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2020
15 Sep Big push for interdisciplinary learning at NUS: Timely change but there’ll be practical challenges, experts say, TODAY, 15 September 2020
08 Sep Depression, increased anxiety linked to COVID-19 news consumption, CNA, 8 September 2020
24 Aug Performance determinants show European cities are delivering on climate mitigation, Nature, 24 August 2020
23 Aug YOG helped Li feel rooted to nation, The Straits Times, 23 August 2020
14 Aug 获颁公共服务奖章 陈大荣让人们更认识我国历史与文化遗产 | Public Service Medal recipient Professor Tan Tai Yong deepens awareness of Singapore’s history and cultural heritage, Lianhe Zaobao, 14 August 2020
23 Jul 23 recipients of PSC scholarship proceeding with studies this year, The Straits Times, 23 July 2020
22 Jul Why this Redskin likes Native American nicknames in sport, Washington Examiner, 22 July 2020
05 Jul Uni students tap networks to help peers get internships, The Straits Times, 5 July 2020
04 Jul ‘Healing Labor’: Examining how Japanese sex work is woven into culture and economy, The Japan Times, 4 July 2020
04 Jul Shipping disruptions may fuel spread of harmful alien species, The Straits Times, 4 July 2020
23 Jun Changing society through eco books, The Straits Times, 23 June 2020
23 Jun Commentary: The wrangling over rest days foreign domestic workers and their employers face in Phase 2, CNA, 23 June 2020
21 Jun Weekends: Making sense of the China-India skirmish on the Line of Control, Money FM 89.3, 21 June 2020
21 Jun Commentary: Here’s what months of food deliveries and takeaways have taught us, CNA, 21 June 2020
17 Jun Grüne Investitionen schaffen mehr Arbeitsplätze | Green investments create more jobs, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 17 June 2020
16 Jun India and China have their first deadly clashes in 45 years, The Economist, 16 June 2020
13 Jun Commentary: The intractable tug of war between China and Hong Kong, CNA, 13 June 2020
04 Jun 为客工排忧解难 | Resolving issues for foreign workers, Lianhe Zaobao, 4 June 2020
02 Jun Smart devices should space out vibrations to maximize user alert benefits, ScienceDaily, 2 June 2020
01 Jun Heroes Unmasked: Art graduates raise funds, bring cheer to migrant workers through unique postcards, TODAY, 1 June 2020
01 Jun ‘Teaching Scholarship Award’ Recipient, Tamil Murasu, 1 June 2020
28 May How the coronavirus stole time, Maclean’s, 28 May 2020
25 May Chili crab, human activity and the environment – a Singapore book by youths explores their links and more, TODAY, 25 May 2020
19 May Graduands urged to reimagine, create a post-COVID-19 world, CNA, 19 May 2020
18 May True colors: Using X-rays to trace the evolution of insects’ structural colors, Phys Org, 18 May 2020
15 May ‘More authentic, personal’ with Yale-NUS online graduation, The Straits Times, 15 May 2020
04 May Singapore Higher Education and COVID-19: An Early and Measured Response, International Higher Education, 4 May 2020
28 Apr Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018–2019, BMC Medicine, 28 April 2020
24 Apr Lawrence Ypil: ‘Just because there’s some kind of drama, doesn’t automatically make it a poem’, CNN Philippines, 24 April 2020
24 Apr A New World, The Business Times, 24 April 2020
22 Apr Yale-NUS College scientists find bisulphates that curb efficacy of diesel engine catalysts, Scienmag, 22 April 2020
21 Apr The afterlife of stuff, The Straits Times, 21 April 2020
20 Apr Campaign to make workers feel welcome in housing estates, The Straits Times, 20 April 2020
16 Apr Insight: Piracy in Southeast Asia, CNA, 16 April 2020
15 Apr Fossil record analysis hints at evolutionary origins of insects’ structural colours, Scienmag, 15 April 2020
14 Apr (冠状病毒19)前线医护人员压力大 可寻求免费辅导 | Frontline healthcare workers face pressure and can seek free counselling, Channel 8 News, 14 April 2020
13 Apr Spirit of giving, The Straits Times, 13 April 2020
12 Apr Go green amid Covid-19 circuit breaker, but with clean containers , The Straits Times, 12 April 2020
12 Apr A Frame In Time, CNA, 12 April 2020
10 Apr Coronavirus Economic Impact: SE Asia faces economic turmoil due to COVID-19, CGTN, 10 April 2020
06 Apr Contact tracing – on which Singapore’s COVID-19 strategy rests, CGTN, 6 April 2020
03 Apr Social trust in times of crisis, The Straits Times, 3 April 2020
03 Apr (新冠肺炎) 医护人员压力大 专业心理医师 提供1对1心理辅导 | (COVID-19): Healthcare workers under pressure, professional psychologists provide 1-to-1 counselling services, China Press, 3 April 2020
03 Apr Youthful passion for sustainable fashion, The Straits Times, 3 April 2020
01 Apr Amyloid formation drives brain tissue loss in animal studies, Scienmag, 1 April 2020
31 Mar Carbon Conundrum, CNA, 31 March 2020
30 Mar Transformative Education, Facilitate Magazine, 30 March 2020
28 Mar NUS, NTU and SMU let students write off grades for modules this semester, The Straits Times, 28 March 2020
27 Mar Is your child a bully? How parents can spot the signs and what they should do, CNA, 27 March 2020
20 Mar Inside the Secret World of Iridescent Animals, Discover Magazine, 20 March 2020
20 Mar An Optogenetic Method to Study Signal Transduction in Intestinal StemCell Homeostasis, Science Direct, 20 March 2020
13 Mar Teaching intelligence: how to take your classes online, Times Higher Education, 13 March 2020
11 Mar How a “growth mindset” can lead to success, BBC Worklife, 11 March 2020
10 Mar Cheeky otters are thriving in Singapore—and adapting quickly to big city life, National Geographic, 10 March 2020
05 Mar Singapore excels at transparency while confronting spread of COVID-19, The Star, 5 March 2020
26 Feb NUS-led study suggests mangrove forests provide cause for conservation optimism, for now, Scienmag, 26 February 2020
