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Julia L. Wu and Her Political Circle American Dream

NTNU celebrates the 70th birthday, Julia L. Wu, an alumnae popular in Los Angeles political circle, comes back to NTNU to share with us her career as a governor in the states. She is currently working as the Trustee Emeritus, Los Angeles Community Colleges District Board; Founder and Chair, Performing Arts Foundation for Asian-Americans, and Trustee, Hollywood Arts Council. Julia said that her story can’t be told in two hours, because she has lived an amazing life. Alumni from the Southern California Association also joined her talk as audiences.

English Major Brings Honor from the Debate Tournament in Shanghai

The fist English Debate Tournament held by the College of Foreign Languages and Literature of Fudan University was held at the end of March. After fierce competition for few days, the team led by Prof. Charlotte Chang won the first runner up in group ranking and Su Wan Chun from the English Department received the second prize in personal ranking.

Gao Xingjian Encourages Students to Pursue Free Spirit

The Master’s speech of 2016 invited Chair Professor Gao Xingjian to share with students his wisdom under the topic of “Being a Free Man”. His work, Soul Mountain, received the honorable Nobel Prize in Literature 2000, making Gao the first Chinese author that won the title of a Nobel laureate. The speech covers literature, history, social movement. Nearly 300 people show up and filled up the hall.

Alumni Gathered for 70th Anniversary of NTNU

National Taiwan Normal University welcomes its 70th anniversary on 3rd of June. Faculties and alumni all gathered in the hall for the 16th excellent alumni award ceremony.

Violinist Maxim Vengerov Gave Masterclass in NTNU

Universally hailed as one of the world’s finest musicians, and often referred to as the greatest living string player in the world today, Grammy award winner Maxim Vengerov came to NTNU to give a masterclass in late May. The concert hall in the Music Department was crowded with more than 100 fans, students and teachers. He taught 4 first prize winners from different age groups, showing the audience his passion for music and teaching the next generation. The Director of Music Department, Nanette Chen said that, many of you may have come to the performance of Maxim Vengerov yesterday. His concert features Bach's "Chaconne from Violin Partita No. 2," Beethoven's "Sonata No. 7 in C minor" and Frank's "Violin Sonata in A major”.