Press Releases

  1. NYU Abu Dhabi senior receives prestigious Fulbright Study Grant
  2. NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2016: Where are they now?
  3. NYU Abu Dhabi launches UAE Healthy Future Study
  4. Announcing the full program for the 2017 Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi
  5. Winning entry announced for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017
  6. NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop innovative and cost-efficient solution to tackle oil spills and water contamination
  7. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Executive Education programs are now open for enrolment
  8. NYU Abu Dhabi students explore UAE and beyond through distinctive January Term studies
  9. Last Chance to See Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents
  10. Former Senior Lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi Proclaimed Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  11. The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s next exhibition to explore one of the UAE’s most important artistic communities
  12. NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China
  13. Innovation platform startAD launches incubator
  14. Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars
  15. New Climate Model Captures Key Features of Central Pacific El Nino
  16. Altruistic punishment is unlikely to bring about cooperation among strangers in daily life, says NYU Abu Dhabi expert
  17. NYU Abu Dhabi’s Public Health Think Tank tackles high level of road accidents among youth in the UAE
  18. NYU Abu Dhabi study shows secondhand shisha smoke is worse than secondhand smoke from cigarettes
  19. The 2017 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award Now Open for Submissions
  20. First Female Emirati Director appointed to NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Cyber Security
  21. The Central Bank of the UAE and NYU Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi sign Memorandum of Understanding
  22. Over 320 students representing 76 nationalities join NYU Abu Dhabi in this year’s Class of 2020
  23. NYU Abu Dhabi lights up pink in support of breast cancer awareness month
  24. NYU Abu Dhabi scientists develop first self-healing smart crystal
  25. New York University Abu Dhabi Welcomes 24 Talented Undergraduate Students to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program
  26. The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi unveils its fall exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents

In the News Highlights

Building Leaders At NYU Abu Dhabi

Forbes Middle East

NYU Abu Dhabi is marrying liberal arts with academic research to develop students capable of connecting a changing world, under the watchful guidance of its Vice Chancellor, Al Bloom.

United Arab Emirates' 23-year-old minister of youth affairs has high aspirations for her peers

Los Angeles Times

They are often ignored, criticized and misunderstood, and in much of the Arab world, they are the target of misconceptions and stereotyping. But in the United Arab Emirates, young people have a new champion. Shamma bint Suhail Faris Mazrui is the Persian Gulf nation’s minister of state for youth affairs. At 23 years old — she was 22 when appointed last year — Mazrui is believed to be the youngest government minister in the world.

The Finnish trio navigating the natural world through 3D art


In their other film “The Secret World of Moths” showing at the 3rd edition of Imagine Science Film Festival in Abu Dhabi this weekend, the collaborative crew of three, Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen and Janne Pulkkinen, who are also lifelong friends, provides a glimpse into nature’s macroscopic expanses through moths.

A Beacon of Progress


Within the UAE, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) which was established by the government of Abu Dhabi to serve as an excellence center for education, can teach organizations about best practice, good governance and effective execution.

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