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AUC Students Win Omnicom Group MENA Inter-University Challenge

AUC students Nour El Tahawy, Nour Beshir, Yousef Nassar, Mai El-Ghamry and Nadine Riad won the Omnicom Group MENA Inter-University Challenge with a $10,000 prize, competing with students from other international universities to solve a real data analytics science problem. They were the only team made up completely of undergraduates. The contest was hosted by Omnicom Media Group, the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., a global advertising and marketing communications company.

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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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Radwa Hamed

Stanford Awards Alum Radwa Hamed the Knight-Hennessy Scholar graduate-level Scholarship

Radwa Hamed '17, computer engineering and electronics and communications engineering AUC graduate, was chosen to receive a fully funded scholarship to pursue her graduate studies at Stanford University as a member of the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program.

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Senior Student Nadine El Tanahy Takes Home EGYPS Women in Energy Award

Congratulations to the Petroleum Engineering Graduating Senior Student Nadine El Tanahy who won the first prize for EGYPS Women In Energy Award for the year 2019.  

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Scientific Success: Actuarial Science, Biology Fill Niche

AUC's undergraduate actuarial science and biology programs recently received specialized accreditation by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET for a six-year duration, the maximum period for accreditation.

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Mona Hussein

Inside the Creative Force of Mona Hussein

News@AUC got the opportunity to sit down with one of Egypt’s leading interior designers and jury member for the AUC-TAMEER Water Tower Competition, Mona Hussein ’83, to learn more about her goals, why she decided to pursue interior design, her advice to future AUC graduates and more. Hussein is the founder and director of Mona Hussein Design House (MHDH) and Mahally.

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Hassan Azzazy

Faculty Awarded for Distinctive Contributions to Medical Sciences

Two AUC faculty members in the Department of Chemistry have been recently recognized for their contributions to the science and medical fields.

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Taking on the Big Leagues

Omar El Safty ‘18 will be stepping onto Stanford University’s campus this fall, fully funded by the university to complete his master's and PhD in mechanical engineering.

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Chemistry Program, with All Specializations, Receives Renewed Accreditation

The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) has renewed its accreditation for AUC’s Bachelor of Science in chemistry, with all its specializations, for five years –– the maximum period for accreditation.

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Designing with a Purpose: Architecture Students Propose Acoustic Solutions for AUC Library

The AUC Library is filled with pages of information, nooks to work in, and gadgets and resources to help students and faculty in their research and other tasks. But, one aspect where the library still struggles is reducing the noise level in its Learning Commons.

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The Buzz About HIVE

Last spring, a group of students presented their ideas on building an energy-efficient business center to their architecture class at AUC. There were four group members presenting, but only three were present. The fourth student joined them through a video conference call from Arizona.

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AUC Students Win Public Inspiration Award in International SensUS Competition

A group of AUC students won the Public Inspiration Award at the SensUS 2018 Competition recently held at the Technology University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands. The AUC students were the only team from Egypt, the Middle East, and Africa.

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AUC Spearheads New Institute of Global Health, Human Ecology in Egypt

The newly launched Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology will house several graduate programs, including the new Master of Public Health (MPH) and the curriculum for the PhD in applied sciences, global public health specialization.

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Menna Hasan

First AUC Graduate of Al Ghurair STEM Scholars: My Master's was better than I expected

With a Master of Science in nanotechnology, Menna Hasan (MSc ’18) is the first AUC graduate of Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program. Hasan came out of AUC not only with a degree, but an impactful experience accumulated over the course of two years.

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Magdi Yacoub

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub: Science, Creativity Go Hand in Hand

In his speech titled “Creativity: An Illusive Target" at AUC's 2018 Research and Creativity Convention, Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub affirmed that science and creativity go hand in hand. In fact, creativity fosters science and vice versa.

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AUC Promotes Education for Sustainable Development in Egyptian Schools

In the midst of growing movements toward educational change in Egypt, AUC’s Center for Sustainable Development has launched a project, titled School of 2030: Education for Sustainable Development in Boulaq El Dakrour – EduCamp III.

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Future Architects Take Bike Tour Around Campus

Momen El Husseiny, assistant professor in the Department of Architecture, decided to take experiential learning to a new level taking by his students on a bike ride around the outdoor spaces surrounding campus to discuss the infrastructure of bikeways in the city and how to think of sustainable mobility.

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AUC, DOW Partner to Address Egypt’s Energy Needs

AUC and Dow, the world’s largest chemical company, have partnered to enhance research, development and demonstration projects that deliver on industrial and academic goals. 

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AUC, USAID Celebrate the Inauguration of Two University Centers for Career Development at Alexandria University

AUC recently celebrated the opening of two University Centers for Career Development (UCCDs) at Alexandria University's Faculty of Commerce and Faculty of Engineering, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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