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The Indonesian Representative Visits NDHU, International Muslim Students Celebrate Ramadan
2024-04-29

On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024, Taiwan experienced its most significant earthquake in 25 years, drawing the attention of Mr. Iqbal Shoffan Shofwan, head of the Indonesia Economic and Trade Office in Taipei(IETO). On Monday, April 8th, 2024, Mr. Shofwan and other IETO officials visited NDHU, expressing concerns for Indonesian students' safety in the aftermath of the quake and sharing an iftar meal during Ramadan.

Office of International Affair(OIA)held a International Students Forum
2024-04-29

Office of International Affair(OIA)held a International Students Forum on April 24th at noon. The forum was attended by the Dean, Vice Deans, all members of International Students Division. The purpose was to express care for international students following the recent earthquake and to listen to their needs closely.

NDHU suffered severe damage to the laboratory on the fourth floor of the Science and Engineering Building due to the 0403 earthquake.
2024-04-10

National Dong Hwa University suffered severe damage to the laboratory on the fourth floor of the Science and Engineering Building due to the 0403 earthquake. The restoration of teaching facilities requires substantial funds, and we hope for generous contributions from all sectors of society and alumni to help Dong Hwa overcome this difficulty. Your donations, regardless of amount, will expedite the restoration of the campus and provide a safe learning environment for students.

University of the Philippines Baguio visited National Dong Hwa University to promote academic activities and exchange programs
2024-01-29

A respectable delegation from the University of the Philippines Baguio(UP Baguio), led by the Chancellor Ph.D. Corazon L. Abansi visited National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)on January 10 to 13, 2024. The members of the delegation include the Vice Chancellor, Santos Jose Dacanay III; Dean Leah Abayao, College of Social Sciences; Dean Jimmy Fong, College of Arts and Communication; and Dean Dymphna Javier, College of Science.

Experiencing the Dynamism of Vietnam: Reflections from an Enriching Learning Journey
2024-01-09

Our recent trip to Vietnam as part of the Cross-Cultural Management course was a profoundly enriching and eye-opening learning experience through tours and visits organized under the leadership of Professor Mohammad Shadab Khalil and Professor Chin-Jung Joseph Luan of the Department of International Business(IB), National Dong Hwa University. During the six days in Ho Chi Minh City from December 3rd to December 8th, 2023, we witnessed Vietnam's diverse culture and vibrant business landscape.

The Opening Ceremony of International Affairs Center, College of Management, NDHU
2024-01-02

The International Affairs Center of College of Management was officially opened this year(2023). This center was established to integrate the international affairs of the whole college. The units include "Bachelor Program of Management Science and Finance(MSF)", "Bachelor Program of Accounting and Information Management(ACCIM)", a newly established program in 2023, and "Bachelor Program of Digital Marketing and Service Innovation(DMSI)", which will be established in 2024.

Taiwan-Australia Indigenous Knowledge, Land, and Relationality as Pedagogy
2023-12-14

On Tuesday, November 21st - The Center for International Indigenous Affairs at National Dong Hwa University's College of Indigenous Studies welcomed our visiting faculty and second cohort of students from Western Sydney University(WSU), Australia. This year's delegation was also led by Professor Yi-Chen Lan(藍易振), the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Global Development Provost, and other visiting faculty members including Fiona Towney(Wiradjuri), the Director of the Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education at WSU, Kylie Beerens(Kamilaroi), Executive Assistant and Project Officer for the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Global Development, and Stacey Lu, the Senior Project Coordinator in the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Development and Provost Vietnam Campus at Western Sydney University.

