Press Releases

  1. NYU Abu Dhabi launches UAE Healthy Future Study
  2. Announcing the full program for the 2017 Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi
  3. Winning entry announced for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017
  4. NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop innovative and cost-efficient solution to tackle oil spills and water contamination
  5. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Executive Education programs are now open for enrolment
  6. NYU Abu Dhabi students explore UAE and beyond through distinctive January Term studies
  7. Last Chance to See Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents
  8. Former Senior Lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi Proclaimed Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  9. The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s next exhibition to explore one of the UAE’s most important artistic communities
  10. NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China
  11. Innovation platform startAD launches incubator
  12. Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars
  13. New Climate Model Captures Key Features of Central Pacific El Nino
  14. Altruistic punishment is unlikely to bring about cooperation among strangers in daily life, says NYU Abu Dhabi expert
  15. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Public Health Think Tank tackles high level of road accidents among youth in the UAE
  16. NYU Abu Dhabi study shows secondhand shisha smoke is worse than secondhand smoke from cigarettes
  17. The 2017 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award Now Open for Submissions
  18. First Female Emirati Director appointed to NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Cyber Security
  19. The Central Bank of the UAE and NYU Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi sign Memorandum of Understanding
  20. Over 320 students representing 76 nationalities join NYU Abu Dhabi in this year’s Class of 2020
  21. NYU Abu Dhabi lights up pink in support of breast cancer awareness month
  22. NYU Abu Dhabi scientists develop first self-healing smart crystal
  23. New York University Abu Dhabi Welcomes 24 Talented Undergraduate Students to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program
  24. The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi unveils its fall exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents

In the News Highlights

Diabetes study calls for 20,000 Emiratis

The National

Doctors want 20,000 Emirati volunteers to help them better understand the UAE’s high rate of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The long-term Healthy Future Study by New York University Abu Dhabi will be the country’s largest.

Review: Barnstorming Brooklyn troupe Red Baraat kick off UAE-wide tour at Abu Dhabi’s Barzakh Festival

The National

Red Baraat’s oft-touted boast as "the best party band in years" – a quote from America’s National Public Radio they are so proud of it is part of their website display name – was under no threat when they kicked off a multi-emirate UAE tour in Abu Dhabi on Friday (February 17).

Leaks Are Totally American—They’re Just Easier Now


President Donal Trump and Republicans in Congress would very much like you to know that they are victims of betrayal—not by General Michael Flynn, who withheld information about his post-election discussions with Russian intelligence agents and has since resigned as national security advisor. The real culprit, in their eyes? Whoever leaked that information to the press.

But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Underground, 1988 – 2008

Fact Magazine

In the face of common challenges, artists are known to come together and create a space of encouragement – that is the basis of what this exciting exhibition highlights. Community has played a key role in every modern art historical breakthrough, with artists banding together around manifestos, or turning to one another for support when art institutions rejected their innovations. Art communities grow out of critical and creative exchange among peers and mentors.

NYUAD Experts

Looking for faculty experts to speak to specific topics? NYU Abu Dhabi has a number of subject matter experts that can speak to a variety of topics such as: human culture and creativity; engineering, innovation, and entrepreneurship; computer science, biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, psychology; economics, political science, social research and public policy; urbanization and the environment; interactive media and many more.

There are also NYUAD experts available to comment on current events, issues and other unique topics. If you would like to speak to an NYUAD expert please contact the Office of Public Affairs.