US universities might wake up one day to realize they've lost out on international prominence compared to up-and-comers like the National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong, or Seoul National University, according to this article in the Wall Street Journal. Considering this, Yale President Richard Levin is devising a plan to maintain Yale's prominence, and that involves emphasizing scientific research and education.

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