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AUC-Penn State Collaboration

We are very proud to announce the latest collaboration between AUC and Penn State Professor Hesham Dinana and Professor Nicolas Hamelin have officially joined the EDGE( Experiential Digital Global Engagement) program with PennState University.

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Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Program

We believe in the power of the story. Stories articulate experiences and engagements, they have the power to inspire, stimulate, and motivate. We are very proud to share the story of one of our Yousef Jameel fellows; Alamir Othman.

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GAPP Alumni Event

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy(GAPP) prepares its graduates to take the lead in shaping the future of their nations and the world at large, with a strong belief in the interaction of international and public affairs, an unwavering commitment to ethics and the rule of law, and a recognition of the unique role that the media play in shaping public policy.   

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Rawan Lasheen Won the Egyptian Parliament Elections 2020

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy is proud to announce that, Rawan Lasheen, 27, has been nominated and won the Egyptian Parliament Elections 2020 round under the youth category. Lasheen is an AUC Graduate '15 Mass Communication: Communication and Media Arts with a minor in Economics and MA' 17 from Kamal Adham Center for TV and Digital Journalism with Honors. Working as an Economic and Business news anchor and in-house reporter at AlGhad News Channel based in Cairo.

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Aya Abbas, Professional Paralympic Swimming Champ, Finds Her Passion at AUC

“Doctors told my mom I was going to die. They told her not to invest too much in me as I am dying anyway,” said Aya Abbas, the first and youngest paralympic swimmer in the Middle East and Africa to win world paraswimming championship medals as well as Egypt's Republican Medal for Athletes.

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Tahrir Cultural Center Kicks Off El Gouna in Tahrir

El Gouna in Tahrir is a long-awaited collaboration between AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center and El Gouna Film Festival.  This is a series of 5 films selected from previous editions of the film festival. They include the winner of last year's festival, the Sudanese film You Will Die At Twenty, which will open the series  on October 7 at 7pm.  Tickets for each film are EGP 50. Below is the schedule of all film screenings. 

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AUC-UNESCO Webinar Series: Combating COVID-19 Misinformation

AUC's Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism will hold the first of a series of training webinars for media professionals on combatting misinformation and disinformation in the context of COVID-19.

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'My Aim is to Inspire' — Meet AUC's Newest Faculty Members

"It is my honor and pleasure to serve the AUC  community," said Daniel Ortiz, dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies. "It’s a wonderful University and a marvelous country. I am at home." New faculty members joining AUC this semester span an array of disciplines, research interests, cultural backgrounds and more, but all have one thing in common: They’re excited about joining AUC. 

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AUC Welcomes Class of 2024, Begins Hybrid Classes

AUC welcomes the Class of 2024 — with their aspirations and endeavors —while implementing a hybrid model of classes with an emphasis on maintaining a low-density campus, where 93% of classes will be held online and only 7% will meet face to face when required.

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First Blended FYP Orientation Begins

For the first time, AUC’s First-Year Program (FYP) for incoming students will be blended this fall.

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Village of Bolingbrook's Acting Mayor: 'AUC was My First Experience of Venturing Out On My Own'

Mary Alexander-Basta, acting mayor of the Village of Bolingbrook, Illinois speaks to News@AUC about her time at AUC.

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23-Year-Old Alumna One of the Youngest Managers at Egypt's Ministry of State for Information

Her young age didn't stop her from dreaming big and achieving her goals. Sarah Seif '18, journalism and mass communication graduate, has been appointed as a crisis communications and media monitoring manager at Egypt's Ministry of Information. At age 23, she is one of the youngest managers at the ministry, leading a team of seven people.

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'The World Will Never be the Same:' Faculty Share Insights on U.S. Protests, Black Lives Matter

“What we are seeing right now in the United States and around the world is a reckoning that has been coming for a long time,” said Mark Deets, assistant professor of African history. “It comes after a series of police murders and abusive conduct, but the murder of George Floyd was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.” 

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AUC, Brown University Develop Cloud V for Open-Source Digital Access

The Electronic Design Automation (EDA) research group at AUC and Brown University's Scale Computing Lab have developed a cloud-based, digital hardware design environment called Cloud V to utilize open-source academic materials and freely available EDA tools using standard and familiar web interfaces. 

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AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

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