1. Marhaba 2015

    Class of 2019 students talk about their first week at NYU Abu Dhabi and aspirations for the upcoming semester.

  2. Let's Talk Startups

    Let's Talk Startups

    By Robyn Brazzil, IDEA Lab

    On August 23, IDEA Lab at NYU Abu Dhabi hosted Abu Dhabi's first-ever Startup Grind event for local entrepreneurs. Startup Grind is a Google initiative that brings together seasoned and aspiring innovators and entrepreneurs for monthly “fireside” chats. There are Startup Grind chapters in more than 175 cities around the world.

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    A Detector Shines in the Search For Dark Matter

    By NYUAD Public Affairs

    A team of international scientists is making progress in the long-elusive search for dark matter, and NYU Abu Dhabi is playing a critical role.

  4. Many Languages, One World

    Many Languages, One World

    By Andy Gregory, NYUAD Public Affairs

    NYU Abu Dhabi student Norbert Monti (Class of 2018) will return to his studies in Abu Dhabi this September from an unforgettable summer experience in the Big Apple.

  5. Global Internships Open Doors and Eyes

    Global Internships Open Doors and Eyes

    By Andy Gregory, NYUAD Public Affairs

    During the summer months, NYU Abu Dhabi students travel around the world for internship opportunities that not only enhance learning and educational development, but provide future career prospects and hands-on work experience in a broad range of industries, from social services to finance to politics.

  6. Scientists Find Hidden Interactions Among Tiny Ocean Organisms

    Scientists Find Hidden Interactions Among Tiny Ocean Organisms

    By Matthew Corcoran, Writer & Multimedia Producer

    A teaspoon of seawater is home to a thousand algae cells and a million bacteria. These tiny critters are fundamental to life on Earth. Ocean algae produce much of the oxygen in the atmosphere and form the base of the marine food chain, while bacteria release carbon dioxide that is converted into organic molecules by algae — and plants — during the process of photosynthesis.

  7. Out of This World Internship for UAE Students

    Out of This World Internship for UAE Students

    By Andy Gregory, NYUAD Public Affairs

    It marks a new frontier of collaboration between NYU Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and the Italian Space Agency.

  8. Emirati Diabetics Share Stories for Student Film Project

    Emirati Diabetics Share Stories for Student Film Project

    By Andy Gregory, NYUAD Public Affairs

    Sugar is a short documentary film by Hasan Nabulsi (Class of 2015) that sheds light on the growing diabetes epidemic in the UAE. Focusing on two real life characters, a young woman and older man both from the UAE, the project aims to highlight themes related to health and modernity, nostalgia, fatalism, shame and globalization. The documentary tackles the day-to-day challenges of people with diabetes and their means of coping with the illness.

  9. How Accidential Roommates Become Lifelong Friends

    How Accidental Roommates Became Lifelong Friends

    By Sue-Ann Lau, Class of 2018

    Just keep an open mind. She’s probably really cool. I wonder what kind of sports she likes, or food, or anything in general? I don’t know anything about her except for her name! These were just some of the thoughts that constantly flooded my mind before moving into residence for the first time at NYU Abu Dhabi with a strange person from another part of the world.

  10. The Ingredient Tree

    Student Researcher Asks, "Why Can't Robots Cook Like Grandma?"

    By Andy Gregory, NYUAD Public Affairs

    Computers can do a lot of remarkable things these days. Understanding a recipe, however, isn't among them. Recipes, as they're commonly known, are simply lists of measurable ingredients followed by step-by-step cooking instructions. They are relatively easy for humans to follow and, under normal circumstances, we are able to predict the outcome of combining specific ingredients and exposing them to heat or cold. So why can't computers?

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    UAE Innovation Week Coming This Fall

    This week, the UAE government announced a new nationwide initiative called Innovation Week, to be held in November. In recognition of this important educational and entrepreneurial event, Salaam: NYUAD News revisits a few of NYUAD's most significant Research & Innovation headlines from the past year.

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