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News Article | November 29, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in southern part of Taiwan recently run a Demo Day to show students’ originality and creative designs. Taiwan's leading paper manufacturer Yuen Foong Yu Group CEO Shou-Chuan Ho attended the opening ceremony on November 23 and said, “As NCKU alumnus, I am proud to see that students at C-Hub are doing something new and innovative.” As the biggest supporter of C-Hub, Ho said, “C-Hub provides students the opportunities to combin


News Article | November 11, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Zena Werb, professor and vice chair of the Department of Anatomy at University of California (UC), San Francisco, USA, received an honorary doctoral degree from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, on November 10. The honorary degree was conferred on Dr. Werb in recognition of her contributions to breast cancer research, extracellular microenvironment, educational achievements as well as her excellent personality. Upon receiving the degree


News Article | November 11, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) professor Dr. Shih-Kang Lin working with scientists from Osaka University discovered silver erupting like a volcano at the nanoscale. The research was published in the journal Scientific Reports on October 5, 2016. Prof. Lin from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NCKU, was invited by Prof. Katsuak Suganuma from the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, for a three-month visit t


TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Techno Art Program of National Cheng Kung University was honored to collaborate with the Art & Technology Association Taiwan and Goethe Institute, in organizing the 3rd ISAT: Collision, Collaboration and the Future of Artsci, held at NCKU International Conference Hall and NCKU Art Center from 14 November to 17 November 2016, The conference, organized by Assistant Professor Ming Turner from the Institute of Creative Industries Design and Techno Art Progra


News Article | November 22, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A sixteen-member Indonesian delegation of mayors, government representatives, and political sciences scholars will arrive in Taiwan Wednesday on a four-day workshop to explore the possibility of regional developments to improve local competitiveness within ASEAN economic community. The workshop organized by a Tainan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) interdisciplinary working group, is the first design thinking training for regional development initiate


News Article | November 25, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A special training program on creative policy making is currently hosted by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, to facilitate the upgrade process of small and medium enterprises, and cultural creative industries in Indonesia with an Indonesian delegation of city officials, according to the university Nov. 24. Led by Singkawang city mayor Drs. Awang Ishak, the sixteen-member delegation comprises Palangka Raya vice Mayor Dr. Mofit Saptono Subagi


News Article | November 15, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A newly-built large Muslim prayer room for more than 200 Muslim students formally opened on November 14 at Sheng-Li Campus of National Cheng Kung University’s (NCKU) this Monday. At the opening ceremony, NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su happily met with the students and commented, “I’d like to take this opportunity to express how earnestly we are and try everything we can to make sure that your study life here at NCKU or in this city can be as fulfilling as you


News Article | December 7, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Office of International Affairs (OIA) sets up Global Competence Center (GCC) to provide more opportunities for local students and international students to get to know one another and broaden their global views. GCC offers international students the opportunities to take part in the activities at NCKU. The process of participating in those activities enables them to make new friends with the local students, and thus making the international students more familiar to the Taiwanese culture and custom. GCC also integrates the existing services of OIA, including Global Forum, Student-centered International Forum, Service Learning, Language Exchange, In-campus Volunteer, Host Family Network, Global Internship and many others, hoping to make the resources more effective to the local students and to lead them to recognize and respect different cultures from countries to countries. Global Forum guides the participants to discuss international issues in English. The forums can be either lectures or experience sharing. There are approximately 4 forums per semester, and they aim to motivate the students at NCKU to engage in global issues. Student-centered Forum gives the local students the information of participating in international contests and overseas training programs. OIA hopes students can cultivate leadership skills and develop self-recognition by experiencing various cultures. Global Internship Program is highly promoted. NCKU has been collaborating with numerous prestigious universities abroad, aiming to offer the local students short-term exchanges and internships. NCKU has also been promoting the international student exchange program and inviting a number of foreign scholars to NCKU recently. As a result, the number of foreigners at NCKU has been soaring. OIA hopes that the foreigners and the natives can have better connections through GCC’s efforts.


News Article | November 15, 2016
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TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to Taiwan government’s New Southbound Policy, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is committed to serving as the major international education hub in Asia, initiating a joint master degree program to facilitate international student mobility. University of Malaya (UM), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), and NCKU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) November 11


TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Tainan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) group of design thinkers recently hosted a special training program on creative policy making with a sixteen-member Indonesian delegation of mayors, head of local agencies and academics from Palangka Raya, Singkawang, and Jogjakarta to seek for innovative solutions and picture Indonesia’s future cities in 2026. During the four-day training, the delegation led by Singkawang’s mayor Dr. Awang Ishak and Palangka

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