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AUC Alumna Salma Waly

Salma Waly (MA '08) Connects Global Educators to Promote Equity and Inclusivity

Salma Waly (MA '08) wears many hats, from professor, trainer and consultant to mother, author and, most recently, CEO of her own business. The thread that unifies all of her roles is a passion for equitable and inclusive education, not only for students of all ages but also for her fellow teachers.

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AUCians Inspire Change at 2022 World Youth Forum

Engaging with policymakers, international figures and youth leaders representing 135 nationalities, two AUC students and one alumnus attended the fifth annual World Youth Forum (WYF) last month in Sharm El-Sheikh.

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International Students Explore Cairo Ahead of Spring Semester

As spring semester kicks off at AUC, the University is welcoming new undergraduate and graduate international students hailing from over 15 countries, further maintaining its reputation as Egypt's global University.

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Omicron: Where We Are Now

With Omicron cases on the rise, News@AUC spoke to Hassan Azzazy, distinguished University professor, chair of the chemistry department and head of AUC’s Scientific Advisory Committee, to learn about the new variant, what can be done to mitigate its transmission and how this affects the University.

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AUC, USAID Inaugurate Two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University

AUC celebrated the opening of two University Centers for Career Development (UCCDs) at Tanta University's Faculties of Engineering and Commerce, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 

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AUC-Azza Fahmy Collaboration Brings Jewelry Business Studies for Creative Entrepreneurs

Collaborating with the Design Studio by Azza Fahmy, AUC’s School of Continuing Education (SCE) is launching a new 14-week course that will empower jewelry artists with the skills and business knowledge they need to launch a successful and sustainable business.

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New Professional Diploma at AUC Prepares Students to Tackle Climate Challenges

AUC launched a new professional diploma this year for students interested in water, agriculture, and renewable energy — and more broadly, Egypt’s future. 

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Intl Students

International Students Make 'Lifelong Memories' During Winter Session at AUC

“I have truly felt welcomed since day one and am very happy with my choice to study here,” said Matt Sanderfoot, an actuarial science major from the University of St. Thomas (UST) of his experience at AUC so far.

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Former AUC president Donald McDonald

AUC Mourns the Loss of Former President Donald McDonald

Former AUC President Donald McDonald died this month. McDonald, who served as AUC’s president from 1990 to 1997, led the University through a period of expansion and increased recognition.

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AUC Alumnus Ahmed ElGamal Makes MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 List

Ahmed Hany ElGamal ‘12 has been named as a leading Innovator Under 35 in the Middle East and North Africa (IU35 MENA) by the MIT Technology Review Arabia for his invention LinkBox, a collaborative document editing software. 

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Mohamed Hamza- AUC Counselor

AUC Welcomes New University Counselor Mohamed Hamza

With the start of the new year, the University is welcoming University Counselor Mohamed Hamza, who began his role on January 1, bringing with him a wealth of experience and ideas.

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Hassan Azzazy Named Founder of the Year by Northern Africa Startup Awards

After winning the French-Egyptian Prize for Technology a few months prior, NanoEbers has snagged another award, with its CEO Hassan Azzazy, distinguished University professor in AUC’s Department of Chemistry, being named a <

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Hassan Azzazy, Nageh Allam Elected Fellows of African Academy of Sciences

Professors from the School of Sciences and Engineering Hassan Azzazy and Nageh Allam have been elected fellows to the African Academy of Sciences (AAS).

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Shahira Fahmy Examines the Role of Social Media in Journalism and Peacebuilding

In her latest study, Shahira Fahmy, professor in AUC’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, finds that, rather than fostering communication among average citizens, in the wake of a violent attack, social media platforms can instead help powerful elites to manipulate the public discourse.

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Amr Adly

Amr Adly Awarded for Innovative Book Exploring Egypt’s Fraught Market-Making Efforts

Amr Adly, assistant professor in AUC’s Department of Political Science, uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine the interrelationship between politics, society and economic development in Egypt and th

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