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Campus Conversation

Join us on Thursday, July 9 for the next Virtual Campus Conversation: Back to Fall to learn about plans for Fall 2020, including the approach to courses, operational guidelines and staff work policies. 

It will be moderated by Firas Al-Atraqchi '94, '97, associate professor of practice, chair of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, and faculty adviser for The Caravan student newspaper.

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'The World Will Never be the Same:' Faculty Share Insights on U.S. Protests, Black Lives Matter

“What we are seeing right now in the United States and around the world is a reckoning that has been coming for a long time,” said Mark Deets, assistant professor of African history. “It comes after a series of police murders and abusive conduct, but the murder of George Floyd was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.” 

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Third Media Virtual Discussion

AUC Holds Third Virtual Media Discussion on Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

AUC's third Virtual Media Discussion centered on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

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AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

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Student's Organizations

June 28, AUCTV's interview with The Insider and the AUC Latin Troupe student organizations about their operations during COVID-19.

Congratulations Class of #AUC2020

June 25, Some messages from our community to AUC's Class of 2020.

Writers and Quarantine

June 23, AUCTV's interview with an AUC faculty member and other writers about how their jobs have changed during the pandemic.

AUC Master's Student interview

June 23, AUCTV's interview with a master's student about her experience with online learning.

Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

June 21, The third Virtual Media Discussion, which invited journalists to hear from Alaa El-Din Adris, associate provost for research, innovation and creativity, and faculty members on AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

Aidan Dodson looks into the life of Egypt's last king, Ramesese III

June 18, Aidan Dodson, honorary professor of Egyptology at the University of Bristol, discuss his most recently published book, Rameses III, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife (AUC Press, 2019).

“This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 7

June 17, John Baboukis, professor and director of AUC's music program, play some sounds of Domenico Scarlatti for the seventh video of This is Not a Concert.

Egypt’s Diplomacy in War, Peace and Transition: Conversation with Nabil Fahmy

June 17, The King's College London Institute for Middle Eastern Studies virtual event for the launch of Egypt’s Diplomacy in War, Peace and Transition, the book by Nabil Fahmy '74, '77, founding dean of AUC's School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer

June 17, Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer was funded by a Bartlett Family Foundation Grant for Critical Challenges. The grant was issued to its principal investigator,  Asma Amleh (associate professor in the AUC Department of Biology and Director of the AUC Biotechnology Program), and to its co-investigator, Terri Ginsberg (assistant professor in the AUC Film Program), to support research that Amleh is conducting on the early detection of ovarian cancer. The video was directed by Francesca A. Andrade, who teaches film production in the AUC Film Program. It was edited by Mohamed Gawad, an occasional adjunct in the Film Program, and involved the participation of AUC Biology, Film, and Graphic Design students.



Tarek Selim '92, 95, professor of economics, has been awarded the Academy of Management Best Reviewer Award 2020 for the Technology and Innovation Division.

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Amina Tarraf '12 was recently appointed as associate minister of social solidarity for social policies.


A case study submitted by AUC's El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center in the School of Business and authored by Ashraf Sheta, assistant professor in the Department of Management, and his students won the European Foundation for Management Development Case Writing Competition’s Family Business category.


Evan Hill (SAB '06), a journalist on The New York Times Visual Investigations team who was a study-abroad student at AUC, recently won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, along with fellow staff members.


Reem Bassiouney, a professor in the Department of Applied Linguistics and recipient of the Supreme Council of Culture's Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Egyptian Novel for her best-selling book, Awlad Annas (Sons of the People: The Mamluk Trilogy), speaks to KAWA News about her award and being a female writer.

Sherin Shawky

Sherine Shawky, a senior research scientist at the Social Research Center, talked to Boston University's BU Today about Egypt's response to COVID-19.

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