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New Hadhramout Foundation Scholarships, Fund to Support Yemeni Students

The Hadhramout Foundation for Human Development recently gave $2 million to AUC to establish the Hadhramout Foundation Scholarship for Yemeni Students, supporting 27 high-achieving Yemeni students —15 undergraduates and 12 graduate students — starting Spring 2020, as well as the Hadhramout Foundation Fund at the School of Continuing Education.

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Centennial Commencement: Congrats Grads!

AUC's Centennial Commencement, held this past weekend, witnessed the graduation of 644 bachelor’s degree candidates, 125 master’s degree candidates and two PhD students. The ceremony featured keynote speaker Maggie Michael '00, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting along with an Associated Press team for covering the war in Yemen.

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AUC's Newest Trustees: Thomas Lentz and Johanthan Wolf

Two new members have joined AUC’s Board of Trustees: Thomas W. Lentz, a 1985 graduate of Harvard's doctoral program in art history and a specialist in Persian painting, and Jonathan L. Wolf, founder and president of Wendover Housing Partners, LLC.

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Centennial Benefit Dinner Exceeds $1 Million Target for Student Scholarships

At its eighth annual Benefit Dinner, AUC raised more than $1.15 million for student scholarships — exceeding the University's $1 million target for Centennial Scholarships, which help top students attend AUC. This is part of AUC's $100 million Centennial Campaign, which has now reached 80 percent.

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"With caps and gowns all set, we can finally say the Spring 2019 Commencement countdown is officially on. Class of 2019, you will be missed."
Follow AUC's Facebook account for more commencement coverage this week.

Urban Design

Teams of AUC architecture students recently participated in the competition, Creating Lively Communities, where they presented their proposals to a jury for a site owned by NAMAA Real Estate. Read more about the exhibition and student winners here.

Maggie Michael

AP investigative journalist Maggie Michael '00 received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting on famine and torture in Yemen's civil war. With 15 years of experience covering conflicts across the region, Michael supervises a vast network of Arabic-speaking stringers and reporters in the Middle East. 
 

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AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Mohamed Shelbaya

Watch Mohamed Shelbaya, CEO of PepsiCo Egypt, tell us what it’s like to be a student athlete and talk about his “fondest” AUC memories. #AUC100 #MakingAUCProud

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Ghada Wali

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ghada Wali, Egypt's minister of Social Solidarity gave a speech about the significance of AUC and strong higher education institutions in Egypt.

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Radwa Hamed '17 and Mohammad El Shafie '17

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Radwa Hamed ‘17, 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University and Mohammad El Shafie ‘17, Harvard Law School Candidate for JD ‘20. Listen to their speeches here.

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AUC, A Safe Experience

At AUC, we recognize that a university campus serves as the center of a student’s academic and cultural experience, and our Office of Safety and Security is committed to providing a safe, secure and welcoming campus environment for our global community of students from more than 50 countries.

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Cairo, Our City

AUC’s 260-acre technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive campus is located in the heart of New Cairo – a secure residential suburb in Cairo and a vibrant, historical city in the heart of the Middle East. 

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Egypt, A Safe Experience

Egypt was recently ranked the safest country in Africa — higher than both the United States and the United Kingdom, coming in 16th out 135 countries worldwide, according to the 2018 Gallup Global Law and Order Report

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AUC New Cairo

Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff, AUC’s $400 million, 260-acre campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. 

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AUC’s 260-acre, state-of-the-art campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. Check out our interactive map, jogging and cycling map and our directional map.

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AUC offers on-campus tours at select dates during the academic year and the summer. Interested high school students and their parents can email enrolauc@aucegypt.edu, to arrange a tour.

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AUC NEW CAIRO

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt
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113 Kasr El Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
Cairo, 11511, Egypt
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