AU Museum Exhibits Degas’ Painting “Monsieur et Madame Édouard Manet” from Japan

The famous painting “Monsieur et Madame Édouard Manet” and nineteen engravings created for the famous French writer Maupassant’s short-story work “La Maison Tellier,” all by the renowned French Impressionist Edgar Degas and borrowed from the Kitakyushu Museum of Art in Japan, were opened today in Asia Museum of Modern Art at Asia University (AU) for exhibition. The painting “Monsieur et Madame Édouard Manet” was a mystery lasting for 181 years related to the friendship between Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet, both famous artists in the 19th century. “Today is a glory day in our exhibition of Edgar Degas’ works at …

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International Volunteer Team from Department of Social Work at Asia University Heads to Cambodia

“Spread Love to Cambodia!” Students of the Departments of Social Work, Foreign Languages and Literatures, as well as Leisure and Recreation Management at Asia University (AU) will head to Cambodia for volunteer service in the summer vacation for the fourth time. Starting from Apr. 20, a fund-raising charity sale at the atrium of the Management Building would last for one week. This year the students of the Social Work Department raised funds in a different way by selling Cambodian local products, including landscape post cards, fried instant noodles, hand-made cloth bracelets, hanging decoration accessories, small purses, and leather accessories made …

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Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Ferid Murad Lectures at Asia University

Dr. Ferid Murad, an honorary professor at Asia University (AU) as well as a Nobel Prize laureate, gave a speech at AU. He encouraged AU students to be ambitious and dream big when they were young. In order to have a chance to become a first Nobel Prize laureate from Taiwan, he told the students that they also needed to work very hard, dare to challenge authorities, behave with creative thoughts, and overcome difficulties and stick it out. When AU was established, Founder Chang-Hai Tsai hoped that AU could cultivate a Taiwanese Nobel Prize laureate. Invited for the ninth time, …

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Asia University Ranked No. 2 in Top 20 Best Universities in School-Running Performances in Taiwan

For the first time, the Cheers Magazine held an evaluation by university presidents and announced the top 20 best universities in school running performances today. Asia University (AU) was listed No. 2 and awarded together with the rest top 5 schools, including National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, National Taipei University of Technology, and Feng Chia University, by Publisher Yun-Peng Yin of the Common Wealth Magazine. Heading to the 14th year of the foundation, AU has been evaluated one of the teaching excellence universities by the Ministry of Education (MOE) for 11 straight years and received …

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Degas’ exhibition takes place in Asia Museum of Modern Art at AU

Asia Museum of Modern Art at Asia University (AU) is now exhibiting 74 pieces of sculpture by the renowned French Impressionist Edgar Degas. Rui-Xian Chen, a famous architect, was invited to be the director of spatial planning for the exhibition. He worked with Jun-Liang Chen, an art designer who was once involved in the work of remodeling the cabins of new aircrafts for China Airlines, to create a space for the sculpture to be appreciated from any angle in accordance with what Tadao Anto hoped to present when designing the triangle building of the Museum. It is definitely worthwhile for …

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