Professor Peter OBrien has dedicated himself to Taiwan’s higher education for ten years since he moved from Australia. Having been fascinated by Taiwan, he decided to become a naturalized Taiwan citizen. With the help offered by the Household Registration Office of Dashu District in Kaohsiung City, he finally received his national identification card one day before his 75th birthday. He said that there is no greater gift than this. Professor Peter OBrien (left) has worked with Dean Peng of the International College for many years, establishing a close rapport with each other.
Daria Belkovskaia graduated from the Department of International Business Administration this year, having completed studies in both international management and marketing, which is indeed a mission impossible for her and other international students. Although the study was taxing for her, she managed to go the extra mile for her choice and cherished every minute in Taiwan. Daria Belkovskaia, who completed all required courses in both international management and marketing, just graduated from the International College of ISU.
Ta-An Li, an ISU student, improved the function of wheelchairs through a class project. He not only won a gold medal at ISU with this project but also collaborated with other departments to create an innovative wheelchair that can help users stand up in a safer and easier way. With his innovation in wheelchairs, he won a bronze medal award at the Taiwan Innotech Expo and obtained an utility model patent for his creation before graduation. Ta-An Li (left) collaborated with others from diverse fields to develop an innovative wheelchair and obtained a patent, in the hopes that more and more [...]
Under the supervision of Lecturer Su-Tseng Chuang, the students of the Department of Accounting took second place in the group category and first place and fourth place in the individual group at the Competition of Tax Return Filing Services for College Students. Wei-Jung Chen, a sophomore student of the Department of Accounting, took first place by outshining another 624 works from 13 departments of 13 universities. Wei-Jung Chen (left) took first place, and Yu-Chuan Lin (first from right) and Hui-Hsin Lin (second from right) took fourth place and an honorable mention at the Competition.
ISU President Chen indicated that senior high school students in Taiwan are destined to compete with peers from all around the world no matter what they will major in. He encouraged these young people to be ambitious, to broaden their horizons, and to grab all possible opportunities even if they are living in a remote area. President Chen encouraged youths to be ambitious and dare to embrace the world.
The School of Medicine for International Students held the 5th White Coat Ceremony on July 26, 2019. Witnessed by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassadors, faculty members, families, and friends, 41 students from all around the world took an oath, promising to devote themselves to clerkships with patience and professional knowledge, in the hopes of helping people in their home countries. Thembinkosi Qwabe (middle) from the Kingdom of Eswatini led his classmates to take an oath.
Sheng-Tsung Hsu, a sophomore student of the Department of Film and Television transferred from another university, is fond of the film industry. In the past two years, he has produced and acted in three films, in the hopes that his works with all the effort could be appreciated by audiences. His microfilm entitled “Vending Machine” was awarded the Best Film in the 5th LEXUS Film Awards. “Vending Machine” is a microfilm produced and acted by Sheng-Tsung Hsu.
Yi-Mei Su, an ISU student, had a fatal car accident when she was fifteen years old. After that, she had been through craniotomy for 13 times. After her father died of cancer, she and her sister have to take care of their mother who is suffering from a heart disease and a kidney disease. Su indicated that she really appreciated ISU for giving her so much assistance and the Ministry of Education for the subsidies for the underprivileged. For the past year, she had received a subsidy of NT$43,000 from the MOE. With the company of ISU Vice President Shen (left), [...]
Ssu-Ju Tuan, a junior student of the Department of Digital Media Design, gained favor with Design Office Mecaman and became an animation art designer. She was excited about this employment opportunity and her participation in the production of an animation named “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind.” Ssu-Ju Tuan (second from left) was instructed by Ms. Wen-Mei Chiu from Mecaman (first from right).
“What is AI? Can AI look after my grandma?” These questions were asked by curious children living in offshore islands, and professors of I-Shou University and National Taipei University of Technology answered their questions one by one and introduced them to the world of AI. Children living in Kinmen were greatly interested in the application of AI introduced by professors.