Student project to improve road safety wins AED 1 million
RoadWatch — the winning entry in the university category at the 2016 UAE m-Government Service Awards — is a personal driving assistant on a smartphone that encourages drivers to follow the rules of the road and warns of adverse conditions like bad weather, a collision, or an approaching ambulance.
Students honored for academic excellence, community spirit
NYUAD students were honored for excellence in academics and community building in 2016, and many continued their studies at prestigious schools around the world as Rhodes Scholars and Fulbright Award recipients.
TEDxNYUAD 2016 challenged the perception of being successful, dealing with hardships, cultural heritage, and giving back to the community. In her talk, Joey Bui describes the journey of karma and why it remains crucial in today's complex world.
In four years, NYUAD's Class of 2016 won global awards and scholarships, earned entry at prestigious graduate schools, and secured employment in the UAE and beyond at some of the world's top businesses and institutions.