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Media Releases

AUC Community Service Clubs Give Back in Ramadan

May 24, 2018, Cairo – From expanding distribution of food packs across Cairo and different parts

AUC Holds its First Community Sohour Event, “Ramadan Nights”

June 12, 2018, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) held its first community sohour , “

AUC Celebrates Spring Graduation Commencement Ceremonies

July 2, 2018, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) recently held its spring graduation

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The media unit assists photographers in getting original shots of AUC’s campuses, faculty, staff and students for media purposes and when appropriate.

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For the fifth consecutive year, AUC is one of the top 3 to 5 percent of higher education institutions worldwide that are included in global rankings

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Noha Bakr ’87, 91’, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Political Science: "It might look bleak. However, there are also opportunities among all of [Egypt's economic] challenges

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Zahi Hawass

London Initiatives: Supporting Students New and Old

AUC’s London Benefit Gala Dinner, “Egypt Reborn,” raised more than GBP 150,000, which will be used for pooled scholarship funds for Egyptian students at AUC.

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Designing Landmarks: Students to Beautify Egypt's First Decorated Water Tower

In what promises to be the first beautified water tower in Egypt, AUC has partnered with TAMEER, a real estate and development company, to transform the water tower outside campus into a work of art, with approval from the municipality. And instead of hiring a designer, AUC students will be the designers. A competition for the best student team design for the water tower will commence on October 17.

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Camp David at 40: An Inside Look

“Carter looked at us and said, ‘This issue is not nearly as complicated as you think. We are going to bring these two leaders together, and we are going to realize the historic importance of this moment and they will rise to the occasion and show the best side of both.”

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AUC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has reaffirmed its accreditation of AUC through the 2026-2027 academic year.

5 Reasons To Study Abroad in Cairo

Studying in Egypt offers you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience – inside and outside the classroom – that you CAN’T get anywhere else. Learn why American University in Cairo should be your number one study abroad choice.

Funding Change: The Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges

What problems do you want to solve? The new Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges will fund targeted research, enabling AUC students to address regional challenges and develop policy solutions. Learn more about the fund and what it aims to accomplish from Richard Bartlett and President Francis Ricciardone.

The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

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AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

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Rehab Saad

Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
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rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Assistant Director, Media Relations

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