University | 11:02 pm | February 28, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Freedom of thought scrutinized in Singapore

The Yale-NUS campus design aims to integrate elements of Yale’s collegiate style and traditional Singaporean features.

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 »

University | 8:46 pm | September 3, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale-NUS detractors paper campus with fliers

Fliers like these popped up across campus over the weekend.

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 »

University | 11:36 pm | April 9, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

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 »

University | 10:22 am | March 8, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

NUS administrator responds to faculty concerns

Yale College faculty expressed concerns about Yale-NUS College at a faculty meeting last week.

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 »

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 »