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National Chi Nan University Update (March 2021)

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sOptics expert Dr. Wuu takes the helm as 8th university president

National Chi Nan University held the inaugural reception of its 8th President Dong-sing Wuu on Feb. 1, 2021. Quoting French philosopher and moralist Jean de La Bruyère, on how “the most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others,” Dr. Wuu explained that the value and worth of NCNU is dependent on its ability to assist others. Personal growth through helping those around us, he said, is the key to happiness. He promised to work towards elevating the happiness levels of fellow NCNU members and designing “a university of happiness, a university that brings happiness.” Read More


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NCNU launches the Cherry Blossom Alliance, a 12-school league in central Taiwan for higher education

To assist high school students based in central Taiwan prepare for critical changes to Taiwan's educational system, including a new system for college entrance examinations that will be introduced in 2022 and the new national curriculum adopted in 2019, the National Chi Nan University officially launched the Cherry Blossom Alliance (櫻花聯盟) this spring. The alliance is rallying high school teachers to join forces and guide up to 20,000 students in preparing for entrance exams. From reviewing important materials to designing new courses, this collective endeavor aims to smoothen the academic journey for students and put their parents' minds at ease. Read More


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NCNU invites nationwide coordination on global recruitment

Thanks to Taiwan's stellar pandemic-fighting efforts raising the nation's international visibility as a whole, Dr. Dong-sing Wuu explains that overseas interest in Taiwanese universities has surged as well. President Wuu suggests if the University Entrance Committee can coordinate a global front for Taiwanese universities, it would be a beneficial arrangement for all participating parties. He adds that first-stage trials can begin with targeting neighboring countries including Japan, South Korea, and Thailand. Time-wise, he suggests a small-scale push starting next year. Read More


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