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UW-Green Bay students take lead in ‘Islam Awareness’ at Mauthe Center

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Student intern Aisha Umar and classmates have helped the Mauthe Center plan four days of activities this week so UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff and the greater Green Bay community have the opportunity to learn more about Islam.

The week’s events:
• Monday, April 16, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Phoenix Room A, “What is Islam” Information Booths with games, henna painting and snacks
• Monday, April 16, 5:30 p.m., Mauthe Center, “Islam Unveiled: Shariah Law” with special guest, Imam Mohammad Zakarya
• Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 p.m., Mauthe Center, “Ask Imam: Common Misconceptions about Islam,” with special guest, Imam Mohamed Abdelazim
• Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m., Phoenix Room B, “Interfaith Dialogue,” hosted by Diversity Task Force
• Wednesday, April 18, 5:30 p.m., Mauthe Center, “Dispelling Stereotypes: Voices of Muslim Women,” panel of Muslim women share their experiences, and answer questions from the audience
• Thursday, April 19, 5:30 p.m., Mauthe Center, “My Hijab Experience,” students, faculty, and community members will talk about their experience wearing the hijab (scarf) during Islam Awareness Week
• Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m., “Breaking Fast with Us,” a special dinner as a wrap-up to the week’s events

The Mauthe Center (the former Ecumenical Center) offers more detail – click here.

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