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Sherif Kamel Appointed as President of the Board of Governors of AmCham Egypt

Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13, founding dean of AUC School of Business won by acclamation the position of President of the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) for the 2019-2021 term, starting June first.  

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NextARCH Lab

Architecture Tsunami Exhibition Opens

Architecture Tsunami exhibition, the first of a series of activities focused on Egypt’s contemporary architecture and urbanism, is part of NextARCH Lab, a new interactive resource center and engagement platform that empowers all stakeholders of the built environment to provoke critical questions and deliver tangible solutions that improve the quality of life in the city.

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100 Years of Excellence Awards

In alignment with AUC’s 100-year celebration, the Office of Human Resources launched the initiative, 100 Years of Excellence Awards 2019 – 2020. This recognition program aims to recognize key staff players who, with their outstanding performance and continued excellence, have made a significant contribution to AUC, and to encourage top achievers who have gone beyond the normal expectations of their positions across the whole year. Going from “Good to Great”, the Office of Human Resources is glad to announce the conclusion of the first quarter round, out of four rounds. 

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The Public Policy Hub Organizes its First Study Tour to the U.S.:

The Public Policy Hub Organizes its First Study Tour to the U.S.

The Public Policy Hub organized a study tour to the U.S. with fourteen graduate students and alumni representing the four winning teams in the Public Policy Hub annual competition. The delegation was led by Laila El Baradei, professor of public administration and director of the Public Policy Hub, Hamid Ali, associate professor of public policy, and Mohamed Kadry the Public Policy Hub’s program manager.

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Sharing the Bounty: Students Give Back in Ramadan

Year after year, during the month of Ramadan, AUC students dedicate themselves to serving those in need. From donation campaigns to distributing food packs, old and new clubs on campus work to give back to the Cairo community during this season of generosity. This year, many campus organizations are giving back through food pack distribution, providing families and communities with meals and Ramadan packs.

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U.S. University Leaders Visit AUC to Learn About IBC Model, 100 Years of Operating in Egypt

AUC hosted leaders of U.S. universities to share its expertise on the International Branch Campus model, its 100 years of operating in Egypt and best practices.  

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AUC Students Break Records at MUN, MAL International Conferences

AUC's Cairo International Model United Nations (CIMUN) delegation received a record-breaking 19 awards at the National Model United Nations conference in New York -- the highest number of awards in the history of the program at AUC.  The students also received the Outstanding Delegation Award -- the highest award at the conference -- for the 10th consecutive year. 

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Acting Abroad: Students Travel to Berlin for 19th Festival International New Drama

Earlier this month, 15 AUC theatre students traveled to Berlin to participate in the 19th Festival International New Drama (FIND) at the Schaubühne Theatre. Other participating universities included New York University, The New School and the Paris Conservatory, as well as universities in Germany and Belgium. 

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Water-Way: AUC, Alexandria University Partner in Consortium to Launch Center of Excellence in Water

AUC and Alexandria University are partnering to establish a USAID-funded Center of Excellence in Water. AUC, MIT and Cornell are the American universities selected to launch Centers of Excellence in Egypt,

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Getting to the Garden

Despite the fact that just under a quarter of AUC's New Cairo campus is made up of gardens, many AUCians don't know much about the space. According to Tarek Atia, AUC's new campus loyalty director in the Office of Management and Transformation, many AUCians don’t even know that the gardens exist. “It may be the best garden in Cairo,” Atia exclaimed. “Every time I come here I notice that the garden is such an amazing place, but it's not very well known.”

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"Climate-Smart Agriculture Solutions for Egypt" Seminar

Don't miss the public "Climate-Smart Agriculture Solutions for Egypt" Seminar, taking place today from 9:30 am - 1 pm in the Conference and Visitor Center, Room P019. AUC's Earth Week is the perfect time to host this seminar, as the University looks forward toward creating a more sustainable future.

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AUC Launches El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward

This week as part of AUC's Centennial Campaign, the University launched "El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward," an initiative aimed at jumpstarting a global conversation about regional issues and local challenges, providing a high-level platform for a dialogue on significant political developments and security issues. 

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Lafarge at AUC: Constructing Change Toward Sustainable Solutions

AUC recently hosted the sixth International LafargeHolcim Forum “Re-materializing Construction,” a symposium bringing together more than 350 participants representing over 50 countries. Egypt is the first Middle East and African country to host the event. The symposium was organized by the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, a Swiss-based nonprofit organization sponsored by LafargeHolcim — the leading global building materials and solutions company, including Lafarge Egypt.

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EarthWeek: Staying Sustainable at AUC

This week, the Office of Sustainability and the Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability are celebrating AUC’s EarthWeek, an annual event celebrating international Earth Day. This year’s theme is EarthWeek: A Sustainable Second Century, focusing on the past, present, and future of sustainability and environmental outreach at AUC. All week, there will be a food, energy and water greenhouse set-up on Bartlett Plaza, where students, faculty and staff can learn about hydroponics, aquaponics and solar panels.

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Summer@AUC

Summer@AUC Launching Summer 2019

With the majority of students heading home at the end of the spring semester, college campuses tend to quiet down in the summer. This summer, however, AUC’s campus will be bustling with a community of learners for the new Summer@AUC program.

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