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Students Debate the Existence of NYU Abu Dhabi

Students Debate the Existence of NYU Abu Dhabi

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Review and Debates prompted students and professors at NYU to consider the existence of 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

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

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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An Alternative View on NYUAD

An Alternative View on NYUAD

Matthew Silverstein, Guest Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

A Guest Writer's response to the Editorial Board's call for NYU to divest from NYUAD.

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Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

WSN Editorial Board

November 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In retrospect, it should not come as a surprise that these issues would arise at NYUAD. The country is decades behind the United States in terms of human rights.

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NYU Journalism to Sever Ties with NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Journalism to Sever Ties with NYU Abu Dhabi

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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NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

WSN Editorial Board

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU has been dealing with some of the issues arising on campus, but they aren't telling anyone about it. We need to know what is and isn't being done.

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Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

After weeks of silence, NYU President Andrew Hamilton responds to complaints of academic freedom violations at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

More claims surface of religious discrimination at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Mack DeGeurin and Amy Rhee

October 2, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

NYU Professor Mohammad Bazzi's recent UAE visa denial highlights a growing number of NYU faculty and staff who have faced discrimination at the Abu Dhabi campus. NYU has largely avoided addressing these issues publicly.

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NYUAD Annual Hackathon

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi hosted its sixth annual hackathon, focussing on projects that will enforce social change.

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Despite Grievances, NYU Incomparable

Despite Grievances, NYU Incomparable

WSN Editorial Board

February 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Although NYU offers its students an abundance of opportunities and resources, the university still has a lot of progress to make before it can reflect the values held by its student body and faculty.

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