With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of used and contaminated face masks and gloves were being disposed improperly, leading to a possible risk of spreading the virus.
"Additionally, some individuals, sadly, were picking up these objects and using them again or selling them at a cheaper price, thus endangering the lives of others," said Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, professor of construction engineering.
Last week's Campus Conversation: Looking Ahead to Summer and Fall covered the mode of instruction for the Summer and Fall semesters, COVID-19 updates in the University and Egypt and an upcoming AUC vaccination program. Here are the main takeaways:
April 25, The Psychology Association's team members talk to us about the work they put into raising awareness about psychology and mental health topics, and how they've made the most out of the online switch during the pandemic to expand their reach and impact within the community.
AUC Campus Conversation: Looking Ahead to Summer and Fall
April 24, A campus conversation focusing on the Summer and Fall modes of instruction, COVID-19 updates and other general University updates.
Magdy Shahir Abdel Sayed '15 Success Story
April 21, Interview with Magdy Shahir Abdel Sayed '15 sharing with us his post graduation life achievements, reflecting on his days at AUC and giving advices to students with disabilities. Magdy currently is a Motivational Speaker, Ambassador to Helm Foundation and Student Life Director at RBIS.
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