Former FAU linebacker Azzez Al-Shaair, now with the San Francisco 49ers, could be the first player from the university to win a Super Bowl. Photo courtesy of FAU Media Relations

FAU’s all-time leading tackler is as devoted to his Muslim faith as he is to the game

August 16, 2018

Every summer, Azeez Al-Shaair endures a month of intense workouts while fasting during the day. And he fights the fatigue through steadfast commitment to his religion.

Dr. Eric Hanne addresses the audience at the discussion. Contributing Photographer | Julian-Justin Djoum

Islam and democracy discussed by panel of FAU professors

October 28, 2017

Panelists included Dr. Kelly Shannon, Dr. Eric Hanne, Dr. Robert Rabil and Dr. Mehmet Gurses.

Flyer for Monday’s Islamophobia panel event courtesy of Muslim Student Association at FAU.

Campus Muslim Student Association hosts Islamophobia panel

May 24, 2016

After receiving threats from anti-Islam group The United West online to protest the Muslim Student Association’s panel discussion on Islamophobia last week, the event, which took place on Monday, had a heightened police security presence to prevent incidents. Along with several officers, the MSA had attendees submit questions via social media to present outbursts from the crowd.