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NCNU hailed as model practitioner by Global Views Monthly's 2020 USR ranking

'Applied Sciences' selects NCNU research paper as February cover story

A research paper titled "Optimized LED-Integrated Agricultural Facilities for Adjusting the Growth of Water Bamboo (Zizania latifolia)” by NCNU's multi-department team has been published by an SCI journal “Applied Sciences” as the cover story of its February issue.

National Chi Nan University and Taiwanese firm CH Biotech R&D look forward to a fruitful year of agricultural cooperation following the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) in December 2019. The partnership will see land revitalization and student participation from NCNU, and technical and on-site training from CH Biotech.

 

National Chi Nan University was rated 2nd most sustainable university in Taiwan

NCNU was ranked 45th out of 780 universities in the world and 8th in Asia in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2019. 

Using her literary-themed hostel café as a base, Professor Luo’s enduring outreach efforts have strengthened Puli’s core identity, introduced new knowledge and initiatives, and fashioned a new charter for community-university cooperation. By linking Lancheng with National Chi Nan University and Puli Township, she has also brought the community closer to the world.

The National Chi Nan University's rowing team captured second place in an invitational competition held in Jiangxi Province's Nanchang City on July 1, beating out established teams from international schools including Harvard University, University of Cambridge, and University of Oxford. The top spot was cinched by New Zealand's University of Otago.

The National Chi Nan University held its graduation ceremony for the 2018-2019 school year on June 1. Themed “Jigsaw of Memories,” the event paid tribute to both the accumulation of past schoolyard experiences and future professional aspirations.

CT&D Group has been rendering great support to NCNU, both in academic research and student internships. This partnership has seen 74 NCNU students enroll in internships offered by the world-renowned business group, in which their training included lectures delivered by top-ranking managerial officials.

The NCNU Rowing Team has won 2 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze medals at the 40th Hong Kong Rowing Championships!

Highlights

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NCNU lauded for model academic-industry partnership by Global Views Monthly rankings
This winning project was an initiative spearheaded by the NCNU College of Science and Technology to help local water bamboo farmers genuinely improve quality and quantity of production and output. Another shortlisted entry to this year’s competition, he added, was a childcare and youth outreach program designed by the NCNU College of Education.
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NCNU debuts online course on interactive music programming and creation
Interactive Music Programming and Creation is a MOOC (Massive Online Open Class) designed by NCNU Professor Herng-Yow Chen and his team of graduate students for teaching a classical combination of music composition and traditional programming. This online course will be held from May 25 – June 29, 2020.
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NCNU receives global acclaim for sustainability, inclusivity efforts
After years of being a rumored mountainous institution shrouded in clouds, National Chi Nan University (NCNU) has emerged on the world stage as a globally acclaimed practitioner of sustainable programs, environmental protection, and university social responsibility (USR).
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LED lighting system for nighttime farming prevents leaf stunting, promotes accelerated growth
A research paper titled "Optimized LED-Integrated Agricultural Facilities for Adjusting the Growth of Water Bamboo (Zizania latifolia)” by NCNU's multi-department team has been selected by an SCI journal “Applied Sciences” as the cover story of its February issue.

Faculty Stories

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His agenda is simple — to help Taiwanese students recognize the plight of Southeast Asian migrant workers, identify the pitfalls and opportunities associated with Taiwan's position as a host and employer of migrant labor, and search for solutions in partnership with local community groups. “The Homelanders” program has not only garnered the praise of the Ministry of Education's “Teaching Practice Research Program (教育部計畫辦公室)” but has also caught the eye of the chief editor of The News Lens, resulting in the Hong Kong- and Taiwan-based outlet's serialization of student works produced through the NCNU program.
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Tune in below for detailed responses from NCNU Professor Kai-Yew Lum (林繼耀) — a Singaporean scholar-engineer and home-baking enthusiast — on his approach to teaching, learning with software, the military and civilian applications of aerospace engineering, and the best course to internationalization for different school systems.
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The practice of sharpening one's whetstone in independent challenges has been a longstanding tradition amongst NCNU business majors. Recent accolades include the awards for community empowerment and planning in the “2018 TiC100 (Talentrepreneurship Innovation Collaboration)” challenge spearheaded by Advantech, and second place in the “Female College Students Leadership Training Program” held by the Ministry of Education's Youth Development Administration. Competition winners often cite the freedom and resources provided by the business department.

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