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'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 indigenous heritage project shortlisted for MOC's public art award
The 7th Public Art Awards organized by the Ministry of Culture held an open call at the start of this year that received 236 submissions from the nation's 18 cities and counties. Of the 37 applicants including this university that made the shortlist, six prizes are in play — the Excellence Award, Artistic Creation Award, Environmental Immersive Award, Public Participation Award, Education Outreach Award, and Civic Public Art Award.
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NCNU finds alternative, pandemic-conscious measures to send off graduating class
National Chi Nan University bade farewell to its latest crop of graduates on June 13 at the student center, taking care to implement precautionary measures such as spacing apart events held by different departments and degrees over a course of three days to celebrate their academic achievements safely amid the coronavirus crisis.
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NCNU video competition awards NT$90k to three student teams
Learn about the lively campus life of National Chi Nan University (NCNU) from the students themselves! The school held a short film competition to offer a platform for student voices and encourage media literacy, resulting in 3 winning teams comprising 17 members total. Without further ado, here are their videos, produced using three months' time and directed by their respective mentors:
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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.

Faculty Stories

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A specialist in financial econometrics, Yu has been a professor with NCNU for over 17 years. She has mentored an incredible amount of talented students over the years, with many accepting offers from overseas universities and international companies upon graduating from Nantou. Yu places most emphasis on imparting informational acumen and a global perspective, both of which can be facilitated by keeping abreast of the latest theories through international publications and thesis reviews. She also encourages her disciples to attend academic seminars in the United States and Europe.
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The boundlessness of knowledge contained within the universe made Chen embrace his limitations and focus on the apex of human technology and natural laws. His optimism for the imminent bounds of human progress can be summarized as: “I am looking forward to creating a sophisticated detection system that can read the music inside a person's mind and remotely activate a piano to play that song.”
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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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