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The Council of the University of Alexandria in Matrouh Branch, headed by Dr. Mohamed Ismail Abdo, Vice President for Matrouh branch congratulated at its meeting held, yesterday, at the headquarters of the province and in the presence of Major General / Alaa Abu Zeid, Governor of Matrouh, Dr. Mustafa Nagar on the occasion of the renewal of his appointment as the academic coordinator of the branch of the university in Matrouh, and Dr. Ragab Murad, acting dean of Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Soha Ameen, acting dean of Faculty of kindergarten, and Magda Habashy, to renew her appointment, general supervisor of the Faculty of Education, and Dr. Dalal Abdel Hady, acting Dean of hotel management, and Dr. Mohammed Sharaf, as acting Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Nevin Rezk, acting dean of the Faculty of Nursing, also congratulated everyone for the starting of the new academic year


The Community Service and Environment Development Council during its session held under chairmanship of Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, mourned the great scientist Dr. Ahmed Zewail as one of Egypt sons and one notable graduate from the Faculty of Science, Alexandria University. Dr. Zewil was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999 for his researches on the femtosecond chemistry. He enriched the scientific life and the whole world by his researches. The Council observed a minute of silence in memory of the late Dr. Zewil.

The Council reviewed the medical convoys organized by the sector during this period inside and outside Alexandria with participation of the faculties of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry and the Institute of Medical Research and the Higher Institute of Public Health. The convoys shall provide medical services and examinations to raise the medical level and preparing a young and effective staff aware of their community role.


The University of Alexandria mourned with grief the death of the Egyptian peerless Nobel-winning chemist / Ahmed Zewail who dead in the USA after a long illness, and the entire world is grieved over losing one of the hardworking pioneering scientist who left the humanity a huge heritage of scientific discoveries.

God have mercy on the deceased soul rest in peace and his usefulness as far as to humanity of beneficial knowledge, and inspired his family and his family and colleagues and disciples and loved ones in Egypt and throughout the world at large, patience and fortitude.

In our prayers, we ask that God grant him eternal rest and we called upon youth to follow in his footsteps to benefit the human race.

Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, President of Alexandria University declared that the university is preparing a future vision of the university hospitals through the Medical Council of the university to achieve integration in the medical system and coordination between all concerned bodies in the medical sector and improving the service and health care of patient. He indicated that university hospitals provide 80% of the health service in Alexandria governorate and by-side governorates. This came in a meeting with the Faculty Council of Pharmacy to discuss the development of study programs and curricula and the possibility of establishing new programs. The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber, vice-president of AU for Education and Student Affairs and Dr. Ivan Ibrahim the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy.

The Rector listened to opinions and suggestions of the faculty members on how to develop the education and research in the faculty and to support the faculty role in medicine industry in Egypt. He added that the university is currently formulating a plan to install study rooms and auditoriums on university land in Smouha with a capacity up to 3000 students that can be used for all university faculties in order to reduce the density and in the light of considering 2017 as the development year for curricula in AU.

Dr. El-Kurdi also opened the medicine preparation laboratory which is designed to test the biological activity of some chemical compounds by computer prior to being engineered in the lab. The new laboratory is equipped with 25 computers to serve undergraduates in addition to three computers for postgraduate students. The Rector accompanied by vice-president of the university dean of the faculty visited the scientific complex of pharmaceutical research and research labs


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Dr. Hesham Gaber, vice president of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs, referring to the end of the activity for the academic year 2015/ 2016, also referring to the victory of Aya Samir from the Faculty of Tourism equally with the student Yara Hawary in acting and in the second round “Rania Alaa” from the Faculty of Tourism equally with Hagar Hekal from the Faculty of Economic Studies.