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Minister Hala Elsaid Visits First Two Cohorts of the Leadership for Government Excellence Program

The Leadership for Government Excellence (LGE) is a tripartite program between the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, AUC, and King’s College London. It is delivered to provide personal awareness, organizational impact and system alignment to enable select government leaders to transform their organizations of public service.

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AUC Welcomes Class of 2023

AUC’s campus is beaming with energy as new and returning students kick off the Fall 2019 semester. Nearly 1,090 new undergraduates and 250 graduate students started their studies as the University initiates the final phase of its centennial celebration: Be The Future.  The new undergraduate class — 58% females and 42% males — is enriching campus diversity, with students coming from the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. 

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Yousef Jameel Fellowship “Know thy Country” Trip to Damietta

Under the “Know Thy Country” initiative that was launched in Fall 2016 by the Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship, a group of fellows along with the fellowship’s administration and some faculty members headed to Damietta on August 5. The group visited Damietta Furniture City, Damietta Governorate headquarters, and Damietta Port Authority. The tour was concluded with a visit to Ras El Bar.

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Eduniversal Ranks 13 AUC Master's Programs Among Top in Africa

Thirteen of AUC’s master’s programs have topped the 2019 Eduniversal Rankings, with six being ranked the first in Africa and all among the top 200 worldwide. No. 1 in Africa

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Japanese Government Bestows Dean Nabil Fahmy with Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun of the First Degree

Nabil Fahmy '74, '77, Egypt's former foreign minister and founding dean and professor of practice in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, has been bestowed with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun of the first degree by the Japanese government. This decoration is awarded to those who have advanced their fields, made significant achievements in international relations or the promotion of Japanese culture, or contributed to development in welfare or conservation.

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Adham Center Students Achieve Remarkable Wins in International Competitions

Graduate students of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, the American University in Cairo, have had a remarkable year of achievements with several master’s students won at international festivals and competitions.

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Acting Abroad: Students Travel to Berlin for 19th Festival International New Drama

Earlier this month, 15 AUC theatre students traveled to Berlin to participate in the 19th Festival International New Drama (FIND) at the Schaubühne Theatre. Other participating universities included New York University, The New School and the Paris Conservatory, as well as universities in Germany and Belgium. 

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Kamal Adham Center and Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Hold 53rd African Journalists Workshop

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism and the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication organized the 53rd African Journalists Workshop in association with the Union of African Journalists on last Monday.

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AUC Launches El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward

This week as part of AUC's Centennial Campaign, the University launched "El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward," an initiative aimed at jumpstarting a global conversation about regional issues and local challenges, providing a high-level platform for a dialogue on significant political developments and security issues. 

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Adham Center Students, Faculty and Staff Score High at 2019’s Broadcast Education Association

Two graduate students from the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, Ahmed Atef Abbas, and Aya Saleh, won at the BEA’s International Festival of Media Arts competition.

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AUC Hosts Cairo Media Conference Cultivating Collaboration Between the Industry and Academia

AUC hosted the Second Cairo Media Conference, Cultivating Collaboration: How Industry and Academia Can Transform Digital Storytelling. The conference focused on how media industry players could capitalize on new developments and face challenges in their field. Its main goal was to bring together academics and industry players to discuss and debate the future of the industry.

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The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

To watch the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy celebrate its 10th year anniversary, click here.   On Sunday, March 31, 2019, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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Covering Muslim Women: Fahmy on the Burkini and the Media

Among European nations, France has been the most aggressive in seeking to limit the expression of cultural difference in the name of an ideal civic and secular identity. One important episode in this controversy was the banning of the so-called "burkini," a swimsuit made by Australian designer Aheda Zanetti that meant to blend style and Muslim sartorial decorum. 

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Stanford awards Alum Serage Amatory prestigious graduate-level Scholarship

Serage Amatory, political science and multimedia journalism double major and recipient of the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship at AUC, was chosen to receive a fully funded scholarship to pursue his graduate studies at Stanford University as a member of the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. AUC is the only University in the Middle East that has representatives in this year's cohort of the program.

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AUC Centennial: 1919 Revolution Documentary Screening

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, together with the Office of the Associate Provost for Research, Creativity and Innovation, hosted a screening of student documentaries about Egypt’s 1919 Revolution.

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