All posts by Christopher L. Miller



Yale-NUS College is now being built in Singapore. Ground was broken in early July, and faculty and deans are being hired. A number of the new professors are in fact spending this academic year in New Haven, Conn., not teaching anyone, but rather planning the curriculum that will be launched when the new college opens its doors next fall. They are not merely working on lesson plans, they say, but striving to “re-imagine undergraduate education for the 21st century.”

Meanwhile, in the spring, the …