Perspectives

 

Perspectives

Cognitio Perspectives will offer a platform for students to interact with guests from different facets of society. Guests will share their work, life and views on the topic(s) of their specialization/interest with students. The background of guests and topics discussed will be diversed. They last between 1.5-2 hours.

[Perspectives] Social Challenges in Singapore: Empowering Youths to Take Ownership

24th April 2018

Social Challenges in Singapore: Empowering Youths to Take Ownership 3rd April 2018, 7.30pm-9.00pm   On 3 April 2018, Mr. Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Ministry of National Development, visited RC4 to have a closed-door intellectual discourse with RC4 students and fellows. Participants had a lively and interactive session with…

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[Perspectives] Mind in Mindfulness

13th February 2018

Govind Bommi hails from India, a Naturalized US Citizen and a PR of Singapore. Govind has a BE (Mechanical Engineering), MS (University of Massachusetts) MBA from Canacius NY. He worked for General Electric Company in various Technical and Management capacity for 15 years. He later worked for Hoechst Celanese for 12 years in several management…

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[Perspectives] We Are All MAD Here

31st October 2017

Mr. Udhia Kumar has been a Family Social Worker since his graduation in 1995, with a double major in Social Work (Honours) and Psychology. His work deals with multi-stressed families, including spousal violence and transnational families. Mr Kumar has also supported NUS in delivering seminars for Social Work undergraduates. Mr. Mohammad Nafiz started the non-profit…

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[Perspectives] A Smart Nation Singapore in the Making: Progress and Challenges

27th October 2017

A Smart Nation Singapore in the Making: Progress and Challenges 10th October 2017, 6.30pm-9.30pm, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium It was a night of invigorating discussion when Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of Education & Ministry of Communications and Information graced our RC4 Perspectives, a Cognitio event. The issues debated upon…

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[Perspectives] Prof Peter Felten’s Visit to RC4

18th September 2017

Peter Felten is assistant provost for teaching and learning, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning, and professor of history. His recent publications include the co‐authored books Transforming Students: Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) and Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching (Jossey‐Bass, 2014). From 2010‐2011, he served as president of…

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