21 Feb The search for new words to make us care about the climate crisis, The New Yorker, 21 February 2020
19 Feb Rethinking US alliances and partnerships as insurance contracts, 19 February 2020
14 Feb Nitrogen-fixing trees help tropical forests grow faster and store more carbon, Scienmag, 14 February 2020
12 Feb How some butterflies developed the ability to change their eyespot size, ScienceDaily, 12 February 2020
07 Feb “Battle for Singapore” to showcase nation’s wartime history, CNA, 7 February 2020
04 Feb Butterflies can acquire new scent preferences and pass these on to their offspring, ScienceDaily, 4 February 2020
30 Jan Airborne microbes link Great Barrier Reef and Australian continent, ScienceDaily, 30 January 2020
18 Jan BYOC – that’s bring your own container, The Straits Times, 18 January 2020
16 Jan Explainer: Volcanoes are erupting around the world — what makes them so dangerous and are they related?, TODAY, 16 January 2020
03 Jan Look Ahead 2020: Environment — Food security to take centre stage while climate change activism forges ahead, TODAY, 3 January 2020
2019
29 Dec Take a page out of these green books, The Sunday Times, 29 December 2019
27 Dec 城市农场走进大学校园 | Urban farming on university campus, Lianhe Zaobao, 27 December 2019
23 Dec Commentary: Forget bamboo straws. Let’s name the elephants in the room of Singapore’s climate debate, CNA, 23 December 2019
12 Dec Voter model examines how opinions spread between social networks, Physics World, 12 December 2019
10 Dec Tropical carbon sink accelerated by symbiotic dinitrogen fixation, Nature, 10 December 2019
25 Nov 世界无肉日 本地大学宿舍试行新无肉餐计划 | International Meatless Day: Meatless meals at local university’s residential college, 8World, 25 November 2019
21 Nov Microbes connect the earth, sea and sky, Nature Microbiology Community, 21 November 2019
17 Nov Africans in Singapore find ‘a place like home’ in student society, church fellowship as their numbers slowly grow, South China Morning Post, 17 November 2019
08 Nov Historian Tan Tai Yong’s lectures on Singapore launched as book, The Straits Times, 8 November 2019
07 Nov Insight 2019/2020 – EP28 US-Taiwan Strategic Gamble, CNA, 7 November 2019
03 Nov Sikh community may have to evolve and adapt, says Singapore professor, Business Standard, 3 November 2019
03 Nov Philosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 1: The white way to think, ABC Radio National, 3 November 2019
28 Oct Yale-NUS students can undertake internships to complete the final year research projects, Lianhe Zaobao, 28 October 2019
27 Oct Gen Y Speaks: I work remotely. And it has been a blast, TODAY, 27 October 2019
26 Oct Singapore researchers shed light on tackling Alzheimer’s, The Straits Times, 26 October 2019
21 Oct ‘If I can do it, so can you’, Berita Harian, 21 October 2019
10 Oct Simmering inequity: a city’s worst heat hits low-income residents, Nature, 10 October 2019
06 Oct Pair of shorts that is a man’s best friend, The Straits Times, 6 October 2019
02 Oct The couples rethinking kids because of climate change, BBC, 2 October 2019
01 Oct One For the Books , Singapore Magazine, 1 October 2019
30 Sep Parashar Kulkarni on debut novel Cow and Company, fiction writing as therapeutic, and the language inequality in India, FirstPost, 30 September 2019
25 Sep RI democracy at lowest point: Scholars, The Jakarta Post, 25 September 2019
25 Sep Commentary: The Hong Kong rain on Beijing’s parade as China turns 70, CNA, 25 September 2019
24 Sep Sand shortage: An overlooked environmental crisis?, CGTN, 24 September 2019
21 Sep Hundreds turn up in red at Hong Lim Park for first Singapore Climate Rally, The Straits Times, 21 September 2019
09 Sep Biodegradable plastic alternatives not necessarily better for Singapore, say experts, CNA, 9 September 2019
27 Aug Unusual ‘quasiparticle’ in common 2D material, ScienceDaily, 27 August 2019
25 Aug Singapore’s climate change dilemma: elevate or leave. What are the solutions?, South China Morning Post, 25 August 2019
24 Aug Youth join fight against climate change, The Straits Times, 24 August 2019
23 Aug American Girl’s China Dream, Lianhe Zaobao, 23 August 2019
20 Aug Commentary: The deepening crisis over the Hong Kong protests, CNA, 20 August 2019
19 Aug Reusable bags and straws a good start to the broader phasing out of plastic, The Business Times, 19 August 2019
17 Aug The village with dolls but no children – and Japan’s existential crisis, CNA, 17 August 2019
13 Aug Young activists planning ‘green dot’ gathering on Sept 21, The Straits Times, 13 August 2019
09 Aug National Day Awards 2019, The Straits Times, 9 August 2019
03 Aug Your passion isn’t waiting to be ‘found’. You need to develop it, The Business Times, 3 August 2019
01 Aug This Yale-NUS Grad Rejected a Job at an MNC to Be a Farmer, CLEO Singapore, 1 August 2019
29 Jul Drama set in cake – Malaysian author Yeoh Jo-Ann comes up with a winning recipe of a book, New Straits Times, 28 July 2019
23 Jul IIT-Madras with global varsities works on urban resilience, Deccan Chronicle, 23 July 2019
21 Jul Architect behind Petronas Towers, Cesar Pelli, dies, Asean Breaking News, 21 July 2019
19 Jul The Pulse: The Hong Kong protests – what next?, CNA, 19 July 2019
15 Jul The Art of Aphorism, The New Yorker, 15 July 2019
07 Jul Q&A with Lawrence Ypil: “You go by the day and see if it pushes you to write a poem”, ABS-CBN News, 7 July 2019
30 Jun The Meaning Of ‘Meaning’ And Mukula Bhatt, Swarajya, 30 June 2019
28 Jun “我们的通识教育”第二届中国通识教育大会召开 – The second China General Education conference, SH China News, 28 June 2019
