NYU Abu Dhabi students bring an astounding range of interests and skills to a richly diverse and exciting undergraduate experience. NYUAD's faculty are great teachers and distinguished scholars, eager to involve undergraduates in their research. NYUAD alumni go on to pursue a range of academic, professional, and creative endeavours and make remarkable contributions to the world around them.

Alumni Stories

Shamma Al Mazrui (Class of 2014)
Shamma Al Mazrui, UAE Youth Minister and Rhodes Scholar from NYUAD.

Shamma Al Mazrui Appointed UAE Youth Minister

Less than two years after graduation, Shamma Al Mazrui, Class of 2014, landed one of the UAE's top jobs — Minister of State for Youth and Chair of the UAE National Youth Council. She earned her master's from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and graduated NYUAD with a degree in economics.

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Dale Hudson, Associate Teaching Professor of Film and New Media and Curator of Film and New Media
Dale Hudson curates digital art for meaningful exhibitions.

Dale Hudson talks about the art of curating in the digital age, the slippery definition of art, and some of his most memorable finds.


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