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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.
September 3 - November 17, 2018
Ways of Seeing brings together 26 internationally acclaimed artists and art collectives from the region and the world, working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, sound, film, and installation.
September 19, 2018
Archaeological discoveries from an ancient village reveal the presence of a sophisticated and skilled population that traded and thrived during the Neolithic period.