EnviroLab Asia collaborates with key partners in order to fulfill its mission.
Yale National University of Singapore (Yale-NUS) College
Founded in 2011, Yale-NUS is the first residential liberal arts college in Singapore. EnviroLab Asia collaborates with Yale National University of Singapore (Yale-NUS) to plan and conduct research related to the EnviroLab Asia class and Clinic Trip.
For the 2018 Clinic Trip and EnviroLab Asia Class, we are partnering with Burapha University in ChonBuri, Thailand and working with the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts. Themes of study will be infrastructure, water, and power as it relates to biodiversity, hydro-modification, aquaculture, agriculture, as well as artistic expressions that explore agency in relation to the built environment and governance.
Yonsei UniversityUnderwood International College (UIC)
The English-language, four-year liberal arts institution at Korea’s top private research university serves as a partner for Year 3 of the grant.
Founded in 1887, Whittier College is a regional partner, who is currently in the implementation stage of the LIASE grant. Their areas of focus are China and Myanmar. Activities supported by grant funds include new interdisciplinary course and module development, courses linked with Chinese universities, advanced language learning opportunities, faculty and student exchanges, and faculty and student travel to China and Myanmar. Whittier is a planning partner for the Joint Conference, which features faculty and student research by the Southern California LIASE grantees.
Founded in 1887, Occidental College, or “Oxy,” is a regional partner, whose LIASE grant ended, but continues to share research and program opportunities with the Claremont Colleges. The Oxy program consisted of partnerships with universities and non-profits primarily in Hong Kong and Nanjing; course work and student research opportunities that explore environmental issues, policies, research, and community action; a research program focused on air quality, built environment and land use, and food systems; new publications; and opportunities for exchange. Oxy is a planning partner in the Joint Conference.