Feb 28th, 2013
11:02 pm
February 28th, 2013 | University
Freedom of thought scrutinized in Singapore

A Singaporean journalism professor and outspoken critic of restrictions on media freedom in Singapore — where Yale is establishing a joint college with the National University of Singapore — has been denied tenure at Nanyang Technological University for a second time, sparking renewed debate about freedom of thought at Singaporean universities. George Cherian, an associate […]

Sep 3rd, 2012
8:46 pm
September 3rd, 2012 | University
Yale-NUS detractors paper campus with fliers

Anonymous Yale-NUS detractors struck campus this weekend, posting fliers that lambaste Yale-NUS as “undemocratic” and “indefensible.” “Yale-NUS is first and foremost a business venture by the plutocrats who manage [Yale’s] endowment,” the flier reads, referring to the Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body. “Their readiness to unabashedly dismiss concerns for basic rights in the […]

Apr 9th, 2012
11:36 pm
April 9th, 2012 | University
Taiwanese media outlet parodies Yale-NUS

Reading about a controversial, nuanced subject such as Yale-NUS can be boring, but it doesn’t have to be, thanks to a video that’s about to go viral. Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese website that creates CGI parodies of recent news stories, released a video on Monday depicting the controversy surrounding Yale-NUS. Highlights include University President […]

Mar 8th, 2012
10:22 am
March 8th, 2012 | University
NUS administrator responds to faculty concerns

Following a debate on Yale-NUS at a Yale College faculty meeting last week, National University of Singapore Vice President for University and Global Relations Lily Kong said NUS administrators remain committed to working closely with professors in New Haven. Several Yale faculty members aired concerns about the college jointly operated by Yale and NUS at […]

Jan 22nd, 2012
11:40 pm
January 22nd, 2012 | University
So you want to go to Yale-NUS?

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 […]

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