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A New Era of Digital Education at AUC

Attend the Digital Education Campus Conversation on October 9 in Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo to learn more about the innovative initiative. 

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Graduate Student Publishes Paper on Effects of Radiotherapy on Gut Microbiome in Cancer Patients

A team from the American University in Cairo, Zewail City, and Children Cancer Hospital (57375) has published a paper on the effect of radiotherapy on the gut microbiome in pediatric cancer patients. Nourhan Sahly, AUC Biotechnology graduate student, is the lead author on the paper. Sahly conducted her Master's thesis under the supervision of Ahmed Moustafa, associate professor in the Department of Biology and the Biotechnology Graduate Program, Tamer Salem from Zewail City of Science and Technology, and Dr. Mohamed Zaghloul from the Children’s Cancer Hospital.

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AUC Students Win Prestigious Award at International SensUs Biosensor Competition

A group of AUC students won second place of the Analytical Performance Award at the SensUS 2019 Competition recently held at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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Nanotechnology PhD Student Uses Silkworms to Store, Transmit Energy in Fabrics

When Basant Ali, a PhD candidate in AUC's nanotechnology program, proposed an unusual research idea, her friends and professors told her she was crazy. However, a few months after her proposition, Ali’s “crazy” idea turned into a months-long research project and was soon published in Scientific Reports, a branch of the world’s leading multidisciplinary scientific journal, Nature. 

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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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From AUC to Sheffield: Paules Zakhary '18 — A NASA Scientist in the Making

"After being granted my bachelor’s degree in physics with high honors from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, I applied for five masters programs in the UK — all of which I was accepted onto,” said Paules Zakhary ’18 in his interview with the University of Sheffield,

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Egypt's Top Thanawiya Amma Student Reflects on One Year as an Engineering Student at AUC

Do you remember Nada Hussein Habib, Egypt's top thanawiya amma student in 2018 who was offered a full scholarship by President Francis Ricciardone when she said in the media that her dream is to attend AUC.  News@AUC spoke with Habib, who is now studying electronics and communications engineering at AUC, as she reflects on her first year at the University.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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Alum Radwa Hamed Selected as Knight-Hennessy Scholar

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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