National Dong Hwa University Sustainability Forum Focuses on Carbon Issues, Biodiversity, and the Integration of Sustainability into Daily Life at NDHU, Prompting All Sectors to Address Sustainability
2023-11-28

National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)has a strong commitment to sustainable development, as evidenced by its consistent publication of annual sustainability reports. The 2022 report, which delves into the university's actions and performance in environmental conservation, social engagement, and talent development, particularly in ESG aspects, has received prestigious accolades. It was honored with the Gold level in the 16th Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards(TCSA)for the sustainability report and the Excellent Sustainable Taiwanese University award. This external recognition highlights NDHU's dedication to diverse educational aspects, earning well-deserved commendation.

NDHU Earned Dual Award-Gold Level for Sustainability Report and the Excellent Sustainable Taiwanese University award in the 16th Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards(TCSA)
2023-11-21

National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)has a strong commitment to sustainable development, as evidenced by its consistent publication of annual sustainability reports. The 2022 report, which delves into the university's actions and performance in environmental conservation, social engagement, and talent development, particularly in ESG aspects, has received prestigious accolades. It was honored with the Gold level in the 16th Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards(TCSA)for the sustainability report and the Excellent Sustainable Taiwanese University award. This external recognition highlights NDHU's dedication to diverse educational aspects, earning well-deserved commendation.

The Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network Delegation's Visit to NDHU:Strengthening Taiwan-Aotearoa New Zealand Friendship
2023-10-31

National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)has been committed to promoting international exchanges since its establishment. Recently, the university had the privilege of hosting a visit from the Asia New Zealand Foundation's Leadership Network. The delegation was led by Adele Mason, Acting Executive Director of the Foundation, with the support of Tina Wehipeihana-Wilson, Director of Trade at the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office(NZCIO), and Deputy Director Renee Bates. This one-day cultural exchange program along Taiwan's East Coast was coordinated by the Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA), an organization with a long history of nurturing Taiwan-Aotearoa New Zealand relations.

2023 Mrs. Fumei Wu Scholarship-winning Team's International Participation and Activism
2023-08-16

The 2023 Mrs. Fumei Wu Scholarship-winning team from National Dong Hwa University's(NDHU)Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA)participated in the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium(WINHEC)Annual Conference held in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, from July 17th to 20th. The team consisted of Mulas Ismahasan Islituan(Bunun), who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Ethnic Relations and Cultures at NDHU, Away Maya Titiyon(SaySiyat), who will soon be attending NDHU's Ethnic Relations and Cultures program after graduating from New Taipei Municipal Jin-Shan High School, Temi Pihu(Seediq), who is currently enrolled in the Indigenous Cultural Studies Master's program at Providence University, and Sakalatamdaw a Picodadan immersive education team member Siuk Saliyud(Amis), who also a very dedicated tribal-community elementary school teacher.

WINHEC Annual Meeting Recognizes Three Taiwanese Awardees
2023-08-16

The World Indigenous Higher Education Consortium(WINHEC)originated from the signing of the "Declaration of Indigenous Peoples in Higher Education" in Canada in 2002, initiating a transnational organizational effort to practice Indigenous education sovereignty. The 2023 WINHEC annual general meeting(AGM) was held from July 17 to 20 in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, with attendance from founding member nations, including Alaska, Aotearoa(New Zealand), Australia, Canada, Hawaii, Sámi, Taiwan, and USA- mainland. Over a hundred participants, both on-site and online, as well as local communities, attended this year's meeting.

Interactions and exchanges between the University of Central Lancashire and National Dong Hwa University pave the way for future collaborations
2023-06-19

The University of Central Lancashire(UCLan)and National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)have established a strong foundation for future collaborations through their recent interactions and exchanges. The Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA)at NDHU has been actively engaging with international institutions, experts, and scholars from countries like Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States, aligning with NDHU's vision of internationalization and Indigenous global connections.

International Indigenous Peoples' Academic Exchange:Fostering Global Partnerships
2023-06-19

With the gradual alleviation of the pandemic, international academic exchanges have resumed and gained momentum. Over the past two months, the Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA)at National Dong Hwa University(NDHU)has actively reinstated its commitment to facilitating substantial academic exchanges and collaborations with international Indigenous nations. Through frequent international visits and hosting of delegations, the center has showcased its determination to become a global partner.

