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May 2024

AUC Hosts Global Gathering of Higher Education Leaders

The American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted recently the annual meeting for the Association of American International Colleges and Universities (AAICU), a consortium of independent, non-for-profit, higher education institutions located outside the United States and based on th

March 2024

AUC Students Awarded the Global Most Novel Idea at the Heart Hackathon in Texas

March 25, 2024, Cairo- A team of 27 undergraduate and graduate students at The American University in Cairo (AUC) won the award for the most novel idea at the international Heart Hackathon, the world’s first Total Artificial Heart (TAH) design competition.

AUC Faculty And Students Shine In Media Arts Festival

March 20, 2024 – Five women from The American University in Cairo: Four students and one faculty member have been recognized by the 2024 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts.

The Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative Partners With AUC And UCL on Alzheimer’s Detection And Risk Reduction Efforts

March 4, 2024, Cairo – Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC), the organization leading an unprecedented worldwide response to Alzheimer’s disease, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (Mo

February 2024

AUC Press Book “Time And Power in Azraq Refugee Camp” Awarded The 2023 Alixa Naff Book Prize

February 26, 2024, Cairo – The American University in Cairo Press book Time and Power in Azraq Refugee Camp by Melissa Gatter (AUC Press, 2023), has won the 2023 Alixa Naff Book Prize

AUC Professor Bernard O'kane Wins Iran's Book of The Year Award

Professor Bernard O'Kane, a distinguished scholar in Islamic art and architecture at The American University in Cairo, has been awarded Iran’s prestigious World Book of the Year Award for his rich and exquisi

January 2024

AUC Press Participates in The 2024 Cairo International Book Fair

The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) is participating in the 2024 Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF), which opens today to the public and runs until February 6, 2022, at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC) in New Cairo. 

AUC Wins First Place As The Best Smoke-Free University In The Region

January 22, 2024, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) has recently won first place as the Best Smoke-Free University in the Arab Anti-Smoking Award’s inaugural edition, organized by the Arab Union for Humanities and Development (AUHD).  The award is a recognitio

December 2023

AUC’s Newly Revamped Website Wins Education Digital Marketing Award

The American University in Cairo’s newly revamped website, www.aucegypt.edu, won a merit award in the 11th Annual Education Digital Marketing