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  • An Insider’s Guide to Abu Dhabi—High and Low

    How to maximize your time in this new cultural hot spot? Here, key tips on seeing the best art and architecture, eating like a king (or a mere mortal) and hobnobbing with falcons.

    The Wall Street Journal |
  • Rodrigo Duterte is leading a new kind of dictatorship

    The Philippines is Asia’s oldest democracy, but for generations, its democratic mechanisms have been hijacked by those seeking to impose their will. Under President Rodrigo Duterte, the country is sliding towards the authoritarianism it suffered during the long dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos.

    The Globe and Mail |
  • ‘Art has an urgency here’

    Maya Allison is the Founding Director and Chief Curator of the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery. She comes from a curatorial background in academic museums, notably the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University.

  • Honour for NYU Abu Dhabi seniors

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seniors Atoka Jo and Alexander MacKay have been selected to the 2020 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships.

    The Gulf Today |
  • 'Art is to be shared' says Zaki Nusseibeh after lending collection to students so they can learn about curation

    Nine NYU Abu Dhabi students were split into three groups, each tackling the steps of putting an exhibition together: 'I am impressed by the choices of the students,' says Zaki Nusseibeh.

    The National |

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