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Three AUC Researchers Awarded at “COVID-19: Preparing for the Next Pandemic” Conference

Three researchers from the biotechnology graduate program and chemistry department at The American University in Cairo (AUC) received best presentation awards for young researchers at the 17th Annual Conference of the National Committee of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (NCBMB) of the Academy of Scientific Research & Technology, titled “COVID-19: Preparing for the Next Pandemic”.

AUC Journalism Students Win Award of Excellence in Public Service Announcement Competition External

Two mass communication students at The American University in Cairo (AUC): Habiba Abouzied, communication and media arts major, and Omar Shaarawy '21, multimedia journalism, received the Broadcast Education Association’s Award of Excellence for their public service announcement (PSA) on Memorable Moments in Broadcast History.

AUC Appoints Two New Deans

AUC has named Lotfi Gaafar the new dean for the School of Sciences and Engineering and John Meloy, the new dean for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Presidential Inaugurations: A Tradition and Tribute

The inauguration of AUC’s 13th President Ahmad S. Dallal is just six days away, marking an important milestone for the University. A presidential inauguration represents a new chapter in the life of a university and a special moment in its history.

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Campus Conversation October 14

Campus Conversation: COVID-19 Updates, Scientific Advice and What to Expect

Last week’s Campus Conversation focused on the epidemiological situation at AUC and in Egypt, as well as the University’s COVID-19 safety measures. Here’s what you need to know: AUC  

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Karim Seddik Receives AUC's Faculty Merit Award for Research on Mobile Networks, Precision Medicine:

Karim Seddik, professor of electronics and communications engineering and associate dean for graduate studies and research at AUC’s School of Sciences and Engineering, is no stranger to winning awards. His research has been recognized and published time and again by major entities such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Egyptian state.

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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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Campus Conversation: COVID Updates, Science Advice and What to Expect

October 14, The latest on AUC's ongoing pandemic response management. Distinguished University Professor Hassan Azzazy, chair of AUC's Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19, will share the group's work. In addition, panelists will give updates.

AUC Faculty Spotlight: Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid

October 10, Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, professor of construction and Egypt's former "Man-Killer" hurdle champion, shares his insights and experiences as an athlete striving to maintain the balance between his career as an engineer and his sport, and looks back at his fondest memories as a record-breaking athlete.

Managing Mental Health; De-Stress, Bounce Back, and Take care of Yourself

September 28, Carie Forden, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, and Dr. Ola Morsy, chief clinical counselor at AUC's center for student Well-Being, share tips on how to deal with stress and anxiety as we continue our lives in the midst of the pandemic.

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