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AUC Begins Online Instruction Today

AUC begins today online instruction for students for two weeks. The move to online instruction comes as one of several precautionary measures that AUC is taking in an effort to help limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease.

AUC Coronavirus Response Task Force Holds First Virtual Campus Conversation

The Coronavirus Response Task Force at AUC held its first virtual campus conversation today with the community to discuss the University's response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

AUC Celebrates the Beginning of its Second Century

AUC celebrated this week the beginning of its new century at its New Cairo Campus. AUC is focusing on the future and its plans in the next 100 years with “Be the Future” as its overarching theme.

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Zoom Tips

AUC's Office for Digital Transformation has been hard at work for the past few weeks preparing and facilitating the shift to online instruction and remote work. One of the most critical elements of transitioning online was purchasing an institutional license for Zoom and making it so that the AUC community can sign in using their University credentials. "So much work went into doing this in such a short amount of time, and it was a success," said Vice President for Digital Transformation Ayman Abdellatif.  Below you can find some helpful tips and links for using Zoom. 

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Marwan Wahid on World Autism Awareness Day: 'I Am Thankful and Happy with My Journey at AUC'"

When he was only 2 years old, he was able to finish a Solitaire game on his brother’s computer and actually win the game that doctors described him as “the new Einstein."

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Does Shifting to Online Really Help Slow Down COVID-19? Studies Suggest Yes

The global coronavirus pandemic has sparked a number of changes across the world, even on our own campus with online classes starting and the vast majority of staff shifting to remote work. And with these changes have come a number of issues, whether they're technical and communication problems or even social and emotional challenges that come with distancing and isolation. The inconveniences that come with these major changes begs the question — is it even helping? 

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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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Virtual Campus Conversation: Updates

April 2, watch the weekly virtual campus conversation, with updates from President Francis Ricciardone, Counselor Ashraf Hatem and Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman. The conversation was moderated by Mervat Abou Oaf '88, '02, professor of practice in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Virtual Campus Conversation: Updates from AUC's Coronavirus Response Task Force

March 26, 2020, Watch part one of last Thursday's Virtual Campus Conversation, with updates from AUC's Coronavirus Response Task Force. Moderator: Rasha Allam, assistant professor and associate chair at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Virtual Campus Conversation: Online Instruction

March, 26, 2020, Watch part two of last Thursday's Virtual Campus Conversation discussing online instruction. Moderator: Rasha Allam, assistant professor and associate chair at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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