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Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news and events


Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news

AUC Holds First Virtual Open Day with 800 Prospective Students

Around 800 prospective students attended AUC's first virtual Open Day last Saturday, and more than 20 faculty members engaged with the students.  Prospective students from a diverse set of high school backgrounds explored the 40 majors and 55 minors offered at the University. Each school had a Zoom booth and was represented by a faculty member who answered questions about the different courses, tracks and programs found at the school. The Student Service Center also had a booth to answer any additional questions about programs and admissions

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Aisha Altubuly

Aisha Altubuly '21 Combats Gender-Based Violence in Libya

“Gender-based violence can be in the form of patriarchal norms through propagating gender stereotypes and always putting women and girls in a weaker position, or assuming that certain things are out of their capacity because of their gender traits and identity,” asserted Aisha Altubuly '21, political science graduate who received the Tomorrow’s Leaders US State-Department Funded (TL) scholarship at AUC.

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nour and heba

Know, Be, Rise: ‘Unscripted’ Dialogs with Female Leaders

“’'Empowered women, empower women’. This quote has always driven me forward as I grew up surrounded by empowered women who pushed me to be who I am today,” said Nour Hesham, marketing senior and president of the Business Association (BA). 

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Influential Women #MakingAUCProud

March 8, AUC is full of women who lead, inspire and accomplish. For International Women's Day 2021, we feature 21 women we highlighted in News@AUC this academic year.

Campus Conversation: Updates

March 7, This Campus Conversation discusses University updates on COVID-19, anti-harassement training, hybrid instruction and more.

AUC Students Creates Concrete for Planet Mars

March 4, A group of construction engineering students at AUC developed a type of concrete from materials present on planet Mars to help mankind to inhabit the planet.


Faculty in The Media

Laila El Baradei '83, '88

In an article for the PA TimesLaila El Baradei '83, '88 talks about COVID-19 and ethical dilemmas.

Natalia Borrego

Natalia Borrego, postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Core Curriculum, is hosting a series for PBS titled "Animal IQ." Her first episode on dogs is available. 

Bahia Shehab (MA '09) and Haytham Nawar

The National showcases designs from Bahia Shehab (MA '09) and Haytham Nawar's award-winning book, A History of Arab Graphic Design.



AUC athlete and computer engineering senior Mohamed El-Shenawy ranked seventh among 17 competitors in the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships.


Competing with more than 150 startups, the Department of Chemistry's NanoEbers recently won the Coup de Couer prize at the French-Egyptian Startup Competition for creating a technology used to detect toxins in water.


Five alumnae are ranked in Forbes Middle East as some of the top 50 power businesswomen in the region for their "resilience, flexibility and strength in the face of unprecedented adversity."

People of AUC


At a glance

AUC at a Glance 2020

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Covid issue

COVID-Connected: AUCians Embrace New Normal

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In Service of Egypt

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Arabic Studies

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Graduate study

Graduate Studies

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President's Report

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AUC Scholarships

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Community Service

100 Years of Community Engagement

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Making History Again

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