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Movies on the House – Gravity

Join us for U@live with Dr Yeo Sze Ling

New Student Exchange Opportunities in Korea!

Wednesday, 30th April 2014 To create more opportunities for FASS students to go on student exchange in Korea, the Faculty recently signed a student exchange agreement between College of Social Sciences, Ewah Womans University. Ewha Womans University is a private women’s university in central Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the city’s largest institutions of higher [...]

Ozone Levels Drop 20 Percent With Switch From Ethanol To Gasoline

Tuesday,  29th April  2014 The Department of Economics’s A/P Alberto Salvo, together with Northwestern University’s Prof Franz M. Geiger, embarked on a four-year study, which is the first real-world trial, to look at the effects of human behaviour at the pump on urban air pollution. For the full story, please go here and here.

Hochstadt Scholarship commemorates family’s dedication to education

Ms Sylvia Yap, Mr Hochstadt and NUS President, Prof Tan Chorh Chuan  “The wise old saying, ‘Give the man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’ always rings true to me,” says Mr Herman Ronald Hochstadt, who established the Hochstadt Scholarship in [...]

Canadian Film Forum 2014

The High Commission of Canada and the NUS Office of Alumni Relations are jointly presenting the Canadian Film Forum 2014, from 24 to 26 March, at the Shaw Foundation Alumni House. The Forum will showcase the best of Canadian films to the NUS community. For more information and to register, click HERE!

U@live with Lim Siong Guan

Join us for an evening with Lim Siong Guan! – 27 March 7.30pm The Leader, the Teacher & you: Leadership through the Third Generation Join the former Head of the Civil Service as he invokes his many years of stewardship under three Prime Ministers to tell us about this values-based and other-centered leadership – that [...]

FASS Alumni Bond with Faculty on ‘Lo Hei’ Day

FASS alumni, faculty members and staff came together for a Lo Hei lunch on 13 February this year.  The traditional ‘Lo Hei’ ritual, or tossing of the yusheng to invoke Chinese New Year blessings, was led by FASS Dean, Prof Brenda Yeoh.  She gave a presentation on the developments in the faculty, thanked Alumni and friends [...]

QS Ranking – By Subjects

QS University Rankings – By Subject 2014 Subject Global Rank Asia Rank Communications & Media Studies 9 2 Economics & Econometrics 16 1 English Language & Literature 17 1 Geography 9 1 History 40 4 Linguistics 16 1 Modern Languages 10 1 Philosophy 101-150 – Politics & International Studies 9 1 Psychology 25 1 Sociology [...]

First S R Nathan Professor speaks on innovations in asset building

Professor Michael Sherraden gave the inaugural S R Nathan Professor Lecture titled “Innovations in Asset Building” on 17 February 2014. At the lecture held at NUS, Prof Sherraden discussed asset building as a social policy strategy, which Singapore has carried out with notable success through the Central Provident Fund and other programmes. The S R [...]