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Day 112: The Pandemic Reminded Me How to Live

Day 111: For When You’re About to Lose It

Students Achievements

Student Achievements across the school different disciplines and departments

Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC)


First place: Basant Samhout (MMJ)

 "It's Time For 'The Talk" where she asks her parents how they learned about sex education. Category: student audio, international (new this year)

Second place: Habiba Sallam (CMA)

"Lady of the Empire Podcast," about historically influential Arab women. Category: student audio, specialty/podcast (new this year)

Third place: Youssef Essam Afifi (CMA)

 "Omar Makram: A Forgotten Egyptian Figure," an Egyptian national hero. Category: student audio, educational program

JRMC 4480 Multimedia Reporting Capstone


Congratulations to our emerging journalists!!

Students enrolled in the JRMC 4480 Multimedia Reporting Capstone taught by Associate Dean Prof. Naila Hamdy this spring - won the first and third place of the student multimedia news story 2019-2020 contest sponsored by the International Communication Division of AEJMC.

The multimedia news story “The Corona Chronicles” produced by Noran Alaa, Eman Magdy and Habiba Sallam was placed first and the multimedia story “Online Sexual Harassment” produced by Basant Samhout, Farah Rafik and Aya Abou Shady was placed third.





Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism


In the Film and Video Category: Sherehan Khaled Elazazy won 1st Place for her story Egyptian South Pole.
In the Micro Documentary Category: Dania Elmor won 2nd place for her story Dorgham’s Son; Layla Umara won Award of Excellence for her story A Craft in Color; Maha El-Rayes won Award of Excellence for her story Siwa … Heaven of Recovery.
In the Short Film Documentary Category: Hussein El Moataz won Award of Excellence for his story The People of Gold.
All these stories were part of the master students' capstone projects supervised by Dr. Hussein Amin.
The prestigious BEA is one of the top three international conferences in the field of media and communication. The student wins were among more than 1,700 submissions from all around the world in the different festival categories. The BEA and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Exhibition are held in April of every year in Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, the United States.

Public Policy and Administration Department

Dena Zaki

Dena Zaki

Dena Mamdouh Zaki, Business Development Officer at Save the Children who has received her MPP, Feb 2018 and is a former recipient of The Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship has successfully received her PhD award at the prestigious International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague.

Abdel Ghani Barakat

Abdel Ghani Barakat

Abdel Ghani Barakat, MPA student developed the concept for an innovative and impactful mobile application for visually impaired individuals, dubbed E3rafli, 2017. 

Department of Law


  •  Jana Moss IHRL graduate student participated in the annual meeting on law and society 2019. 

  • May Elshiekh, a graduate of the MA in International Human Rights Law and Justice Program has recently been awarded the AUC 25th of January Award for her Master’s Thesis, titled "The Politics and Poetics of Memory - Law and Temporality in Contemporary Egypt". The thesis was recognized as the outstanding thesis work on a topic related to democracy, human rights, citizenship and sustainable development in the Middle East and North Africa for a thesis completed during the current academic year. You can find out more about Mayy's Thesis here