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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