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AUC's Salima Ikram Involved in Major Mummy Finding That May Alter History

A mummy suspected to belong to an ancient nobleman, discovered in 2019 by a team including Salima Ikram (YAB '86), distinguished University professor of Egyptology, may actually date back 1,000 years earlier than initially believed, The Guardian reported.

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Ahmad Dallal

Dallal Sworn in as AUC’s 13th President

Monday, October 25 witnessed the inauguration of AUC’s 13th President Ahmed Dallal, the first Arab American to lead the University.

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classroom

AUC Scholarships 'Develop Great Minds'

AUC freshman Jana Abdelhakim always wanted to join AUC. Many of her role models graduated from the University, and she saw it as a place that would allow her to stand out and shine, which has been a goal of hers since childhood. Now, thanks to the Omnia Abdullah Bakhsh ‘98 Scholarship, Abdelhakim is getting her chance.

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inauguration

Presidential Inaugurations: A Tradition and Tribute

The inauguration of AUC’s 13th President Ahmad S. Dallal is just six days away, marking an important milestone for the University.

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Campus Conversation October 14

Campus Conversation: COVID-19 Updates, Scientific Advice and What to Expect

Last week’s Campus Conversation focused on the epidemiological situation at AUC and in Egypt, as well as the University’s COVID-19 safety measures. Here’s what you need to know: AUC  

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AI/Machine Learning

Karim Seddik Receives AUC's Faculty Merit Award for Research on Mobile Networks, Precision Medicine:

Karim Seddik, professor of electronics and communications engineering and associate dean for graduate studies and research at AUC’s School of Sciences and Engineering, is no stranger to winning awards. His research has been recognized and published time and again by major entities such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Egyptian state.

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Going Pink: Students Raise Awareness, Motivate Survivors During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The color pink has taken over Bartlett Plaza this month during assembly hour, as two of AUC's student organizations raise awareness of breast cancer.

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Paul Schemm

Paul Schemm (YAB '92): 'AUC Has Been Playing the Role of East-West Bridge for Generations, and I Appreciate That'

Paul Schemm (YAB '92) was recently named foreign deputy regional editor at The Washington Post. Schemm studied abroad at AUC for a year in 1991, an experience that further piqued his interest in the Middle East and left him wanting more. He eventually returned to Cairo years later, where he grew his career as a reporter and editor. Now based in London, Paul recalls his time at AUC and in Cairo with fondness.  Where were you born? Where did you grow up?

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Promoting Well-Being In and Out of the Classroom

When AUC went fully online almost 18 months ago, Hanan Kholoussy, associate professor of history, panicked. After teaching face-to-face classes at AUC for more than a decade, she was unsure if she could quickly master the new technology and, more importantly, maintain a connection with her students. Little did she know, this sudden change would propel her to discover new things about herself, her students and the importance of well-being.

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Hassan Alazzazy

Managing AUC's Pandemic Response, One Study at a Time: Meet the Scientific Advisory Committee

Led by Hassan Azzazy, distinguished University professor and chair of the chemistry department, AUC’s Scientific Advisory Committee is guiding the University’s COVID-19 response. The committee is made up of biomedical researchers and health experts, as well as administration members.

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Aliaa Ismail

AUC Alumna Named Among Apollo's 40 Under 40 for Archaeological Preservation Work

Aliaa Ismail '14 has been named among Apollo's 40 Under 40 for Art & Tech, which annually highlights young professionals for their pioneering work at the crossroads of art and technology.

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Campus Conversation

Campus Conversation: Managing Your Mental Health and Well-Being

From joy and excitement, to anxiety and loss  — three weeks into being back on campus, many of us are feeling a range of emotions. If you can relate, rest assured, you are not alone. Last Thursday’s Campus Conversation highlighted resources and tips everyone can use to cope during this tumultuous time. Here are some of the key takeaways:

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Shell Imagine the Future Global Winners

AUC Students Win Second Place Globally in Shell's Imagine the Future Competition, Representing Egypt

After winning first place in Shell Egypt's Imagine the Future local competition, a team of AUC students, AUC-07, has placed second while representing Egypt at the company's global contest. The team includes mechanical engineering majors Mohamed Alabiad and Hisham Zidan, construction engineering major Habiba Abdelwahed, architectural engineering major Lara Shaheen and computer engineering major Ali Ghazal.

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El Habbasa Title Screen Dania Elmor

AUC alumna's film wins award at Women Over Fifty Film Festival 2021

A short film by Dania Elmor (MA ‘(20) has won an award for Best Student Film and will be screened at the UK’s 2021 Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). “El Habbasa” (Fishing Net) will join 56 other short films from more than 20 countries for online and in-person screenings.

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Magda Mostafa design

AUC's Magda Mostafa Redefines Design with Inclusivity

Associate Professor of Design in AUC's Architecture Department and globally recognized autism design consultant Magda Mostafa continues to make strides in reshaping and improving the world of inclusive design.

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