Media

 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.

Media Releases

In Partnership with AUC’s Women on Boards Observatory and The Egyptian Exchange, TheBoardroom Africa Releases the Board Diversity Index Egypt 2020 Edition

More than half of the listed companies have at least one woman on board as of July 31, 2020, compared to 47% in 2019, indicating that more effort is needed by EGX listed companies to increase the representation of women on their boards of directors, according to the Board Diversity Index, a new report released by TheBoardroom Africa in partnership with the Women on Boards Observatory at The American University in Cairo (AUC) and The Egyptian Exchange (EGX).

AUC Discusses the Portrayal of Gender in Media and Film in The Second Session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday a debate and live online poll on whether media and film portrayals of gender are harming women, as part of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog series

In Partnership with Facebook Journalism Project, AUC’s Kamal Adham Center Launches Egypt COVID-19 Media Relief Project

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, The American University in Cairo (AUC), in partnership with Facebook Journalism Project, launches the Egypt COVID-19 Media Relief Project.

Faculty in The Media

Salima Ikram

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) talks all things mummies in an interview with Popular Archaeology.

Angus Blair

Angus Blair, professor of practice in the Department of Management, talks to CNBC about Arab states ending the blockade on Qatar.

Reem Bassiouney

Read Professor Reem Bassiouney's Q&A with (in)sight magazine about her best-selling novels and journey as a writer.

Photography Permits

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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Media Interviews

The Media Relations unit arranges for media interviews, print or TV, with AUC experts.

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Kamal Adham Center Launches COVID-19 Media Relief Project with Facebook Journalism Project

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, in partnership with Facebook Journalism Project, launched the

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IOT and Mobile

Technology for Good: Faculty Explores the Emerging Applications of Mobile and ICT for Human Betterment

“My prime objective since my return to Egypt in 2009 was to conduct research that not only advances the body of global knowledge in my field but also addresses problems relevant to Egypt,” said Tamer ElBatt, professor and director of the computer science graduate program.

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The View From Egypt

Host of the Open Mind on PBS Alexander Heffner interviewed different voices from the AUC community for a special podcast series: The View from Egypt. The episodes focus on citizenship, diplomacy, education, theatre and medical innovation. Listen to them below.

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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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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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Welcoming 2021 and AUC's New Branding

January 11, With the start of 2021, AUC unveils its new look with fresh, futuristic colors and fonts as well as a modern take on its iconic logo while preserving the University's core identity — ushering in a new beginning and century of innovation.  

Scholarship Student Experience

December 22, Three of AUC's scholarship students Aisha Aljaedy, Ali Al-Sayed and Farah Helal undeclared freshmen talk to us about their scholarship journeys, why they choose AUC and reflect on their personal experience thus far.

Dania Younis '12, Co-founder E7na Foundation #AUCSpeakUp

December 22, Interview with Dania Younis '12: Co-founder E7na Foundation and AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series Advisory Board Member.

Contact Information

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