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

AUC Signs MOU with The Ministry of Education to Promote USAID Scholars Activity Program

AUC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Egyptian Ministry of Education and Technical Education to promote USAID Scholars Activity program in schools

AUC’s Women on Boards Observatory Announces: Over 400 Egyptian Board Ready Women Qualified to Support FRA Regulation

The Women on Boards Observatory at The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced that its Board Ready Women database now has more than 400 qualified women to serve on corporate boards, including at least 150 women who already have board experience.

AUC Discusses Gender Socialization in First Session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the first session of AUC SpeakUp Dialog series, titled "From the Playground to the Living Room: How Are We Socialized Around Gender Norms?"

Faculty in The Media

Nabil Fahmy

Dean Nabil Fahmy '74, '77, Egypt's former foreign minister, talks to Al Arabiya about the foreign policy challenges of Arab countries under the Biden administration and other regional issues. Watch the full interview (in Arabic).

Reem Bassiouney

Read Professor Reem Bassiouney's Q&A with (in)sight magazine about her best-selling novels and journey as a writer.

Soraya Altorki

Check out Al Yamamah magazine's feature (in Arabic) on Soraya Altorki, professor of anthropology, the first Saudi woman to receive a PhD in anthropology.

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

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AUC, University of Lübeck Assemble World’s First Comprehensive Egyptian Reference Genome

Mohamed Salama, visiting associate professor at AUC's Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, physician and clinical neurotoxicologist, together with an Egyptian-German team from the University of Lübeck, assembled and annotated the world’s first comprehensive North African reference genome, EgyptRef.

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Construction engineering students 'build on Mars'

Construction Engineering Students 'Build on Mars' Using Earth Materials

A group of construction engineering students — Zenah Helmy, Gehad Ayman, Ziad Abdeen, Reem Gamal ‘20, Omar Sawan ‘20 and Kareem Reda ‘20 — explored potential building materials for Mars along with possible construction methods by making use of NASA’s 3D printed pre-existing model.

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USAID Scholars Activity Offers Scholarships to 140 Public School Students this Year to Study at AUC, Egyptian Universities

AUC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt's Ministry of Education and Technical Education to promote the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Scholars Activity program in schools.

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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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Welcoming 2021 and AUC's New Branding

January 11, With the start of 2021, AUC unveils its new look with fresh, futuristic colors and fonts as well as a modern take on its iconic logo while preserving the University's core identity — ushering in a new beginning and century of innovation.  

Scholarship Student Experience

December 22, Three of AUC's scholarship students Aisha Aljaedy, Ali Al-Sayed and Farah Helal undeclared freshmen talk to us about their scholarship journeys, why they choose AUC and reflect on their personal experience thus far.

Dania Younis '12, Co-founder E7na Foundation #AUCSpeakUp

December 22, Interview with Dania Younis '12: Co-founder E7na Foundation and AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series Advisory Board Member.

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