Retired Professor Jeng Yih of the Department of Earth Sciences is awarded as the lifelong honor member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) and they also asked him to be the judge of the Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards in 2017.
Green University Union of Taiwan started in 2013. NTNU being the first initiator was commissioned by the Environmental Protection Administration Executive Yuan to establish the Northern Environmental Education Regional Center in 2014. On April 27th, NTNU held a forum about "Environmental Experience Education on Campus: Energy Literacy "and invited members of Green University Union to exchange ideas and discuss.
Many people are interested in becoming a Chinese teacher. The Department of Applied Chinese invited Lin Tzu Ching, who was in class 2011, to share with the younger school mates about how she became a professional Chinese teacher.
Prof. Chang Chun Yen of the National Taiwan Normal University Science Education was invited to the International Congress on Education for the 21st Century in Thailand to share about the STEM education in High Scope Program. Scholars are really interested in this topic and raised questions.
The pass away of the internationally known Guitar master Roland Dyens last October is one of the loss in the guitar world. Many memorial workshops and concerts are held around the world in tribute of this great musician. NTNU has invited Roger Eon, one of his classmates, to Taiwan and commemorate Dyens with his fans.