Decoding the meaning of the latest statue at FPT University
On the morning of January 30, 2121, the famous sculpture of the 19th century French artist Auguste Rodin - The thinker was inaugurated at FPT University Can Tho. With its impressive size, classical beauty and a meaning of honoring the beauty of thinking, the statue is expected to bring many inspirations to the staff of F school in Can Tho.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Dr. Le Truong Tung - Chairman of FPT University's Board of Directors; Mr. Tran Thanh Danh - Head of Admissions Board of FPT University Can Tho; Mr. Tran Ly Anh Tuan - Director of FPT College of Practice; Ms. Nguyen Thi Uyen Thuy - Rector of FPT Can Tho High School and the school staff.
This famous statue is considered a symbol of human beauty, symbolizing strength and the protection of freedom. At the same time, it brings a message that emphasizes thinking in study and work, and sends the wish students have many interesting experiences in the process of sticking with the school. Along with prestigious universities such as Stanford University, Columbia University, Tsing Hua University and many famous universities in countries: the US, Switzerland, India, Taiwan ... FPT University is a University 8th school to own this statue.
The "The Thinker" statue is located in an easy-to-see location, right behind FPT University Campus Square. The statue is more than 2m high and 249kg in weight is crafted. Despite many difficulties in implementing and transporting from abroad to Vietnam due to the effects of the 19 covid pandemic. Fortunately, the statue of "The Thinker" is still able to settle in the campus before the Tet holiday. Lunar New Year of 2021, becoming a check-in place with many philosophical and profound meanings for students, staff and lecturers.
Nhi Nguyen (Source: FPT University Can Tho)