NYU Abu Dhabi marks 10th anniversary with virtual activations

Lively discussions to mark NYU Abu Dhabi anniversary.

The 10-year celebrations at NYU Abu Dhabi will be celebrated with a series of virtual activations on 21 and 22 September.

Over two days there will be talks covering a wide range of subjects including the story of the university’s founding and its contributions towards tackling some of humanity’s shared challenges such as COVID-19 and the effects of climate change.

The speaking lineup will contain students, alumni and community and global leaders such as former French President François Hollande, His Excellency Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, Her Excellency Mariam Almheiri, His Excellency Omar Al Olama, Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Her Excellency Sara Musallem, His Excellency Zaki Nusseibeh, and Dr. Jane Goodall.

A feature length film, This is NYU Abu Dhabi, by Anthony Geffen of Atlantic Productions will also premiere during the event.

Want to know how to connect?

Head to nyuad.nyu.edu/10 on your laptop and sit back and enjoy some wonderful virtual content on the history of NYU Abu Dhabi.


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Matt Cassidy

When he is not hunting for the latest piece of Abu Dhabi news, Matt is ticking off his UAE bucket-list experiences (although he does love to take a break to test out the fine restaurants and bars of the capital). An armchair sports lover, he is on a personal mission to attend every sporting event in the UAE to make out for most likely missing the big one in Doha in November.