iHouse Was Unveiled: A Brand New Independent Learning Space for Students
The learning space, iHouse, that students had been long looking forward to was officially unveiled on the day of the 60th anniversary of NCU’s re-establishment in Taiwan. iHouse, formerly Female Dorm #5, was reconstructed and re-designed. This new building is not only bright and clean but also innovatively designed and full of inspiration. iHouse, in its Chinese name Xiang-Xiang Space, connotes the expectation that students can enjoy exchanging their thoughts and sharing them. It could become the learning space that inspires positive thinking and diverse dialogues.
NCU’s 60th Anniversary of Re-establishment in Taiwan, Anticipating the Reaching of a New Height
On May 20, National Central University (NCU) celebrated her 60th anniversary of re-establishment in Taiwan and her 107th anniversary. Initially located in Miaoli and relocated in Zhongli, Taoyuan, NCU has been re-established for six decades, cultivated almost 80,000 NCU alumni, and become one of the top universities of excellent research and teaching in Taiwan. In the celebration ceremony, NCU commended distinguished alumni-elected of the 18th and 19th Distinguished Alumni Nominations and many other outstanding NCU members for their performance and contributions. In the meantime, with the celebration, we expected that all NCU members will keep making breakthroughs and reach a new height.
Hand in Hand, Covestro and NCU Co-founded the Covestro Global Energy Curing Innovation Center
The Covestro Global Energy Curing Innovation Center co-founded by National Central University (NCU) and Covestro Taiwan Ltd. was officially launched in May. Taking up 1322 square meters, the center has become the first global R&D center founded by a foreign company and established on a university campus in Taiwan. With the support from the industry-academia collaboration project—the Development and Manufacturing Process of Green Advanced Functional Materials sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, both parties collaborate to develop sustainable future products.
“Go Beyond” Street Dance Competition: In Celebration of NCU’s 60th Anniversary of Re-establishment
In celebration of National Central Univesity’s (NCU) 60th anniversary of re-establishment in Taiwan, NCU held the street dance competition “Go Beyond” on the open stage in front of the Teaching and Research Building on May 12. This was also the first street dance competition for a university anniversary of NCU. Nine teams participated in the competition, dancing whole-heartedly and showing their charms. Even though the event had been confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic and foul weather, the competition was still a success, showing the indomitable NCU people’s spirit.
Shared Transportation: NCU Introduced E-scooters to Campus
National Central University (NCU) introduced “oloo” shared electric scooters into the on-campus mobility system in April to allow all NCU members to travel easily and achieve the goals of energy conservation and carbon reduction. The e-scooters trend soon swept through students, and many of them found the riding cool, fast, and joyful after the test ride.