27 Jun Trade triumph and geopolitics mark Singapore’s 200th anniversary, Financial Times, 27 June 2019
18 Jun How to fall in love with the culinary arts, CBC Radio, 18 June 2019
17 Jun No bell curve grading in national exams, most universities, The Straits Times, 17 June 2019
05 Jun Evolution of Insect Iridescence: Origins of Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals in Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea), Integrative and Comparative Biology, 5 June 2019
22 May Pilot study opens new possibilities for AI to enhance cognitive performance, Phys.org, 22 May 2019
23 Apr Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time, Nature, 23 April 2019
21 Apr Why ‘Find Your Passion’ Is Such Terrible Advice, The New York Times, 21 April 2019
19 Apr Commentary: The Notre-Dame the world needs, CNA, 19 April 2019
02 Apr Singapore: A port city in search of a hinterland, The Straits Times, 2 April 2019
28 Mar Education still a social leveller but it goes beyond grades: Ong Ye Kung, The Straits Times, 28 March 2019
22 Mar All The Winners Of The St David Awards, Heart.co.uk, 22 March 2019
19 Mar Riding the wave of climate issues, The Straits Times, 19 March 2019
13 Mar Is there life on Mars? Kiwi scientists join the hunt, NZ Herald, 13 March 2019
12 Mar Yale-NUS students get chance to go beyond liberal arts degree, The Straits Times, 12 March 2019
08 Mar ‘Cosmolanders’ and Singapore’s dual personality, The Straits Times, 8 March 2019
28 Feb How rovers are searching for alien life in the desert, CNN, 28 February 2019
27 Feb Tale of two port cities over two centuries, The Telegraph, 27 February 2019
27 Feb Fresh graduates from NTU, NUS, SMU and SUSS earn $3,733/month on average, Human Resources Online, 27 February 2019
26 Feb Crazy Rich Asians in early Singapore’s history, The Straits Times, 26 February 2019
23 Feb Straight-A scholars for public service? Time to ‘catch up’ on how to pick talent, forum says, TODAY, 23 February 2019
22 Feb The Future of Our Pasts Festival’s 11 events reveals little-known sides of Singapore, Lianhe Zaobao, 22 February 2019
22 Feb Reimagining Singapore’s history through storytelling, TODAY, 22 February 2019
17 Feb Festival explores lesser-known stories of Singapore’s past, The Straits Times, 17 February 2019
14 Feb This is no valentine: the complexities of interracial dating for Asians in North America, South China Morning Post, 14 February 2019
04 Feb The Future of Our Pasts Festival shares stories of the struggles of the common people in the 200 years of history, Lianhe Zaobao, 4 February 2019
31 Jan Singapore shaped by port-city past: Historian, The Straits Times, 31 January 2019
29 Jan Becoming Singapore – Episode 2 , Channel NewsAsia, 29 January 2019
28 Jan Local arts and cultural activities helped open up new vistas for her, Lianhe Zaobao, 28 January 2019
27 Jan Raffles who? 200 years since the British colonialist, Singapore would rather he disappear, South China Morning Post, 27 January 2019
27 Jan Gen Y Speaks: Why I went from a meat-lover to a vegan, TODAY Online, 27 January 2019
22 Jan When the world moves faster and faster, The Straits Times, 22 January 2019
2018
29 Dec Drug cocktail that could delay ageing, The Straits Times, 29 December 2018
24 Dec Commentary: Bicentennial can be a worthwhile endeavour, Channel News Asia, 24 December 2018
14 Dec The Best of Books 2018, Foreign Affairs, 14 December 2018
14 Dec Aiming for AI, machine learning jobs after school? Don’t just focus on tech, grads say, Channel NewsAsia, 14 December 2018
08 Dec First local student accepted into Schwarzman Scholarship Programme: Hopes to become a voice for the disadvantaged, Lianhe Zaobao, 8 December 2018
08 Dec Yellow fever: Cure needed, say Asian victims of sex prejudice, South China Morning Post, 8 December 2018
07 Dec Why Trump’s economic protectionism won’t make America great again, Medium, 7 December 2018
07 Dec How cities are failing to be inclusive – and what they can do about it, European Sting (originally from the World Economic Forum), 7 December 2018
02 Dec Climate change negotiators gather in Poland, BBC, 2 December 2018
30 Nov Risk elements help visual artist clinch grand prize at President’s Young Talents awards, The Straits Times, 30 November 2018
25 Nov Plato, Buddhism and storytelling, ABC News Radio, 25 November 2018
19 Nov The LBKM scholarship helps Yale-NUS student to experience overseas programmes, Berita Harian, 19 November 2018
14 Nov Global Science: To the West and back again, eLife, 14 November 2018
14 Nov Liberal arts admissions are less about privilege than motivation, Times Higher Education, 14 November 2018
12 Nov 43 Days, 5 Cities: two university students search for their roots, Lianhe Zaobao, 12 November 2018
08 Nov In Search of the True Dao, The New York Review of Books, 8 November 2018
08 Nov Yale, Yale-NUS look to strengthen partnership, Yale Daily News, 8 November 2018
21 Oct Commentary: Instead of robots or commodities, why not treat foreign domestic workers like fellow human beings?, Channel NewsAsia, 21 October 2018
20 Oct Founders’ Memorial to go up on 5ha Bay East Garden site, The Straits Times, 20 October 2018
18 Oct Correcting the image of society – Acehnese youth shows how to deal with misconceptions, Berita, 18 October 2018
18 Oct NUS starts new endowed fund in honour of former president Tan Chorh Chuan, The Straits Times, 18 October 2018
15 Oct Foreign domestic worker writes poems to destress, Lianhe Zaobao, 15 October 2018
08 Oct President’s Young Talents exhibition: Digger deep for inspiration, The Straits Times, 8 October 2018
07 Oct Gen Y Speaks: What does it mean to love Singapore?, TODAY, 7 October 2018
01 Oct Trailblazers, Yale Alumni Magazine, Sep/Oct 2018
