The fourth Taiwan Piano Festival will be held from February 4th to 18th in Taipei along with the first Competition of Taiwan Piano Festival. Associate Professor Yen Chun Chieh, the art director of the festival organized master class, master concert and piano competition with more than 20 Taiwan and international pianists. The registration is opened to all youth pianists until December 1st.
The Sports Academic Research Workshop and the Taiwan-US Sports Science Forum was held on October 19th. Professors and distinguished scholars from Taiwan and the United States gathered at the Gold Medal Lecture Hall to discuss sports. NTNU serves as the host, under the guidance of the Ministry of Science and Technology, invited five guests from National Academy of Kinesiology, including Chair Professor Hung Tsung Min from the Department of Physical Education.
On September 1st to 7th, the Graduate Institute of Sport, Leisure and Hospitality Management of NTNU and Meio University held an international field trip together. Associate Prof. Lin Po Hsiu led 21 students to Meio University in Okinawa and met 6 teachers and 17 students from the Department of Health Information Management. Chairman of FC Ryukyu also me the team from NTNU.
The NTNU-UCLA Taiwan Studies Initiative Reception was held in July at the Department of English by Dean Chern Chiou Lan, Director Nikky Lin, Prof. Shih Hsiao Feng and Prof. Chang Miao Hsia. They met with four students from UCLA and discussed about their plan in Taiwan.
In recent years, the College of Liberal Arts have been bonding with top higher education institutes in South East Asia. On October 1st, the College of Liberal Arts signed an agreement of dual degree at graduate school level with the Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada from Indonesia.