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2017
03 Aug Yale-NUS College welcomes its largest student intake to date
29 May Yale-NUS Celebrates First Cohort of 119 Graduands
24 Apr Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman to speak at Yale-NUS College symposium on STEM education in the region
06 Apr Yale-NUS College hosts inaugural Best Practices for Student Support symposium
14 Mar New President for Yale-NUS College
03 Mar Yale-NUS College hosts renowned primatologist Frans de Waal to discuss human versus animal intelligence
2016
29 Nov Yale-NUS College professor’s discovery of alarm response in medaka fish furthers analysis of fear
24 Oct Yale-NUS researchers and collaborators from partner institutions develop new worm strain to facilitate study of Alzheimer’s Disease
19 Aug Launch of Singapore’s inaugural Sustainable Solutions Network (SSN) conference to promote collaboration and develop environmental solutions
13 Jul Yale-NUS College founding president not to seek second term when his presidency concludes in May 2017
03 Jun Yale-NUS hosts symposium on Globalising the Liberal Arts
17 Mar Yale-NUS College announces new Dean of Faculty and senior faculty appointments
05 Feb Yale-NUS College professor collaborates with researchers around the world to explore benefits of re-growing secondary tropical forests
01 Feb Spin dynamics in an atomically thin semi-conductor
2015
11 Nov Yale-NUS College welcomes two distinguished scholars as named professors
07 Oct Yale-NUS hosts inaugural Symposium on International Liberal Education and marks campus opening with Singapore’s Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong
27 Aug Yale-NUS students initiate platforms for community discussions on current affairs, economic matters and urbanisation
22 Jun Yale-NUS College welcomes over 190 students to the Class of 2019
14 May Yale-NUS College Launches New Concurrent Degree with Yale School of Public Health
20 Apr Yale-NUS, NUS and UT Austin researchers establish theoretical framework for graphene physics
06 Apr Yale-NUS College Launches New Concurrent Degree with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
23 Feb International writers share perspectives on controversial books
14 Jan Renowned chemist Steven Bernasek joins Yale-NUS College as new Science Divisional Director
02 Jan Two Nobel Laureates to give public lectures in early-2015
2014
27 Oct Prestigious book prize awarded to Yale-NUS Professor
19 Aug Yale-NUS students launch Model ASEAN conference
30 Jul Yale-NUS College expands tertiary level education in Art
17 Jun Yale-NUS College welcomes more than 170 new students to the Class of 2018
14 May Inaugural NGO Bootcamp kicks off at Yale-NUS College
02 Apr Two new Rectors appointed at Yale-NUS College
24 Mar Yale-NUS College announces Yap Kim Hao Professorship in Comparative Religious Studies
06 Mar Yale-NUS College welcomes Visiting Professors from Yale University
2013
18 Sep Banco Santander establishes scholarships at Yale-NUS College with US$800,000 gift
04 Sep Yale-NUS College launches President’s Speaker Series
27 Aug Yale-NUS College marks inauguration as Singapore’s first liberal arts college
16 Jun Yale-NUS College welcomes inaugural class exceeding 150 students
26 Apr 50-strong faculty to teach at Yale-NUS College when it starts
13 Feb Top Yale scholars on teaching stints to Singapore’s first liberal arts college
2012
17 Dec After two highly selective rounds, next application deadline of Singapore’s first liberal arts college approaches
09 Nov Singapore’s first liberal arts college outlines innovative Common Curriculum
27 Jul Yale-NUS College receives strong support from Singapore’s education community
06 Jul Yale-NUS College breaks new ground in Singapore and Asia
30 May Yale-NUS College announces the College’s inaugural President and leadership team
05 Jan Yale-NUS College to offer two new degree programs in Law & Environmental Studies
2011
22 Nov Yale-NUS College announces Governing Board
11 Apr Singapore Prime Minister launches Yale-NUS College
31 Mar NUS and Yale to establish Singapore’s first liberal arts college