Welcoming New Student Scholars, Honoring Achievers

Recognizing its distinguished scholars, AUC held a ceremony welcoming its 120 newest scholarship students, who hail from 26 Egyptian governorates and multiple countries, including Somalia, Yemen and the West Bank. The event also honored returning scholarship students who demonstrate an excellent academic record and was an opportunity for new students to network with scholarship alumni and learn from their experiences. 

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Community of Scholars: A New Political Science for a Changing World

Bringing in top-notch scholars and experts from prominent universities around the world, including Harvard, Yale and Brandeis, the School of Humanities and Social Science’s inaugural workshop, “A New Political Science for a Changing World,” highlighted ways in which the political science discipline is evolving in the current global climate. Political Science in a Changing World

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Galal Amin

Remembering Galal Amin: Honoring the Life of a Legend

“To quote Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet,’ I shall not look upon his like again,” said Soreya Altorki, professor of anthropology, in the Department of Sociology, Egyptology and Anthropology at the memorial service for Professor Emeritus Galal Amin. The memorial service for the visionary educator was a chance for those who knew him to reflect on his life and accomplishments, and to share some words about his impact on their lives.

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Going Global: AUC Students, Alumni Shine at World Youth Forum

AUC students and alumni were active participants at Egypt’s second World Youth Forum, a global platform for young people from around the world to come together, exchange ideas with top policymakers and recommend initiatives for making the world a better place.

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Assistant Professor and Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship Ayman Ismail moderating a session on entrepreneurship in Egypt

AUC Supports Entrepreneurship in Egypt to Become African Hub

In an attempt to actively promote entrepreneurship in Egypt, members of AUCs Board of Trustees, faculty members and alumni took part in the seminar, Entrepreneurship in Egypt: From Local Individual Successes to Becoming an African Hub.

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Urban Design students exploring the campus on bikes

Future Architects Take Bike Tour Around Campus

Momen El Husseiny, assistant professor in the Department of Architecture, decided to take experiential learning to a new level. He took his Urban Design and Landscape Architecture students on a bike ride around the outdoor spaces surrounding campus to discuss the infrastructure of bikeways in the city and how to think of sustainable mobility, instead of just displaying the information on projectors inside the classroom.

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