National Dong Hwa University ranks in Top 100 in two categories of THE Impact Rankings 2023
2023-06-06

(2023) The Times Higher Education (THE) announced the "Impact Rankings 2023", with more than 1,500 universities from 112 countries participating in the evaluation based on 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) was ranked 301-400th in the world, an improvement of nearly 100 places, and tied for 10th among the 45 universities in Taiwan that participated in the evaluation. Both its ranking in Taiwan and in the world have grown compared to last year, reflecting NDHU's continuous efforts in university education.

With salamander(Hynobius), we are complete-we are all endemic species of Taiwan. NDHU Special Screening:Good Morni MIT
2023-03-31

To allow faculty and staff members at National Dong Hwa University to experience the beauty of Taiwan's mountains and forests, become acquainted with the unique protected species, convey the concept of "Leave No Trace" in the forest and promote biodiversity, and actively implement the sustainable development goals declared by President Han-Chieh Chao, the university organized the "Good Morni MIT" special screening event and post-screening discussion on March 29th, 2023. This event, conducted in both Chinese and English, encouraged plastic-free and carbon-reduction implementation. In addition to watching the documentary film "Good Morni MIT," Vice President Chin-Peng Chu delivered the opening speech, while two Dong Hwa alumni, Sheng-Wun Jheng and You-Zhu Lin, who are researchers on the salamander project, were invited as panel speakers, sharing with faculty and staff members, students, and partners on the topics of the salamander, mountains and forests, plastic reduction, and conservation issues. A post-screening survey was also designed to increase interaction and communication with the audience.

2022 Ms. Fumei Wu Scholarship Team Announcement!Contribution of International Indigenous Global Networking
2023-01-19

As the world started opening their borders after the global pandemic, the Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA)of National Dong Hwa University(NDHU), which focuses on actively promoting international exchange, recently travelled abroad to participate in two major international conferences - the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium(WINHEC)held in Minnesota, USA, and the World Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Education(WIPCE)held in Adelaide, Australia.

Inspiring Field Trip in India by The Department of International Business, National Dong Hwa University
2022-12-22

The Department of International Business, National Dong Hwa University(abbreviated as Dept. of IB henceforth), under the leadership of Associate Professor Mohammad Shadab Khalil of the Dept. of IB, embarked on a field trip to India from December 9th to December 15th 2022. This field trip was to visit India, allowing students to experience firsthand the local culture of India and to learn about the cross-country management practices.

Press Release Taiwan-Australia Indigenous Re-connection in Post Global Pandemic Era
2022-12-13

On Tuesday, December 6th-National Dong Hwa University's Center for International Affairs welcomed our visiting faculty and students from Western Sydney University(WSU), Australia. Their delegation consists of Indigenous students of the Kamilaroi, Ngemba Weilwan, Wiradjuri, Warrimay(Worimi), and Guribunga clans. The students have various academic backgrounds with some pursuing a bachelor's in nursing, some pursuing a bachelor's in cyber security, and some pursuing a bachelor's in Aboriginal primary education. The WSU delegation is leading by Professor Yi-Chen Lan(藍易振), the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Global Development Provost, and other visiting faculty members include Fiona Towney(Wiradjuri)the Director of the Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education at WSU, Kylie Beerens(Kamilaroi)Executive Assistant and Project Officer for the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Global Development.

International Workshop for Global Indigenous Peoples Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development
2022-05-29

The Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA) in the College of Indigenous Studies, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan, led a Regional Gathering of the Native American Indigenous Studies Association(NAISA), from April 22-25, on Pongso no Tao(Lanyu/Orchid Island). Juried and awarded by the international NAISA Council, the CIIA event was one of eight global gatherings, and the only one held in Asia. The Regional Gathering was co-conceived by CIIA Director Dr. Jolan Hsieh(Bavaragh Dagalomai) and the Visiting Scholar Dr. Dana Powell. The event is an integral part of Hsieh and Powell's 2021-2022 Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology(MOST) Instructional Research Award - The Global Connection and Collaborative : Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Development.

