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Keep up-to-date with all the latest GAPP news and events
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Faculty Reflect on One Week of Online Instruction

AUC's faculty members have been hard at work trying to navigate the challenges that come with shifting to online instruction. News@AUC spoke to some faculty members to learn about their experiences so far and what they've been doing to adapt to the changes. Here's what they had to say: 

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AUC Launches PodFestCairo: Egypt's First Podcasting Conference

PodFest Cairo, Egypt’s first podcasting conference, took place on March 7 at AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). The event was hosted by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. The half-day conference, designed to bring together Egypt’s podcast creators, kicked off with keynote speaker, Hannah Allam, a Washington, D.C.-based national security correspondent for National Public Radio. Her speech on the power of storytelling included many examples of her challenges transitioning from print journalism to audio. 

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The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism Hosts the Arab Science Journalism Forum

On March 8-9, 2020, the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, together with the office of the Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Creativity, organized the Arab Science Journalism Forum titled Science Journalism: Towards Fostering an Environment for Growth. The opening of the two-day event included remarks by H.E. Minister of Information, Osama Heikal; AUC President Francis Ricciardone, Adham Center Director and Forum Chair Hussein Amin, and Associate Provost Alaa Eldin Adris.

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Announcements

  • Founding Dean Nabil Fahmy participated in the IDSA conference that was in New Delhi from 26 February until 27 February and gave a speech about the political and economic transformation in West Asia and North Africa in the last 10 years, titled “Winds of change in the Middle East”.
  • Professor Shahira Fahmy had Distinguished Visiting Researcher Professor Diana Carlin Pierron's lecture on visuals in political communication in the special topics graduate course Visual Communication Theory and Research on March 2, 2020.
  • Prof. Naila Hamdy,  Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research met on Monday with Prof. Ahmed Taher's Public Relations class to brief them on the graduate masters programs in JRMC. 
  • Dr. Ahmed Taher delivered a public honorary lecture to 57375 Hospital about his new book: “Business Development”.  
  • Dr. Hesham Dinana was invited to join a round table discussion hosted by the School of Business Forum titled “Business Reconfigured”. 
  • Dr. Jason Beckett, assistant professor, in the Law department participated in the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. 
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Arab Media & Society

Arab Media & Society is a primary resource for media research in the region. The journal, published biannually online and in print, offers peer-reviewed scholarly research and analysis on a wide array of topics pertaining to the dynamic media landscape across the Arab world.

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The Cairo Review

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs is the quarterly journal of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at American University in Cairo (AUC). Its primary aim is to be a focal point for policymakers, officials, academics, experts, journalists, students, and others in the Middle East region who follow global affairs. It is also intended to be a platform that gives perspectives from the region a greater voice in international policy conversations and debates.

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The Caravan

The Caravan has been the student newspaper at AUC since 1921. Since then, it has graduated hundreds of young ambitious journalists who have gone on to career-defining jobs at Reuters, AP, CNN, the Washington Post, Al Arabiya, Bloomberg, Daily News Egypt, DMC, CBC and others. Every semester, Caravan reporters learn to broaden their horizon by reporting on things familiar and new.