Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, examined the ultimate objective of China's 'Silk Road' strategy.
Ms Chandrani Sarma from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed Sri Lanka's presidential election and the reforms that the new government would bring to ensure economic and political security.
The NUS Overseas Colleges programme, which puts NUS undergraduates in entrepreneurial hubs for up to a year and is aimed at getting students to discover business possibilities that they might not otherwise have considered, is winning fans in Silicon Valley.
A pioneer in the emerging field of mechanobiology, Prof Michael Sheetz, Director of the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS, explains the significance of his field of research and his work at the Institute.
NUS Enterprise, Singtel Innov8 and Infocomm Investments have jointly set up Block 71 San Francisco to enable Singapore student start-ups and other companies which they support to access the market in the United States.
The Bizad Charity Run, an annual event organised by the NUS Business School, has raised more than $140,000 for students of Assumption Pathway School and financially needy NUS business undergraduates.
Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, spoke at the 'East Asia Outlook 2015' forum organised by the Institute. He noted that China has entered the "Xi Jinping era" and that new models of reform and development are currently in place.
Over 100 students who participated in the NUS School of Computing Camp 2015 were given the opportunity to try out sepak takraw as part of the efforts by the Singapore Sepak Takraw Federation to promote the traditional sport in light of the upcoming SEA Games.