The first international master graduate from TRLS, NDHU won the first prize of SUPER FAN of Taiwan in Thailand on Apr. 9, 2022
2022-04-25

Miss Arada Mahasawin(also known as Neem), the first international master graduate from the Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Leisure Studies, National Dong Hwa University won the first prize in the "SUPER FAN of Taiwan" event in Thailand on Apr. 9, 2022. The first prize included the round-trip ticket from Bangkok to Taiwan of Starlux Airlines(worth 22,250 THB), cash 5,000 THB, and the limited edition of Easy Card(with 888 NTD).

The Ph.D. Program in Asia-Pacific Regional Studies, College of Human and Social Sciences, National Dong Hwa University held a warm Christmas Party
2021-12-31

On the evening of December 23rd, the Ph.D. Program in Asia-Pacific Regional Studies, College of Human and Social Sciences, National Dong Hwa University held a warm Christmas Party. The doctoral students and professors of the program were invited to participate in and share together about academics and campus life in a warm atmosphere.

National Dong Hwa University - The Ph.D. Program in Asia - Pacific Regional Studies Field trip to Fenglin - Hakka Township
2021-12-16

The Ph.D. Program in Asia-Pacific Regional Studies - National Dong Hwa University, under supervision by the director, Professor Wang, Hurng-Jyuhn together with a total of 10 international students, from 5 different countries in the program had a field trip as a part of Research Methods of Social Science Studies to Fenglin Township, Hualien on November 30th, 2021.

2021 Pan-Pacific University League Alliance Conference:National Taiwan Ocean University joins as its newest member
2021-10-25

The annual Pan-Pacific University League Alliance Conference meeting was held on October 22nd 2021 at the Lakeshore Hotel, organized by the National Dong Hwa University(NDHU). President Han-Chieh Chao said that it was rare in recent years for a meeting to be attended by all of the Presidents of the Alliance Universities, with the reason being to welcome the new Alliance member, the National Taiwan Ocean University(NTOU). President Hsu Tai-Wen from the NTOU said that by joining the Alliance they can be part of a larger team and each member can bring their own areas of individual expertise to help develop new projects for the benefit of all. President Hsu then presented gifts of health care products which NTOU developed to the Alliance's Presidents.

Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Day Two Elders received the Order of the Circle of Elders of Indigenous Wisdom Honors
2021-08-02

Center for International Indigenous Affairs(CIIA)congradulate Pan Wan-Chin and Aing Banday for achieving the "The Order of the Circle of Elders of Indigenous Wisdom" for 2021 from The World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium(WINHEC)

Critical Learning with Social Responsibility - NDHU Indigenous Community - Based Action Learning Workshop
2021-01-14

In response to the Ministry of Education's Higher Education project called SPROUT (Sustained Progress and Rise of Universities in Taiwan 高教深耕) the National Dong Hwa University's (NDHU) College of Indigenous Peoples (CIS) is leading a project called College - Indigenous Communities Alliance (部落結盟) , which serves CIS's missions and goals to students and indigenous communities. Professors Jolan HSIEH (Bavaragh Dagalomai謝若蘭) and CHEN Yi-feng (陳毅峰) has planned and arranged two critical learning field trips for their doctoral students in the Fall semester of 2020 for this project. The critical leaning field trips are for engaging doctoral students' to connect academic theories to indigenous knowledge and critical issues.

Indigenous Research Collaboration Workshop and Call for Proposal
2020-07-25

Over the last 6 months, COVID-19 had made a huge impact on most people's lives; it also creates an opportunity for nature to recover. A few months after the beginning of the epidemic, many rare wild animal species reappear, including whale sharks, which was seen not long ago at the open sea near Taiwan.