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NTNU to Hold the 3rd International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO)

Year 2009 is the 10th anniversary of the 921 Earthquake, and the 3rd International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) will be held in Taiwan by NTNU from September 15th to 21st. More than a hundred high school students and teachers from 18 countries will participate in this event.

NTNU Established Department of Visual Design

Echoing government’s policy on creative industry, NTNU established the Department of Visual Design and started to recruit students in 2009. This new department, led by award-winning Professor Lin Pan-Song, is regarded by high school graduates who wish to enter the creative industry as the arts and design related department that they wish to go to the most.

Newly Established College of Social Science Sees Education as its Core Value

In 2009, a College of Social Science is officially established in NTNU. Under this new college are departments including the Graduate Institute of Political Science, the Graduate Institute of Social Work, and the Graduate Institute of Mass Communication (which were originally under the College of Education), and newly established research centres on subjects such as media literacy, aborigine, and minority groups.

Supervisory Committee Members Applauded NTNU Research Database

With the issues of promoting vocational education and strengthen students’ employability, Supervisory Committee Members Yin Zuo-Qian and Ma Xio-Ru, accompanied by Vice-Minister of Education Lin Cong-Ming and Deputy Director of the Divition of Vocation under Ministry of Education Li Yan-Yi, paid a visit to NTNU’s Centre of Educational Research and Evaluation on August 25th.

2009 Cross-Strait Cricket Championship Completed

Last weekend, NTNU hosted the 2009 Cross-Strait Cricket Championship, in which universities and colleges from cross-strait were invited to compete with one another. Participating schools from China included Baijing Language and Culture University, Capital College of Physical Education, Ningbo City College of Vocational Technology, Hainan University, etc.