Press Releases

  1. The Passing of Hilary Ballon, Deputy Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi
  2. NYUAD Announces Recipients of 2018 Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship for Outstanding High School Students
  3. NYU Abu Dhabi appoints Joanna Settle new Associate Arts Professor of Theater
  4. New York University Abu Dhabi Honors Class of 2017 at its Fourth Graduation Ceremony
  5. The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi announces third season of electrifying music, dance, film, poetry, and theater
  6. NYU Abu Dhabi student selected as Yenching Scholar
  7. Senior language lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi publishes book on Emirati Arabic proverbs
  8. Nanoparticle development set to revolutionize cancer treatment
  9. NYU-Tamkeen Joint Statement on Wage Remediation
  10. Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi to speak at NYU Abu Dhabi’s Fourth Graduation Ceremony
  11. Winning submission for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017 unveiled
  12. NYU Abu Dhabi collaborates to host 11th Annual MENASA NASPA Conference
  13. Networking app for skilled refugees wins first prize at NYU Abu Dhabi International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World 2017
  14. NYU Abu Dhabi to host the 2017 Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World
  15. NYU Abu Dhabi and Tharawat Family Business Forum sign a Memorandum of Understanding
  16. NYU Abu Dhabi turns blue for Autism Awareness Month
  17. NYU Abu Dhabi senior receives prestigious Fulbright Study Grant
  18. NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2016: Where are they now?
  19. NYU Abu Dhabi launches UAE Healthy Future Study
  20. Announcing the full program for the 2017 Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi
  21. Winning entry announced for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017
  22. NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop innovative and cost-efficient solution to tackle oil spills and water contamination
  23. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Executive Education programs are now open for enrolment
  24. NYU Abu Dhabi students explore UAE and beyond through distinctive January Term studies
  25. Last Chance to See Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents
  26. Former Senior Lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi Proclaimed Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  27. The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s next exhibition to explore one of the UAE’s most important artistic communities
  28. NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China
  29. Innovation platform startAD launches incubator
  30. Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars
  31. New Climate Model Captures Key Features of Central Pacific El Nino
  32. Altruistic punishment is unlikely to bring about cooperation among strangers in daily life, says NYU Abu Dhabi expert
  33. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Public Health Think Tank tackles high level of road accidents among youth in the UAE
  34. NYU Abu Dhabi study shows secondhand shisha smoke is worse than secondhand smoke from cigarettes
  35. The 2017 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award Now Open for Submissions
  36. First Female Emirati Director appointed to NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Cyber Security
  37. The Central Bank of the UAE and NYU Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi sign Memorandum of Understanding
  38. Over 320 students representing 76 nationalities join NYU Abu Dhabi in this year’s Class of 2020
  39. NYU Abu Dhabi lights up pink in support of breast cancer awareness month
  40. NYU Abu Dhabi scientists develop first self-healing smart crystal
  41. New York University Abu Dhabi Welcomes 24 Talented Undergraduate Students to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program
  42. The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi unveils its fall exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents

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Conversations in the Global Classroom

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A senior lecturer in the arts and humanities department at New York University Abu Dhabi, where he teaches a course on the contemporary politics of Islam, Karmani will begin the new academic year in August by teaching a course put together out of his interest in photography.

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NYUAD Almuna, Sara Al Ahbabi, shares how her upbringing and environment taught her lessons in tolenrance and acceptance.

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