Egyptology

Women in Ancient Egypt Current Research and Historical Trends

International scholars and Egyptologists from Egypt, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Spain, Switzerland, France, Germany and a host of other countries will be at AUC Tahrir Square from October 31 to November 2 for the Women in Ancient Egypt: Current Research and Historical Trends conference, the first-of-its-kind in Egypt and the Middle East. 

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'Timeless' Investments: New Scholarships Widening Our Reach

Samaa Abdelhamid, a freshman majoring in political science, said her life changed when she found out she’d be attending AUC. For her, receiving the Dr. Hamza Alkholi Public School Scholarship not only gave her the opportunity to study at the University, but it meant she’d be one step closer to achieving her dream of working toward more accessible education in Egypt.

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Sustainable Community Rooftop Garden in an Informal Cairo neighborhood

AUC graduate students Omar Abdelkader and Menna Mansour, both pursuing a Master of Science in sustainable development, were interviewed on CBC TV channel for their work on establishing a sustainable community rooftop garden in an informal Cairo neighborhood. 

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J-PAL at AUC Partners with UNICEF, Uses Evidence-Based Methods to Reduce Poverty

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at AUC (J-PAL) is partnering with UNICEF Egypt to host the first Global Evidence for Egypt seminar titled “Overcoming Youth Unemployment in Egypt: What We Can Learn from Randomized Evaluations.”

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AUC-RiseUp Summit Partnership in Centennial Year

RiseUp Summit is coming to AUC New Cairo for the first time and is expected to attract 8,000-10,000 people, representing 60 countries. Startups and speakers from all around the world will be on campus from December 5 to 7 to conduct talks and workshops, and to inspire young entrepreneurs.

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AUC's Master in International Management/CEMS Welcomes First Cohort

This fall, AUC welcomed the first cohort of students to its Master in International Management/CEMS (The Global Alliance in Management Education) — the only AUC program ranked by the Financial Times and The Economist. AUC is the only CEMS academic partner in Africa and the Middle East.

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Amir El-Shenawy '13 Wins Two CineGouna Awards in GFF 2019

The Fountain of Bakhchisarai produced by Amir El-Shenawy ’13 has just won two CineGouna Springboard awards at El Gouna Film Festival 2019 (GFF).

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AUC Hosts Junior Cairo International Model United Nations Conference

More than 2,000 students from over 40 schools in Egypt were at AUC last week for the Junior Cairo International Model United Nations conference to take part in diplomatic simulations.   JCIMUN is an annual high school level conference where students from all around the world are exposed to the work of the United Nations.

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AUC Theatre Students Work at Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre

AUC theatre students were involved in over 20 different plays and workshops brought to Cairo from around the world as part of the 26th annual Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre. Students majoring and minoring in theatre volunteered their time to help translate, organize workshops and volunteer both behind the scenes and on stage at one of largest theatre festivals in the region. 

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Data Science, Gender, Interior Spaces Design Among New Undergraduate Studies this Fall

This fall, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the School of Sciences and Engineering added new majors, minors and graduate programs to their curricula. At the undergraduate level, there is a Bachelor of Science in data science, minor in gender studies and minor in design of interior spaces. At the graduate level, there is a Master of Science in architecture, Master of Science in petroleum, Master of Engineering in petroleum and a graduate diploma in global affairs.  

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A New Era of Digital Education at AUC

Attend the Digital Education Campus Conversation on October 9 in Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo to learn more about the innovative initiative. 

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Meet Rachel Awad: Senior Director of Academic Affairs Projects

Rachel Awad is AUC's new senior director of academic affairs projects in the Office of the Provost. With more than 25 years of experience in educational management at universities, ministries of education and NGOs in the United States and the Middle East, Awad is looking forward to being part of AUC.

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New Faculty Look Forward to Research Opportunities, Cultural Experiences at AUC

With 35 new faculty members from 17 different countries worldwide, the AUC community continues to grow in diversity and scholarship. Our new faculty enrich the University's global perspective, with professors coming from the United States, Austria, Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, South Africa, Jordan, Lebanon, Mozambique, Palestine, Yemen and Egypt. One month into the semester and plenty of the new faculty have already had great experiences with their students and are ready to advance their research and cultural understandings here at AUC. 

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David Bonderman Travel and Learning Endowed Fund for American Students

The newly established David Bonderman (CASA ’69) Travel and Learning Endowed Fund at AUC will help bring more Americans to Egypt to study at AUC, whether as degree-seeking or study-abroad students.  The $1.5 million gift will provide full or partial support for undergraduate and graduate American students to study in any discipline at AUC — increasing the University’s campus diversity and global outlook, while enhancing cross-cultural understanding and international exposure. 

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AUC Forum MENA Data Bank First to Centralize, Organize Data on Middle East

The first-of-its-kind in the region, the AUC Forum MENA Data Bank provides a unique space for researchers, scholars and students to view and interact with essential data on 25 countries in the Middle East over a 50-year span.  “This is a convenient location for students, researchers and the general public to see, analyze and interpret data,” Korany said. “Also, AUC is home to the central bank of data on the Middle East, and that is how we can be a present figure in the region.” 

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