NYU Abu Dhabi students used the tallest building in the world — Dubai's Burj Khalifa — as a tool to study the rotation of the Earth.
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For the first time, students and their faculty mentor participated in the FILE Media Arts Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, well known as the biggest media arts, design, and technology festival in South America.
A new book, and a panel discussion this week, NYU Abu Dhabi Professor Pascal Menoret and his students are documenting some of the city's built environment of the years from 1968 to 1992.
It's a contemporary cliché in almost every field of endeavor: we're drowning in data. From the simplest Google search to the most recondite statistics for scholars, the new flood of information must be filtered and channeled and managed.
When NYU Abu Dhabi visual arts professor Goffredo Puccetti, and colleague Jim Savio, a University writing professor, first volunteered at an Abu Dhabi day school for students with special needs three years ago, the visual arts professor saw an opportunity.
Street vending is not something you see much of in Abu Dhabi, but it was nevertheless the theme of the 2013 Student Design Challenge, whose visual communication contest was recently won by NYU Abu Dhabi sophomore Arfa Rehman.