Category: Events

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: From Fasting to Feasting

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are two important occasions in Muslim lives that begin and end with the appearance of the new moon. In the Hijrah lunar calendar which Muslims follow, Ramadan is the ninth and considered the most blessed month of the year. It… Continue Reading “Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: From Fasting to Feasting”

2016 Ramadhan Iftar Program

Close to a hundred individuals from the UP Muslim community that include students, faculty members, administrative and security staff attended the month long Iftar Program held at the Romulo Hall. The program was sponsored by Diyanet, a Turkish Foundation, in partnership with the IIS.… Continue Reading “2016 Ramadhan Iftar Program”

BOR appoints New IIS Dean

UPD Chancellor Michael L. Tan announced the approval of the UP Board of Regents of the appointment of Asst. Professor Macrina “Hannah” Adjerol-Morados as the new Dean of the UP Institute of Islamic Studies during its 1313th meeting last December 11, 2015.  She is… Continue Reading “BOR appoints New IIS Dean”