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A Secret Study Group for Faculties

As part of the Psychological Health Promotion Series, the Center of Student Counselling established a secret study group for school faculties entitled Wishes Come True. The first session was held on the 8th of April in classroom 313. It encouraged teachers to talk about their secrets, and develop their potential and change their lives through the Law of Attraction. This study group session was especially tailored for faculties of NTNU. It is based on a popular publication in 2007, the Secret, which talked about the power of positivism. There will be two other session on April 15th and 22nd.

Book Club: Face Up by Xiao-Ye and Li Ya

An overseas text message opened the conversations between a father and his daughter, Xiao-Ye and Li Ya, two brilliant Taiwanese writers. Their overseas communications were collected and published, entitled Face Up. On April 9th, NTNU invited them to talk about children upbringing, sharing with students their different viewpoint from 2 different generations. Xiao-Ye’s father had a strict education manner. Consequently, perhaps, he gave his daughter Li Ya much more freedom, tolerance and room for exploration than he had. “Love has no absolute rights,” they concluded. With the father’s memories in the book, the daughter strides into her future.

This was How We Learnt—Experience Sharing by Professors

As the second seminar of the Learn to Grow series by the Center of Teaching and Learning Development, 4 professors were invited on April 8th to share their learning experiences in universities. Professor Liu Jie-Xin stressed on the importance of time management, while Professor Cai Meng-Zhen emphasized participating in extracurricular activities and expanding social networks. Assistant Professor Guo Jing-Guo, on the other hand, told students that facing up to all problems was the only solution in life. Lastly, Professor Zhao Hui-Ling encouraged the student to be rebellious, i.e. knowing what they want, and not just obeying everything they were told.

Professors’ Version of LOHAS and Stress Free

In the modern society, we tend to neglect the importance of a healthy lifestyle. On April 7th, there was a lunchtime gathering on the new trend of LOHAS. Hosted by Professor Yen Han-Wen, the gathering invited Professor Wang Kai-Fu, Professor Liu Jie-Xin and Assistant Professor Chen Guang-Rong to talk about their viewpoints and experiences. Five important Rights were mentioned: right sleep, right sport, right food, right doctor and rightly against burnout. It was a fulfilling and wonderful lunchtime, but remember, a healthy lifestyle should be practiced in and extended to everyday life.

Art Exhibition for Taiwan Wildlife—Realization of Childhood Dream

Eco Art Scope runs from April 2nd to the 28th in the Mayor’s Residence Arts Saloon. On its opening tea party on the 3rd, 20 students had their dreams of painting realized and witnessed by many honorable guests. This exhibition is cooperated between NTNU’s Eco Art Course and the Department of Life Science. This exhibition shows the success of Eco Art Course, one of many other courses aiming to cultivate cross-disciplinary talents. “Digital archive is the future trend in the arts,” Vice President Chang Guo-En also remarked. “NTNU is leading in holding copyright among universities in Taiwan.”