on federally funded lang. classes in Ohio, incl. Arabic and Farsi] Associated Press October 23, 2007
Language Barrier [on lack of Arabic and Middle East studies courses at Bowdoin] The Bowdoin Orient (of Bowdoin College) October 19, 2007
Campus Watch in the Media
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GOP Congressman Expresses Concerns About Anti-Israel 'Scholarship' at Georgetown University [incl. Middle East Studies Association] JNS (Jewish News Syndicate) December 13, 2019
The Trump Administration Is Using Accusations of Anti-Semitism to Silence Criticism of Israel The Forward November 29, 2019
Qatar Foundation International Funds Arabic Programs in Select US Schools The Daily Caller August 15, 2019
Elite Universities Hide Information on Funding From Ultraconservative Nation of Qatar [incl. Jonathan A. C. Brown] The Daily Caller December 16, 2018
Campus Watch Research
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Islamists May Win the Language Wars Commentary Magazine October 20, 2015
Israeli 'Occupation' A Relic of the Past [incl. Hatem Bazian] Ynet News August 26, 2012
Arabist Snobs [incl. Juan Cole] National Review Online November 22, 2011
Bibliography – My Writings on Islamic and Arabic Schools in the West [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Arabic/Islamic schools in the West] Daniel Pipes' Weblog October 23, 2007
Campus Watch Blog
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Qatar Foundation International's Nefarious Influence on K-12 and Higher Education in America Campus Watch Blog August 20, 2019
Radical Anti-Israel Group AROC Involved in San Francisco Schools Again? Campus Watch Blog May 11, 2018
Qatar Foundation Funding for U.S. Public Schools A Cause for Concern Campus Watch Blog September 6, 2017
Politicizing Arabic Instruction in San Francisco Schools Campus Watch Blog September 2, 2015
Brian Edwards of Northwestern: American 'Fear' and 'Racism' Solved by Learning Arabic Campus Watch Blog April 9, 2015