Nobuko Imai, a Japanese classical violist with an extensive career as soloist and chamber musician, and Koji Otsuki, a professional in baroque music, came to Taiwan in their busy schedule to give lecture to NTNU students on September 26th.
The first general assembly and board of directors meeting of the 3rd Green University Union of Taiwan was held on September 22nd at National Chi Nan University. Director Chen Mei Yung of the Environmental Safety center was the representative of NTNU. NTNU was awarded as the excellent green university. President Chang Kuo En was appointed to be the executive director.
Joining an exchange program is a journey to a different world. Many NTNU students take on the challenge of going abroad, many foreign students come to NTNU to study. To promote the mutual understanding of each other, The Office of International Affairs held a welcome party for exchange students at general building.
Do you know that the sound made by frogs can be the clue to discover a new species? Prof. Lin Si Min with students Wang Ying Han, Hsiao Yu Wei discovered a new species of tree frog in Taiwan through sound and behavior. The result, “Acoustic differentiation and behavioral response reveals cryptic species within Buergeria treefrogs (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Taiwan”, was published in September on PLOS ONE.
Su Wen Hsuan, a senior student of the Dept. of Music, recently stood out from many outstanding flute players around the world and won the championship of the open category at the 8th Flute Festival Singapore 2017.In the final, she played Chant de linos by A. Jolivet, a piece that’s rich in style and requires sophisticated technique. She is highly appraised by the judges.