New York University President John Sexton and NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Alfred Bloom officiated at the University's inaugural commencement ceremony in Abu Dhabi on May 25, 2014.
In attendance were His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed AlNahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs; H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States; H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor, Ministry of Presidential Affairs in the UAE; and H.E. Michael Corbin, the US Ambassador to the UAE.
Graduation Ceremony Highlights
141 students from 49 countries
Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States and founder of The Clinton Foundation
Student Keynote Speaker
Musbah Dilsebo Ormago, social research and public policy