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...
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...
1983 Thinks Big

1983 Thinks Big

The panel on which I spoke yesterday was called “1983 Thinks Big: 5 for 10.” Here’s how it was billed: “Modeled on Harvard Thinks Big and Ted Talks, five classmates who are professors in various fields and at various universities each give a...