Bulletin Spring‧Summer 1994

Chinese University Bulletin Spring • Summer 1994 Advisory Committee on Chinese University Bulletin Dr. Joseph M . Chan Dr. Chiang Ying-ho Mr. John Dent-Young Mrs. Ho Wan Siu-wan Mr. Jacob Leung Prof. S.W. Tam Ms. Amy Yui Editorial Staff Editor: Miss Amy K. Y. Leung Assistant Editors: Mrs. K. Lee Wan Ms. Florence Chan Design: Mrs. May Wong Production: Mrs. Alice M a Address all correspondence to the Publication Office, University Secretariat, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, N . T . , Hong Kong C O N T E N T S 1 Letters 2 Ho Sin-hang Engineering Building Forma l ly Opened 4 Research Demystified 5 No Authority Is Beyond Challenge 8 A Picture Costs More than a Thousand Words 11 Ceramics Thinner than aWafer 14 To Apply Modem Technology to Ancient Chinese Studies 17 Hepatitis Vims Found to Attack Kidney 19 From Your Very Heart 21 Fr om the Department of Ex t r amu r al Studies to the School of Continuing Studies 27 Employment Survey of 1993 Graduates 31 Profiles 34 News in Br i ef 42 Gifts and Donations Covers Front: Side view of the Ho Sin-hang Engineering Building. Lower left is the steel sculpture entitled 'Technology Humanized' by Dr. Tao Ho, architect of the building. Back: Another view of the Ho Sin-hang Engineering Building Inside back: Snapshots of the opening ceremony of the engineering building