Bulletin No. 2, 2013

Contents 2 Engaging the World 4 A Brief History 6 Raison d’Etre of International Links 8 IASP and OAL 11 Office of Academic Links (China) 14 Testimonials 18 Our American Friends 20 Universities Service Centre 23 A Mobile Education 24 The 73rd Congregation 28 Twelfth Honorary Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 32 Prof. Jao Tsung-I Honoured by Institut de France 34 Prof. Gladys Tang Receives Humanity Award 36 50th Anniversary Drama The Professor 38 Exploring the Mysteries of the World 40 50th Anniversary Distinguished Lectures 40 Student Evaluation of University Teaching 41 From SARS to H7N9 42 The Best and the Brightest 45 News in Brief 45 Reappointed/New Council Members 45 Appointments 46 Honours and Recognition 48 Research 50 Activities and Events 54 Intellectual Cross-currents CHINESE UNIVERSITY BULLETIN No. 2, 2013 © The Chinese University of Hong Kong 2013 The Chinese University Bulletin is published biannually by the Information Services Office Address all correspondence to Information Services Office, CUHK, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong SAR, The People’s Republic of China E-mail iso@cuhk.edu.hk Website www.iso.cuhk.edu.hk/english/ publications/bulletin/ Advisory Committee on Chinese University Bulletin Prof. Ho Che-wah Ms. Connie Au Prof. Joseph Man Chan Prof. Simon N. Haines Prof. Lai Pan-chiu Mr. Eric S.P. Ng Ms. Amy Y.M. Tsui Mr. Tommy W.K. Cho