Yale and National U. of Singapore Hammer Out Details of New Curriculum

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Yale-NUS College President Pericles Lewis with students in Singapore.

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Yale-NUS College President Pericles Lewis with students in Singapore.

How do you create a liberal-arts curriculum for a new century, one that reflects the model's Western antecedents while respecting the academic and philosophic heritage of its location, in Singapore?

It's a complicated but exhilarating business, agree professors from the National University of Singapore and Yale University who have been working for nearly three years to craft a course of study for the new Yale-NUS College, which will open in fall 2013 in the Southeast Asian city-state.