What's in a Name? For Yale in Singapore, a Whole Lot

Courtesy of Yale U.

An artist's rendering shows the planned campus for Yale-NUS College, in Singapore. The first group of students has already begun to apply for classes beginning in the fall of 2013.
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The initial conversations for a new East-meets-West liberal-arts college were held, fittingly, at an annual meeting of global political and business leaders in Switzerland.

It was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, in January 2009, that Richard C...

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