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Liquid Gaze

In Photos: AUC's Eye-Catching Senior Art Exhibition 'Liquid Gaze'

Towering in the middle of AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) is a metal sculpture containing intricate shapes made of iron, accompanied by three paintings on a nearby wall. Visual arts major Nour Tawfik ‘22, describes the installation, “Nostalgia is a Dirty Liar…” — which took her a year’s worth of research and creativity to make for her senior project:

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AUC Alumni Awards

AUC Awards 13 Alumni at 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony

From entrepreneurial giants and athletes to the young superstars powering our favorite startups, thirteen alumni were awarded at AUC's 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony last week.  The ceremony, hosted by AUC's Office of Alumni Engagement, was the first awards ceremony since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Khodeir and Badran

Najla Badran Two-Time Winner at Granshan Type Design Competition for Collaboration with Renowned Egyptian Calligrapher

Najla Badran, adjunct professor in AUC’s Department of the Arts, won third prize and received an honorable mention during the 12th Granshan Type Design Competition for her work in digitizing the typefaces of Egyptian calligrapher Moussad Khodeir, known as Khodeir Al-Borsaidy.

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Award-Winning Faculty Spotlight: Mohamed Salama

June15, Associate Professor Mohamed Salama, one of AUC's awarded-winning faculty members, discusses his most recent awards: the SOT Arab Toxicologists Association SIG Outstanding Professional Award and the 2022 ideal physician prize by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, and sheds light on his work toward finding external and internal determinants of diseases.

Award-Winning Faculty Spotlight: Haytham Nawar

June 15, Associate Professor and Department of the Arts Chair Haytham Nawar, one of AUC's awarded-winning faculty members, talks to us about his latest project, Generative Pictographic Language. He takes us through his work with AI to generate a language both machines and humans can use as well as his book Language of Tomorrow: Towards a Transcultural Visual Communication System in a Posthuman Condition.

School of Global Affairs and Public Policy 2022 Commencement Address: Ahmed Darwish

June 5, Ahmed Darwish, chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone and former minister of state for Administration Development, delivers the keynote address at the AUC School of Global Affairs and Public Policy commencement ceremony.

Innovative Technology

Hands holding test tubes with plants in them

Healing Wounds Using Plant-Based Materials

NanoEbers is a deeptech startup company that develops wound care products, including biodegradable wound dressings and hemostatic sponges that can immediately stop bleeding. The startup's wound dressings are loaded with natural antimicrobials, including bee venom, bacteriophage and medicinal plant extracts.

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22 Jun

Future of Energy: Dispelling the Myths

02:30 PM - 04:00 PM AUC New Cairo
The future of humans on earth directly hinges on how we generate and use energy. Today, we depend globally on oil (31.2%), coal (27.2%), and gas (24.7%) for energy. Fossil fuels are often reported as a primary source of emissions and pollution. In this panel, we will discuss different energy sources, including green and renewable energy sources and fossil fuels. Our panelists will discuss the f...
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22 Jun

Chicago Children's Choir

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM AUC Tahrir Square
Register now for a festive night full of music featuring the world-renowned Chicago Children's Choir and AUC's own pop music phenomenon Nesma Mahgoub '13 along with talented local youth.
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23 Jun

AUC Climate Change Initiative Launch

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM AUC New Cairo
Join AUC President Ahmed Dallal and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund Mahmoud Mohieldin (joining virtually) as they tackle the importance of utilizing education and research to reduce our environmental footprint.
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#MAKINGAUCPROUD

AUC Alumni Awards

From entrepreneurial giants and athletes to the young superstars powering our favorite startups, 13 alumni were recognized at AUC's 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony last week.

Aya Ayman won the bronze medal at the World Para Swimming Championship in Portugal 2022

Student-athlete and Egypt's Paralympic World Champion Aya Abbas won the bronze medal in the 100m freestyle event at the World Para Swimming Championship in Portugal. Read AUC's profile on Abbas here.

A woman handing an award to a student at 24th National Egyptian Film Festival

Student Ahmed Dash was awarded Best Supporting Actor by Egypt's Minister of Culture, Inès Abdel Daïm, at the 24th National Egyptian Film Festival.

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