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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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Rana el Kaliouby '98, 00: AI Pioneer Works to Humanize Technology, Reflects on Time at AUC

“At AUC, I discovered my passion for human-machine interaction, and the phenomenal classes I took in computer science set me up to be a leader in artificial intelligence,” said Rana el Kaliouby, '98, '00, AUC trustee and CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, the global leader in emotion AI.

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AUC Community, Friends, Families Celebrate Centennial at Community Carnival

From the food to the fashion show, virtual reality, live music, street performances and all the way to “everything,” AUC community members and their friends and families said they enjoyed just about every part of centennial week’s Community Carnival on Saturday.  “It was fun, creative and a great way to spend my Saturday,” said Ryan Butler, an international student from the United States. Butler was among more than 1,000 people who attended the Carnival and took part in the diverse range of activities on campus during the day.

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Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait Discusses Future of Egyptian Economy at AUC

The Egyptian economy reached a growth rate of 5.6% in the last year, making it one of the top growth performers amongst emerging markets in the region, said Egypt's Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait as part of his talk at AUC last week on the positive outcomes of the government’s economic reform program over the past few years.

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Everything You Need to Know About Centennial Celebration Week

Centennial Celebration Week begins this Saturday, February 15 and goes on until Wednesday, February 19. Every day of the week will have a different event, performance, conference or other activities for the AUC community to enjoy, both after and during school and work hours.

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Class of 2020: The Future Awaits

If you were on campus last Wednesday and Thursday, you would’ve seen crowds of new students eager to begin their lives at AUC wandering among a sea of caps and gowns, graduates ready to start their journeys beyond this campus.

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Class of 2024 Looks Forward to AUC Experience

AUC's campus is sparkling with energy and hope as new and returning students kick off the Spring 2020 semester. More than 80 new undergraduates and 140 graduate students started their studies as the University approaches the final phase of its centennial celebration: Experience the Future.  The new undergraduate class — 47.5% females and 52.5% males — is enriching campus diversity, with students coming from the United States, Syria and Yemen. 

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Columbia Business School MBA Students Work with AUC Venture Lab Startups

A group of second-year MBA students from the Columbia Business School spent one week in Cairo as part of a global immersion class conducted in partnership with the AUC Venture Lab. Describing their visit in one word, the students called it “impressive.” 

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