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.
The Art management and marketing forum, hosted by the Graduate Institute of Performing arts of NTNU, was held on November 30th. Dr. Tobie S. Stein, the Director of the graduate program in performing arts management was invited to the forum. Prof. Stein started lecturing for 8 days at NTNU and was welcomed by President Wu and other senior administrators on November 27th.
President Lars Strannegård and Director of Quality Assurance Ms. Kajsa Anna-Karin Fung from the Stockholm School of Economics visited NTNU in October. Vice President Ying Yung Hsiang, Associate Vice President Liu Yi De, Dean Chou De Wai and Associate Professor Lin Tzu Bin welcomed the guests happily.
2018 Foreign Students Chinese Public Speaking Competition was held at National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall on November 6th. Under the instruction of the teachers of MTC, 6 students out of 76 speakers receives the first prize, the third prize and 4 honorary mentions.
Outstanding Alumna of NTNTU, Prof. Nancy Rao, Head of the Music Theory Department, was presented with the Music in American Culture Award for her book Chinatown Opera Theatre in North America: The transformation of Chinese Music into American Music in the Early Twentieth Century (University of Illinois Press, 2017). This award is to recognize her achievement personally but also the major contribution the Chinese American has to the society and culture in the states. NTNU students and teachers shared this good news and President Wu praised Rao for her accomplishment academically in the field of music.