Grading Andrew Ross Sorkin

Grading Andrew Ross Sorkin

Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin (@andrewrsorkin) Article: “N.Y.U. Crisis in Abu Dhabi Stretches to Wall Street,” May 26, 2014 10:14 pm Grade: C College professors teach their students that written arguments must be based on cited evidence. Depending on the...
Not Just Another Commencement

Not Just Another Commencement

Deb and I have written a reflection on Sunday’s inaugural NYUAD Commencement. It’ll be published in the “Opinion” section of tomorrow’s National, but the online version is already available here. Also available is the full video of the...
Ma’asalama Class of 2014

Ma’asalama Class of 2014

I had the honor of serving in the “color guard” during the inaugural NYU Abu Dhabi commencement today, which meant that I got to carry the NYU NY flag at the head of the procession of graduating seniors as they entered the hall. (The other flags...
Rereading a Thirty-Year-Old Letter

Rereading a Thirty-Year-Old Letter

I’ve never been very good at keeping journals. I’d always start well, but then I wouldn’t keep it up, and I would leave blank pages to fill in later, and sometimes I would, and sometimes I wouldn’t and … let’s just say that...
Cosmopolitanism and the Liberal Arts

Cosmopolitanism and the Liberal Arts

Cosmopolitanism and the Liberal Arts 2 OCTOBER 2013 Cosmopolitanism NYU Abu Dhabi Scholarship and Teaching It was great fun speaking on this subject last Friday at Harvard. Thanks to everyone who came to me over the next couple of days to talk further about...