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Author of ‘Engaging the Muslim World’ to speak at Auburn University

AUBURN – Juan Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of history and director for the Center of South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan, will present a lecture at Auburn University titled, “Engaging the Muslim World” on Monday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. in Haley Center 2370. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Cole is one of the most informed voices on contemporary international affairs as they relate to the Muslim world and has written extensively about contemporary Islamic movements, speaking about al-Qaeda and the Taliban, the Iraq War and the politics of Pakistan and Afghanistan. For three decades, he has worked to put the relationship of the West and Muslim world into historical context.

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Auburn professor authors book on street-smart advice for college students

AUBURN – Successfully transitioning from high school to college can be one of the toughest assignments in a student’s life but an Auburn professor hopes to help smooth the process.

Michael Bozack, a physics professor who has taught at Auburn for 20 years, recently wrote “Street-Smart Advice to Christian College Students (From a Professor’s Point of View).” Bozack covers multiple aspects of student life, including how to choose a major, how to manage a schedule, how to study and even how to understand professors.

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