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Ahmad Dallal Named President of The American University in Cairo

The Board of Trustees has named Ahmad S. Dallal, an accomplished academic leader and renowned scholar with US and regional higher education expertise, as AUC’s 13th president, effective October 15, 2021. 

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Riham El Adl '99 Wins Top Prize at Prestigious Italian Art Competition

Rihem Al Adl '99 spent 18 years of her life working in public relations and corporate communications, but at one point two years ago, she decided to drop everything and pursue her passion for painting full time. "I was already at the top of my game, making good money in a very secure job that I was good at. However, my soul was not entirely fulfilled, and I felt for some years that I needed to do something more creative and that truly makes me happy," she said.

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Improving the Lives of the Many Through Education at AUC

“Four years ago, I had a dream to study at AUC. After one year, this dream came true, and I started my master's degree at the University,” said Lobna Abdalla, Master of Public Policy graduate student and recipient of the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program fellowship. “I felt like AUC stands as a crossroad for learning, challenges, ambition, passion, success and distinction. I was correct.”

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Memes and the #MeToo Movement: Wrong or Right?

“Disclosing personal experiences online can be described as a form of online activism or even cyber justice, where victims and survivors can use informal digital spaces to raise awareness around sexual violence and rape culture,” said Shahira Fahmy, professor of journalism and mass communication, who analyzed tweets, posts and memes on Twitter related to the #MeToo social movement. 

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AUC’s SpeakUp Anti-harrassment Yearlong Initiative

July 3, Throughout the past year, the AUC SpeakUp initiative has set out to empower against sexual harassment by raising awareness about the many forms through which it can manifest, partnering with key institutions to influence change and giving a platform to professionals and students across diverse sectors to speak up.

International Student Experience: Heidi Daraz

June 29, We spoke to international student Heidi Daraz about her dynamic experience studying abroad at AUC, exploring Cairo and traveling all around Egypt’s diverse grounds. Check out Heidi’s insight and advice on how to make the most out of your study abroad experience, and experience her journey first hand through Heidi’s own study-abroad vlog snippets!

Souq El Hemir - CASA Spring 2021

June 10, Make some room on the main stage! The 2020-2021 CASA cohort performed The Donkey Market by Tawfiq al-Hakim as a final act before graduating from the program.

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Ahmed Abdel Meguid

Yahoo! Finance featured research by Ahmed Abdel Meguid on narcissistic CEOs and their impact on misleading investors.

Salima Ikram (YAB '86)

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) talks to Smithsonian Magazine about the discovery of a mummified shrew.

Sean Lee

In this Ahram Online article, Sean Lee comments about the Biden administration's stance on the situation in Palestine.

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Egyptian painter Riham El Adl '99 won the main prize at Biennale d'Arte Contemporanea della Versilia, a prestigious arts competition in Firenze, Italy. Her two paintings, Sun Shining Day and Promised Land, will be displayed in an art gallery in Firenze for a year.

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Dublin City University has launched the world's first Autism-Friendly University Design Guide with Professor Magda Mostafa as a lead consultant.

Amina Khalil

The United Nations Population Fund in Egypt announced actress Amina Khalil ’09 as honorary ambassador. She is an advocate for the rights of women and girls, including reproductive health.

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