01 Oct Opportunity to study medicine after liberal arts, Tamil Murasu, 1 October 2018
13 Sep The Making of Modern Japan, BBC, 13 September 2018
06 Sep Tan Tai Yong: Good historians should examine details honestly, Lianhe Zaobao, 6 September 2018
04 Sep Education in Colombia is still very stratified, El Tiempo, 4 September 2018
17 Aug Hold on to values Singapore was built on: President, The Straits Times, 17 August 2018
15 Aug Pushing limits to achieve a first, The Straits Times, 15 August 2018
12 Aug Language is not a barrier: Non-Chinese students head to China for experiential learning, Lianhe Zaobao, 12 August 2018
10 Aug Scientists solve open theoretical problem on electron interactions, Phys.Org, 10 August 2018
20 Jul Viewpoint: Meeting automation head-on, Mount Desert Islander, 20 July 2018
17 Jul Trust and Leadership: The Art of the US-India Nuclear Deal, The Diplomat Magazine, 17 July 2018
12 Jul ‘Find Your Passion’ Is Awful Advice, The Atlantic, 12 July 2018
04 Jul Scientists use CRISPR to tweak butterfly wing color, change wing scale surface structure, Scienmag, 4 July 2018
02 Jul Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied, The Diplomat Magazine, 2 July 2018
26 Jun Polymer Clay Jewelry, Anyone? Meet Singapore-based clay jewellery brand rae-clay, Marie France Asia, 26 June 2018
26 Jun The Ignorant Do Not Have a Right to an Audience, New York Times, 26 June 2018
21 Jun An Interview with Philosopher Robin Zheng, The Philosopher’s Eye, 21 June 2018
21 Jun The mistake people make when trying to find their passion in life revealed in study, Newsweek, 21 June 2018
06 Jun Empathy will help the world change course on climate change, Eco-Business, 6 June 2018
04 Jun Yale-NUS double degree in liberal arts and law programme helps graduates gain broader perspective, Lianhe Zaobao, 4 June 2018
03 Jun Graduates appreciate being able to study various disciplines at Yale-NUS College, Berita Harian, 3 June 2018
28 May Buddhist groups step up reminders to followers to avoid releasing animals on Vesak Day, The Straits Times, 28 May 2018
28 May Immerse into the virtual world, experience the reality of depression, Lianhe Zaobao, 28 May 2018
28 May Second batch of Yale-NUS graduates bridge gap between liberal arts and sciences, The Straits Times, 28 May 2018
10 May Palawan’s indigenous food, forests threatened, Inquirer.net, 10 May 2018
07 May Writers’ Series discusses storytelling with a human side, The Jakarta Post, 7 May 2018
07 May Commentary: Improve welfare of foreign domestic workers to prevent ‘care drain’, Channel NewsAsia, 7 May 2018
05 May Seven Decades of Independent India: Ideas and Reflections review: Not a critical assessment, The Hindu, 5 May 2018
22 Apr Commentary: A liberal arts education in Singapore and the usefulness of ‘useless’ knowledge, Channel NewsAsia, 22 April 2018
19 Apr If we don’t act now, the largest animal alive in 200 years will be the domestic cow, Wired.co.uk, 19 April 2018
12 Apr Leaping into the spotlight, The Straits Times, 12 April 2018
09 Apr Commentary: Maids’ overtime pay is long overdue, Channel NewsAsia, 9 April 2018
03 Apr Experts for preservation, but split on intermediate option, The Straits Times, 3 April 2018
25 Mar Ong Keng Yong: ASEAN must guard against geopolitical influence, Lianhe Zaobao, 25 March 2018
20 Mar Five new species of frogs identified in museum collections, Phys.org, 20 March 2018
20 Mar Comic creators’ foray into fantasy, The Straits Times, 20 March 2018
19 Mar Powering Progress Together 2018 continues discussions on more and cleaner energy, Rappler, 19 March 2018
19 Mar Discussion on public health, The Straits Times, 19 March 2018
15 Mar Don’t push us, China says to Trump’s demand for US$100 billion cut in the Sino-US trade gap, South China Morning Post, 15 March 2018
14 Mar Graduate under-employment rises as more take to the gig economy, The Business Times, 14 March 2018
13 Mar How China could play a role in a Trump-Kim meeting, CNBC, 13 March 2018
12 Mar Will data dominate in the future?, Lianhe Zaobao, 12 March 2018
08 Mar Shell brings thought leaders together to discuss solutions to future energy challenges in Asia, ACN Newswire, 8 March 2018
07 Mar Top anthropology schools in 2018 by region, Top Universities, 7 March 2018
01 Mar Desert-dwelling bacteria offer clues to habitability on Mars, Astrobiology Magazine, 1 March 2018
27 Feb 9 in 10 graduates from Yale-NUS College’s first cohort employed within six months, The Straits Times, 27 Feb 2018
26 Feb Higher starting pay for university graduates, more in freelance work: Survey, The Straits Times, 26 Feb 2018
23 Feb Poor smart contract coding exposes millions of dollars in Ethereum, ZDNet, 23 Feb 2018
23 Feb Journey of self-discovery, The Straits Times, 23 Feb 2018
22 Feb Students’ petition to use sustainable oil draws 8,000 signatures, The New Paper, 22 Feb 2018
17 Feb Going beyond 1819: How well do Singaporeans know the history of Singapore?, Channel NewsAsia, 17 Feb 2018
13 Feb 5 things I did that led me to an internship at Google, Tech in Asia, 13 Feb 2018
11 Feb Creative capital, The Straits Times, 11 February 2018
05 Feb Responding to the rise of extremist populism, OUP Blog, 5 February 2018
30 Jan World Academic Summit 2018: full programme announced, Times Higher Education, 30 January 2018
28 Jan Yale-NUS undergraduates part of team that finds two theoretical physics models to be equivalent, Phys.org, 28 January 2018
26 Jan China’s Urbanisation Programme, The Straits Times, 26 January 2018
26 Jan Asean, India celebrate 25 years of relations, The Straits Times, 26 January 2018
24 Jan Child of mixed heritage learns Teochew opera as part of her university research paper, Lianhe Wanbao, 24 January 2018
