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Creating a Suitable Framework for Forecasting COVID-19: AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

AUC’s Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative awarded funding to 10 different research projects that are aimed at creating an impact both during and after the global COVID-19 pandemic — contributing to the scholarship and innovation in the fight against it. In this series, we are highlighting each of the 10 projects to learn about what they are and what impact they will have on society.

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Michael Gibson on AUC's Smoking Cessation Clinic: 'It Feels Good to Not Feel Addicted to Anything'

“Between 2009 and 2019, I used to smoke between seven to 10 cigarettes a day. During those 10 years, I tried to quit several times without success,” said Michael Gibson, senior instructor in the Department of Rhetoric and Composition.  

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Coping in Egypt During the COVID-19 Crisis: AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

AUC’s Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative awarded funding to 10 different research projects that are aimed at creating an impact both during and after the global COVID-19 pandemic — contributing to the scholarship and innovation in the fight against it. In this series, we are highlighting each of the 10 projects to learn about what they are and what impact they will have on society.

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The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

The Sixth International Language Assessment Conference in Egypt (ILACE)

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A Century of Liberal Arts Symposium

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The 15th Annual AUC Conference for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Entrepreneurship and Creative Achievement

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AUC/SCE 2nd Localization, Translation and Interpreting Conference

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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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Campus Tours

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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Media Releases

AUC School of Business Executive Education Ranks Among Top Worldwide in 2020

The School of Business Executive Education open-enrollment programs at AUC have been ranked among the Financial Times (FT)’s top 75 open-enrollment executive education programs worldwide.

AUC Holds Second Media Virtual Discussion On The World Order Post COVID-19

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the second Media Virtual Discussion, titled: “The World Order Post COVID-19”.

AUC V-Lab's FinTech Accelerator Selected as a Highlight in AACSB's 2020 Innovations That Inspire Challenge

The V-Lab's Fintech Accelerator at AUC has been selected among the 25 highlighted innovations in the AACSB Innovations That Inspire Challenge

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Undergraduate Programs

AUC’s rigorous undergraduate program and high-quality liberal arts education equip students with the knowledge and skills to compete in a rapidly changing world. As a student at AUC, you may choose from 37 undergraduate programs.

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Graduate Programs

AUC admits outstanding graduate students, who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. AUC offers 44 master degree and two PhD programs, in addition to various graduate diplomas.

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AUCTV interview with Ahmed Tolba on different modes of instruction for Fall 2020

June 2, AUCTV's interview with Ahmed Tolba  '97, '01, associate provost for strategic enrollment management and head of the Fall 2020 Plans Task Force — part of the President's Operational Excellence Initiative — talk about the task force's work during the past month to help make a decision about how classes will take place next fall.

The School of Continuing Education Public Video Series features experts in their fields

May 22, Chelsea Green, associate professor in AUC's Department of the Arts, talk about the transformative power of music.

"This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 4

May 21, This is Not a Concert features some of AUC's most talented musical artists, including John Baboukis, professor and director of AUC's music program; Dina Iskander, adjunct professor of voice and founder and director of the AUC Opera Ensemble; and Nesma Mahgoub '13, adjunct professor of voice, founder and director of the A caPop choir, and professional singer. 

The effect of Coronavirus quarantine on Psychology

May 21, AUCTV spoke to Hani Henry, associate professor of psychology and associate dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and a psychology graduate student about the psychological effects of the quarantine.

Third Virtual Conversation with AUC International Faculty and Staff

May 17, Watch the third virtual conversation with AUC's international faculty and staff, hosted by President Francis Ricciardone, Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman, and Counselor Ashraf Hatem. Joining the call was Acting Consul General Benjamin Naseman of the U.S. Embassy in Egypt.

Businesses and Business education during the corona virus pandemic

May 13, AUCTV's interview with Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13, dean of the School of Business, and Ahmed Abdel Meguid, associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration at the school, about the effects of the pandemic on businesses and business education.

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Faculty Publication 2017

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Undergraduate Admission

AUC seeks students who have distinguished themselves in a meaningful way and who show considerable academic performance. The University also considers applicants’ personal achievements outside the classroom, as demonstrated by sustained participation, commitment and leadership in school and community activities.As a student at AUC, you may choose from 37 undergraduate programs.

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Graduate Admission

AUC admits outstanding graduate students who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. A graduate applicant must have an acceptable bachelor’s degree, with a record at the required level, and perform well on any designated entrance examination.

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Undergraduate Admission

AUC seeks students who have distinguished themselves in a meaningful way and who show considerable academic performance. The University also considers applicants’ personal achievements outside the classroom, as demonstrated by sustained participation, commitment and leadership in school and community activities.As a student at AUC, you may choose from 37 undergraduate programs.

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Graduate Admission

AUC admits outstanding graduate students who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. A graduate applicant must have an acceptable bachelor’s degree, with a record at the required level, and perform well on any designated entrance examination.

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AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96

"We're happy and proud to be part of this great alumni event at AUC."  —AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96, co-founder and managing director, Qalaa Holdings

El-Khazindar joined AUC alumni and friends in last Saturday's Run for Fun event on campus, which raised EGP 60,000 to support scholarships and financial aid.

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AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96

"We're happy and proud to be part of this great alumni event at AUC."  —AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96, co-founder and managing director, Qalaa Holdings

El-Khazindar joined AUC alumni and friends in last Saturday's Run for Fun event on campus, which raised EGP 60,000 to support scholarships and financial aid.

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AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96

"We're happy and proud to be part of this great alumni event at AUC."  —AUC Trustee Hisham El-Khazindar '96, co-founder and managing director, Qalaa Holdings

El-Khazindar joined AUC alumni and friends in last Saturday's Run for Fun event on campus, which raised EGP 60,000 to support scholarships and financial aid.

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#MakingAUCProud

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Serage Amatory, political science and multimedia journalism double major, and Radwa Hamed '17, computer engineering and electronics and communications engineering double major, were chosen to receive fully funded fellowships to pursue their graduate studies at Stanford University as members of the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. AUC is the only University in the Middle East that has representatives in this year's cohort of the program.

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School of Business undergraduate students win third place in the Emirates NBD yearly competition as part of its Future Intelligence Program.

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Congratulations to School of Business students Noor Sorour and Walid Abou El Nour and School of Sciences and Engineering students Ayah Hani and Zeina Hesham for winning first place in the Engineering and Commerce Case Competition in Montreal, Canada. The team was led by Neveen Ahmed, assistant professor in the Department of Management.
 

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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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