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2015.1221

Pianist Lang Lang talks to Music Majors in NTNU

What’s the most essential abilities to musicians? The world known pianist, Lang Lang shared his experience with music majors on 15th of December. He said that there are three important abilities that musicians should keep in mind, one is the ability to remember notes quickly, the second is to interpret a work on one’s own and the third one is to have a strong will.
2015.1124

UBC Professor Speaks at NTNU About Balancing Teaching and Researching

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Education Department of NTNU and Center for Teaching and Learning Development held a forum on Nov. 19th. Vice President Academic of the University of British Columbia Anna M. Kindler was invited as a speaker, and Vice President Wu Cheng-Chih was her host. Professor Kindler’s topic was “Responsibility for Educational Excellence: Students”
2015.1123

NTNU Fanpage Tops the List of the Most Checked-in University

Now everyone’s on Facebook. Taiwan universities have been running fan pages to interact with students as well as alumni. Now NTNU tops the list of the most checked-in university with the help of Taiwanese Facebook users who are crazy about check-ins. The fan page of Harvard University got 400 million fans with 740 thousands of check-ins. NTNU has 70 thousands of fans, but enjoys as much as 1 million and 430 thousands of check-ins.
2015.1116

Does leaning a language change your brain?

Most people have the experience of leaning a foreign language, but do you know that language learning may change the structure of the brain? The Aim for the Top University Project held a series speeches on “words, culture and civilization” and invited Li Ping, the professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Information Science & Technology to deliver a speech. Professor Li discussed the activation of the brain from the angle of language learning.
2015.0711

Taiwanese, Chinese college students on rural teaching mission

Hundreds of college students from Taiwan and China embarked on a volunteer journey Saturday that will see them travel to rural areas in the two countries over the summer to teach less advantaged youngsters.