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Mahmoud El Lozy

Remembering Mahmoud El Lozy

The loss of Professor Emeritus Mahmoud El Lozy has left AUC community members overcome by grief. Though the collective wound El Lozy's departure left is still raw for many, AUC has also been blessed with an outpour of special memories of the cherished professor.

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AUC Professor Mustafa Arafa during his research

Professor Mustafa Arafa Awarded for Years of Research on Sustainable Energy Harvesting

As the need for renewable energy sources becomes more dire, AUC Professor Mustafa Arafa’s research in low-cost, sustainable energy harvesting has become all the more crucial.

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Van Leo

In Photos: Van Leo's Legacy Exhibition

An exhibition honoring the legendary photographer Van Leo is taking place now through February 20, 2022 at the Future Gallery in AUC Tahrir Square.  Photos courtesy of Mohamed Ashour  

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Dubai Design Week

AUC Graphic Design Grads Shine at Dubai Design Week's MENA Grad Show

From applications that support dementia patients and promote the upcycling of biodegradable materials to anti-air pollution kits and a board game that educates players on internet privacy, four fresh graduates from AUC showcased their work on the international stage at Dubai Design Week's MENA Grad Show.

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Gossip Men

'Gossip Men' by Professor Christopher Elias Peers Into the Past Through Unique Lens

In his debut book Gossip Men, historian Christopher Elias, assistant professor of history at AUC, examines a crucial period of change in the history of American politics from an uncommon yet fascinating perspective – gossip. 

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RAM Memory

Faculty, Student Research on Strengthening Ceramics Published in Top-Tier Academic Journal

Mostafa Youssef, assistant professor of computational materials science and engineering in AUC's Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Mohamed Abdallah '21, a double major in mechanical engineering and physics, have published their research on an innovative technique for making ceramics more durable in the prestigious Phy

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coronavirus dashboard

Demystifying the Coronavirus Community Dashboard

As part of AUC’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 and provide a safe campus community, the University developed the Coronavirus Community Dashboard to provide useful data for the community.

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Mervat Abou Oaf Cairo International Film Festival

AUC Central Hub for Screenings, Experiential Learning in First Official Partnership with Cairo International Film Festival

Since last week, AUC Tahrir Square has been abuzz with the excitement of the 43rd edition of the Cairo International Film Festival. This year is the first official AUC-CIFF collaboration that will present students and festival goers with a central hub for screenings, workshops and other activities.

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AUC Top 2%

Nine AUC Faculty Members Named Among Top 2% Impactful Scientists Globally

For the second year in a row, AUC faculty members have been named among the top 2% of the world's most impactful scientists by Stanford University and Elsevier. 

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Campus Conversation

Campus Conversation: An Overview of the President’s Agenda and COVID-19 Updates

During last week’s Campus Conversation, President Ahmad Dallal explained parts of his vision and agenda for the University. Administration members also provided updates and answered questions on AUC’s COVID-19 situation and response. Here's what you need to know:

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Gaziba Sirry

Former AUC Instructor and Prominent Painter Gazbia Sirry Passes Away

World-famous Egyptian painter and former AUC instructor Gazbia Sirry passed away on November 10. Throughout her career, the artist hosted 68 solo exhibitions for her work in Egypt, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Her award-winning work has been displayed in the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. and the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris. She was also the first Egyptian to exhibit work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Paul Rand Exhibition

In Photos - Paul Rand: The Idealist/Realist Exhibition

An exhibition honoring graphic design legend Paul Rand's work and legacy in the Middle East is happening now through November 25 at the Sharjah Art Gallery in AUC New Cairo.

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International Study Fair

USAID Scholar Dreams of Helping Students with Disabilities Through Tech

“After graduation, the next step will be working for a company, and after that, I hope to found my own because this is my big dream— establishing my own company that is specialized in technology, and partly focused on assistive technology,” said Mohamed Hamdy, a visually impaired student who has recently joined AUC as part of the USAID Scholars Activity scholarship program. 

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Ehab AbouOaf

Alum Ehab AbouOaf Elected to Board of Trustees

Ehab AbouOaf ’89 is AUC’s newest trustee, elected at the October Board of Trustees meeting in Cairo. AbouOaf is vice president for the Middle East and Africa at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Singapore, which operates in more than 100 countries with over 40,000 employees.

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Tomorrow's Leaders

Tomorrow's Leaders Gender Scholars Program Launches at AUC

This fall, 12 AUC students joined the new Tomorrow's Leaders Gender Scholars (TLS) program, forming its first cohort. TLS, which is a joint effort between the U.S. Department of State, the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and AUC, grants scholarships to current AUC students who wish to study gender and acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to work in policy reform. TLS recipients are covered for one year at full tuition. 

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