by Leigh Jones
Posted 3/04/16, 10:50 am
Larycia Hawkins, the former Wheaton College professor who caused a furor when she declared Muslims and Christians worship the same God, has taken a new position at the University of Virginia.
Hawkins, a political science professor, will join the school’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, focusing on religion and race. Her fellowship is named for 19th century Algerian Abd el-Kader, a Muslim leader who advocated for intercultural dialog.
by Melinda Taylor
Posted 3/03/16, 12:35 pm
A group of lawyers wants to remove high-school discipline questions from the Common Application used by the admissions offices of more than 600 colleges and universities. Officials from participating universities previously asked that those questions be included, but some say it’s possible they do more harm than good.