Media Releases and Statements

January 2020

Fresh AUC Graduate Designs Mechanical Engineering Prototype for Healthcare Applications

Belquis Haider ’19, a mechanical engineering graduate and a recipient of the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship at AUC designed a mechanical engineering prototype for patients suffering from base-of-thumb osteoarthritis.

December 2019

AUC Partners With AAIB for Teacher Development Program

The American University in Cairo (AUC) recently partnered with the Arab African International Bank (AAIB) for the training and continuing education of 150 public school teachers of primary and preparatory students.

AUC Organizes a Regional Career Conference for Universities and Employers

The Career Center at AUC recently organized its inaugural “Regional Career Conference for Universities and Employers - 2019," to map the future for workplace development in the region.

AUC Hosts an Exhibition on Magda Saleh, Egypt's First Prima Ballerina and the Art of Ballet in Egypt

AUC invited Magda Saleh, Egypt's first ever prima ballerina, to Tahrir Square campus for the opening of a photo exhibition about her and the art of ballet.

AUC and Apache Corporation Support Teacher Training in Giza, Minya and Fayoum

The American University in Cairo (AUC) and Apache Corporation announced recently the launch of the third phase of the Teacher Training Program in community schools in Fayoum governorate.

November 2019

AUC PhD Student Wins L'OREAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Sarah Halawa '11, '14, PhD student in applied sciences, at AUC, recently received the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award for her PhD dissertation, which focuses on the genetics and epigenetics of cardiovascular diseases.

For The First Time: AUC Main Partner and Host of RiseUp Summit

For the first time, The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be the main partner and host of RiseUp Summit, the one-stop-shop event connecting startups in the Middle East and Africa.

AUC, USAID Celebrate The Inauguration of Menoufia University Center for Career Development

The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated today the opening of a university career development center in Menoufia University, funded by the United States Agency for Internatio

AUC Professor Fayza Haikal Receives Special Award of Excellence From International Association of Egyptologists

The International Association of Egyptologists awarded Fayza Haikal, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo (AUC), an Honorary Membership — the association's highest accolade — "for a lifetime of brilliant scholarly contributions to Egyptology."