University | 11:40 pm | January 22, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

So you want to go to Yale-NUS?

You can get a Yale-NUS education without ever setting foot in Singapore!

Plane tickets to Singapore are expensive, but with the right course load, you too can get a Yale-NUS education — right here in New Haven! Yale-NUS students will be taking a 10-course core curriculum, including four courses studying the “Great Works” of the Eastern and Western literary traditions, according to the college’s proposed curriculum. It’s »

University | 10:45 pm | January 15, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

New Harvard admin focuses on global strategy


As Yale-NUS College prepares to open in fall 2013, Harvard has created an administrative position that will examine the university’s “global engagement.” Harvard Business School Professor Krishna Palepu was named President Drew Gilpin Faust’s senior adviser for global strategy on Wednesday, the Crimson reported. Palepu will work to implement the recommendations of Harvard’s International Strategy »

University | 11:55 am | January 11, 2012 | By Madeline McMahon and Daniel Sisgoreo

Morse master to step down

Morse College Master Frank Keil, pictured above in 2005, will step down at the end of the school year, he announced in a Wednesday morning email.

After 11 years of service, Morse Master Frank Keil announced his retirement today in an email to the Morse community. He will leave his post at the end of the school year. “As every new class of Morsels arrives and we get to know all the new freshmen in small dinners in our house, we »

University | 12:17 pm | December 20, 2011 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Levin announces new student life admin


In a Tuesday email to the Yale community, University President Richard Levin announced that Kimberly Goff-Crews ’83 LAW ’86 will be Yale’s first vice president for student life. In the newly created position, Goff-Crews will coordinate the student life efforts of administrators across Yale College and the graduate and professional schools, Levin said. She will »

University | 4:00 pm | November 21, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale-NUS board appointed

Yale and the National University of Singapore announced the members of the founding governing board for their jointly-run liberal arts college in a Monday afternoon press release. As the new college’s highest governing body, the board will function similarly to the Yale Corporation, Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer said. With half of the board’s »