Bulletin Spring‧Summer, 2008

From Freshman to Renaissance Man 2
The Making of All-Round Intellectuals: General Education 4
Packed and Ready to Learn: Overseas Student Exchange 6
For Workplace Entrants Aspiring to Go Global: Global Internship Programme 10
Beacon of Life: Mentorship Programmes 14
The Unique Collegiate Experience of CUHK 16
Learning to Lead: The Leadership Development Programme 22
Helping You to Spread Your Wings: Scholarships 24
Seventh Honorary Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 25
Earthquake Relief Efforts: CUHK in Action 30
Prof. Joseph W.Y. Lau Appointed Master-Designate of Lee Woo Sing College 33
State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology Set Up at CUHK to Tackle Food Shortage 34
Gao Xingjian on Infinite Freedom of Expression within Limitations 36
The Best and the Brightest 38
Women's Team Clinches Intervarsity Cross-country Championship Again 38
Women's Table Tennis Team Lands Fifth Successive Victory 38
Handball Double Championship Recaptured 39
Rowing Team Wins Seventh Consecutive Championship 39
Law Student Selected Top Oralist in Vis (East) Moot 40
CUHK Shines in Putonghua Debates 40
CUHK Clinches Top Awards in Challenge Cup 41
MArch Students Win Recognition for Eco Designs 41
12 Math Whizzes Receive Full Scholarships from Top Universities 42
News in Brief 43
Appointments 43
New Council Member 43
New/Reappointed Pro-Vice-Chancellors 43
New Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor 43
New Registrar 43
New/Reappointed Faculty Deans 44
Reappointment of University Dean of Students 44
Reappointment of College Head 44
Emeritus Professors 44
Professorial Appointments 45
Honours and Recognition 46
Prof. Xu Yangsheng Elected
 Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering 46
Geography Professor Receives
 State Natural Science Award 46
Two Scholars Named Croucher Senior Research Fellows 47
Prof. Lin Hui Participates in 
National Lunar Exploration Programme 47
Medical Practitioners Recognized for Enhancing Human Wellness 48
Gastrointestinal Research Group Wins State Progress Award 48
CUHK Project on Air Ventilation Assessment Bags Fifth Award 49
Lok Fung Wins Poetry Award 49
Two QEF Projects Receive Outstanding Awards 50
Research 51
Clinical Pharmacy Services Reduce Risk of Coronary Heart Disease 51
New Technique for Evaluating Patients for Epilepsy Surgery 51
HK$76 Million Research Grants for 70 Projects 52
Activities and Events 53
CUHK Appoints Award-winning Architect to Chart Campus Development 53
Double Degree Programmes by 
Law School and Sociology Department 53
Celebrating 10-year Partnership with Local Schools 54
CRATE Set up to Promote Technology Education 54
Free Bowel Cancer Test for Citizens 55
Participating in Italy's 
'Research to Business' Exhibition 55
In Support of the Olympics Spirit 56
Intellectual Cross-currents 57
Nobel Laureates on Campus 57
First Academicians Lecture Series 58
World Bank Chief Economist on Development and Transition 58
Prof. Benjamin Tsui Serves as Chung Chi Visiting Fellow 59
Prof. Hsu Cho-yun on Ancient China Core Culture 59
Former UC Head Prof. T.C. Chen on Life 59
Prof. Cheng Siwei on Chinese Economic Development 60
Lecture by Chancellor of the University System of Taiwan 60
Cambridge Deputy VC Visits CUHK 61
School of Public Health Builds Mainland Links 61
Chinese Psychologists Gather on Campus 62
The HK・Huangdi Neijing Conference 62
Benefaction 63
HK$73.8 million for Gerontological Education Programme 63
HK$18 million for Installation of Latest Robotic Surgical System 63
HK$28 Million for Yao Chung Kit Diabetes Assessment Centre 64
Charity Concert Raises 
HK$1 Million for Faculty of Medicine 64