Media Releases and Statements

November 2020

AUC Launches SpeakUp Dialog Series to Raise Awareness about Sexual Harassment

As part of its AUCSpeakUp initiative, The American University in Cairo (AUC) launched last Thursday AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series in Ewart Hall, Tahrir Square Campus

Ten AUC Professors in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

Ten professors from The American University in Cairo (AUC) have been named in the Stanford University- Elsevier list of the top 2% most-cited scientists in various disciplines worldwide.

AUC Faculty Member Reshapes Universities' Infrastructure to Facilitate Education for Autistic Students

To facilitate education for students with autism, Magda Mostafa, associate professor at the Department of Architecture at The American University in Cairo (AUC) and international autism design expert, is currently working to deliver a Dublin City University (DCU) Autism-Friendly University Design Guide, in light of her expertise and development of the Autism ASPECTSS Design Index.

October 2020

AUC Holds Media Virtual Discussion on the Impact of the U.S. Elections on Egypt and the Middle East

AUC held a Media Virtual Discussion yesterday titled: “The Impact of the U.S. Elections on Egypt and the Middle East.” Speakers were Bahgat Korany, professor of international relations and political economy at AUC, and Karim Haggag, professor of practice at AUC’s School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and director of the Prince Alwaleed Center for American Studies and Research.

AUC Faculty Win Egyptian State Prizes for Contributions in Science, Technology

Three faculty members at The American University in Cairo (AUC) recently won State Prizes in Science and Technology for their scientific contributions and achievements. The prizes were awarded by The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.

AUC’s Center of Excellence for Water Participates in Cairo Water Week 2020

For the second year in a row, the Center of Excellence for Water at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is participating in Cairo Water Week (CWW) 2020, one of the most significant water-related events at the national, regional and international levels, organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.

AUC Collaborates on International DeVilag Project to Support Egypt's Rural Community

The Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES) at AUC, in collaboration with Egyptian and European universities, as well as local public and private entities — is working on a three-year project, DeVilag, to support the Egyptian rural community.

AUC Team Wins Award at International Biosensor Competition

A multidisciplinary team of students at AUC recently came in second place in the Public Inspiration Award category at the international SensUs 2020 Competition, held virtually by the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

September 2020

AUC Discusses the Opportunities and Challenges of The New Academic Year in a Virtual Roundtable Discussion

AUC held yesterday a virtual media roundtable discussion titled: Academic Year 2020-2021: Hybrid Model, New Opportunities, and Challenges. Speakers were AUC President Francis Ricciardone, AUC Counselor Ashraf Hatem, and AUC Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman.