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Holography Artist Setsuko Ishii donated works to NTNU

On June 23rd, noted Japanese holography artist, Setsuko Ishii, donated his work entitled Scenes of Grasslands to NTNU. President Guo Yih-Shun represented the whole school and accepted the gift from Ishii. The work will be displayed on the first floor of the Complex Building, Kungkuan Campus. Doctor Ishii has been devoted to the world of holography for over 30 years, and has had exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the States. Holography is a method of producing a three-dimensional image of an object. Doctor Ishii applied the technique in her works and has published many holography studies in international periodicals and seminars.

Photography Exhibition at the French Training Center

Mister Jean Scuderi, a language teacher at the French Training Center, had spent a year in Marseilles, a city in the south of France. He was a fine art major, and photography has been his favourite form of art for more then a dozen years.

Li Jia-Tong Urged Graduates to Make Positive Contribution to the Society

Li Jia-Tong, a presidential advisor as well as a noted scholar and writer, participated at the graduation ceremony of NTNU. In his speech entitled The Last Class in University, he stressed that the most important thing for a person is to make positive contribution to the society, and whether that person is wealthy and powerful or not is not the point. However, wealth and power is not necessarily evil. He urged the 3620 NTNU graduates to work hard and increase their competitiveness for they can help the less fortunate only when they have the financial resource.

Badminton Tournament for University Faculties from 72 Universities

On June 23rd, the National Badminton Tournament for University Faculty was held in NTNU. 1344 contestants formed 161 teams from 72 universities get acquainted with one another through badminton. Administrative staff and teachers are extraordinarily fierce with their rackets. The cheering coming from the audience heated up the atmosphere, almost breaking through the ceiling. Badminton has become a popular sport, remarked NTNU President Guo Yih-Shun, as well as the president of Badminton Committee, Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation. He wished that faculties from all universities could have more interaction and exchanges among one another through this popular sport.

2009 Graduation Ceremony: NTNU Mascot in Cap and Gown

It was June 20th that NTNU had its 2009 graduation ceremony. In respond to this joyful event, NTNU mascots, 3 green turtles stating NTNU’s determination to be environmentally friendly, also put on academic gowns and wore mortar boards to say farewell to the graduates. The costumes of these mascots got many of the graduates extremely excited: they all wanted to hold hands or take pictures with the mascots. More than 3 hundred graduates asked to take photos with them, remarked Li Zhong-Han, a student from the Department of History who played one of the mascots.