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RiseUp summit is Coming to AUC

For the first time, AUC will be the main partner and host of RiseUp Summit, the one-stop-shop event connecting startups in the Middle East and Africa.

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Students Reuse Industrial Waste in Construction to Provide Practical Housing Models

According to the World Bank, with rapid population growth and urbanization, annual waste generation is expected to increase to 3.4 billion tons in 2050.

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Emmy and Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Jerome Gary Visits AUC

Emmy and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and Chairman of the MENA Media Fund Jerome Gary visited AUC recently to discuss his work in the region and his future plans in Egypt.  Renowned Director Yousri Nasrallah and Producer Mohamed Hefzy with Filmmaker Jerome Gary 

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New International Students

With the beginning of the new academic year, AUC welcomes the new international students from all over the globe. So the question here is how do they find their new university, and how do they spend their time here on campus?

A Chat with CASA Stateside Director Sonia Shiri

AUC has been home to the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) for more than 50 years. With the CASA U.S. offices moved to the University of Arizona, we had a chat with Sonia Shiri, the new CASA stateside director. Hear her discuss what she's excited about at AUC and what she looks forward to most.

AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Sameh Makram Ebeid

As AUC celebrates 100 years of its ambitious student union, Sameh Makram Ebeid '75, parliamentarian, consultant, and former student union president, tells us about the day that redefined the voice of the student union at AUC back in 1973, and how he reformed what used to be the "higher board" into the AUC "student union" it is today. #AUC100


Egyptology Professor Fayza Haikal was recognized for her lifetime contributions to the Egyptology field

The International Association of Egyptologists awarded Fayza Haikal, professor of Egyptology at AUC, an Honorary Membership — the association's highest accolade — "for a lifetime of brilliant scholarly contributions to Egyptology." Only three other people have ever been recognized with this honor since the establishment of the association in the early 1970s. Read more about Haikal's accomplishments.

The Japanese government bestows Nabil Fahmy '74, '77, Egypt's former foreign affairs minister and founding dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun of the First Degree. Read More

Malak Zaalouk '71, '76, director of AUC's Middle East Institute of Higher Education, is the first Egyptian board chair of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. Click here to learn about her experience at the 2019 International Conference on Learning Cities in Colombia.

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