Newsletter No. 78

2 No. 78 19th November 1995 CUHK Newsletter Electronic Resources Centre Opens at UC T h e Electronic Resources Centre (ERC) in the W u Chung Library at United College was officially opened on 20th October. Prof. Liu Pak-wai, pro-vice-chancellor and chairman of the Senate Committee on the University Library System, Prof. Lee Cheuk-yu, head ofUnited College, and Dr. Michael Lee, University librarian, officiated at the opening ceremony which was attended by over 80 guests. University members can now use the ERC's over 30 stand-alone terminals to view multimedia C D - R O M titles. They can also access the C D - L A N of the University Library System, local and overseas library catalogues, as well as the Internet. Four beginner seminars on how to find Internet resources have also been organized on 8th, 14th, 20th and 23rd November respectively. For more information and to register, please call ext. 7560 or e-mail to . United W e Celebrate United College celebrated its 39th anniversary on 20th October. From right: College head Prof. Lee Cheuk-yu, legislative councillor Mrs. Elizabeth Wong, student representative Ms. Lisa Mak, chairman of College Board of Trustees Mr. Shum Choi Sang, chairman of College Staff Association Dr. Lau Hang Yung, vice-chairman of College Board of Trustees Dr. Thomas H. C. Cheung, and student representative Franco Kwok officiating at the cake- cutting ceremony. NEW… Renditions No. 44 (Autum n 1995) 132 pages H K $ 80 Fiction H A N X I A O C H U A N G : Three Zidishu on Jin Ping Mei A I N A J U S H I : Idle Talk Under the Bean Arbour: excerpts Poetry Classical poems by D u M u , Wei Yingwu, Liu Changqing and W e n Tingyun Memoirs C H E N B A I C H E N: A Lonely Childhood: excerpts S U YE: Always in M y Heart and more Published by Research Centre for Translation, Institute of Chinese Studies, and sold at a 20 per cent discount to staff members at the University Bookshop, John Fulton Centre. VC-Designate Meeting with the Press Prof, Arthur K . C . Li met the media on 27th October to talk about his appointment as vice-chancellor from August 1996. Graduation 27th October saw the graduation of 74 students from diploma courses offeredjointly by the Department of Community and Family Medicine and the School of Continuing Studies. Mrs. Shelley Lau, director of home affairs, officiated at the graduation ceremony. The graduates come from four diploma courses: Epidemiology and Applied Statistics, Family Medicine, Occupational Hygiene, and Occupational Health Practice. Chung Chi Celebrates Chung Chi College celebrated its 44th anniversary on 2 7th October. The picture shows head of College Prof. Rance P.L. Lee (right 1) and officiating guest Dr. Philip Fu (right 2) in a procession for the Thanksgiving Service to take place in the Chung Chi Chapel. Seminar on Engineering Educationat C U H K Over 200 people attended the seminar on Knowing More about Engineering Education at C U H K on 6th November at the Cultural Centre. In the picture dean of engineering Prof. Omar Wing speaks to secondary school students on application requirements and curriculum. Friendly Matches Among Three Universities Students from Beijing University, Taiwan University, and C U H K met for the first time on 6th November over friendly soccer, basketball, and volleyball matches. Photo shows (from left) vice-president ofBeijing University Prof. Chi Hui-sheng, vice-chancellor of C U H K Prof. Charles K. Kao, and president of Taiwan University Prof. Chen Wei-jao at the opening ceremony.