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Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news and events


Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news

AUC Professor Startup Wins JICA Ninja Competition

The startup company of Wael Mamdouh, associate professor of nanotechnology, was selected as one of the winners of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Next Innovation with Japan (NINJA) Business Plan Competition.  JICA launched this competition in July 2020 for businesses emerging during the COVID-19 outbreak to discover innovative business models and technologies that not only provide prescriptive solutions to the current pandemic but also respond to the expected radical changes in the post-pandemic socio-economic reality.

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School of Business, Al Ahly Partner to Introduce Sports Management Education in the Region

“Today, Al Ahly Club, a big entity, and The American University in Cairo, also a big educational institution, collaborate toward a program that will benefit the community and the future leaders of society. The American University in Cairo, with its history, will help us prepare calibers who could benefit society with their knowledge on managing sports facilities.” - Mahmoud El Khatib, president, Al Ahly Sports Club

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SU Real Life

AUC Team Wins First Place in Student Union Real Life Competition

"Coming into this competition, I had little to no hope that we would even enter the top 20. We gave it our all for the experience and the opportunity; coming first was just a great bonus," said Mohamed Mansour on winning the AUC Student Union Real Life Competition.

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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.


Faculty in The Media

Salima Ikram

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) talks to National Geographic about the recently discovered "lost golden city of Luxor," a 3,400-year-old royal city built by Amenhotep III.

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.



Associate Professor Wael Mamdouh's startup company NANO-Fib-TECH recently won a Japanese startup competition. The company develops eco-friendly disinfectants and sanitizers that don't contain alcohol or other harsh chemicals.

Kim Fox

Kim Fox, professor of practice of journalism and mass communication, was awarded the Best of Competition award in the International Faculty Audio category for her short-form audio piece, "One Day in January 2011."

Gerhart Center-UNEP

The Gerhart Center has been selected to represent Africa and the Middle East on the United Nations Environmental Programme Finance Initiative Civil Society Advisory Body for the Principles for Responsible Banking.

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