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lobna abdalla

Improving the Lives of the Many Through Education at AUC

“Four years ago, I had a dream to study at AUC. After one year, this dream came true, and I started my master's degree at the University,” said Lobna Abdalla, Master of Public Policy graduate student and recipient of the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program fellowship. “I felt like AUC stands as a crossroad for learning, challenges, ambition, passion, success and distinction. I was correct.”

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Scholarships Open for Second Cohort of USAID Scholars for Egyptian Public School Students

“I have been dreaming of this opportunity for so long. I have benefited so much from this program and managed to make many friends," said USAID Scholar Mohamed Hamdy, a visually impaired student, accepted in the first cohort of the USAID Scholars Activity. "As one of the visually impaired people, I feel equal to all my friends now, as I have received several training courses through this program. It is an excellent opportunity and especially for students with disabilities, as there is room for us.”

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 Nageh Allam, AUC professor of materials engineering

Solar Fuels, Clean Water, Face Mask Filters: Technological Solutions to Critical Issues

What stands out about research conducted by Nageh Allam, professor of materials engineering, is the ability to create highly efficient solar cells that are free of hazardous lead. The impact?

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Fish Fossils Provide Crucial Glimpse Into Future of Our Planet

A team led by Hesham Sallam, Egyptian paleontologist and associate professor at the Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, discovered ancient fish fossils that reveal important information about the Earth’s environment during one of the most transforming periods of Earth’s past, but also a critical glimpse into the future. 

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Move to E-books

AUC Press is supporting the shift from traditional printed textbooks toward flexible and affordable digital learning resources, following a worldwide phenomenon that has accelerated during the Covid pandemic.

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Kholoud Wael

Joining AUC: A Dream Come True

“It was my dream to join the AUC School of Business,” said Kholoud Wael, accounting and finance junior student. “I was inspired by its global ranking, and since then, I’ve always wanted to join it.” Wael is a recipient of the HSBC Bank Egypt Endowed Public School Scholarship awarded to one student enrolled in a finance-related major. 

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Board of Trustees Approves New Tenures

At its recent meeting, AUC's Board of Trustees approved the tenure of Assistant Professors Rania Samir, management; Nesrin Badawi

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AUC Signs MOU With National Bank of Egypt

Recently, AUC signed a joint cooperation protocol with the National Bank of Egypt with the aim of providing all banking services provided by the bank to the AUC community.

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Board of Trustees Approves 2021-2022 Tuition

AUC’s Board of Trustees approved tuition for 2021-2022 at its meeting last month, as part of the approved budget for the next fiscal year starting on July 1. The new tuition rate represents a 3% increase in U.S. dollar terms as compared to Fall 2020. In light of the prevailing exchange rate, the increase in Egyptian pound terms also represents a 3% increase compared to Fall 2020 and a 1.8% increase compared to Fall 2018.

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Campus Conversation: Back to Campus Fall 2021

On the Campus Conversation held on Thursday, June 10, the focus was on Fall 2021 and AUC’s efforts around a full face-to-face instruction model that’s set to take place, discussing the required COVID vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access our campuses and University housing.  

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AUC Venture Lab, Egypt Ministry of Planning Launch Training Program to Support Entrepreneurship

The AUC Venture Lab and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development have collaborated to launch a capacity-building program for business incubators and accelerators

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Mark Turnage: ‘I Completely Fell in Love with AUC, Egypt’

“I am privileged to be chair of the Board of Trustees because it continues my ability to stay engaged with the region and, frankly, to pay back. AUC and the region have given so much to me over the years, and I am honored to be able to try and pay some of that back,” said Mark Turnage (ALU ’82), CEO of DarkOwl and chair of AUC’s Board of Trustees.

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Graduate Students Internationally Recognized for Environmental Research

 Alaa Abbas (MSc '19) and Ahmed Tarek (MSc '19) recently won the Young African Talents award as part of the international Eni Awards.  “Wining [this award] is a significant step in my career,” Abbas said. 

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AUC Press Faculty Review Board Launched

“‘The true university of these days is a collection of books.’ This quote from the work of [historian and writer] Thomas Carlyle expresses the way I view my membership of the AUC Press Faculty Review Board,” said Hania Sholkamy ’85, ’89, associate professor at the Social Research Center. “Being on the board helps builds the University.”

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AUC Launches Executive Education Program on Regional Trade

AUC's School of Business has launched The African Regional Trade Professional Certificate, a specialized executive education program, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), represented by the Egyptian Agency for Partnership of Development (EAPD). The African Regional Trade Professional Certificate is a specialized executive education program that caters to the needs and requirements of business delegates involved in regional trade within the African continent.

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