Posts Tagged: Yale

All things Yale.

The need for cultural translation: a re-post of Ng E-Ching’s May 14th, 2012 response in the Kent Ridge Common to Ng Kok Lim

Dear Mr/Ms Ng Kok Lim, Please call me E-Ching. Thank you for your email, which makes important points! One disadvantage of trying to say so much in such a short article is that my focus on adding something new to

The need for cultural translation: a re-post of Ng E-Ching’s May 14th, 2012 response in the Kent Ridge Common to Ng Kok Lim

Dear Mr/Ms Ng Kok Lim, Please call me E-Ching. Thank you for your email, which makes important points! One disadvantage of trying to say so much in such a short article is that my focus on adding something new to

Reality is always more complex: a summary of Sandra Davie’s May 6th, 2012 piece in The Sunday Times

Sandra Davie reports in the Sunday Times that Yale University President Richard Levin “had his own learning moment recently” over the Yale faculty resolution concerning Yale-NUS College. Levin found the resolution objectionable for its morally superior tone. Levin said that

Reality is always more complex: a summary of Sandra Davie’s May 6th, 2012 piece in The Sunday Times

Sandra Davie reports in the Sunday Times that Yale University President Richard Levin “had his own learning moment recently” over the Yale faculty resolution concerning Yale-NUS College. Levin found the resolution objectionable for its morally superior tone. Levin said that

Preserving Yale’s Exclusive, Elite Identity and Community: a re-post of Koh Choon Hwee’s April 16th, 2012 piece in the Kent Ridge Common

Although I feel at best ambivalent about the Yale-NUS College venture — because as with so many aspects of Singapore today, the government still feels that ‘grafting’ foreign expertise onto local soil is the fastest way to achieve policy aims,

Preserving Yale’s Exclusive, Elite Identity and Community: a re-post of Koh Choon Hwee’s April 16th, 2012 piece in the Kent Ridge Common

Although I feel at best ambivalent about the Yale-NUS College venture — because as with so many aspects of Singapore today, the government still feels that ‘grafting’ foreign expertise onto local soil is the fastest way to achieve policy aims,