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NYUAD’s liberal arts education teaches you to ask difficult questions, discover new ideas, and build practical skills to become an expert in your own field — whatever that may be.
Core courses address major global challenges, including the pursuit of equality, justice, peace, health, sustainability, and a rich understanding of humanity.
Check the calendar for important dates and events happening in 2018-19.
Exciting research is happening at NYU Abu Dhabi led by talented faculty and researchers from around the globe.
A team of NYU Abu Dhabi scientists has captured on video a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, an event that points to one of the forces behind global sea-level rise.
NYUAD has reached a landmark agreement with the Department of Health — Abu Dhabi to better understand the causes of chronic diseases among Emiratis, including diabetes and heart disease.
“A lot of the toxicants that we all are exposed to are not from any human activity at all — they’re just part of the bedrock, which then makes its way into our drinking water,” says biologist Kirsten Sadler Edepli.
Economist Nikos Nikiforakis says the world's rich are holding an ever-increasing share of global resources, and there's a lot of evidence to suggest rich people behave selfishly. But is it true?
Internationally acclaimed artist Tarek Al-Ghoussein, a professor of visual arts at NYU Abu Dhabi, merges landscapes, self-portraiture, and interaction with the spaces he photographs.
Ozgur Sinanoglu and his team of engineers at NYU Abu Dhabi have devised the unhackable chip — an innovation that may have a huge impact on an industry that loses up to $4 billion USD each year to digital piracy.
How 3D printers could improve access to technologies essential for scientific discovery.
"Yalla Narmis: The Top 2,000+ Words and Expressions for Understanding Emirati Dialect" aims to give language learners a natural feel for spoken Emirati Arabic.
September 12-13, 2018
An audio visual double bill featuring Arab electro-pop and electronic pow wow music, both with powerful mixed visuals. Lebanese hip-hopper Rayess Bek and visual artist La Mirza offer their own electro-modern take on the golden age of Egyptian cinema.
September 21-22, 2018
3pm and 11pm
Created by multi-award winning ensemble Elevator Repair Service, this award-winning theatrical event is directed by John Collins and features Scott Shepherd (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Bridge of Spies), who won an Obie for his performance in Gatz.