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.

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AUC PhD Student Wins L'OREAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Sarah Halawa '11, '14, PhD student in applied sciences with a speci

For The First Time: AUC Main Partner and Host of RiseUp Summit

For the first time, The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be

AUC, USAID Celebrate The Inauguration of Menoufia University Center for Career Development

The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated today the o

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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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'Counting My Blessings:' A Story of Strength, Patience and Faith

Manar Kheir, a freshman and recipient of the Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarships for Students with Disabilities, was six months old when her parents realized there was a problem with her eyesight. They took her to the doctor, hoping to find a solution to her deteriorating vision, but were informed that she would eventually go blind and nothing could be done to stop it. "Do you have any advice?" Kheir’s parents asked the doctor, still holding on to a little strand of hope that their daughter would recover. His advice to them: dedicate everything in your lives to her education. 

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Mariam Ibrahim '19 Designs Hospital Gowns to Track Patient Health, Featured on CNN

Mariam Ibrahim '19, a graphic design graduate, was featured on CNN and at the Global Grad Show in Dubai for her project Hale, a series of hospital garments designed to improve a patient's sense of well-being. Made with antibacterial materials, the gowns use sensors to track a patient's temperature, blood pressure, oxygen and other vital signs.

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Fresh AUC Graduate Designs Mechanical Engineering Prototype for Healthcare Applications

In Summer 2018, as part of AUC's Undergraduate Research Program, Belquis Haider ’19, mechanical engineering graduate and a recipient of the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship, interned with the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.

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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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Alumni Behind the Scenes: AUC100 Be the Future (part 1)

Go behind-the-scenes of the alumni success video and listen to alumni such as Egypt's Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat '95; TV presenter and Journalist Lamis Al Hadidi '87,'90; and Adventurer and Founder of Wild Guanabana Omar Samra '00 share their thoughts about their alma mater and reflect on how AUC encouraged them to dream big.

Alumni Behind the Scenes: AUC100 Be the Future (part 2)

We're not done yet! We're still going strong with our one-on-one interviews. Stay tuned. #AUC100

A Chat with Jerome Gary

Academy Award and Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker, and Chairman of the MENA Media Fund, Jerome Gary, talks to us about what drew him to come work in the Middle East, his MENA Media Fund's work in the region, as well as his plans for film in Egypt. Gary shares his view on the importance of liberal arts education in shaping generations of film-makers to come, and gives aspiring film makers some words of wisdom!

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