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AUC Students Win Prestigious Award at International SensUs Biosensor Competition

A group of AUC students won second place of the Analytical Performance Award at the SensUS 2019 Competition recently held at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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AUC Hosts The Arab International Women's Forum, Empowering Women

Last week, AUC hosted Women as Engines of Economic Growth in collaboration with the Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF). Bringing together key representatives from different sectors, the full-day conference paved the road for in-depth discussions on the glass ceilings facing women and delivered recommendations on how to break such ceilings, empower women and challenge the status quo.

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Opening of AUC Tahrir Cafeteria

The newly renovated Tahrir Cultural Center celebrated the opening of the new cafeteria last night with a reception and concert. 

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AUC, Alexandria University Establish Center of Excellence for Water

AUC and Alexandria University have recently inaugurated a USAID-funded Center of Excellence for Water at Alexandria University. The initiative aims to catalyze long-term sustainable change in the sector and support the Egyptian government in its Vision 2030 to achieve sustainable development and improve the quality of life.

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Nanotechnology PhD Student Uses Silkworms to Store, Transmit Energy in Fabrics

When Basant Ali, a PhD candidate in AUC's nanotechnology program, proposed an unusual research idea, her friends and professors told her she was crazy. However, a few months after her proposition, Ali’s “crazy” idea turned into a months-long research project and was soon published in Scientific Reports, a branch of the world’s leading multidisciplinary scientific journal, Nature. 

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AUC Discusses New Century Future Plans and Priorities in Media Roundtable Discussion

  “In our centennial year, I am exceedingly proud of the steps we have taken toward making AUC a true catalyst of collaboration between universities both inside and outside of Egypt. Our achievements reflect our mission of exposing international students to Egypt and preparing Egyptian students for the world,” said President Francis Ricciardone

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Danny Brassell Coming to AUC to Inspire People to Read More

Commonly referred to as “Jim Carrey with a PhD,” Danny Brassell, world-renowned reading ambassador and visiting professor at AUC, is bringing his energetic, interactive and informative talks to campus this Sunday.

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AUC Team Wins First Place at International Robot Competition

After three months of hard work, five AUC students won first place at the Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition, held by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, in Anaheim, California in August. AUC's campus practically became home this summer to Mostafa Sedky, Fares Fawzi, Sarah Elfeqy, Mohamed Samy and Mariam Hegazy, all mechanical engineering seniors who spent countless days running between labs and workshops and late nights working on the first-place robot. 

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AUC Welcomes Bruce Flessner as Vice President for North America

A leading entrepreneur who focused his career on helping advance universities’ strategic fundraising plan, a published author, a public speaker on institutional advancement and a road warrior, Bruce Flessner is AUC's vice president for North America. After spending 36 years in founding and leading the American and international consulting firm Bentz Whaley Flessner, he is ready to invest his expertise in AUC's second century to make it "even more remarkable than our first 100 years".

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Arab International Women's Forum Coming to AUC

The Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF) is holding a conference in Cairo for the third time since 2005, and this time around, it’s coming to AUC.

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AUC Welcomes Class of 2023

AUC’s campus is beaming with energy as new and returning students kick off the Fall 2019 semester. Nearly 1,090 new undergraduates and 250 graduate students started their studies as the University initiates the final phase of its centennial celebration: Be The Future.  The new undergraduate class — 58% females and 42% males — is enriching campus diversity, with students coming from the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. 

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AUC to Expand its Career Guidance Services Through National Management Institute Collaboration

AUC and the National Management Institute recently signed an agreement to build the capacities of the institute's Career Guidance Unit staff. AUC’s Career Center already started training the Career Guidance Unit employees, capitalizing on its decades-long expertise in the field.  

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Hot Off the AUC Press

Distinguished University Professor of Egyptology Salima Ikram's Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt (AUC Press, 2015) appears among Book Riot’s 100 Must-Read Books About Ancient History. It shows how death and burial and the afterlife were so important to the ancient Egyptians and digs into their beliefs, mummification and funeral procedures as well as the logic behind the construction and decoration of the tombs.

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Eduniversal Ranks 13 AUC Master's Programs Among Top in Africa

Thirteen of AUC’s master’s programs have topped the 2019 Eduniversal Rankings, with six being ranked the first in Africa and all among the top 200 worldwide. No. 1 in Africa

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From AUC to Sheffield: Paules Zakhary '18 — A NASA Scientist in the Making

"After being granted my bachelor’s degree in physics with high honors from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, I applied for five masters programs in the UK — all of which I was accepted onto,” said Paules Zakhary ’18 in his interview with the University of Sheffield,

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