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Spring Commencement Awards

AUC Recognizes Outstanding Grads, Faculty at Spring Commencement

Sixteen graduates and three faculty members were awarded at AUC's Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies in late June. The awards recognized a number of academic and service-related achievements by recipients, from earning the highest grade point average across different disciplines to furthering women's empowerment and demonstrating excellence in teaching.

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Salma Ibrahim

Al Ghurair STEM Scholar Aspires to Break New Ground in Biochemistry, Disease Prevention

The death of Salma Abou Elhassan grandmother greatly affected her decision to attend AUC.  Diagnosed with breast cancer, the physicians at the time deemed Abou Elhassan's grandmother a “hopeless case” and decided not to take any further actions on the matter. Appalled by the reality of the limitations of medicine, this experience propelled Abou Elhassan to realize what she wanted to do in her career. 

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Ahmad Khan teaches at AUC

Ahmad Khan Appointed Visiting Professor at Columbia Ahead of Publishing Monograph on Sunnism 

Ahmad Khan, assistant professor in AUC’s Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, has been awarded the Arcapita Visiting Professor at Columbia University for Spring 2022, hosted by the Middle East Institute and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia, where he is currently teaching the graduate course, Islamic Thought in an Age of Print.

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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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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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