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 Learn more about AUC and follow our recent news and events through the resources on this page. We can assist you in finding and conducting interviews with AUC experts in a variety of fields.

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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.

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.

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AUC Community, Friends, Families Celebrate Centennial at Community Carnival

From the food to the fashion show, virtual reality, live music, street performances and all the way to “everything,” AUC community members and their friends and families said they enjoyed just about every part of centennial week’s Community Carnival on Saturday.  “It was fun, creative and a great way to spend my Saturday,” said Ryan Butler, an international student from the United States. Butler was among more than 1,000 people who attended the Carnival and took part in the diverse range of activities on campus during the day.

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Rana el Kaliouby '98, 00: AI Pioneer Works to Humanize Technology, Reflects on Time at AUC

“At AUC, I discovered my passion for human-machine interaction, and the phenomenal classes I took in computer science set me up to be a leader in artificial intelligence,” said Rana el Kaliouby, '98, '00, AUC trustee and CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, the global leader in emotion AI.

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Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait Discusses Future of Egyptian Economy at AUC

The Egyptian economy reached a growth rate of 5.6% in the last year, making it one of the top growth performers amongst emerging markets in the region, said Egypt's Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait as part of his talk at AUC last week on the positive outcomes of the government’s economic reform program over the past few years.

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You decide what they'll call you in a hundred years. Our centennial closing video featuring some of AUC's faculty, alumni and students whose remarkable work is changing our world and shaping our future. #AUCNext100

Sneak Peek: Noura, Off Broadway play by Heather Raffo

Join award-winning playwright Heather Raffo for an artist talk at AUC’s Malak Gabr Arts Theater on February 18 followed by the opening of her hit, Off-Broadway play, Noura, at The Gerhart Theater. The play, in which Raffo gives an exceptional performance, brings the experience of Iraqi refugees to the stage through the compelling story of Noura and her Chaldean Catholic family who fled their home in Mosul, Iraq eight years ago to the United States.

Sneak Peek: AUC Melodies

Delight in music by the highly lauded Lions of Cairo and the Cairo Guitar Collective. The live concert showcases the classical music talents of AUC faculty musicians. Enjoy a unique collaboration between AUC music majors and the Cairo Festival Orchestra – the University’s professional orchestra in residence – in an uplifting Concerto-Aria concert. Listen to the live musical performances of Nesma Mahgoub ’13 and the AUC music program’s semi a cappella choir A caPop.

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Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048
rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
mobile: +20.12.8000.9078
dena.rashed@aucegypt.edu