Ahmed Ragab, physician, historian, and scholar of the medieval and modern Middle East, has been named the Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion at Harvard Divinity School, effective July 1, 2011.
The faculty of Harvard Divinity School voted, in a meeting on November 15, to allow Harvard University to make electronic versions of their current scholarly articles available to the public. With the vote for open access, the Divinity School faculty joined five other Harvard schools in a commitment to disseminate faculty research and scholarship as widely as possible.
The statistics are nearly too jarring to be true: globally, one-third of women report being physically or sexually abused by an intimate partner, according to the United States Department of Justice. Another one-third of all female homicide victims are killed by their intimate partners. Read more about In Troubled Times, Offering Safe Haven