Academics

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At the Core of NYU Abu Dhabi: An Interview with Senior Al Reem Al Hosani

"The Core Curriculum is an opportunity for students to discover interests and passions in disciplines they didn't know. We engage with topics from a local and global perspective. It is a holistic, well-rounded set of classes of a student’s choosing, in four different categories and with two seminar-based colloquium courses."

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The Neuroscience of Exercise

Learn how NYU professor Wendy Suzuki taps into the neuroscience of exercise in her lab, in the classroom, and in her life.

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Identity: a Big Ideas Course Series offering at NYU

This Big Ideas Course Series brings together students and speakers from across disciplines—and around the world—to academically explore important topics and challenges. In the Identity course, they joined forces to discuss the complicated nature of identity through many lenses.

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Using College Resources to Enhance Your Experience

Although college is a fun and exciting time, itʼs important to take advantage of various resources in order to make the most of your four years.

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NYU Trailblazers: Jessamyn Hatcher – “Fashion & Globalization”

This NYU Trailblazers session explains how can we work to make our globalized system of fashion more sustainable and more ethical.

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An NYU History Course That Looks to the Future

In this undergraduate history course, NYU students across the world look to history to understand the present—and find hope for the future.

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NYU Trailblazers: Dolly Chugh – “The Person You Mean to Be”

The NYU Trailblazer Series features ground-breaking research and provocative insights from NYU’s most compelling professors, who bring bold ideas into the classroom, and share their knowledge with the world.

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Cool Course Dispatch: Forensic Anthropology

In this undergraduate forensic anthropology course, NYU students learn how to recover, examine, and identify human skeletal remains.

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Shifting Gears: What NYU Online Classes Are Really Like During a Global Pandemic

NYU’s faculty make the virtual classroom exciting by engaging with TikTok and more.

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NYU Journalism Students Put In the Work

Renowned author and faculty member Ta-Nehisi Coates teaches that great writing is about effort.