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January 2023

AUC Press Publishes New Edition of DUST, a Photographic Compilation of Abandoned Palaces and Grand Buildings in Egypt

The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) has released a newly revised and expanded edition of Dust: Egypt’s Forgotten Architecture by Xenia Nikolskaya. With photographs by Nikolskaya and contributing essays by Heba Farid and Omar Nagati, the book is a stunning photographic compilation of Egypt’s abandoned palaces and grand buildings.

December 2022

AUC Launches New Minor in Behavioral Neuroscience

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has launched a new behavioral neuroscience minor.

Students from The American University in Cairo Win at the Universities Squash World Cup Games

Student athletes at The American University in Cairo (AUC) won two gold and one bronze medals in the Squash World University Championship held in Egypt at New Giza courts.

AUC Receives $86 Million USAID Grant, Largest in University History, for Scholarships and Training

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded The American University in Cairo (AUC) $86 million for USAID Egyptian Pioneers.

The American University in Cairo Celebrates the Graduation of the 13th Cohort of The Access Microscholarship Program

The School of Continuing Education (SCE) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated the graduation of the 13th cohort of The Access Microscholarship Program.

AUC Press Awards Fatma Qandil the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2022

The American University in Cairo (AUC) Press announced today the award of the 2022 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature to the Egyptian writer Fatma Qandil for her novel Aqfas farigha (Empty Cages).

AUC School of Business Holds Business Forward Event on Egypt’s Economy in 2023

Marking its fifth anniversary, Business Forward, the knowledge portal of the School of Business at The American University in Cairo (AUC), held its annual event at AUC Tahrir campus.

AUC School of Business Hosts the 2022 CEMS Master in International Management Graduation Ceremony by Giza Pyramids

The School of Business at The American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted for the first time the 2022 CEMS Master in International Management Graduation Ceremony, which celebrated the graduation of over 1,200 CEMS graduates of 78 nationalities from 34 top business schools around the world.

JPAL Middle East and North Africa at AUC Launches Fellowship to Support Emerging Development Researchers

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa at the School of Business, The American University in Cairo (J-PAL MENA at AUC) announced today the launch of the MENA Scholars Fellowship and opened the call for applications for the fellowship’s first cohort.