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Experts Discuss the Legal Framework to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Last Session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

As part of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog series, The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the last session titled “How Do We Enhance the Policy and Legal Framework to Combat Violence Against Women?”

AUC Returns to Full Face-to-Face Instruction in Fall 2021

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has announced that Fall 2021 will follow a full face-to-face instruction model for all undergraduate and graduate classes. Social distancing precautions and face masks will still be required, along with proof of vaccination.

AUC Professor Startup Wins JICA NINJA Business Plan Competition

NANO-Fib-TECH, the startup company of Wael Mamdouh, associate professor of nanotechnology at The American University in Cairo (AUC), was selected as one of the winners of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Next Innovation with Japan (NINJA) Business Plan Competition.

Faculty in The Media

Ahmed Abdel Meguid

Yahoo! Finance featured research by Ahmed Abdel Meguid on narcissistic CEOs and their impact on misleading investors.

Salima Ikram (YAB '86)

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) talks to Smithsonian Magazine about the discovery of a mummified shrew.

Sean Lee

In this Ahram Online article, Sean Lee comments about the Biden administration's stance on the situation in Palestine.

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Campus Conversation: Back to Campus Fall 2021

Last Thursday’s Campus Conversation focused on Fall 2021 and the AUC’s efforts around a full face-to-face instruction model that’s set to take place, discussing the required COVID vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access our campuses and University housing.  

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Board of Trustees Approves 2021-2022 Tuition

AUC’s Board of Trustees approved tuition for 2021-2022 at its meeting last month, as part of the approved budget for the next fiscal year starting on July 1. The new tuition rate represents a 3% increase in U.S. dollar terms as compared to Fall 2020. In light of the prevailing exchange rate, the increase in Egyptian pound terms also represents a 3% increase compared to Fall 2020 and a 1.8% increase compared to Fall 2018.

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AUC Venture Lab, Egypt Ministry of Planning Launch Training Program to Support Entrepreneurship

The AUC Venture Lab and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development have collaborated to launch a capacity-building program for business incubators and accelerators

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AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series: Legal Framework and Violence Against Women

June 14, It is a shame that acts of violence against women continue to thwart their freedom and advancement. Hear from the experts as they share their views on developing effective legal reform to prevent violence against women.

Campus Conversation: Back to Campus Fall 2021

June 10, This campus conversation discusses all details on returning to face-to-face instruction for Fall 2021 and the required vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access the AUC campus and University housing.

2020 - 2021 AUC Highlights

June 8, This academic year has so far seen its fair share of accomplishments, milestones and proud moments. Check out our top 10 most memorable stories.

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