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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.

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.

NYU’s New President Talks the Corporate University, Diversity and the Future

NYU’s New President Talks the Corporate University, Diversity and the Future

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU President Andrew Hamilton discussed what he'd like to make a priority at NYU as he steps into his new shoes.

NYUAD students win award for shocking mosquito-killing development

NYUAD students win award for shocking mosquito-killing development

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi students won an international prize for their invention that could help prevent diseases spread by mosquitos.

Seeing pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Seeing pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A look at what NYU organizations are doing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

NYU response to UAE travel ban unsatisfactory

NYU response to UAE travel ban unsatisfactory

By WSN Editorial Board

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Academic freedom is in question in regard to NYU professor Andrew Ross's bar from entering the UAE.

NYUAD hosts global TEDx event

NYUAD hosts global TEDx event

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

TEDxNYU New York presented a screening of TEDxNYUAD's first annual conference.

The Study Away Issue

The Study Away Issue

By Hannah Treasure, Digital Director

February 26, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

  With cuisine from nearly every country available on Seamless, cultural festivals with everything from the dragons of Chinese New Year to the blaring bagpipes of St. Patrick’s Day and museums with artifacts from all over the world, New York City seems to have it all. But there is ...

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

By WSN Editorial Board

February 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Human Rights Watch reports that labor conditions at NYU's construction projects in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island aren't been monitored closely enough and abuses are still happening.

HRW report reveals continued violations

HRW report reveals continued violations

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under News

Human Rights Watch published a report on Tuesday  highlighting the continued violations of labor rights on Saadiyat Island, including NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus. The report said NYU failed to enforce and monitor treatment of migrant workers. The NYU Coalition for Labor hosted a panel on Tuesday at the De...

UAE Skype censorship poses threat to intellectual freedom

UAE Skype censorship poses threat to intellectual freedom

By WSN Editorial Board

February 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The United Arab Emirates ban on Skype is representative of larger problems within the country, and NYU Abu Dhabi must consider its impact.

A conversation with global academic fellow Nishant Mohanchandra

A conversation with global academic fellow Nishant Mohanchandra

By Lathika Mouli, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Nishant Mohanchandra talks about NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai.

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