U9 League Eliminates Academic Boundaries
【Yin-xun Liao, Tamsui Campus】Faced with issues of a baby-bust and aging-generation, in addition to the increase of international academic competition, private universities in Taiwan must ally together to pool resources and meet with the increasing challenges of Taiwan’s modern society. This unification will also increase student study options, versatility and adaptability. Tamkang University, Chinese Culture University, Shih Hsin University, Soochow University, Ming Chuan University, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Shih Chien University formally signed the U9 League agreement on May 24, initiating a cross-campus, cross departmental cooperation.
Wei-been Yu Gives Big to TKU
【Li-quan Zhang, Tamsui Campus Report】A young boy from the back of the mountains of Tai Tung, Wei-been Yu, was the first in his family to graduate from a university. 20 years later, the Tamkang University alumni became founder and president of the board of the best semi-conductor verification industry in Asia: Integrated Service Technology (IST), worth more than 5,000,000,000 NT. On May 24 in the Chueh-sheng International Conference Hall a ceremony was held honoring President Yu’s generous donation of a Dual-beam FIB (focused Ion Beam) to the university, worth over 10,000,000 NT.
Fat Pounds for Flight Information
TKU Receives Subsidies for MOOC Courses
Good Study and Share Week
TKU Visits Europe through Literature
【Wan-xuan Qin, Tamsui Campus Report 】Wouldn’t you love to walk freely around Europe? Last week the Department of Spanish held the “2016 European Foreign Language Book Exhibit” on the first floor of the Foreign Languages and Literature Building. The display contained books in German, Spanish and Russian, totalling to 379 books that attracted a large crowd. The display allowed students to purchase books for casual reading along with recommended or required study material. Event organizer and member of the Department of Spanish, Fei-fan Chen, expressed, “Our hope is that this event would help students open their international eyes, seeing more of the world.” Second-year student of the Department of French, Shao-an Liao, expressed, “I found a lot of good books that I’d never heard of before.”
18 Winners of the 32nd Five-Tiger Hill Literature Award
Mu-yong Tao Brings Honor to TKU and Burkina Faso