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Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

By 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.

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

By 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.

Despite Grievances, NYU Incomparable

Despite Grievances, NYU Incomparable

By 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.

Global Breaks at a Global University

Global Breaks at a Global University

By Faith Gates, Deputy Features Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

As school starts up and students see their classmates again, everyone will be asking, “So how was your break?” This month off school is used differently for many NYU students. Students may relax, travel, spend time with their family or take J-term classes.

Senior Nabs Rhodes Scholarship for Political Advocacy

Senior Nabs Rhodes Scholarship for Political Advocacy

By Maria Ann Puertas, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN sits down NYU Abu Dhabi Senior Abdullah Abulhoul who was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

By WSN Editorial Board

October 6, 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.

How NYU’s Student Demographics Have Changed

How NYU’s Student Demographics Have Changed

By Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

If we want to measure just how NYU is changing, student demographics are the place to start.

Students’ Social Impact Organization Targets Local Communities

Students’ Social Impact Organization Targets Local Communities

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Students competed in this year's Sila Connection's conference to propose solutions to health and education concerns in New York City.

Hamilton Needs a Long-Term Affordability Plan

Hamilton Needs a Long-Term Affordability Plan

By WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hamilton’s proposals set a good short-term precedent for his administration, but in light of Sexton’s leftover projects, the direction that Hamilton will eventually take the university is still unclear.

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.

Was it worth it, President Sexton?

Was it worth it, President Sexton?

By WSN Editorial Board

December 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Hamilton should refocus the university’s mission on its responsibility to the wider community and to future students, not to shareholders.

Former Clinton chief of staff negotiated for NYUAD

Former Clinton chief of staff negotiated for NYUAD

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Cheryl D. Mills, Hilary Clinton's top aide, worked on NYU Abu Dhabi negotiations while Clinton was secretary of state.

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