23 Jan East by Southeast: Three challenges for India’s ‘Act East’ policy, Business Standard, 23 January 2018
23 Jan No cause for concern over otter population in Singapore: Experts, Channel NewsAsia, 23 January 2018
21 Jan Amber Carpenter on Animals in Indian Philosophy, History of Philosophy, 21 January 2018
20 Jan Commentary: He did it his way, one year into Donald Trump’s presidency, Channel NewsAsia, 20 January 2018
19 Jan Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka, The Diplomat Magazine, 19 January 2018
19 Jan Eco-campus life @Yale-NUS College, Pure Magazine, 19 January 2018
17 Jan Yale-NUS College Again Taps Hakuhodo Singapore for Admissions Campaign, Branding in Asia Magazine, 17 January 2018
17 Jan Yale-NUS, Duke-NUS launch tie-up for liberal arts students keen to study medicine, The Straits Times, 17 January 2018
09 Jan Happiness and activism in the Anthropocene, Planet Forward, 9 January 2018
07 Jan Three emerging young architects to watch, The Straits Times, 7 January 2018
07 Jan Han Yong May: The different facets of history, Lianhe Zaobao, 7 January 2018
07 Jan New book series on the Sikh Heritage in Pakistan, Pakistan Christian Post, 7 January 2018
06 Jan NUS ex-president gets uni’s highest title, The Straits Times, 6 January 2018
05 Jan Please Mind The (Curiosity) Gap, Asian Scientist, 5 January 2018
01 Jan Singapore to mark 200th anniversary of Raffles’ arrival, The Straits Times, 1 January 2018
01 Jan Cafe culture helps National University of Singapore hit new heights, Times Higher Education, 1 January 2018
2017
29 Dec The five philosophers who will shape global politics in 2018, Quartz, 29 December 2017
28 Dec Commentary: Asia’s growing impact on global higher education, Channel NewsAsia, 28 December 2017
20 Dec Beetles’ Shiny Shells For Camouflage, Not Display , Asian Scientist, 20 December 2017
14 Dec China builds up troop numbers close to Indian border flashpoint as soldiers prepare for first winter near Doklam, South China Morning Post, 14 December 2017
12 Dec New Yale-NUS president Tan Tai Yong visiting Yale, YaleNews, 12 December 2017
10 Dec Duo launch platform to link alumni to schools, The Straits Times, 10 December 2017
21 Nov Yale-NUS graduate awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, The Straits Times, 21 November 2017
21 Nov Hormones Control Eyespot Size in the Butterfly Bicyclus anynana, Entomology Today, 21 November 2017
18 Nov Commentary: Ambitious Asia trip for a US president leaves region longing for more, Channel NewsAsia, 18 November 2017
17 Nov Yale-NUS College, Surbana Jurong collaborate on Smart City in a Campus, Berita Harian, 17 November 2017
15 Nov The Confucian roots of Xi Jinping’s policies, The Straits Times, 15 November 2017
10 Nov Commentary: The Indo Pacific, a security diamond, a 10-year Quad?, Channel NewsAsia, 10 November 2017
10 Nov The Beijing show over, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping push their own world trade orders at Apec, South China Morning Post, 10 November 2017
08 Nov If Beijing Can Declare Health Emergency To Control Pollution Why Can’t Delhi?, News18.com, 8 November 2017
07 Nov Author clinches first and second prize in the Malay short story category at Golden Point Award, The Straits Times, 7 November 2017
01 Nov Western philosophy is racist, Aeon, 1 November 2017
31 Oct Commentary: Trump to Asia – still America’s Pacific century?, Channel NewsAsia, 31 October 2017
28 Oct Improving video capabilities of driverless cars, new algorithm removes rain streaks, Lianhe Zaobao, 28 October 2017
24 Oct Joint China-Asean naval exercise a way “to build trust”, TODAY, 24 October 2017
22 Oct 300 volunteers distribute groceries to needy Woodlands residents as part of Blessings-to-All Day, The Straits Times, 22 October 2017
19 Oct Butterfly wings inspire a better way to absorb light in solar panels, The Verge, 19 October 2017
17 Oct Commentary: Timely to review our opt-out organ donation policy, Channel NewsAsia, 17 October 2017
16 Oct Wound healing, calcium signaling, and other novel pathways are associated with the formation of butterfly eyespots, BMC Genomics, 16 October 2017
14 Oct 90% of Yale-NUS College’s first batch of graduates found employment or were pursuing post-graduate studies, Lianhe Zaobao, 14 October 2017
11 Oct Commentary: Focus on preventing bullying, instead of how frequent it occurs, Channel NewsAsia, 11 October 2017
11 Oct Doklam redux: Winter is coming, Business Standard, 11 October 2017
10 Oct The Growing Urgency of Youth Radicalization in Sri Lanka, The Diplomat Magazine, 10 October 2017
09 Oct Learning life lessons through sweat and toil, The Straits Times, 9 October 2017
08 Oct Is Singapore ready for dual citizenship?, The Straits Times, 8 October 2017
08 Oct From hawkers to millionaires, they all queued up, The Straits Times, 8 October 2017
08 Oct New voting bloc shows its clout, The Straits Times, 8 October 2017
06 Oct 1,000 Chinese soldiers reportedly still in Doklam a month after border stand-off ended, South China Morning Post, 6 October 2017
03 Oct China’s real reasons for enforcing North Korea sanctions: Trump, Party Congress, CNBC, 3 October 2017
02 Oct Interview with NUS president: NUS ‘always looking for new ways of learning, teaching’, The Straits Times, 2 October 2017
29 Sep A Few Lessons on Making Art for the End of the World, Canadian Art, 29 September 2017
22 Sep “India Is Our Brother, China Is Our Friend”: Navigating Great Power Rivalry in Southern Asia, War on the Rocks, 22 September 2017
21 Sep Work on shy kids’ social skills, not just their poor vocabulary, The Straits Times, 21 September 2017
