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The Open Mind Comes to Cairo

Alexander Heffner, host of The Open Mind on PBS — the longest running broadcast in American public television — is joining AUC for a discussion on the role of the media in writing history. On December 7, viewers can tune in, ask questions and join in on the conversation. You can find event details here. “We will discuss the importance of civil discourse, civic education, and a free press to global citizenship and consider the responsibility of media platforms and journalists,” Heffner said.

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Creating an Inclusive Workforce: Students Help Integrate People with Disabilities into the Workplace

Taking an active stance to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace, students in Managing the Human Capital class engaged in a real-life, experiential learning project with DHL Global Forwarding to address this challenge. Their recommendations will be used by the company’s HR department.

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AUC Hosts Higher Education Minister, University Presidents to Discuss Pandemic Measures

COVID-19 has highlighted the significance of enacting policies to ensure safe study and work environments in light of the increasing health challenges, and AUC remains committed to providing a safe campus while simultaneously maintaining educational excellence.

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You, W-Ana Too: Exploring Sexual Harassment from Multiple Perspectives

AUC’s Theatre Program is looking to cast actors for the upcoming production, You W-Ana Too, a play that explores the issue of sexual harassment from various perspectives, including family and couple, bystander, victim and perpetrator, male and female, power and incapacity. 

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What Are You Thankful for This Year?

The COVID-19 pandemic has given us time to sit back and reflect on ourselves, the people around us and things we might have taken for granted before. With Thanksgiving coming up, we wanted to hear from members of the AUC community about what they've realized they're thankful for this year. Here are some of their reflections: 

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How Can We Combat Harassment and Why Should We Care? Launching the AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series

“The hardest problems to solve are those that we find too shameful even to name or to admit exist,” said President Francis Ricciardone in his opening remarks during the inauguration of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series held last Thursday.  

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Campus Conversation: What to Expect for Spring 2021

Campus Conversation: What to Expect for Spring 2021

Yesterday's Campus Conversation answered some of the community's most pressing questions, explaining how the University will move toward a higher density campus next semester, which courses are given priority for face to face, the grading system and more.

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Egypt’s Minister of Civil Aviation Visits AUC

Egypt’s Minister of Civil Aviation Mohammad M. Anba visited the New Cairo campus for the first time last week to explore further fields of mutual partnership with AUC and enhance the exchange of future services. The visit included a tour of the University's departments and buildings and getting acquainted with the various services AUC provides in the academic field as well as cultural, social and sports activities.

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Dr. Ashraf Hatem Wins Parliamentary Elections

University Counselor Ashraf Hatem recently won the parliamentary elections for the Qasr El Nil, Abdin district. “My primary objective is to ensure that the Egyptian people, the ones I represent in my district, don’t suffer to obtain services, health care and quality education,” said Hatem.

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AUC Holds Open Discussions with Students About Online Education Challenges

In an effort to address student concerns about online learning and open channels of communication during this difficult time, AUC held school-based communication sessions this week for students to voice their concerns and reflect on their experiences.

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Engaging Anti-Harassment Community Dialog

As part of its #AUCSpeakUp initiative, the University is launching a Dialog Series in partnership with a number of institutions and prominent influencers to participate in the national conversation on sexual harassment and raise awareness of this critical issue. 

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'Invest in Youth' — Dutch Minister and Alumna Sigrid Kaag Speaks at Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture

Focusing on the impact of COVID-19 in the Middle East, the 14th Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture hosted Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag '85, who appeared in Ewart Memorial Hall over Zoom.

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'Nothing Short of Fantastic' - AUC's CASA Welcomes U.S., International Students

"The activities we do are varied and genuinely engaging, the workload is intense enough to be challenging without overwhelming students, and everything we do is through the medium of Arabic. Even new or unknown words are never translated into English — only explained in Arabic."

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The Impact of Digitization on the Publishing Sector: How Nahdet Misr Is Coping

Fast-evolving technology and digitization have left companies with no choice other than digital transformation. Taking the publishing industry as an example, users are currently consuming more content than ever on their digital devices. Where does this leave publishing houses, particularly with the onset of COVID-19?

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The Puzzle of Survival in Export Markets

When it comes to exports, not all businesses possess the same risk tolerance. Some businesses are first movers, entering new markets and willing to take more risks, while others are late-movers, observing what peers do first and only adopting successful moves. You'd think that first-movers outperform late-movers in export markets, right? The answer is no. 

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