NYU Populates a Liberal-Arts Outpost in the Middle East

Lauren Lancaster for The Chronicle

On a recruiting trip organized by New York U. Abu Dhabi, high-school students from around the world visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Later an American student asked, "What do kids do for fun here?"
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Rebekah King's friends in suburban Denver think she's nuts.

The high-school senior has just flown 8,000 miles to take a tour of New York University's new campus, in Abu Dhabi. Now she asks: Should she spend the next four years on the edge of the...

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