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Media Releases

AUC Commemorates Egypt’s 1919 Revolution

March 10, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC

AUC and USAID Celebrate the Inauguration of Sohag University Center for Career Development

March 7, 2019, Sohag- The American University in Cairo (AUC)

AUC Celebrates Centennial International Day-Spring Festival

March 5, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC)

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The media unit assists photographers in getting original shots of AUC’s campuses, faculty, staff and students for media purposes and when appropriate.

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For the fifth consecutive year, AUC is one of the top 3 to 5 percent of higher education institutions worldwide that are included in global rankings

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Noha Bakr ’87, 91’, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Political Science: "It might look bleak. However, there are also opportunities among all of [Egypt's economic] challenges

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AUC Launches El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward

This week as part of AUC's Centennial Campaign, the University launched "El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward," an initiative aimed at jumpstarting a global conversation about regional issues and local challenges, providing a high-level platform for a dialogue on significant political developments and security issues. 

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Summer@AUC Launching Summer 2019

With the majority of students heading home at the end of the spring semester, college campuses tend to quiet down in the summer. This summer, however, AUC’s campus will be bustling with a community of learners for the new Summer@AUC program.

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Coloring Cairo: Winning AUC Student Design to 'Color' Egypt's First Beautified Water Tower

A team member from "Ciel" with the team's design board at the first round of presentationsThe winning

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AUC Competition Community Artwork to Decorate Public Schools

As part of AUC's efforts to engage high school students, the Department of the Arts and the Office of Enrollment, Admissions and Student Service Center recently planned and held a Wall Art Competition for high school students from seven different schools in Cairo. The competition aims to get talented high school students involved with AUC's graphic design program and promote community engagement, since the paintings will be donated to decorate public schools. 

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The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

History

AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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Facts and Figures

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About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

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Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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Board of Trustees Spotlight: Katherine Hughes

Katherine Hughes, trustee and author of the new novel "The Mapmakers Daughter" talks about her inspirations, her writing tips, her visit to AUC for its centennial and more.

AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Omar Samra

He picked a major that wasn't for him yet had the flexibility to switch to something he is passionate about. Here is what Omar Samra '00 had to say about his years at AUC as a student-athlete.

AUC100 Alumni Interviews: H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat

The personal attributes H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat '95 developed at AUC drove her to master her pillars of success: the four Cs.

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