19 Sep What’s with Nazis and Knights?, The Huffington Post, 19 September 2017
18 Sep Scientists Can Now Repaint Butterfly Wings, The Atlantic, 18 September 2017
17 Sep Commentary: Is private higher education in Singapore a ‘second chance’ option?, Channel NewsAsia, 17 September 2017
13 Sep Some Islands Will Rise: Singapore in the Anthropocene, Project Muse, 13 September 2017
11 Sep BRICS declaration: What China’s stance on terrorism reflects, Business Standard, 11 September 2017
06 Sep China Recalibrates Carbon-Trading Plan, Beijing Bulletin, 6 September 2017
30 Aug Lessons learned in tense China-India border row but it will cast a long shadow, analysts say, South China Morning Post, 30 August 2017
30 Aug How transit affects job seekers: The first and last mile to the station make all the difference, USC News, 30 August 2017
30 Aug Trump wants China to fix North Korea, but it isn’t going to happen, CNBC, 30 August 2017
28 Aug These Adaptations Give Insects a Survival Advantage, National Geographic, 28 August 2017
28 Aug Forgot where you parked? Airport’s got you covered, The Straits Times, 28 August 2017
27 Aug The love for Malay literature has brought youth to Yale-NUS, Berita Minggu, 27 August 2017
25 Aug Bigger state role in pre-school education welcome, The Straits Times, 25 August 2017
19 Aug Trump’s Confederate Fallacies, Huffington Post, 19 August 2017
19 Aug Chinese Thought Process, Kids with Anxiety, Screen Cleaning, BYUradio, 19 August 2017
16 Aug Launch of new book “Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore”, Lianhe Zaobao, 16 August 2017
16 Aug From pupil to teammate at the SEA Games, The New Paper, 16 August 2017
10 Aug Here’s Why China’s President is Big on Confucianism Right Now, Top of Mind, 10 August 2017
10 Aug Sustainable Singapore Movement: Less talk, more action needed, Eco-Business, 10 August 2017
09 Aug Making the arts a national asset, The Business Times, 9 August 2017
07 Aug Indonesian Cave Reveals Nearly 5,000 Years of Tsunamis, Eos Earth and Space Science News, 7 August 2017
04 Aug Yale-NUS taking in record 248 students, The Straits Times, 4 August 2017
02 Aug US schools miss Chinese philosophy, China Daily, 2 August 2017
30 Jul Preparing our first graduates for their next step, Times Higher Education, 30 July 2017
20 Jul Why the US doesn’t understand Chinese thought – and must, The Conversation, 20 July 2017
16 Jul Seeking more flexibility, The Star Online, 16 July 2017
10 Jul Back Sikkim stand-off: What explains China’s coercive diplomacy, The Smart Investor – Business Standard, 10 July 2017
07 Jul Gerard Ee, Klaus Schwab receives honorary doctorates from NUS, Berita Harian, 7 July 2017
07 Jul World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab and Charity Council Chairman Gerard Ee awarded honorary doctorate, Lianhe Zaobao, 7 July 2017
06 Jul NUS Commencement 2017, Vasantham, 6 July 2017
06 Jul NUS Commencement 2017, Channel NewsAsia, 6 July 2017
06 Jul Charity Council chairman Gerard Ee, World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab get honorary doctorates from NUS , The Straits Times, 6 July 2017
05 Jul Preserving the open society, Yale Alumni Magazine, July-August 2017
03 Jul Duterte, Year One, New York Times, 3 July 2017
03 Jul The road to flexibility in changing majors, The Straits Times, 3 July 2017
30 Jun World insight: faculty development in a young, international institution, 30 June 2017, Times Higher Education
27 Jun Why Singapore’s first liberal arts college teaches a different kind of skill, 27 June 2017, GovInsider
23 Jun Homeland Jewels: 10 Singaporean authors you should be aware of, 23 June 2017, Marie France Asia
21 Jun Ex-poly student to study at Yale as part of NUS tie-up, The Straits Times, 21 June 2017
19 Jun An Educated Core, Harvard Magazine, July-August 2017
12 Jun Higher Education for a Post-Growth World, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 June 2017
06 Jun Will China replace the US to assume leadership in global governance?, Asia Pacific Daily, 6 June 2017
03 Jun Why Trump’s climate decision won’t stop the world , The Hill, 3 June 2017
30 May Nearly half of Yale-NUS pioneer grads have job offers, The Straits Times, 30 May 2017
06 May Founding President Pericles Lewis: Yale-NUS model of education starting to have an influential impact, Lianhe Zaobao, 6 May 2017
05 May The undergrad who started a coding academy, TODAY, 5 May 2017
05 May Yale-NUS prides itself on keeping debates civil: Outgoing president, TODAY, 5 May 2017
01 May Indigenous myths carry warning signals of natural disasters, Green Watch, 1 May 2017
24 Apr The leadership void on climate change, Eco-Business, 24 April 2017
28 Mar Meatless in Singapore, The Straits Times, 28 March 2017
27 Mar Upcoming poetry readings in Singapore that will tell heartfelt stories of migrant workers, SG Now, 27 March 2017
26 Mar New president named, The Star, 26 March 2017
23 Mar A democratic quadrilateral in Asia?, Gateway House, 23 March 2017
20 Mar Yale-NUS and Hakuhodo Singapore team up to create the college kingfisher mascot, Campaign Brief Asia, 20 March 2017
15 Mar Yale-NUS College picks new president Tan Tai Yong, The Straits Times, 15 March 2017
09 Mar Human creativity needs to outsmart the robots, says Allianz GI manager, eFinancialCareers, 9 March 2017
08 Mar Why international scholarship programmes are flocking to Asia, Times Higher Education, 8 March 2017
24 Feb A heart for people and community, The Straits Times, Scholars Choice III, 24 February 2017
02 Feb World insight: a challenging time for cosmopolitan education, Times Higher Education, 2 February 2017
