The View From Egypt


Host of the Open Mind on PBS Alexander Heffner interviewed different voices from the AUC community for a special podcast series: The View from Egypt. The episodes focus on citizenship, diplomacy, education, theatre and medical innovation. Listen to them below.


How Has Diplomacy Evolved Since the iPhone?

FRPresident Francis Ricciardone discusses the pursuit of international diplomacy and his tenure as president of the American University in Cairo. 





To Cairo with Justice

JCJillian Campana, theatre professor and associate dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, discusses how theatre can adapt to achieve social and gender equity during the pandemic. 





Citizenship in the Pandemic

JKJames Ketterer, dean of the School of Continuing Education, discusses the role of lifelong learning in nurturing citizenship and protecting those studying abroad. 





Next Gen Electronics and Biochips

YIYehea Ismail, professor of electronics and communications engineering discusses cancer-detecting biochips, 5G networks, and next generation AI-powered electronics.





Gen Z in the Middle East

LELindsey Edwards, AUC international student body representative, discusses her journey from Arkansas to Cairo and generational change.