Newsletter No. 21

No21 August 1991 CUHK Newsletter Detailed information on grants will be sent to department/ unit heads and faculty deans in early September. Staff members interested in applying for such grants may consult their department/unit heads or faculty deans after 2nd September 1991. Office Removals Several departments and units have recently moved to new offices: Department/Unit Location of New Office Faculty of Business Administration;LeungKauKuiBuilding, Asia-Pacific Institute of Business Department of English; Li Dak Sam Building English Language Teaching unit Comparative Literature Research Unit Fung King Hey Building The offices vacated by these units in the Pi Ch'iu Building and the Sui-Loong Pao Building will be renovated and repartitioned. Administrative units in the University Registry will then move into the Sui-Loong Pao Building, and the Computer Services Centre and the Department of Computer Science, which are currently accommodated in the Pi-Ch'iu Building, will share the vacated space in the building for expansion purposes. Speedpost Acceptance Services in Sha Tin and Fo Tan The Hong Kong Post Office has recently informed the University that speedpost acceptance services are available at the Sha Tin Central Post Office and the new Fo Tan Post Office (in Shan Mei Street, Fo Tan). New Timetable for Shuttle-bus Service The University's shuttle-bus service will from 16th September 1991 cover Shaw College and the new K. K. Liang Building. A new timetable for the service has been planned and copies are now available upon request at the Transport Unit (Ext. 7990). New Subscription Rates for Children's Bus Service From 1st September 1991, the monthly subscription rates for the children's bus service will be increased as follows: Service Monthly Fee (HK$) Two-way 400 One-way 340 To and from Chung Chi Nursery 190 The revision has been made to offset rising operating costs. CUECU Logo Design Competition The Chinese University of Hong Kong Employees' Credit Union (CUECU) has launched a logo design competition to select an appropriate logo for the union. The competition is open to all University staff and students and the winning design will be awarded HK$1,000. There will also be five distinction prizes of HK$100 each. The design should be drawn in single colour (without any grey tone) on a piece of A4-sized (21cm x 29.7cm) paper. All entries should be sent to the CUECU (c/o the University Mail Room at the John Fulton Centre) by 15th September 1991. Please direct all enquiries to Mr. C. N. Kwong at Ext. 6675. Snack Bar at the Basic Medical Sciences Building to be Closed The snack bar at the Basic Medical Sciences Building will be closed from19th to 26th August for annual maintenance. It will reopen for business on 27th August. New Publications of the University Press The following books will be sold at a 20 per cent discount to staff members at the University Bookshop, John Fulton Centre: • Collected Essays of Dai Jitao in the Period of Republican Revolution (1909-1913) Volume 1 & 2 ( 《戴季陶辛亥 文集一九零九 一九一三》)( in Chinese) compiled by Sang Bing, Huang Yi and Tang Wenquan, x l + viii + 1508 pp., (paperback, HK$155). • A Choice Fulfilled: The Business of High Technology (in English) by Charles K. Kao, xii + 203 pp., (paperback, HK$155). Obituary The Hon. Wai Szeto, CBE, D.Sc., LLD, passed away on Wednesday, 24th July 1991 in Paris, France. Dr. Szeto was Architect of the University from 1963 to 1978 and Honorary University Architect from 1978 to 1987. 11