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.
Broaden the Global Vision: A Foreign Correspondent’s Practical Experience Sharing
The “Seminars on Journalism” organized by the Office of Secretariat, National Central University (NCU), were combined with the lecture tour “I Am a Foreign Correspondent” initiated by the Central News Agency (CNA) this semester. The seminar invited Ms. Yachen Tai, CNA foreign correspondent based in the United Kingdom, to share her valuable overseas experience, and many students were attracted to attend the lecture. NCU expected that such a lecture would broaden students’ global vision and boost their media literacy skills.
NCU, the First University that Advocates Sustainable Development, Declared to Attain 100% Carbon Neutrality in 2050.
As the first university in Taiwan that set “sustainable development” as its main goal of education and research, National Central University (NCU) has been actively responding to the international consensus on sustainability—net zero emissions. At the forum of “Sustainable and Decarbonizing Technologies” held on Feb. 16, NCU President Dr. Jou Jing-Yang took the initiative to declare that NCU is estimated to attain 50% carbon neutrality on campus in 2030 and 100% in 2050.