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  • Amitav Ghosh Visits Yale-NUS College

    Yale-NUS College and Environmental Studies students and faculty recently enjoyed a week-long visit by world-renowned critic and novelist Dr. Amitav Ghosh, who was at the College from 15 to 18 January to participate in a series of events and discussions, culminating in a President’s Speaker Series lecture titled “Can the Non-Human Speak? Ot...

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  • ES Majors Create Ecotopian Newspaper Depicting ...

    By Darrel Chang, ’19 What might radical climate action in Southeast Asia look like? For their final project in Assistant Professor Matthew Schneider-Mayerson’s Applied Environmental Research class in 2018, a team of Environmental Studies majors tried to answer this question. Their fictional newspaper, “The Semoga Times,” published in...

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  • Spotlight on Environmental-Studies Alumnus: Chu...

    By Darrel Chang, ’19 The subject of the first entry in our Environmental Studies alumni profile feature series is no stranger to trailblazing. As an enterprising freshman in 2013, Chua Wan Ping (Class of 2017) wrote herself into the opening pages of Yale-NUS College’s annals by cofounding I’dECO: the Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement, the C...

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  • National Geographic Society Honors EStudies Pro...

    By Daryl Yang  (9 October 2018) Assistant Professor of Science (Environmental Studies) Eunice Tan was awarded the prestigious National Geographic Society (NGS) research grant to study stick insects’ ecology and behaviour in the wild, which will be effective from 1 December 2018 through to 30 November 2019. One of the largest non-profit scientifi...

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  • Yale-NUS Highlights Environmental Humanities

    On 14 September 2018, readers of Yale-NUS College’s main website were treated to a story (go here for more) about the powerful role of environmental humanities in the College’s programme in Environmental Studies. Most would agree that understanding and addressing the environmental challenges before us requires a mix of natural-scienc...

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  • Ecovillages and Contemplative-Education Expert ...

    Go here for the PowerPoint presentation from Prof. Litfin’s Monday lecture on “contemplative education,” and go here for the PowerPoint presentation from her Wednesday lecture on “ecovillages”   The Environmental Studies programme, in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Yale-NUS college, ...

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  • Eben Kirksey Visits Yale-NUS

    The Anthropology and Environmental Studies programmes at Yale-NUS College are delighted to host Eben Kirksey for a talk titled “Becoming Wild: The Monkeys of Florida’s Silver River.” Dr Kirksey is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Humanities at the University of New South Wales and is considered a leading thinker in the field of environmental h...

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  • Environmental Photographer and Curator James De...

    The Environmental Studies programme was delighted to host environmental photography James Delano from Friday, 3 March to Wednesday, 8 March 2017. While at Yale-NUS, Mr. Delano led a photography workshop, headlined a public panel, give a Rector’s Tea for the Yale-NUS community, layed the groundwork for a gallery exhibit, and consulted with studen...

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  • Looking for good ES-related courses? ES Profs ...

    Every semester we ask the faculty in environmental studies the following question: “What modules in addition to those offered by the environmental studies programme should ES majors (or potential majors) consider when planning their schedule for next semester?” Read on for their replies for courses offered in Semester Two of AY 2017-18.  You can...

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  • Erik Assadourian On Cultures of Sustainability:...

    27 January 2017.  The Environmental Studies programme at Yale-NUS College is delighted to host Mr Erik Assadourian from Tuesday, 31 January to Thursday, 2 February 2017. Mr Assadourian will give two public talks, visit several classes, and consult with students and faculty during his stay in Singapore. Based out of Washington DC, Mr Assadourian ...

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