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2022-10-07

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Urging for Free-Packaging for Fruits and Vegetables in Supermarkets: Environmental Engineering Prof. Hsin-Tien Lin Promotes Sustainability from the Scientific Point of View
“Sustainability is a lifestyle.” According to research done by Assistant Professor Hsin-Tien Lin of National Cheng Kung University, reducing plastic packaging in vegetables in supermarkets would bring a significant effect to waste reduction. Everyone can contribute to helping protect the environment by making choices that has less environment impact in their everyday life, she said.
“Sustainable Development Pathway towards 2030 and Beyong” Presented by Jeffrey D. Sachs, the 2022 Tang Prize Master, on Sept. 26
The Tang Prize Master’s Forum in Sustainable Development was staged at NCKU on Sept. 26, with a keynote speech by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the 2022 Tang Prize laureate in Sustainable Development, about how Taiwan and the rest of the world can realize net zero carbon emissions by 2050 amid various challenges including the pandemic and constant geopolitical conflicts.
Lithuanian Delegation Visits the NCKU College of Science to Strengthen Research Exchanges in Optics and Biomedicine
Paulius Lukauskas, the Lithuania's first representative in Taiwan, led a Lithuanian delegation to visit NCKU's College of Science on September 16th in the afternoon, accompanied by Jian-Jhang Huang, MOFA's Senior Executive Officer for European Affairs. During the tour, participants exchanged views on optoelectronics and biomedical technology, and explored potential cooperation opportunities in the future. It was hoped that the visit would be the beginning of the development of key industries and the cultivation of talent between Taiwan and Lithuania.
Pioneer in Southeastern U.S. Chinese Language Education: Opening of Auburn University-NCKU Taiwan Center of Chinese Language and Culture
On August 31, representatives of the National Cheng Kung University attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony, at Auburn University, Alabama, U.S., honoring the opening of the Auburn University-National Cheng Kung University Taiwan Center of Chinese Language and Culture. Huey-Jen Jenny Su, President of NCKU, Christopher Roberts, President of AU, Vini Nathan, Vice President of AU, and Elliot Wang, Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta together announced the opening of the Center. This is the first collaboration with a university in the Southeastern United States.

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