New Yale-NUS President appointed

Prominent historian Professor Tan Tai Yong will become President of Yale-NUS College (Yale-NUS) from 1 July 2017. Prof Tan had served as Executive Vice President (Academic Affairs) at Yale-NUS since 2014.

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Future of our workforce

Singapore’s Minister for Manpower Mr Lim Swee Say spoke on the current and future social and economic impact of an ageing and shrinking population at this year’s Kent Ridge Ministerial Forum organised by the NUS Students’ Political Association.

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Yellow cabs for safer rides

A new NUS study, led by NUS Deputy President (Research & Technology) Professor Ho Teck Hua, has found an explicit link between a taxi’s colour and its accident rate, with yellow taxis being safer than blue ones.

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Chatbots make life easier

Students from NUS are making use of their technical prowess and unbridled creativity to make life easier for everyone by creating chatbots for everything from managing laundry loads to organising outings.

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Thought Leadership

World Order in the Age of Trump

Professor Amitav Acharya, Tsinghua University’s Boeing Company Chair in International Relations, shared that recognising the challenges faced by the existing order is key to any hopes for building world order 2.0, in a lecture held at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

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Entrepreneurship

ShopBack: A Chat with Joel & Henry

Useful insights from young entrepreneurs and NUS Overseas Colleges alumni, Henry Chan and Joel Leong. ShopBack, their start-up incubated at NUS Enterprise’s Blk71, has expanded rapidly across the region and is now averaging 140,000 monthly orders across four countries in Asia.

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Upcoming events

24
Mar

Performances

NUS Indian Dance with Kiran Kumar
8.00 pm
24
Mar

Talks

Truth for Freedom
12.15 pm