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UBC Professor Talks about Innovative University Management

In traditional university management, the president has the executive power and all units are closely related. Is there a different way of school management? Prof. Anna M. Kindler from UBC gave a speech on the meeting of academic administrator on November 27th about the "decentralized" networking management. The idea is to give autonomy to all colleges and be creative in managing the university.

The Conference of Higher Education Teaching and Learning Talks about Latest Trend

The Conference of Higher Education Teaching and Learning in the Globalization Wave and Annual Meeting for TOPD was held on November 30th at NTNU. The conference aims to raise future quality and innovation through sharing ways to engage higher education teaching and learning amidst the globalizing waves. We also invited scholars and specialists to exchange and share the experiences about the development of international higher education instruction. This will enhance dialogue and interaction and lead to fostering a higher quality ecosystem in higher education instruction. You are sincerely invited to attend and enrich both the breadth and depth of the conference, as we strive towards a new era for higher education teaching and learning. Provost Johannes Britz from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Senior Advisor International Anna Kindler from UBC shared the latest trend of higher international education.

Alumna Le Keng Tops at Two International Vocal Contests

Alumna, Soprano, Le Keng, graduated in 2008, received two first prizes at International Vocal Contests. The first one is the International Vocal Competition at Ningbo in October and now she gained the first prize, the best singer for Dvorak piece and the best Baroque music singer at the 53rd International Antonin Dvorak Singing Competition at Karlovy Vary. Le Keng's interpretation of Rusalka amazed the audience. When presenting the award, Dvorak's nephew praised that if there's Rusalka in the real world, it must be like this! She also got the chance to play the leading roles of Un ballo in maschera and Aida by Verdi. She said that she faces tremendous pressure when joining competitions when there's many outstanding vocalist out there, but all the hard work paid off when she was praised by the nephew of Dvorak. Le Keng says that it's defiantly hard for Taiwanese singers to find a career Europe. It's very competitive and challenging in singing a well as in language. For example, she was appointed to sing in Czech after she received the prize. She has to find a tutor to correct her pronunciation.

Graduate Student of Pop Music Steven Chang Enlisted in PEARL’s Who’s Who

Steven Chang is a famous drummer in Taiwan. Now a director of 32nd music, an institute of jazz drum. He has played for numerous superstars like Fei Yu-ching, Tsai Chin and Fong Fei-fei. He started to come to his year, he started his in-service master program for Pop Music. He is enlisted in the Pearl Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World as a drummer.

Alumna Chen You Ren Came Back After her Oversea Internship in Design

Chen You Ren, an alumna of the Department Of Design, class 2017, was granted a full scholarship from the MOE Scholarship Program for Oversea Study of Arts and Design and study at Parsons the New School of Design. In 2017, the MOE Scholarship Program for Oversea Study of Arts and Design sent 18 students to 9 countries, 16 institutes for further study and practicum.