News and Events

Welcome Class of 2017!

Dear Class of 2017, Friends and Families,

As the Yale MSA, we are very excited to welcome new members to our community from the Class of 2017. Not long ago, I was in the very place you are in right now. MSA has been a fundamental part of my freshman year. I hope you experience the same sense of warmth from our community. We understand that Muslim students and their families often have specific questions or concerns regarding living on campus, or the college atmosphere in general. So please let us know if there is anything we can help you with. Both the MSA board, and our Chaplain Omer Bajwa, as well as members of the greater Muslim community at Yale are ready to welcome you and help ease your transition into this wonderful University!
Welcome aboard 2017!
Didem, CC’16
President of Yale MSA
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Mango Madness 2013!

The Yale MSA warmly welcomes the future Class of 2017 visiting for Bulldog Days! Be sure to drop by the Chaplain’s Office for Mango Madness Monday night at 9:30pm to meet the MSA and learn about Muslim life at Yale!

MSA mango madness

 

4th Annual Ivy Muslims Conference

The 4th annual conference of Ivy Muslims for networking, fellowship, and mutually beneficial dialogue

April 5 – 6, 2013

Register at: http://www.yale.edu/msa/ivymuslims/

Registration deadline Wednesday 5/3

Keynote speech by Imam Suhaib Webb

Panels & Breakout Discussion Sessions on:
Networking
Pre-professional planning
Defining the Future Muslim Leaders
Community Activism: Life after MSA

The Ivy League is a consortium of universities that share unique social, intellectual and professional opportunities and challenges. In the midst of contemporary American academic life, Muslims at these institutions grapple with these opportunities and challenges, as well as issues of identity and purpose. This fourth Ivy Muslims Conference invites Muslims to explore, interrogate and discuss these issues, especially as they relate to their intellectual and spiritual lives.

 

Faith and Football: A Conversation with NFL Players Hamza and Husain Abdullah

Please join us for our extraordinary upcoming event titled Faith & Football: A Conversation with NFL Players Hamza & Husain Abdullah on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 pm at Battell Chapel! Hamza & Husain Abdullah played for the Arizona Cardinals & Minnesota Vikings, respectively.  They have received national media coverage, including on ESPN, CNN, NBC & CBS, for putting their NFL careers on hold to perform Hajj with their parents last year. Come listen to their remarkable story as Muslims, African-Americans & professional athletes.

 

 

Invoking the Beloved: The Music and Poetry of Islamic Spirituality

Invoking the Beloved: The Music and Poetry of Islamic Spirituality will be held at 7pm on Sunday, Feb. 24th in Battell ChapelThe program will include an introduction by Dr. Homayra Ziad, Assistant Professor of Religion at Trinity College; a keynote address on the role of Islamic spirituality in a pluralistic world by Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, renowned scholar and spiritual guide; and interactive performances by acclaimed nasheed (traditional Islamic vocal music) Lebanese singer Ali Elsayed, the talented oud player Bouchaib Abdelhadi and members of the Montreal-based Burdah Ensemble.