2018 brought many memorable moments to NYU Abu Dhabi, thanks to the students, faculty, and staff whose dedication and drive make our community truly remarkable and distinctly global. These are just a few of our favorite stories from the past year.
- NYUAD welcomes the Class of 2022: 389 students, 84 nationalities, endless possibilities.
- NYU Abu Dhabi's 5th graduation ceremony honors the Class of 2018
- Students win global scholarships: the Rhodes, Schwartzman, Fulbright, and STEM.
- Two professors are elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
- NYU Abu Dhabi wins two Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards: School Sustainability and Best Cultural Experience (The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi).
- The Institute for Public Programming at NYU Abu Dhabi celebrates its 10th anniversary.
- NYU Abu Dhabi’s 2018 Research Conference explores migration, urban life, what’s new in science, human behavior, and more.
- Community members break a world record in a marathon relay race at NYU Abu Dhabi.
- Nobel Laureate Tom Sargant teaches an economics course.
- A festival to celebrate Islamic culture launches in Abu Dhabi — hosted by The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi.
- The Art Gallery's Ways of Seeing exhibition features guest curators for the first time.
- 100 riders join NYU Abu Dhabi’s inaugural Ride for Zayed.
- Hundreds volunteer at the MENA Special Olympics events held at NYU Abu Dhabi.
- NYU Abu Dhabi students help build sustainable houses for families in Jordan.