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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Cornell Muslim student wins $30,000 Harry S. Truman scholarship

Ali Hussain '11 has been named a Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of 60 college juniors across the country selected as scholars in recognition of academic achievement, leadership and commitment to a career in public service. The award provides $30,000 for graduate study.


Hussain is a College Scholar and government major who plans a career in international relations with a focus on Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is a
board member of the Islamic Alliance for Justice (IAJ), a campus organization committed to protecting civil liberties and developing interfaith dialogue, empowerment of Muslim women and the mobilization of responses to injustice. IAJ has chapters at several universities and=0Aaffiliations with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the People for the American Way Foundation.

http://www.news. cornell.edu/ stories/April10/ TrumanScholar. html

Website for the Islamic Alliance for Justice
http://sao.cornell. edu/SO/org/ 09-10/11