24 Jan Multi-party political system in which parties align along sinister lines could ruin S’pore: Ye Kung, TODAY, 24 January 2017
24 Jan Asia-Pacific region digests US TPP withdrawal, ABC News, 24 January 2017
18 Jan First Swede to receive a prestigious award to study in China, Vi i Vasastan, 18 January 2017
14 Jan Big Changes ahead in key rules of global order: Ng Eng Hen, The Straits Times, 14 January 2017
11 Jan Yale-NUS College student takes part in dementia research, Lianhe Zaobao, 11 January 2017
07 Jan The value of research in the social sciences, The Straits Times, 7 January 2017
04 Jan Understanding graphene-semiconductor Schottky contacts, Semiconductor Today, 4 January 2017
03 Jan Experiences at Yale-NUS College, El Pais, 3 January 2017
2016
27 Dec World Insight: Building a study abroad programme that works, Times Higher Education, 27 December 2016
08 Dec The Medaka Fish’s Fear Response: Same Same But Different, Asian Scientist, 8 December 2016
06 Dec A first: Yale-NUS student wins Schwarzman scholarship, Yale Daily News, 6 December 2016
27 Nov Diversity 101: Let’s talk about social issues, The Straits Times, 27 November 2016
21 Nov Citizen Science and the Case Study of Smooth-coated Otters in Singapore, BFM: The Business Radio Station, 21 November 2016
13 Nov The wonders of being a millennial, Berita Harian, 13 November 2016
10 Nov The US Elections 2016, BFM 89.9, 10 November 2016
09 Nov Writing up a storm of success, Youth.SG, 9 November 2016
03 Nov Studying Alzheimer’s With Mutant Worms, Asian Scientist, 3 November 2016
02 Nov Women writers here are emerging into the spotlight, TODAY, 2 November 2016
01 Nov Yale-NUS College on sports exchange trip to National Taiwan Ocean University, Yam News, 1 November 2016
28 Oct Science is a key part of a good liberal arts education, Times Higher Education, 28 October 2016
24 Oct New worm strain to facilitate study of Alzheimer’s disease, EurekAlert, 24 October 2016
11 Oct Bounded depths of rationality and implementation with complete information, Science Direct, 11 October 2016
02 Oct Eco Safe Roads, Kathmandu Post, 2 October 2016
30 Sep The Making of Future Citizens, WakeForest Magazine, 30 September 2016
28 Sep She dropped out of law school and founded 3 startups. And she’s only 22., Tech in Asia, 28 September 2016
20 Sep The Sikhs in Singapore, Asia Samachar, 20 September 2016
19 Sep World insight: reinventing student admissions in Singapore, Times Higher Education, 19 September 2016
10 Sep Gay across the Taiwan Strait, Taipei Times, 10 September 2016
05 Sep Singapore Reflections, Inside Higher Education, 5 September 2016
31 Aug Singapore is Spending Millions to Become a Capital of Creativity, Travel + Leisure, 31 August 2016
24 Aug Singapore, Nature, 24 August 2016
29 Jul PM’s US visit will cement an enduring friendship, TODAY, 29 July 2016
26 Jul 7 Instagrammable buildings in Singapore to look out for, SG Asia City Online, 26 July 2016
24 Jul World insight: designing experiential learning at Yale-NUS College, Times Higher Education, 24 July 2016
24 Jul The world’s a stage, The Sunday Times, 24 July 2016
12 Jul The 2009 claims that changed dynamics in the S. China Sea, The Straits Times, 12 July 2016
08 Jul Liberal arts education: Lessons from Singapore, The Straits Times, 8 July 2016
27 Jun Should Asian Universities Offer The US-style Liberal Arts Degree?, Asian Scientist Magazine, 27 June 2016
23 Jun Yale-NUS conference draws participants from across the United States to campus, YaleNews, 23 June 2016
16 Jun Students get taste of liberal arts in Yale course, The Straits Times, 16 June 2016
27 May World insight: liberal arts education is booming, just not in the US, Times Higher Education, 27 May 2016
10 May Innovation in international higher education: Yale-NUS experience, Daily FT, 10 May 2016
09 May Yale-NUS adopts Latin honours system, The Straits Times, 9 May 2016
05 May Fighting climate change from the ground up, Eco-Business, 5 May 2016
29 Apr Learn locally to think globally, Times Higher Education, 29 April 2016
29 Apr Why I love Yale-NUS, Yale Daily News, 29 April 2016
29 Apr The death of comfortable education, TODAY, 29 April 2016
20 Apr Track climate pledges of cities and companies, Nature, 20 April 2016
02 Apr Yale-NUS College: Singapore’s first liberal arts college, EduNation, Issue 10, April 2016
01 Apr Adaptation, Yale Alumni Magazine, Mar/April 2016
24 Mar World insight: does an academic start-up live up to expectations?, Times Higher Education, 24 March 2016
16 Mar Thinking deep and broad, The Straits Times, 16 March 2016
11 Mar Pupils of the world, China Daily Asia, 11 March 2016
11 Mar Singapore emerges as varsity hub, China Daily Asia, 11 March 2016
07 Mar What’s new at local unis this year, The Straits Times, 7 March 2016
04 Mar Learning across boundaries, The Straits Times, Scholars’ Choice III, 4 March 2016
04 Mar A breath of fresh air, The Straits Times, Scholars’ Choice III, 4 March 2016
29 Feb Semester at sea buoys learning for undergrads, The Straits Times, 29 February 2016
19 Feb Paper shines light on lit and humanities at Yale-NUS, Yale Daily News, 19 February 2016
19 Feb World insight: Banging the drum for liberal arts in East Asia, Times Higher Education, 19 February 2016
12 Feb Yale-NUS College joins research which finds that secondary forests are able to sequester carbon at a faster rate, Lianhe Zaobao, 12 February 2016
10 Feb Benefits of re-growing secondary forests explored through international collaboration, Science Codex, 10 February 2016
01 Feb Spin dynamics in an atomically thin semi-conductor, Phys Org, 1 February 2016
31 Jan Bridging gap with migrant workers, The Sunday Times, 31 January 2016
