GAINESVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Gator students will be able to broaden their studies during upcoming semesters for a more developed global learning experience.
The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.READ MORE: Miami's Overheated Home Prices Continue While Experts Say Red Hot Housing Market Starting To Losing Steam
The Gainesville Sun reports that the center has already been approved by university officials and will be announced when UF’s Board of Trustees meet this week.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site Finder
Officials in the school’s Center for African Studies and the Department of Religion have been working to open the center for a year. They have brought together a cross-section of faculty from religion, science, history, anthropology, languages, literatures and cultures.
The center is set to launch Sept. 18-19 with a conference on “Global Islam and the Quest for Public Space.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccine Site Finder
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