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AUC School of Business, valU and Paymob Enter into a Partnership Agreement to Offer Financing Plans for the School’s Executive Education Programs

The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business announced today the launch of a new partnership with valU, the leading fin-tech buy-now pay-later platform (BNPL), and Paymob, the leading payment facilitator in Egypt, that will see ValU offer convenient financing plans for individuals seeking to pursue the school’s executive education programs.

AUC Alumni Internationally Recognized for Environmental Research

The American University in Cairo (AUC) alumni: Alaa Abbas (MSc ’19) and Ahmed Tarek (MSc '19), recently won the Young African Talents award as part of the international Eni Awards.

In Partnership with USAID, AUC Announces Scholarships to Second Cohort of Egyptian Public School Students

The American University in Cairo (AUC) offers scholarships to the second cohort of Egyptian public school students through the USAID Scholars Activity.

Faculty in The Media

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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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 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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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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