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Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news

AUC, University of Lübeck Assemble World’s First Comprehensive Egyptian Reference Genome

Mohamed Salama, visiting associate professor at AUC's Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, physician and clinical neurotoxicologist, together with an Egyptian-German team from the University of Lübeck, assembled and annotated the world’s first comprehensive North African reference genome, EgyptRef.

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Construction engineering students 'build on Mars'

Construction Engineering Students 'Build on Mars' Using Earth Materials

A group of construction engineering students — Zenah Helmy, Gehad Ayman, Ziad Abdeen, Reem Gamal ‘20, Omar Sawan ‘20 and Kareem Reda ‘20 — explored potential building materials for Mars along with possible construction methods by making use of NASA’s 3D printed pre-existing model.

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USAID Scholars Activity Offers Scholarships to 140 Public School Students this Year to Study at AUC, Egyptian Universities

AUC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt's Ministry of Education and Technical Education to promote the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Scholars Activity program in schools.

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Welcoming 2021 and AUC's New Branding

January 11, With the start of 2021, AUC unveils its new look with fresh, futuristic colors and fonts as well as a modern take on its iconic logo while preserving the University's core identity — ushering in a new beginning and century of innovation.  

Scholarship Student Experience

December 22, Three of AUC's scholarship students Aisha Aljaedy, Ali Al-Sayed and Farah Helal undeclared freshmen talk to us about their scholarship journeys, why they choose AUC and reflect on their personal experience thus far.

Dania Younis '12, Co-founder E7na Foundation #AUCSpeakUp

December 22, Interview with Dania Younis '12: Co-founder E7na Foundation and AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series Advisory Board Member.


Faculty in The Media

Nabil Fahmy

Dean Nabil Fahmy '74, '77, Egypt's former foreign minister, talks to Al Arabiya about the foreign policy challenges of Arab countries under the Biden administration and other regional issues. Watch the full interview (in Arabic).

Reem Bassiouney

Read Professor Reem Bassiouney's Q&A with (in)sight magazine about her best-selling novels and journey as a writer.

Soraya Altorki

Check out Al Yamamah magazine's feature (in Arabic) on Soraya Altorki, professor of anthropology, the first Saudi woman to receive a PhD in anthropology.


Making auc proud

Ali Hadi, distinguished University professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, was inducted as a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences — the first in AUC's history and one of three Egyptian scientists.




Elham Fadaly '13 received the Physics World 2020 Breakthrough of the Year for "creating a silicon-based material with a direct band gap that emits light at wavelengths used for optical telecommunications," as cited by Physics World magazine.

Fadaly studied at AUC under the Leadership for Education and Development (LEAD) program and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in electronics engineering. 


Jude Benhalim

Jewelry designer Jude Benhalim '15 has been shortlisted as a finalist for Vogue Arabia's 2020 Fashion Prize.

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