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 Learn more about AUC and follow our recent news and events through the resources on this page. We can assist you in finding and conducting interviews with AUC experts in a variety of fields.

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AUC Signs MOU with AASTMT and Strategic Partnership Agreement with AIU

The American University in Cairo (AUC) signed today an MOU with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), and a strategic partnership agreement with ElAlamein International University (AIU) yesterday to enhance collaboration in higher education.

AUC Holds “MySafeUni Day” to Combat Sexual Harassment in Universities

As part of its “AUC SpeakUp” initiative, The American University in Cairo (AUC) held on Monday “MySafeUni Day,” an event that included discussions and activities, focused on ensuring university campuses are safe spaces and free of sexual harassment.

AUC Press Awards Ahmed Taibaoui the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2021

At a virtual ceremony held today, AUC Press awarded the 2021 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature to the Algerian writer Ahmed Taibaoui for his novel The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody (Ikhtifa’ Al Sayed La Ahad).

Faculty in The Media

Sherwat Elwan

Sherwat Elwan talks about the impact of the Suez Canal blockage in this Q&A with Business Forward.

Laila El Baradei

Laila El Baradei '83, '88 talks about the emerging app, Clubhouse, in her op-ed for the PA Times.

Angus Blair

Angus Blair talks to CNBC about the global effects of the Suez Canal blockage. 

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AUC Partners with Arab Academy, AlAlamein International University in Teaching, Scientific Research

AUC signed an MOU with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and a strategic partnership agreement with AlAlamein International University to enhance collaboration in higher education.

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AUC Appoints Two New Members to the Board of Trustees

Shahira Zeid ‘83 and Wael Bayazid were recently appointed as the newest members of AUC’s Board of Trustees. Both coming from business and financial backgrounds, their expertise serves as a valuable asset to AUC’s goals in the near future. 

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Tackling Today's Issues: Faculty Research Targets Pollution, COVID-19

Mohamed Swillam, chair and professor in the Department of Physics, was recently recognized as one of the top 2% most impactful scientists, being named in the Stanford-Elsevier's Scopus database of the most cited scientists. 

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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 Scholarship Stories: Sarah Seif '18

April 7, We are proud to feature Sarah Seif ’18 alumna and Moataz Al Alfi Scholarship recipient. Having studied Integrated Marketing Communication during her time at AUC, Sarah now excels as an esteemed Associate to Egypt’s State Minister of Information. Watch the video to hear how AUC equipped Sarah with the knowledge and skills she needed to help build the foundation of marketing within the Egyptian government!

SU Real Life Global Competition

April 4, The AUC Student Union students #MakingAUCProud​ through their work on the SU Real Life Global Competition talk to us about the competition and reflect on this year’s theme, its objective and impact. #AUCNext100

A History of Arab Graphic Design Webinar

March 29, AUC professors Bahia Shehab and Haytham Nawar, authors of the recently published PROSE Award winning book A History of Arab Graphic discuss the economic, social, and political circumstances which led to the emergence of this field as a method of communication and an art form.

Contact Information

Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048
rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
mobile: +20.12.8000.9078
dena.rashed@aucegypt.edu