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AUC Signs Academic Agreement With Harvard University

November 4, 2018, Cambridge – The American University in Cairo (AUC), recently

In Cairo Review Issue: A Special Report on the Middle East Refugee Crisis

October 29, 2018, Cairo – In the latest issue of The Cairo Review of Global Aff

AUC Signs Academic Agreement with King's College London

October 28, 2018, London – The American University in Cairo (AUC) has recently

HAPPENING@AUC

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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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For the fifth consecutive year, AUC is one of the top 3 to 5 percent of higher education institutions worldwide that are included in global rankings

Media Interviews

The media relation unit office arranges for media interviews, whether print or TV, with AUC experts. 

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Noha Bakr ’87, 91’, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Political Science: "It might look bleak. However, there are also opportunities among all of [Egypt's economic] challenges

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Harvard agreement

Harvard Partners with AUC's Department of Egyptology

After years of remote study and intermittent contact, AUC successfully signed an agreement with Harvard University to establish long-term relations and increased cooperation, especially between Harvard and AUC's Department of Egyptology. As part of this new partnership, AUC will be hosting a Harvard PhD student in Spring 2019.

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Deena Boraie

Reshaping Cocurricular Education: A Spotlight on Deena Boraie

Deena Boraie ‘78, ‘82, ‘88 is taking on the reinstated position, vice president for student life, with the goal of reshaping cocurricular education at AUC. With over 30 years of service to the University in administration and teaching, Boraie knows AUC well and has a unique plan to transform students’ experiences outside of the classroom.

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King's College Collaboration

King's College Collaboration

AUC has recently signed a three-year agreement with King’s College London, ranked among the top 25 universities worldwide, for a student summer exchange program as well as academic and research collaboration. “King’s College is one of the most prominent universities worldwide,” said Ahmed Tolba ’97, ’01, associate provost for strategic enrollment management.” King’s College is very selective with its partnerships, so this agreement is a reinforcement of AUC’s image as a top-quality University.”

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AUC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has reaffirmed its accreditation of AUC through the 2026-2027 academic year.

Funding Change: The Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges

What problems do you want to solve? The new Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges will fund targeted research, enabling AUC students to address regional challenges and develop policy solutions. Learn more about the fund and what it aims to accomplish from Richard Bartlett and President Francis Ricciardone.

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman in Yahdoth fe Masr

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman is featured in MBC Masr's Yahdoth fe Masr (Happening in Egypt), highlighting the University's recent agreement with Harvard, its community outreach and international impact.

The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

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

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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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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

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Rehab Saad

Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048
rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Assistant Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
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dena.rashed@aucegypt.edu