The ceremony of the 23rd National Chair Professorships, the 2nd National Award for Distinguished Contribution to Industry-Academia Cooperation and the 63rd Academic Awards was held by the Ministry of Education on June 9th. Dean of School of Learning Informatics Tsai Chin Chung receives his second National Chair Professorship this year and was honored to be the Honorary life-time National Chair Professor.
With the phenomenon of declining birthrates, aging society, cats and dogs are treated as family members. It’s predicted that by the second half of this year, the number of cats and dogs in Taiwan will exceed that of children under 15. When there are more aged pets who may suffer from chronic diseases and common diseases of elder animals it is urgent to promote the care of aged pets.
Due to the impact of the epidemic, the dragon boat races this year in Taiwan have been scaled down. The MTC Dragon boat is composed of students from across the world but many foreign students cannot come to Taiwan this year. To continue the 44-year tradition, experienced teammates shouldered the responsibility and picked up the paddles again. President Wu Cheng Chih presented the flag to the captain Howard Hok Gay Li and encouraged the teammates in their last practice.
The graduation ceremony of class 2020 was held on June 13th for 4145 graduates
Chair Professor, Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian who now lives in Paris and Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih Chung recorded videos for graduates.
In order to promote exchanges between NTNU students and international students, the Office of International Affairs Office of National Taiwan Normal University, the Foreign Languages Section of the Joint Education Committee and the Mandarin Training Center cooperated to hold the last "Flip Classroom- Classroom Activity" on May 15, 2020. International students from 15 different countries interacted with 30 NTNU students and exchange ideas in groups of three.