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Corruption and Collapse: AUC’s Sarah El-Richani Explains Lebanon’s Financial Crisis

After a series of heists over the past few weeks, banks in Lebanon closed temporarily and heightened security. After reopening on Monday, they were stormed again. 

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AUC Introduces New Minors, Restructured Majors

From the arts to sciences — and the special places where they meet in between — AUC is offering two restructured majors and four new minors this fall.  Multimedia Communication and Journalism

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Noha El-Mikawy

Meet the New Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Noha El-Mikawy '82

Enthusiastically returning to her roots, Noha El-Mikawy ‘82 has become the new dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. With extensive experience in academia, development and policy — as well as a passion for social justice — she brings with her a well-rounded vision to boost the school’s relevance, recognition and impact. News@AUC caught up with El-Mikawy to learn more.

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Wael Aboulmagd speaks at AUC COP27 event

Special Representative of COP27 President-Designate Wael Aboulmagd Discusses COP27, Climate Solutions at AUC

Special Representative of COP27 President-Designate Wael Aboulmagd took the stage at AUC Tahrir Square this week to discuss the significance of the upcoming COP27 conference, which will be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh this November.

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COP27 and Beyond: Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd to Discuss Egypt's Climate Strategy, Policy at AUC

Egyptian Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd, the special representative to the COP27 president, will appear at AUC Tahrir Square’s Ewart Memorial Hall on September 5 to discuss the importance of COP27 for Egypt's inclusive economic development strategy, as well as the nation's

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AUC’s Egyptian Migration Hub to Serve as Pivotal Organization in Addressing Migration and Refugee Issues 

AUC’s Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) launched the Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) this spring. A joint initiative between CMRS and the European Union,  the hub will be a platform for discussing, centralizing data, and furthering policy on migration, as well as addressing certain gaps in the literature, research and discussions on migration in Egypt.

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AUC’s Libraries and Learning Technologies Wins Prestigious UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize

AUC’s Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) won the 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize for the decades of preservation work carried out by the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL).

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The Road to Sharm El Sheikh: Preparing for COP27

“We have a large challenge ahead of us –– the fight against climate change. This is the largest challenge for mankind,” said Ambassador Frank Hartmann, Germany’s ambassador to Cairo during “The Road to Sharm El Sheikh” civil society COP27 meeting.

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 Laila El Baradei, Hakim Meshreki and Yasmine Motawy

Faculty Merit Award Recipients Create Lasting Impact Across University

AUC honored three faculty members for their outstanding contributions to teaching, service and research at the University during commencement this spring.

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Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism Graduates Three Cohorts of the Digital Media Diploma

Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism Graduates Three Cohorts of the Digital Media Diploma

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Mahmoud Mohieldin speaks at AUC's Climate Change Initiative launch event

AUC Launches Climate Change Initiative

AUC’s Climate Change Initiative was launched to capitalize on AUC’s contributions to national and international efforts in tackling one of the greatest challenges of our time. The initiative focuses on climate change and providing climate change solutions in specific contexts within the country.

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Creativity with Compassion

By integrating design thinking into the curriculum, AUC is teaching students to approach complicated problems with a sense of empathy, creativity and resilience, explained Hoda Mostafa, professor of practice and director of the University’s Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT).

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Khodeir and Badran

Najla Badran Two-Time Winner at Granshan Type Design Competition for Collaboration with Renowned Egyptian Calligrapher

Najla Badran, adjunct professor in AUC’s Department of the Arts, won third prize and received an honorable mention during the 12th Granshan Type Design Competition for her work in digitizing the typefaces of Egyptian calligrapher Moussad Khodeir, known as Khodeir Al-Borsaidy.

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CMRS joined the International Migration, Integration, and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE) network

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is delighted to announce that it joined the International Migration, Integration, and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE) network on March 17, 2022.

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BEA Award Winners

Eight AUCians Win 13 Awards at Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts

From heartfelt documentaries and compelling podcasts, to captivating audio features that transport you back in time, creative productions by eight AUCians took home 13 awards at this year’s Broadcast Education Association (BEA)’s Festival of Media Arts.

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