ARIYANNE
COLSTON ('17)

Ariyanne Colston was interviewed by our own Dr. Robyn Walsh on her experience of applying to and being accepted by multiple grad schools. Please click here for the full interview.

ASMA UDDIN (’02)

Asma T. Uddin (BA, summa cum laude, 2002) is, as she puts it, “One of those persons that continue to incorporate religion into my educational and professional life.” Asma joined The Becket Fund in 2009 after practicing commercial litigation at prestigious national law firms for several years. She is a 2005 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of The University of Chicago Law Review.

Asma spent her first few years at The Becket Fund serving as the primary attorney for Becket's Legal Training Institute (LTI), which is devoted to working with local partners around the world to train advocates, lawyers, judges, religious leaders, journalists and students in religious freedom law and principles. Asma is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of altmuslimah.com, a web magazine dedicated to issues of gender and Islam.

SOLANGEL GONZALEZ ('15)

 

Solangel Gonzalez (BA, cum laude, general honors, 2015) recently matriculated to The George Washington University Law School in Washington DC. There she has become seriously involved with ‘Street Law,’ a student volunteer organization that reaches out to DC youth and endeavors to teach them basic legal lessons. One weekend a month Solangel volunteers at a youth detention center and teaches the youth the basics of DC’s criminal justice system. Solangel says “volunteering with ‘Street Law’ at the youth detention center has been one of the highlights of my semester.” She will continue her explorations of the fields of law in Washington DC for the next few years. 

"LIFE @ THE END"

"life @ the end" is a documentary film that looks at issues in caregiving at life's end and the power of the human connection through the eyes of people caring for their terminally ill loved ones in the South Florida area.

The documentary is produced by Jennifer Molina of healthystate.org and our very own Farah Dosani, who has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Religious Studies from UM. Farah's stories have appeared in the Miami Herald and Grand Avenue News and are heard regularly on Florida public radio stations. Among the experts interviewed in the film is Ligia Houben, who also graduated from UM with a degree in Religious Studies. Ligia is a certified grief counselor and life transition coach in Miami who also teaches classes on death and dying.

More information can be found at www.lifeattheend.org