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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. 

By the good foresight of department chair Lee Pei-Jun and her colleagues, NCNU has successfully upgraded its research environment and teaching resources for training new talents to meet the growing labor demands of the meteoric AI industry.

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.

NCNU was rated Taiwan's 2nd greenest campus, coming in 54th out of 719 universities reviewed by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings in 2018.

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

A Taiwanese higher education fair co-organized by the National Chi Nan University (NCNU) drew over 4,000 participants during its two-day run this September in Vietnam.

Oct. 24 to Nov. 7, Monday - Friday: 8.00 – 17.00

Gallery of College of Humanity, NCNU 

An all-volunteer mission comprising students from National Chi Nan University has returned from Indonesia after partaking in a Bali initiative that provides computer training and vocational skills to disadvantaged female youths.

Highlights

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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.
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Taiwan's NCNU hosts Indonesian maestros of Gamelan ensemble music
To incorporate the central government's New Southbound Policy with the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Sprout Program, National Chi Nan University held a week-long campus program on the Gamelan — the traditional ensemble music of the Javanese, Sundanese, and Balinese in Indonesia — to help students and community members learn through two cultural forums and six music workshops in December.
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NCNU, Japan's Shinshu University share regional revitalization expertise
Representatives from Shinshu University (SU) in Japan visited Taiwan's Nantou County to share experiences in post-disaster reconstruction at NCNU's Regional Revitalization and Trans-Boundary Governance Joint Office on Nov. 29.
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NCNU's energy conservation campaign yields green results
As the second highest-ranking Taiwanese university on the GreenMetric World University Ranking last year, the National Chi Nan University (NCNU) proceeded to work with Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) this year to launch an energy conservation campaign in May. The initial results show a grand culmination of NT$1.16 million in electrical bill savings, and a reduction of 181,000 kilograms of carbon emissions between June and September in comparison to the same period last year.

Faculty Stories

Professor Kai-Yew Lum
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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The adage “crouching tigers, hidden dragons” is an apt description of National Chi Nan University's faculty members and instructors, who are all top of their respective fields yet content to give their all to bettering the lives of students studying amidst the mountains of central Taiwan. Like master martial artists of the yore, teachers such as Hung Wen-jou (洪雯柔) pass on their skill sets selflessly in hope of preserving age-old knowledge and fostering generational progress. 

National Chi Nan University