Media Releases and Statements

July 2020

In Partnership with USAID, AUC Provides Scholarships to Egyptian Public School Students, Manages Scholarships Program in Six Egyptian Universities

In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering scholarships to Egyptian public school students through the USAID Scholars Activity program.

AUC Hosts Maya Morsy ’95, President of Egypt’s NCW, in a Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Combating Sexual Harassment

AUC hosted today, in a virtual discussion, Maya Morsy '95, the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) and AUC President Francis Ricciardone to discuss the latest measures and efforts to combat sexual harassment.

AUC Home to Newly Established Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in the Middle East and North Africa

AUC, together with The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Community Jameel, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has announced the launch of J-PAL MENA.

A Statement from The American University in Cairo

In light of the stories circulating, we'd like to clarify that Ahmed Bassam Zaki is not a current student at The American University in Cairo.

June 2020

AUC Holds Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the third Media Virtual Discussion, titled: AUC’s Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

May 2020

AUC School of Business Executive Education Ranks Among Top Worldwide in 2020

The School of Business Executive Education open-enrollment programs at AUC have been ranked among the Financial Times (FT)’s top 75 open-enrollment executive education programs worldwide.

AUC Holds Second Media Virtual Discussion On The World Order Post COVID-19

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the second Media Virtual Discussion, titled: “The World Order Post COVID-19”.

AUC V-Lab's FinTech Accelerator Selected as a Highlight in AACSB's 2020 Innovations That Inspire Challenge

The V-Lab's Fintech Accelerator at AUC has been selected among the 25 highlighted innovations in the AACSB Innovations That Inspire Challenge

April 2020

AUC Releases First Sustainability Report

The Office of Sustainability at The American University in Cairo (AUC) released the University’s inaugural sustainability report, as part of celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.