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This website provides the latest information about AUC's actions to respond to the spread of COVID-19, also called novel Coronavirus. The University is actively monitoring the local and global health situation and is taking precautionary measures in an effort to help limit the spread of infection.
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Messages to the Community

Read tips on how to secure your virtual meetings according to US NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) recommendations. 

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Consistent with the guidelines of the Government of Egypt and international health organizations, we will extend our online learning and remote work to Thursday, April 16.

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Virtual Campus Conversation: Updates from AUC's Coronavirus Response Task Force

March 26, 2020, Watch part one of last Thursday's Virtual Campus Conversation, with updates from AUC's Coronavirus Response Task Force. Moderator: Rasha Allam, assistant professor and associate chair at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Virtual Campus Conversation: Online Instruction

March, 26, 2020, Watch part two of last Thursday's Virtual Campus Conversation discussing online instruction. Moderator: Rasha Allam, assistant professor and associate chair at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Interview with AUC President Francis J. Ricciardone.

March 25, 2020, Watch President Francis Ricciardone's interview with TV host Mona Elshazly '96 on CBC's Maakom Mona Elshazly.

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Faculty Reflect on One Week of Online Instruction

AUC's faculty members have been hard at work trying to navigate the challenges that come with shifting to online instruction. News@AUC spoke to some faculty members to learn about their experiences so far and what they've been doing to adapt to the changes. Here's what they had to say: 

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Wash Your Hands but Still Save Water

A tip from the Office of Sustainability: Turn off the tap while you scrub!  Washing your hands with soap and water is the most important thing you can do to stop the spread of viruses such as COVID-19. In order to save water, turn off the tap while you scrub! Wet your hands before adding soap. Then turn-off the running water and scrub for at least 20 seconds, and then rinse.   This may seem like a small amount of water saved, but if everyone in the world uses this tip, it will add up to a lot of water being saved! 

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Tips on Being Happy While Working from Home

We are now facing the coronavirus pandemic. Everyone is feeling anxious, disorientated, worried and generally uneasy. Workplaces are being disrupted to an unprecedented degree, and nobody knows how long this will last. Many of us have to work from home, and this in itself can be not only challenging, but also isolating and lonely. Social bonding is important, and many of us will miss out on interacting with colleagues, and for our faculty with our students too. So, what can we all do about it?  

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Campus-wide Remote Playwriting Challenge

AUC's theatre program is calling on AUC students, faculty, staff and alumni to take part in a playwriting bake-off! The deadline to submit an entry is April 2.

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