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Building a Planet on Earth

For Mohamed Zaghoo ‘08, his first introduction to science as a child was when he got his hands on an Arabic copy of the magazine, Scientific American. It was a special edition about the famed Cassini–Huygens space mission, an international collaboration to send a probe to study the planet Saturn. “I believe I read it four times and understood less than 10 percent of the science, but it was very truly inspiring,” Zaghoo recalled.

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AUC, University of Surrey Bring Together International Experts to Combat Air Pollution

According to the World Health Organization, air pollution causes 7 million premature deaths worldwide, disproportionately affecting poor and vulnerable communities and exacerbating inequalities in Official Development Assistance countries.

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"Creating Lively Communities" Winners

AUC architecture students recently participated in the sponsored studio "Creating Lively Communities," where they presented urban design proposals to a jury for a site owned by NAMAA Real Estate.

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Data Science

Mining the Future: New Data Science Major First in Egypt, Arab World

The first-of-its-kind in Egypt and the Arab world, AUC's undergraduate data science program will begin in September 2019, leading to a Bachelor of Science in data science.

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Universe - Physics

AUC Joins STAR experiment, Brookhaven National Laboratory

The American University in Cairo's Physics Department has become a member of the STAR experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory. AUC is the only independent member institute at the STAR experiment from Africa and the Middle East.

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