Media Releases and Statements

September 2022

AUC Joins UN's Race To Zero Campaign

The American University in Cairo (AUC) joins the Race to Zero campaign, a UN-backed global initiative aimed at achieving a zero-carbon world.

AUC Signs MOU with GAHAR to Build Healthcare Professionals' Capacity

The School of Business Executive Education at The American University in Cairo (AUC) signed an MOU last Thursday with the General Authority for Healthcare Accreditation and Regulation (GAHAR) to build healthcare professionals’ capacity.

AUC's Rare Books and Special Collections Library Accepts 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize in South Korea

At a prestigious ceremony held this month at Cheongju city in South Korea, The American University in Cairo (AUC) Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) accepted the 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize for the decades of preservation work carried out by the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL).

AUC Press Releases First Two Audiobooks External

The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) inaugurated its audiobook publishing list with two internationally acclaimed books in the children’s literature and fiction categories.

The American University in Cairo, USAID And Alexandria University To Launch the First Symposium on Sustainable Water Solutions External

The American University in Cairo (AUC), The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Alexandria University will launch Egypt’s first international symposium on water sustainable solutions on September 6 in Alexandria, Egypt.

August 2022

AUC and Microsoft Sign an MOU To Build Students' Digital Capabilities and Meet the Changing Needs of the Market

The American University in Cairo (AUC) and Microsoft Egypt signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide students with the necessary tools and experience to strengthen their digital skills and meet the changing needs of tomorrow's labor market.

AUC Venture Lab Named Best Accelerator Program in Africa

The Venture Lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC) was recognized as the Best Accelerator in Africa at the inaugural Global Startup Awards (GSA) Africa summit, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa in June.

July 2022

AUC Students Win First Place at 2022 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

Five students from the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECNG) at the American University in Cairo won recently first place worldwide in the 2022 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition in the digital health track for their device, GlucoClip, a glucose blood monitoring device for diabetics.

AUC Press Publishes Hamdi Abu Golayyel’s Compelling The Men Who Swallowed The Sun

Hoopoe, an imprint of AUC Press, has just released Hamdi Abu Golayyel’s The Men Who Swallowed the Sun, translated from the Arabic by Humphrey Davies.