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


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

A Step Forward with AUC’s Next 100 Campus Plan: Institutional Survey Results

More research labs, a bigger convention center and building outdoor classrooms are among a few of the suggestions brought forward by the AUC community as part of the AUC: Next 100 Campus Plan survey for the design and construction of the second phase of our New Cairo campus led by international architecture firm Beyer Blinder Belle.

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Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture - Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag ‘85: ‘COVID-19’s Impact in the Middle East’

A graduate of AUC’s Middle East program and now the minister for foreign trade and development cooperation in the Netherlands, Sigrid Kaag ‘85 will be the guest speaker at this year’s Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture, “COVID-19’s Impact in the Middle East: What Now and What Next?”.

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AUC's Center of Excellence for Water Participates in Cairo Water Week 2020

For the second year in a row, the Center of Excellence for Water at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is participating in Cairo Water Week (CWW) 2020, one of the most significant water-related events at the national, regional and international levels, organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation. Launched today and held until 22 October, CWW’s theme this year is: “Water Security for Peace and Development in Arid Regions – The Road to Dakar 2021”.  

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Virtual Campus Conversation: COVID-19 Planning

October 18, This campus conversation looks at our continuing COVID-19 planning.

Watch Good Morning Egypt's interview with AUSense

October 8, A group of AUC students  won a Public Inspiration Award at the SensUs International Competition for their biosensor to treat epilepsy. Hassan Azzazy, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, was the team mentor.

DMC channel features AUC's research team modifying a Japanese anti-cancer drug

September 26, Andreas Kakarougkas, assistant professor of biology, and a research team at AUC are hard at work modifying a Japanese anti-cancer drug to eliminate side effects on non-cancerous cells. 


Faculty in The Media

Bahia Shehab and Haytham Nawar

Bahia Shehab (MA '09) and Haytham Nawar from the Department of the Arts talk to Egyptian Streets about their book, A History of Arab Graphic Design (AUC Press, 2020)

Ibrahim Awad

Ibrahim Awad, director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, writes about the 75th anniversary of the United Nations in this op-ed for Al Shorouk.

Ola Morsy

Ola Morsy, chief clinical counselor, examines the correlation between eating habits and mental health in this Egyptian Streets article.



Hassan Azzazy, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, Nageh Allam, professor of physics, and Omar Abdelaziz, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, won State Prizes in science and technology for their contributions to their fields.

Nermeen Shehata

Nermeen Shehata, associate professor of accounting and director of El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center, received the Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award for her work on corporate governance and its impact on capital markets.


Journalism and mass communication students Noran Morsi and Mohamed Youssef took some personal family stories to the final round of the Broadcast Education Association's On-Location Creative Competition. Read about their stories, and listen to the podcasts.

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COVID-Connected: AUCians Embrace New Normal

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In Service of Egypt

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Arabic Studies

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President's Report

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AUC Scholarships

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Community Service

100 Years of Community Engagement

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making history again

Making History Again

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