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s Title:NCNU receives global acclaim for sustainability, inclusivity efforts
Summary: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).
s Title:LED lighting system for nighttime farming prevents leaf stunting, promotes accelerated growth
Summary: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.
s Title:NCNU launches SDGs curriculum to promote sustainable development practices
Summary:NCNU President Dr. Yuhlong Oliver Su sought the assistance of NCNU General Education Center Director Chang Ying-chen and NCNU Environmental Protection & Occupational Safety and Health Center Director Chen Ku-fan to develop a new SDGs curriculum.
s Title:NCNU's energy conservation campaign yields green results
Summary: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.
s Title:NCNU hosts Taiwan-Japan seminar on local revitalization
Summary:The National Chi Nan University hosted a seminar on local revitalization that was co-organized by two Japanese universities — National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and Niigata University — on Sept. 30. Japan and Taiwan have both placed increasing emphasis on regional revitalization issues in recent years.
s Title:NCNU debuts online course on interactive music programming and creation
Summary: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.
s Title:Student teams craft engaging videos to promote NCNU
Summary:To encourage students' creative participation in boosting NCNU's international visibility, the university launched a scholarship program last November to award video-shooting proposals by students. After five months of hard work by the two selected teams, two 3-min-long video clips were formally released on May 23.
s Title:NCNU student captures the 2019 Coffee Roasting Championship title
Summary:NCNU graduate student Mo Zhi-qing (莫芷晴) was declared winner of the 2019 Coffee Roasting Championship in Taiwan. Mo, who is only 23 years old, is currently enrolled in her first year at NCNU's Department of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management.
s Title:NCNU video competition awards NT$90k to three student teams
Summary: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:
s Title:NCNU lauded for model academic-industry partnership by Global Views Monthly rankings
Summary: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.
s Title:Taiwan's NCNU hosts Indonesian maestros of Gamelan ensemble music
Summary: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.
s Title:NCNU, Japan's Shinshu University share regional revitalization expertise
Summary: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.
s Title:NCNU donates rare hornet hive to National Museum of Natural Science
Summary:A huge Vespa ducalis hive measuring 60 x 84 x 65cm was discovered at NCNU campus and was donated to the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung for better preservation and research use.