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The Future of AUC: Second Annual Strategic Business Planning Conference

Strengthening its culture of community involvement, AUC held the Second Annual Strategic Business Planning Conference this week, virtually bringing together around 70 AUC leaders to discuss the University’s FY22 plans and the integrated planning process at large.

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The First to Specialize in Nanotubes in Egypt: Amal Esawi Works to Make Aluminum Stronger and Lightweight

"When I first joined Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center, I developed a huge interest in nanotechnology. We all got into it and started researching it. Little was known about it back then," said Amal Esawi '89, ‘90, professor of mechanical engineering.

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AUC Alumni Among Forbes Middle East's Top 50 Power Businesswomen

Every year, Forbes Middle East selects and ranks 50 powerful businesswomen from across the region. The women were chosen because they have "shown resilience, flexibility, and strength in the face of unprecedented adversity, both in the workplace and in their communities," according to Forbes. Egypt leads with the highest number of women on the list, eight, followed by the United Arab Emirates with seven. Five AUC alumni are featured on the list this year.

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10 Reasons to Study at The American University in Cairo

February 16, Here are the top 10 reasons to join AUC, the region’s leading English-language, U.S.-accredited institution of higher education and the center of the Arab world’s intellectual, social and cultural life.

Virtual Campus Conversation: Start of Spring Semester

February 4, This virtual campus conversation discusses the updated COVID-19 guidance from University leadership as well as Spring 2021 semester plans, from academics and campus life to general updates on what to expect.

Soraya Bahgat '06, Member of UN Women Gender Innovation Agora

January 31, Interview with Soraya Bahgat '06, Member of UN Women Gender Innovation Agora #AUCSpeakUp


Faculty in The Media

Maha Bali '01

Maha Bali '01 talks about community-building activities on the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.

Angus Blair

Angus Blair talks to CNBC about Saudi Arabia's expected budget deficit. 

Salima Ikram  (YAB '86)

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) gives the SYFY Wire insight on the mummy with the golden tongue.



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."


With a focus on social impact, the graduation projects of four of our graphic design alumni showcased different ways to innovate and educate in Egypt. Their work was featured in the Global Grad Show.

Sherif Kamel

Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13, dean of the School of Business, represents AUC as a board member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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

Making History Again

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