education

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery opens Zimoun to the public tomorrow

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery, the University’s academic museum-gallery, opens its spring show to the public tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26. This exhibition presents the work of acclaimed Swiss artist Zimoun.  This landmark survey marks the first time the artist has exhibited his work in the Gulf, and is curated by Executive Director of the NYUAD Art Gallery and Chief Curator at NYU Abu Dhabi Maya Allison.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi celebrates 47th UAE National Day

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) celebrated the occasion of the 47th UAE National Day on Monday through a series of cultural activities held at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2017: Where Are They Now?

    From establishing careers in finance, engineering, consulting, politics, and the arts to pursuing graduate degrees at Yale, Oxford, and Harvard, NYU Abu Dhabi’s Class of 2017 graduates have distinguished themselves as a pioneering group of over 350 men and women representing more than 60 countries across the globe who are continuing to accomplish new heights across a range of industries and institutions of further education.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi collaborates to host 11th Annual MENASA NASPA Conference

    NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Office of Campus Life hosted the 11th Annual MENASA NASPA Conference from April 18-20 at NYUAD’s campus on Saadiyat Island . The conference offered 175 student affairs professionals the opportunity to discuss new approaches, challenges and ideas across higher education in the region.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Faculty Member Wins Fulbright US Scholar Award to Support Higher Education in the Congo

    Bringing a wealth of experience in scientific writing, international learning, and digital pedagogy, NYU Abu Dhabi’s Graduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Lecturer of Writing Philip Rodenbough seeks to invigorate the scientific program and curriculum at the University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) through his recent appointment there as a Fulbright US Scholar.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi holds successful month-long campaign in support of breast cancer awareness

    NYU Abu Dhabi’s Campus Center dome was illuminated pink throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month as students, faculty and staff engaged in a successful series of activations as part of a month-long community program for the cause.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi hosts a series of community Iftars

    More than 900 community members from New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) attended a series of five Iftar meals organized by the University on its campus to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi hosts diverse program of public events for May 2017

    NYU Abu Dhabi is offering a varied program of events for the month of May 2017. All of the events listed below are open to the public and free to attend (unless otherwise indicated), and will take place at NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus on Saadiyat Island.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute announces January line-up of public events

    The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute is pleased to announce an exceptional program of talks and screenings free of charge and open to the public throughout the month of January.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute announces March line-up of public events

    The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute is pleased to announce a program of talks and screenings free of charge and open to the public throughout the month of March.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi partners with Etihad Cargo for innovative airline cargo logistics course

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) partnered with Etihad Cargo for a unique intensive four-week summer course, Driving Genius,  to look at how different aspects of robotics, programming, and design principles can help to develop solutions aimed at the airline cargo industry.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop hybrid molecules that could serve as a new category of anti-cancer agents

    Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) chemistry program and colleagues from the University’s biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic hybrid knotted molecules, termed metal-organic trefoil knots (M-TKs). These molecules can effectively deliver metals to cancer cells, demonstrating the potential to act as a new category of anti-cancer agents.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi researchers discover new frog species in Ethiopia

    A new species of puddle frog (order: Anura, family: Phynobatrachidae, genus: Phrynobatrachus), has just been discovered by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers at the unexplored and isolated Bibita Mountain in southwestern Ethiopia. The research team named the new species Phrynobatrachus bibita sp. nov., or Bibita Mountain dwarf puddle frog, inspired by its home.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi researchers find grasping motions guided by visuo-haptic signals are most effective

    NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have found that the availability of both visual and haptic information for a target object significantly improves reach-to-grasp actions, demonstrating that the nervous system utilizes both types of information to optimize movement execution. The findings are featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi researchers provide breakthrough insight on how coral reefs may cope with climate change

    Research undertaken by scientists at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will help provide new insight into how coral reefs around the world will be able to cope with climate change.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Senior selected as Al Ghurair STEM Scholar

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2018 student Yousteena Bocktor, 21,  from Egypt, has been selected as a 2018 Al Ghurair STEM Scholar, which supports young Arabs pursuing fields in higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). She will pursue a Master of Engineering with a concentration in Transportation Engineering from McGill University in Canada.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi students on the ground in Britain to witness Brexit unfold

    NYU Abu Dhabi students have returned to the UAE following a historic, immersive 10-day course that enabled them to witness Brexit as it continues to unfold in Britain and across Europe.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi to host crucial scientific data from space observatories

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is hosting crucial scientific data collected by space observatories. The National Data Center (NDC) at NYUAD will be the first location in the UAE that will acquire, archive, and process selected scientific data sets from space missions. The NDC will host observations from the Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Kepler space mission that are essential to performing research in solar and stellar physics. These data have now been made publicly available by NASA as a matter of its policy, but infrastructure in the UAE is needed to analyze the data locally.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi turns blue for Autism Awareness Month

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has become a part of the global #LightItUpBlue initiative for the third consecutive year as part of the University’s month-long campaign to raise awareness about autism. The dome of the University’s campus will be lit blue throughout the month of April in a show of support for Autism Awareness Month.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Welcomes Nobel Laureate Thomas J. Sargent

    The Nobel prize-winning American economist, Thomas J. Sargent, is teaching a course on quantitative economics this fall at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).