27 Jan Yale-NUS students gained fruitful internship experiences, Lianhe Zaobao, 27 January 2016
25 Jan Global report reveals dire state of fisheries, worsening air pollution, ScienceDaily, 25 January 2016
24 Jan Singapore should continue building brand of trust, success: Balakrishnan, Channel NewsAsia, 24 January 2016
14 Jan Strategic constraints keep risk of China-US conflict low: Expert, TODAY, 14 January 2016
14 Jan These 9 Singaporean Startup Founders Are Still Studying, Now What’s Your Excuse?, Vulcan Post, 14 January 2016
2015
15 Dec Paris climate agreement good for more than the environment, The Straits Times, 15 December 2015
08 Dec Climate change is going to make inequality even worse than it already is, The Washington Post, 8 December 2015
25 Nov Community Collaboration, Pro Audio Asia, November 2015
14 Nov Iceland’s leader goes bird-watching on visit here, The Straits Times, 14 November 2015
12 Nov Tea and harmony: Cultural sips for kids, The Straits Times, 12 November 2015
08 Nov An interest in interdisciplinary studies that taps on the East and West, Berita Minggu, 8 November 2015
22 Oct Yale-NUS College extends reach of liberal arts’ ‘forbidden fruits’, Times Higher Education, 22 October 2015
20 Oct Perspectives from Asia on the aims of education, The Straits Times, 20 October 2015
19 Oct Are Asian students really less creative than those in the West?, Times Higher Education, 19 October 2015
18 Oct US education levels ‘stagnating’ owing to poor record on minorities, Times Higher Education, 18 October 2015
16 Oct American Liberal Education Is Happening in Singapore, The Atlantic, 16 October 2015
13 Oct Higher ed leaders attend Yale-NUS campus inauguration events, Yale Daily News, 13 October 2015
12 Oct Yale-NUS College should not be carbon copy of US college to succeed: PM Lee, Channel NewsAsia, 12 October 2015
12 Oct Academics: Liberal arts education can nurture students’ sensitivity towards a diverse society, Lianhe Zaobao, 12 October 2015
12 Oct Reuniting science and the liberal arts, The Straits Times, 12 October 2015
12 Oct Yale-NUS celebrates opening of its permanent campus, YaleNews, 12 October 2015
06 Oct Yale-NUS College looking to recruit new deans, The Straits Times, 6 October 2015
01 Oct Drivers Of Change, Singapore Magazine – Singapore International Foundation, Issue 4, Oct–Dec 2015
25 Sep Yale-NUS President’s Speaker Series: From salesman to chief of globally successful Hyflux, The Straits Times, 25 September 2015
22 Sep Yale-NUS College reviews Common Curriculum, Lianhe Zaobao, 22 September 2015
11 Sep Architours offer a peek at features of future buildings, Lianhe Zaobao, 11 September 2015
10 Sep More undergrads taking fast track to master’s degree, The Straits Times, 10 September 2015
09 Sep American Writers Festival in Singapore, TODAY, 9 September 2015
09 Aug Asia and the future of the liberal arts, Huffington Post, 9 August 2015
03 Aug Exciting times at the six varsities, The Straits Times, 3 August 2015
03 Aug NUS: Presenting top-notch facilities for scientific research, the arts, The Straits Times, 3 August 2015
01 Aug What students today see lying ahead, The Straits Times, 1 August 2015
22 Jul PSC Chairman Eddie Teo: Public service needs people from different background to handle diverse demographics, Lianhe Zaobao, 22 July 2015
22 Jul Table tennis ace scores PSC scholarship, The Straits Times, 22 July 2015
19 Jul Support for bright students, The Straits Times, 19 July 2015
02 Jul Story of SEA Games grit: Bronze-medal waterskier Kalya Kee competed against doc’s orders, Yahoo News, 2 July 2015
23 Jun Almost 200 students from various countries form the Class of 2019, Berita Harian, 23 June 2015
03 Jun The rise of liberal arts colleges in Asia, Forbes, 3 June 2015
27 May Taking a gap year to make the most of one’s youth, Lianhe Zaobao, 27 May 2015
03 May Singapore professionals return to help create new models of university education, Lianhe Zaobao, 3 May 2015
24 Apr Children’s club explores holistic education, Berita Harian, 24 April 2015
23 Apr Despite setbacks, Yale-NUS campus back on track, Yale Daily News, 23 April 2015
22 Apr Male, female students in Yale-NUS can soon share suites, The Straits Times, 22 April 2015
20 Apr Yale-NUS, NUS and UT Austin study sheds new light on graphene, Channel NewsAsia, 20 April 2015
18 Apr Yale-NUS students hold carnival to thank construction workers, The Straits Times, 18 April 2015
16 Apr First Yale-NUS cohort declares majors, Yale Daily News, 16 April 2015
09 Apr Two years in, Yale-NUS sets itself apart, Yale Daily News, 9 April 2015
08 Apr Yale-NUS to offer new double degree, Yale Daily News, 8 April 2015
08 Apr LGBTQ activism finds home at Yale-NUS, Yale Daily News, 8 April 2015
05 Apr Clues to evolution on the wings of butterflies, The Sunday Times, 5 April 2015
01 Apr Does College Have a Future After All?, The Daily Beast, 1 April 2015
20 Mar Campaign hopes for Tasmanian tobacco-free generation law, Yahoo! News, 20 March 2015
11 Mar Harini published her poems at a young age, Tamil Murasu, 11 March 2015
07 Mar Yale Goes to Asia, Barron’s Magazine, 7 March 2015
02 Mar Global Exposure, The Straits Times, Scholars’ Choice III, 2 March 2015
02 Mar Committees to recommend changes to Yale-NUS curriculum, Yale Daily News, 2 March 2015
26 Feb Yale-NUS, Yale students compare notes on organizations, Yale Daily News, 26 February 2015
23 Feb Roots of international law in 1603 incident off Changi, The Straits Times, 23 February 2015
21 Feb Digging up our history, The Straits Times, 21 February 2015
30 Jan Book project to highlight Sikhs’ contributions to S’pore, tabla!, 30 January 2015
29 Jan Yale-NUS to hold first student elections, Yale Daily News, 29 January 2015