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AUC students move into the University Residences

Welcome Home: Move-in Week Kicks Off at AUC

A Syrian, an Algerian and an Egyptian sit together on a sofa. This isn’t the opener to a joke—this is move-in week at AUC’s Student Residences, during which just under 700 AUC students from 38 countries will settle into their apartments and start the next chapter of their lives.

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Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd, AUC climate change logo

COP27 and Beyond: Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd to Discuss Egypt's Climate Strategy, Policy at AUC

Egyptian Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd, the special representative to the COP27 president, will appear at AUC Tahrir Square’s Ewart Memorial Hall on September 5 to discuss the importance of COP27 for Egypt's inclusive economic development strategy, as well as the nation's

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Tomorrow's Leaders students pose in front of their project, a game for children to learn about nutrition

Into the Real World: Tomorrow's Leaders College-to-Work Pipeline Empowers Students to Make an Impact

“As students, we are focused on studying on paper and [then] find reality different. It is time to bridge this gap,” said Sumood Abdulhadi, a graduate student studying international and comparative education and a member of the newly launched Tomorrow’s Leaders College-to-Work Pipeline (TLP) program.

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AUC Launches Egyptian Migration Hub to Enhance Refugee Policy, Protection

As part of its continuous outreach efforts, AUC launched the Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) this summer to raise community awareness of the plight of refugees, implement effective policies to address this global issue, and protect refugees and asylum seekers.

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AUC Libraries Accepts UNESCO Prize in South Korea

AUC’s Libraries and Learning Technologies Wins Prestigious UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize

AUC’s Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) won the 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize for the decades of preservation work carried out by the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL).

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Hani Sewilam at CARES

Hani Sewilam Wins 2022 Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus Award for Research in Sustainable Resource Management

Hani Sewilam, professor at AUC’s Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology and CARES director, has been awarded the 2022 Water Energy Food Ecosystem (WEFE) Nexus Award by the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, PRIMA.

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Building and Greenery

Cynthia Anthony Bids Farewell to AUC After Decades of Service

After 28 years at AUC, Cynthia Anthony is retiring from her position as director of government relations. 

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Hani Sewilam

Hani Sewilam Appointed Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation

Hani Sewilam, professor at AUC’s Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology and director of the Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), has been appointed Egypt’s minister of water resources and irrigation.

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The mummy Salima Ikram is investigating

Ancient Afflictions: Salima Ikram Investigates Mummy Who Suffered From Oldest Documented Stroke

A new study co-authored by Salima Ikram (YAB '86) suggests that ancient Egyptians were capable of treating and rehabilitating patients who suffered from strokes.

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Shahira Diab

Alumna Shahira Diab Elected to Board of Trustees

Shahira Diab ‘98 is AUC's newest trustee. She is currently the chief executive officer of La Poire Group, which operates 174 retail stores in Egypt and employs more than 3,600 employees.

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Faculty Receive Tenure

Faculty Receive Tenure

AUC’s Board of Trustees has approved the tenure of three faculty members for their commitment to academic excellence and dedication to the proliferation of knowledge at all levels.

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The Road to Sharm El Sheikh

The Road to Sharm El Sheikh: Preparing for COP27

“We have a large challenge ahead of us –– the fight against climate change. This is the largest challenge for mankind,” said Ambassador Frank Hartmann, Germany’s ambassador to Cairo during “The Road to Sharm El Sheikh” civil society COP27 meeting.

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Abdul Latif Jameel Hall

Five School of Business Alumni Among Forbes Middle East’s Top 100 CEOs in 2022

Five alumni from AUC's School of Business were named among Forbes Middle East's Top 100 CEOs in the Middle East for 2022. The rankings are based on overall experience and time in their current role, company size in terms of revenues, assets and market cap, achievements in the last year, innovations and initiatives implemented by the CEO and impact within their country and region.

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 Laila El Baradei, Hakim Meshreki and Yasmine Motawy

Faculty Merit Award Recipients Create Lasting Impact Across University

AUC honored three faculty members for their outstanding contributions to teaching, service and research at the University during commencement this spring.

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Mahmoud Mohieldin speaks at AUC's Climate Change Initiative launch event

AUC Launches Climate Change Initiative

AUC’s Climate Change Initiative was launched to capitalize on AUC’s contributions to national and international efforts in tackling one of the greatest challenges of our time. The initiative focuses on climate change and providing climate change solutions in specific contexts within the country.

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