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Board of Trustees Approves 2021-2022 Tuition

AUC’s Board of Trustees approved tuition for 2021-2022 at its meeting last month, as part of the approved budget for the next fiscal year starting on July 1. The new tuition rate represents a 3% increase in U.S. dollar terms as compared to Fall 2020. In light of the prevailing exchange rate, the increase in Egyptian pound terms also represents a 3% increase compared to Fall 2020 and a 1.8% increase compared to Fall 2018.

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Campus Conversation: Back to Campus Fall 2021

Last Thursday’s Campus Conversation focused on Fall 2021 and the AUC’s efforts around a full face-to-face instruction model that’s set to take place, discussing the required COVID vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access our campuses and University housing.  

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AUC Venture Lab, Egypt Ministry of Planning Launch Training Program to Support Entrepreneurship

The AUC Venture Lab and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development have collaborated to launch a capacity-building program for business incubators and accelerators

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Mark Turnage: ‘I Completely Fell in Love with AUC, Egypt’

“I am privileged to be chair of the Board of Trustees because it continues my ability to stay engaged with the region and, frankly, to pay back. AUC and the region have given so much to me over the years, and I am honored to be able to try and pay some of that back,” said Mark Turnage (ALU ’82), CEO of DarkOwl and chair of AUC’s Board of Trustees.

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Graduate Students Internationally Recognized for Environmental Research

PhD students Alaa Abbas and Ahmed Tarek (MA '19) recently won the Young African Talents award as part of the international Eni Awards.  “Wining [this award] is a significant step in my career,” Abbas said. 

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AUC Press Faculty Review Board Launched

“‘The true university of these days is a collection of books.’ This quote from the work of [historian and writer] Thomas Carlyle expresses the way I view my membership of the AUC Press Faculty Review Board,” said Hania Sholkamy ’85, ’89, associate professor at the Social Research Center. “Being on the board helps builds the University.”

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AUC Launches Executive Education Program on Regional Trade

AUC's School of Business has launched The African Regional Trade Professional Certificate, a specialized executive education program, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), represented by the Egyptian Agency for Partnership of Development (EAPD). The African Regional Trade Professional Certificate is a specialized executive education program that caters to the needs and requirements of business delegates involved in regional trade within the African continent.

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Magical Moments

Magical Moments

Nada Hussein Habib had no idea she was about to be offered a full scholarship to AUC on live TV. As the highest performing thanawiya amma student of 2018, she was invited to appear on the Maakom Mona Elshazly show, prepared to talk about her accomplishments and future goals. Little did she know, AUC President Francis Ricciardone had orchestrated the whole thing — from tracking her down to getting her on the show — and was waiting for the right moment to break the news.  “The crowd went wild,” Ricciardone says, laughing as he recalled the moment. “And she accepted, of course.” 

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President Francis Ricciardone's Farewell

Centennial Coins "I would like to present Frank and Marie with a memento of the centennial —a limited edition gold coin currency from the Egyptian Mint Authority. There are only 20 of them in the world. Designed by AUC students, the coin features two striped arches — representing arches on both campuses coming together to connect the past and the future — a portal to AUC."

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Women in Laboratories

Women in Physics in Muslim-Majority Countries

“Unfortunately, science as a field, to many, is associated with masculinity, and I wanted to challenge this myth,” said Heba EL-Deghaidy, chair of the Department of International and Comparative Education at AUC's School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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How Can We Create Safe, Inclusive and Diverse Workplaces?

This week's SpeakUp Dialog Series invited guests to discuss how to make the workplace a more inclusive environment. Sherif Kamel Dean, AUC School of Business

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Changing Perspectives: Anthropology's Unique Life Lessons

For Soraya Altorki, professor of anthropology, the study of anthropology is more a look into different perspectives on life than it is a science. That’s why she established the Soraya Altorki Award in Ethnographic Research, giving students the chance to write publishable work and increase their interest in anthropology. Each Spring, the Award Committee will select the best piece of ethnographic, for a $1000 prize.

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A Passion and a Duty: Serving Humanity Through Robotics

For Maki Habib, professor of mechanical engineering, taking part in the growth and development of mechatronics and robotics isn’t just a passion but a duty. 

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AUC Schools Rank Top in Africa

Eduniversal and QS World University rankings have ranked different AUC programs as some of the top performing and highest delivering academic courses of study in the continent, and the world. Check out some of the recent rankings by school below. 

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Alumni Among Top CEOs of the Middle East

Forbes Middle East spotlights the Middle East's top CEOs every year, focusing on company growth and economic and strategic importance as the Middle East undergoes massive economic and geopolitical changes. Among the top CEOs are a number of AUC alumni, with Elham Mahfouz '84 being one of the only two women on the list. Read about them below. You can find the full list here.  

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