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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

A Statement from The American University in Cairo

In light of the stories circulating, we'd like to clarify that Ahmed Bassam Zaki is not a current student at The American University in Cairo.

AUC Holds Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the third Media Virtual Discussion, titled: AUC’s Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

AUC School of Business Executive Education Ranks Among Top Worldwide in 2020

The School of Business Executive Education open-enrollment programs at AUC have been ranked among the Financial Times (FT)’s top 75 open-enrollment executive education programs worldwide.

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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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Media Interviews

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

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Back to Fall: Campus Conversation

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Third Media Virtual Discussion

AUC Holds Third Virtual Media Discussion on Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

AUC's third Virtual Media Discussion centered on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

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Gemini

AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

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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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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

AUC 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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Visitor Information

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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AUC in Motion

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Virtual Campus Conversation - Back to Fall

July 9, Last Thursday's campus conversation to learn about AUC's zero-tolerance sexual harassment policy and Fall 2020 plans for courses, student activities, campus operations, and more.

Dr. Jackie Berry "Cooking, Currency, and Creativity"

July 3, Jackie Berry, a cognitive scientist and 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholar, discuss how people can find their personal currency in uncertain times, as part of the School of Continuing Education Public Videos.

“This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 9

Jun 30, Nesma Mahgoub '13, adjunct professor of voice, founder and director of the A caPop choir, and professional singer, sings Kifak Enta by Fairouz.

Student's Organizations

June 28, AUCTV's interview with The Insider and the AUC Latin Troupe student organizations about their operations during COVID-19.

Congratulations Class of #AUC2020

June 25, Some messages from our community to AUC's Class of 2020.

AUC Master's Student interview

June 23, AUCTV's interview with a master's student about her experience with online learning.

Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

June 21, The third Virtual Media Discussion, which invited journalists to hear from Alaa El-Din Adris, associate provost for research, innovation and creativity, and faculty members on AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

How to wear a fabric mask safely

June 17, Watch this video from the World Health Organization on how to safely wear a fabric face mask.

Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer

June 17, Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer was funded by a Bartlett Family Foundation Grant for Critical Challenges. The grant was issued to its principal investigator,  Asma Amleh (associate professor in the AUC Department of Biology and Director of the AUC Biotechnology Program), and to its co-investigator, Terri Ginsberg (assistant professor in the AUC Film Program), to support research that Amleh is conducting on the early detection of ovarian cancer. The video was directed by Francesca A. Andrade, who teaches film production in the AUC Film Program. It was edited by Mohamed Gawad, an occasional adjunct in the Film Program, and involved the participation of AUC Biology, Film, and Graphic Design students.

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