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A New Century of Impact

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Global Experience

Egypt deserves a university strong enough to attract outstanding professors from around the world — strong enough to be, by this critical measure, one of the world’s great universities.

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Centennial Scholars

AUC has been a beacon for talented students, regardless of their background. They all share a thirst for knowledge, a healthy sense of ambition and a passion to help their communities and their country.

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Creative Incubator

Great ideas are the product of collaboration between cultures, disciplines, and belief systems. We will use our two campuses as incubators for innovative solutions, inspiring visions and effective initiatives.

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El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward

AUC proudly stands as crossroads for the world’s cultures and has always assumed a role in exploring and addressing both domestic and regional challenges and utilizing its capabilities to find potential solutions.

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New, Continuing Scholarships for Public School Students Expand Windows of Opportunity

In Fall 2019, AUC continues to offer various scholarships for public school students, in addition to a new scholarship, Attijariwafa Bank Public School Scholarship, for students with disabilities. In celebration of AUC’s 100 years of excellence, innovation and service, the University recently launched the AUC Centennial Scholarship Fund, which offers partial or full support for undergraduate Egyptian students who demonstrate outstandi

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Egypt's Top Thanawiya Amma Student Reflects on One Year as an Engineering Student at AUC

Do you remember Nada Hussein Habib, Egypt's top thanawiya amma student in 2018 who was offered a full scholarship by President Francis Ricciardone when she said in the media that her dream is to attend AUC.  News@AUC spoke with Habib, who is now studying electronics and communications engineering at AUC, as she reflects on her first year at the University.

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Sherif Kamel to Tell Egypt's 'Promising Economic Story' as President of AmCham Board of Governors

As the 2019-2021 term for the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) approached, Sherif Kamel ‘88, ‘90, ‘13, dean of AUC's School of Business, began to muse about running for president of the Board of Governors.  Having been involved with AmCham for the last 15 years, and previously serving as executive vice president, board member and chairing several of the chamber’s core committees including Information and Communication Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Cooperation and Education, he figured he had a chance to ser

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Harvard PhD Student: 'It is Essential for Egyptologists to See History in Person in the Place Where It All Happened'

For any budding Egyptologist, the opportunity to study the hieroglyphics and history of Egypt's ancient civilizations on-site is a chance not to pass up.

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Nurturing Student Talent

Nouran Gohar, recipient of the Wadi Degla Endowed Scholarship for Student Athletes and construction engineering student, discusses why she chose AUC because of its value of and support for student talent as well as the University's balance between challenging academics and a fruitful student experience outside of the classroom.

A Changing World Vision: Scholarship Student Seeks to Make Impact

Fady Shokry, economics student from Minya, has had the chance to explore how he can contribute to his society and tackle obstacles to financial inclusion thanks to an Orascom Construction Limited (OCL)-AUC Undergraduate Scholarship that brought him to AUC.

Pursuing a Passion for Physics

Yumna Moussa, a physics major originally from Assuit, didn't give up on her dream of studying physics at AUC. Although she was initially unable to afford her studies at the University, she kept her eye out for scholarships and was soon awarded the Joseph Van Vleck Endowed Scholarship to pursue her passion at AUC.

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When Passion Meets Assertion: Scholarship Student Reflects on Road to AUC

  During the Fall 2018 First-Year Experience (FYE), AUC President Francis Ricciardone’s welcome note to the new students was, “You didn’t come here to end your education; you came here to accelerate it.” This statement is what Amr Mohamed Atia has glued on his desk and refers to every day.   “This is AUC for me," said Atia.

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Menna Hasan (MSc '18): My master’s at AUC was even better than I expected

First AUC Graduate of Al Ghurair STEM Scholars: My Master's was Better than I Expected

With a Master of Science in nanotechnology, Menna Hasan (MSc ’18) is the first AUC graduate of Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program. Hasan, who received her Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Alexandria University, came out of AUC not only with a degree, but an impactful experience accumulated over the course of two years. She is satisfied with the significant step forward she took in her career. “Alhamdolelah! I feel great and proud of my work,” she reflected. “My master’s at AUC was even better than I expected.” From Alex to AUC

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Opening Doors for Potential: Scholarship Students Reflect on AUC Experience

"There are many things that make us really unique in Egypt, and, I would say, even in the world. One of the things that make us really special is our scholarship program,” said President Francis J. Ricciardone at the sixth annual welcome and recognition ceremony for scholarship students, which recognizes current scholarship students of good academic standing and welcomes new scholarship students to the AUC community.

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London Gala Dinner

Long has Egypt celebrated a glorious past. Now, we at The American University in Cairo strive to reinvigorate in Egypt by investing in its future - the youth. 

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Benefit Dinner

Celebrating AUC's 100th Anniversary at the Eighth Annual Benefit Dinner.

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Scholarship Recognition

Recognizing its distinguished scholars, AUC held a ceremony welcoming its 120 newest scholarship students, who hail from 26 Egyptian governorates and multiple countries, including Somalia, Yemen and the West Bank. 

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