Press Releases

  1. Networking app for skilled refugees wins first prize at NYU Abu Dhabi International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World 2017
  2. NYU Abu Dhabi to host the 2017 Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World
  3. NYU Abu Dhabi and Tharawat Family Business Forum sign a Memorandum of Understanding
  4. NYU Abu Dhabi turns blue for Autism Awareness Month
  5. NYU Abu Dhabi senior receives prestigious Fulbright Study Grant
  6. NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2016: Where are they now?
  7. NYU Abu Dhabi launches UAE Healthy Future Study
  8. Announcing the full program for the 2017 Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi
  9. Winning entry announced for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017
  10. NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop innovative and cost-efficient solution to tackle oil spills and water contamination
  11. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Executive Education programs are now open for enrolment
  12. NYU Abu Dhabi students explore UAE and beyond through distinctive January Term studies
  13. Last Chance to See Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents
  14. Former Senior Lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi Proclaimed Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  15. The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s next exhibition to explore one of the UAE’s most important artistic communities
  16. NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China
  17. Innovation platform startAD launches incubator
  18. Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars
  19. New Climate Model Captures Key Features of Central Pacific El Nino
  20. Altruistic punishment is unlikely to bring about cooperation among strangers in daily life, says NYU Abu Dhabi expert
  21. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Public Health Think Tank tackles high level of road accidents among youth in the UAE
  22. NYU Abu Dhabi study shows secondhand shisha smoke is worse than secondhand smoke from cigarettes
  23. The 2017 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award Now Open for Submissions
  24. First Female Emirati Director appointed to NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Cyber Security
  25. The Central Bank of the UAE and NYU Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi sign Memorandum of Understanding
  26. Over 320 students representing 76 nationalities join NYU Abu Dhabi in this year’s Class of 2020
  27. NYU Abu Dhabi lights up pink in support of breast cancer awareness month
  28. NYU Abu Dhabi scientists develop first self-healing smart crystal
  29. New York University Abu Dhabi Welcomes 24 Talented Undergraduate Students to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program
  30. The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi unveils its fall exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents

In the News Highlights

How a hackathon can solve the region’s problems

The National

What happens when you bring together people of all races, ages, genders and geographies to tackle today’s social issues through technology? Every April, students, mentors and judges from all over the world gather at NYU Abu Dhabi with their laptops and ideas to do just that and to contribute to social good in the Arab world.

‘Cool Roofs’ beat the heat in slum homes

Mumbai Mirror

Cool roofs, a collaboration between the NGO Urbz and students from New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus, proposes to cover asbestos roofs with layers of easily available materials like tarpaulin, foam sheets, aluminium foil and transparent plastic sheet to create a sandwich roof – this will help bring down the temperature of the roof by at least by 8 to 9 degrees Celsius, and that of the dwelling below by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius.

Panoramic vision: how the UAE is safeguarding its heritage

The National

Despite being a relatively young country, a rich seam of cultural heritage lies just below the UAE’s 21st-century fascia.

Building Leaders At NYU Abu Dhabi

Forbes Middle East

NYU Abu Dhabi is marrying liberal arts with academic research to develop students capable of connecting a changing world, under the watchful guidance of its Vice Chancellor, Al Bloom.

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