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Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism Hosts Arab Science Journalism Forum

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AUC Next Steps on COVID-19: Online Instruction to Begin

The Covid-19 Response Task Force has continued over the rainstorm emergency weekend to assess developments both globally and among our students, faculty, and staff regarding the pandemic. The good news upfront:  so far, we have no confirmed cases among our community;  the handful of those with flu-like symptoms over the past week quickly left campus, were examined or tested, and have proven uninfected with the novel coronavirus.

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How to Stay Updated on COVID-19

For AUC news and updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), important numbers, FAQ, tips on staying safe and helpful resources, visit

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AUC's Response to COVID-19

AUC has implemented campus-wide efforts to respond and protect the AUC community from the worldwide coronavirus outbreak: Events

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'AUC Felt Like Home' — Westmont College Students Reflect on Three Months at AUC

“I don’t think I can only pick one,” said Nate Sirovatka, a junior from Westmont College, when he was asked what the highlight of his visit to AUC has been. “The opportunity to study at AUC has been incredible. The campus is gorgeous, and the degree of intellectual value that is present on this campus is remarkable."

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AUC Launches PodFestCairo: Egypt's First Podcasting Conference

PodFest Cairo, Egypt’s first podcasting conference, took place on March 7 at AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). The event was hosted by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. The half-day conference, designed to bring together Egypt’s podcast creators, kicked off with keynote speaker, Hannah Allam, a Washington, D.C.-based national security correspondent for National Public Radio. Her speech on the power of storytelling included many examples of her challenges transitioning from print journalism to audio. 

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Campus Conversation: AUC Next 100

The best master plan reflects the participation of the whole community,” said Neil Kittredge, partner and director of urban planning and design at Beyer Blinder Belle (BBB), the international architecture firm that will be developing a master plan for the design and construction of the second part of AUC’s campus. Speaking at the Campus Conversation: AUC Next 100 event, Kittredge was visiting with other representatives from BBB to engage in discussions with the AUC community about its involvement in the future plans of campus.

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"Amazing in Every Aspect:" SciencesPo Students Reflect on Time at AUC

AUC hosted 26 students from SciencesPo, an international research university in France that is ranked among the world’s best institutions in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

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Adel Awad Receives Medal of Sciences and Arts of First Class from Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

Adel Awad, professor in the Department of Physics, received the Medal of Sciences and Arts of first class from the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar. The award honors scientists who have research contributions of high caliber over several years.

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Hany Soliman (MBA '19) Finalist for 2020 MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award

Hany Soliman (MBA '19), founder and managing director of Engineering Group Innovation, has recently been listed among the five finalists for the 2020 MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (Private Sector) by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduate Association (BGA) during the AMBA 2020 Excellence Awards. The event celebrates the quality and achievements of business education at the forefront of leadership and business excellence, recognizing the talents and contributions made by AMBA-accredited and BGA-member business schools along with their students and graduates. 

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AUC Students Awarded at Women in Energy Conference

Amira Mohamed, a graduate student in environmental engineering, received the STEM Star of the Year award at EGYPS [Egypt Petroleum Show], and the Highly Commended award in the same category went to Farida Elharouni, double major in mechanical engineering and physics. Both students were also panel speakers at the event.

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Mark Turnage Vice Chair of Board of Trustees

AUC’s Board of Trustees has elected Mark Turnage (ALU ’82), CEO of DarkOwl, as its vice chair. Turnage will serve alongside Vice Chair David Tirrell, Ross McCollum-William H.

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Board Approves Next Year's Tuition

AUC's Board of Trustees approved new tuition fees for the upcoming year. Vice President for Student Life Deena Boraie '78, '82, '88 and Interim Chief Financial Officer Amir Habib explain the new rates and the increase in financial aid and scholarships. What are the new tuition fees for the upcoming year? 

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AUC Celebrates the Beginning of its Second Century

National Coverage of Centennial Celebrations

Our celebrations weren't just getting attention from the AUC community! Check out some of the national coverage we received on television.

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Trustees Engage in Future Conversation, Centennial Celebrations

The Board of Trustees Cairo meeting on campus last week was packed with a range of activities and events, from AUC’s Centennial Celebration Week and the launch of a strategic look at the future of the campus in the next 100 years to in-depth meetings with faculty and students.  

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