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Media Releases

AUC’s New Data Science Major, First in Egypt and Arab World

The American University in Cairo (AUC) is introducing an undergraduate da

Statement on Allegations of Academic Infringement 

May 18, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo confirms its unequivocal commitment to bot

AUC Commemorates Egypt’s 1919 Revolution

March 10, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC

HAPPENING@AUC

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Photography Permits

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 Relations unit arranges for media interviews, 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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Centennial Benefit Dinner Exceeds $1 Million Target for Student Scholarships

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AUC Partners with Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

AUC recently partnered with the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area for student and faculty exchange, as well as other forms of academic collaboration. The consortium is a nonprofit educational association of 17 member colleges and universities in the Washington Metropolitan Area, including The George Washington University, Georgetown University, University of Maryland College Park and the American University in Washington. 

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New Scholarships, Increased Opportunity

AUC is offering new scholarships for undergraduate Egyptian and international students applying for Fall 2019, including the Undergraduate Scholarship in Liberal Arts Education and the AUC Centennial Scholarship Fund. In addition, during Fall 2018, 574 students received scholarships and more than 1,700 students received financial aid.

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Summer@AUC Launching Summer 2019

With the majority of students heading home at the end of the spring semester, college campuses tend to quiet down in the summer. This summer, however, AUC’s campus will be bustling with a community of learners for the new Summer@AUC program.

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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

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

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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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AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Mohamed Shelbaya

Watch Mohamed Shelbaya, CEO of PepsiCo Egypt, tell us what it’s like to be a student athlete and talk about his “fondest” AUC memories. #AUC100 #MakingAUCProud

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Ghada Wali

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ghada Wali, Egypt's minister of Social Solidarity gave a speech about the significance of AUC and strong higher education institutions in Egypt.

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Radwa Hamed '17 and Mohammad El Shafie '17

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Radwa Hamed ‘17, 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University and Mohammad El Shafie ‘17, Harvard Law School Candidate for JD ‘20. Listen to their speeches here.

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Rehab Saad

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Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

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