Religious Groups

Prayer and Vigil
Religious Groups

Students Protest 'Muslim Ban 3.0'

Students stood vigil in solidarity with those affected by Trump’s latest immigration restrictions.

College

Harvard Appoints First Muslim Chaplain

Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University, will become Harvard’s first Muslim chaplain on July 5.

Mosque
Religion

Muslim at Harvard in the Age of Trump

After the election, Muslim students at Harvard are grappling with their place in the country and on campus.

Islamic Society of Boston
Religion

Islamic Society of Boston

The Islamic Society of Boston is located on Prospect Street in Cambridge, near Harvard's campus.

Anwar Omeish
Religion

Anwar Omeish

Anwar Omeish '19 is the director of external relations for the Harvard Islamic Society.

Race

First Black Miss Israel Talks Race, Education

Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, the first black woman to win the Miss Israel beauty pageant, discussed her life and views on perceptions of beauty and race in Israel.

Islamophobia
Student Groups

Islamophobia

Anwar N. Omeish ‘19 discusses Islamophobia in the U.S. in response to the Trump administration’s ban on Muslim immigration.

Chaplain’s Panel
College

Chaplain’s Panel

Professors discuss the meaning and purpose of human life Wednesday night in Sever Hall at a panel hosted by the Harvard Chaplains.

Chaplain’s Panel
Religion

Harvard Faculty Share Impact of Faith on Scholarship

​Harvard faculty spoke about the intersection of faith and scholarship, posing questions of meaning and purpose in academia Wednesday.

Andover Hall on a Snowy Day
Scrutiny

The New Gods: Reforging Harvard Divinity School

From the magazine: Just past its 200th year, the Divinity School must now grapple with questions of identity as its faculty and student body move ever further from its original Christian purpose.

Defining Islamophobia
Student Life

Hillel and Islamic Society Host Event Against Islamophobia

​Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.

Student Groups

Muslim Student Groups Host Vigil At Memorial Church

​Around 100 students gathered Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil in response to a series of hate crimes against Muslims and President Donald Trump’s recent executive order.

College

Students Celebrate Middle Eastern Culture Following Immigration Order

A crowd of Harvard affiliates filled Ticknor lounge Monday to hear performances celebrating Middle Eastern people and cultures following President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

College

Islamic Society Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Event

At a time when hate crimes against Muslim Americans have spiked to their highest levels since the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, Harvard’s Islamic Society hosted a discussion highlighting discrimination faced by Muslims in the United States on Friday.

College

Islamic Society to Host Anti-Islamophobia Event

A Facebook page for the teach-in invites attendees to “come learn about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment” in “the wake of the election.”