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AUC Discusses Safety in Cyberspace in the Fourth Session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the fourth session of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series, titled: "How to Stay Safe in Cyberspace? Is "Private" really "Private?"

AUC Construction Engineering Students Explore Potential Building Materials for Mars

A group of construction engineering students at The American University in Cairo (AUC) explored potential building materials for Mars along with possible construction methods by making use of NASA’s 3D printed pre-existing model, for their graduation project.

AUC Discusses Safety for Women in Public Spaces in the Third Session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the third session of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog series, titled: "How Do We Make Public Spaces Safe for Women?"

Faculty in The Media

Laila El Baradei '83, '88

In an article for the PA TimesLaila El Baradei '83, '88 talks about COVID-19 and ethical dilemmas.

Bahia Shehab (MA '09) and Haytham Nawar

The National showcases designs from Bahia Shehab (MA '09) and Haytham Nawar's award-winning book, A History of Arab Graphic Design.

Maha Bali '01

Maha Bali '01 talks about community-building activities on the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.

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Chasing Circuits: AUC Spinoff Suitera Making Way for Future Generations of Electronics

With an increased need to solve newly emerging challenges in the electronics design automation industry, faculty members at AUC established Suitera, the second AUC spinoff company.

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AUC's NanoEbers Wins French-Egyptian Prize for Technology Detecting Water Toxins

Competing with 150 other startups, the Department of Chemistry's NanoEbers recently won the Coup de Couer prize at the French Egyptian Startup Competition for creating a technology used to detect harmful toxins in water. The prize is awarded by the French Chamber of Commerce in Egypt to recognize a tech-based innovative startup company with a cash award of EGP 150,000.

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Msh Zanbek: Play Exploring Sexual Harassment Showing Soon

Msh Zanbek, formerly known as You-W-Ana Too, is hitting the stage at AUC on March 22.

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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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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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#AUCSpeakUp​ Dialog Series: How to Stay Safe in Cyberspace? Is "Private" Really "Private"

March 1, The internet has become an important lifeline in today’s world. But, can anyone really guarantee their privacy or safety on the web? Our guests explore the increasing online harassment trend facing internet users.

10 Reasons to Study at The American University in Cairo

Soraya Bahgat '06, Member of UN Women Gender Innovation Agora

January 31, Interview with Soraya Bahgat '06, Member of UN Women Gender Innovation Agora #AUCSpeakUp

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