Towering in the middle of AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) is a metal sculpture containing intricate shapes made of iron, accompanied by three paintings on a nearby wall. Visual arts major Nour Tawfik ‘22, describes the installation, “Nostalgia is a Dirty Liar…” — which took her a year’s worth of research and creativity to make for her senior project:
From entrepreneurial giants and athletes to the young superstars powering our favorite startups, thirteen alumni were awarded at AUC's 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony last week.
The ceremony, hosted by AUC's Office of Alumni Engagement, was the first awards ceremony since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Najla Badran, adjunct professor in AUC’s Department of the Arts, won third prize and received an honorable mention during the 12th Granshan Type Design Competition for her work in digitizing the typefaces of Egyptian calligrapher Moussad Khodeir, known as Khodeir Al-Borsaidy.
June15, Associate Professor Mohamed Salama, one of AUC's awarded-winning faculty members, discusses his most recent awards: the SOT Arab Toxicologists Association SIG Outstanding Professional Award and the 2022 ideal physician prize by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, and sheds light on his work toward finding external and internal determinants of diseases.
Award-Winning Faculty Spotlight: Haytham Nawar
June 15, Associate Professor and Department of the Arts Chair Haytham Nawar, one of AUC's awarded-winning faculty members, talks to us about his latest project, Generative Pictographic Language. He takes us through his work with AI to generate a language both machines and humans can use as well as his book Language of Tomorrow: Towards a Transcultural Visual Communication System in a Posthuman Condition.
School of Global Affairs and Public Policy 2022 Commencement Address: Ahmed Darwish
June 5, Ahmed Darwish, chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone and former minister of state for Administration Development, delivers the keynote address at the AUC School of Global Affairs and Public Policy commencement ceremony.