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Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU took a necessary step in establishing protocols with NYU Abu Dhabi to deal with visa applications, appeal processes, communications and the university’s annual global mobility report. However, President Andrew Hamilton must address the alleged religious discrimination and lack of academic freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students have been named as Rhodes Scholars. These students, both U.A.E. citizens, will join 30 other students from across the country in this year's awards.

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Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several 2011 NYU Abu Dhabi Academic Fellows say they were told to misidentify their religious affiliation on government documents.

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NYU Journalism to Sever Ties with NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Journalism to Sever Ties with NYU Abu Dhabi

By Mack DeGeurin, Sayer Devlin, and Jemima McEvoy

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Arthur L. Carter Institute of Journalism has decided to end its relationship with NYU's Abu Dhabi campus over concerns of access to the campus.

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Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Schools like NYU are responsible for training journalists to stand up to all types of authoritarianism, and to put rights to information and democratic free speech above nationalistic allegiances.

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NYUAD’s Continual Issues Are Troubling

NYUAD’s Continual Issues Are Troubling

By WSN Editorial Board

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must decide whether they want to be the university of diversity, equity, and inclusion, that it claims to be. The days of turning a blind eye are over.

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NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi researches create first unhackable chip.

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Exposure | Metro-Oasis

Exposure | Metro-Oasis

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Photographer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Uncategorized

Growth. What does it mean? One pictures a child constantly checking for evidence of it, marking their progress against the wall. Or an ambitious palm bursting skyward from the sand, against all odds. Propelled upwards, outwards, into the future. Enter Abu Dhabi. Oil-fueled, up-and-coming, international...

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

By WSN Editorial Board

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Despite the Tisch Asia lawsuit and the NYU community’s legitimate concerns regarding expansion, the university’s campuses abroad are a valuable asset and should be maintained.

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NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

RoadWatch, an app designed by NYU Abu Dhabi students, won 1 million Dhs and top honors at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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Abu Dhabi Language Lab: Bilingual People Are Smarter

Abu Dhabi Language Lab: Bilingual People Are Smarter

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 16, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Neuroscience of Language Lab at NYUAD found that bilingual people's brains are better able to focus on specific tasks and tune out distracting stimuli.

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Students Create Drone for Marine Mapping

Students Create Drone for Marine Mapping

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A team of NYU Abu Dhabi students placed second in the 2016 UAE Drones for Good competition for their drone that improves reef documentation and research.

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