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Reservations due for popular Muslim program

March 31, 2008

KALAMAZOO--The Muslim Students Association at Western Michigan University, in collaboration with the Arab Student Association, is holding the 10th installment of its popular dinner-lecture series at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom.

"Islam: Putting the Inner City on the Dean's List" will be addressed by Dr. Mukhtar Curtis, who will take audience questions following his speech. Curtis is supervisory chaplain for the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, presently working in Milan, Mich. He has previous held teaching positions at Earlham College and Hanover College, and holds a doctorate in Islamic theology from the University of Michigan.

The program, which is open to the public free of charge, also features a multicultural dinner and multiethnic exhibition.

Reservations are required by Sunday, April 6. Seating is limited. To register, visit www.rso.wmich.edu/msa.

For more information about the program and the Muslim Students Association visit www.rso.wmich.edu/msa or contact rso_msa@wmich.edu.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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