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 Adham Center – UNESCO Project 2020

Adham Center – UNESCO Project 2020

In collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations Information Center in Cairo (UNIC), the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, held a series of webinars to address media and journalism challenges of misinformation, trust, and rumors in times of COVID19.

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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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Exploring Foreign Affairs Around the Globe

With the support of the Department of Public Policy and Administration Department (PPAD), master's student Sara Seif '18 had the opportunity to join twelve other members of the AUC community in a summer training program at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies organized by Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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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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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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AUC Faculty Members Weigh in on Russia-Ukraine War

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its seventh day, News@AUC spoke to Nabil Fahmy ’74, ’77, dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and Bahgat Korany, political science professor, to share their insights on the conflict and highlight its ramifications that can be felt in Egypt and the rest of the world.

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Shahira Fahmy Examines the Role of Social Media in Journalism and Peacebuilding

In her latest study, Shahira Fahmy, professor in AUC’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, finds that, rather than fostering communication among average citizens, in the wake of a violent attack, social media platforms can instead help powerful elites to manipulate the public discourse.

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