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Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

By Jasem Alzaabi, Columnist

September 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Education, Government, International, Opinion

A citizen of the UAE explores divestment in Abu Dhabi in order to invest in Western businesses.

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

By Kristina Hayhurst, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The latest report from NYU’s Coalition for Fair Labor recounts labor abuse against workers on the Abu Dhabi campus over the years since it’s inception. Immediate after this report was released, NYU finally released its compliance report for the workers on the campus that disagreed with the coalitions initial report in.

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton recently released a letter addressing concerns over recent visa denials for faculty members attempting to travel to NYU Abu Dhabi.

NYUAD Students Win Gold for Portable E. coli Detection Device

NYUAD Students Win Gold for Portable E. coli Detection Device

By Kenneth Jung, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The NYUAD students' invention detects E. Coli in twenty minutes and costs just four dollars.

Students Debate the Existence of NYU Abu Dhabi

Students Debate the Existence of NYU Abu Dhabi

By 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.

An Alternative View on NYUAD

An Alternative View on NYUAD

By 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.

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

By 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.

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.

NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

By WSN Editorial Board

October 25, 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.

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.

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.

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