Newsletter No. 274

Faculty of Social Science Honours Outstanding Teachers and Students T hree teachers in the Faculty of Social Science were honoured with the Faculty's Exemplary Teaching Award on 21st January. They were Prof. Lawal Marafa of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, Prof. Cheung Him of the Department of Psychology, and Prof. Wong Suk Ying of the Department of Sociology. The award presentation ceremon y took place in LT1 of Esther Lee Building, with Mr. Paul K.B. Cheung, chief editor of Ming Pao Newspapers Limited, and Prof. Ho Puay Peng, University Dean of Students, as the guests of honour. On the same occasion, Dean's List certificates were presented to undergraduate and graduate students of the faculty who had achieved outstanding academic results. Mr. Paul Cheung and students on the Deans List CUH K Anthropology Celebrates 25th Anniversary E stablished in 1980, the Department of Anthropology celebrates its silver jubilee in 2005-06. On 16th December 2005, over a hundred teachers, staff, students and alumni of the department gathered at Yun Chi Hsien, New Asia College, for a reunion dinner party. The party kicked off w i th a cake- cutting ceremony officiated b y Prof. H e n r y W o n g , head of N ew As ia College, w ho was a c c ompan i ed by former and current chairpersons of the department, and representatives of the Hong Kong An t h r opo l og i cal Societ y and Anthropology Student Society . The evening's programmes included sharing by f o u n d i ng chairperson Prof. Chiao Ch i en, musical performances, standup comedy , and a lucky d r aw. The h i gh l i ght was an o ld pho to slideshow wh i ch triggered much laughter and nostalgia. The Department of Anthropolog y has organized a series of academic and exchange activities this academic year to celebrate its 25th anniversary. These include, in the first term, a multimedia exhibition on 'Contemporary Taiwan: Globalization and Localization' at the Hui Gallery, New Asia College, a 25th anniversary logo competition, and a public lecture 'Why Is There Inequality' by Prof. Alan Macfarlane, professor of social anthropology, Cambridge University. In th e second term, the department will coorganize the annual meeting of the Society for East Asian Anthropology, American Anthropological Association, in Jul y 2006. Details of these activities are available at http://www.cuhk. 宣 布 事 項 ANNOUNCEMENTS 公積金及強積金計劃投資成績 Investment Returns of Staff Superannuation Scheme and MPFS 財務處公布公積金及強積金計劃內各項投資基金回報如下: The Bursary announces the following investment returns in the Designated Investment Funds of the 1995 Scheme and the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme (MPFS). 二零零六年一月 January 2006 基金 Fund 1995 計劃 Scheme 指標回報 Benchmark Return 強積金計劃 MPFS** (只供參考 for reference only) (未經審核數據 unaudited) 增長 Growth 4.92% 4.97% 5.16% 平衡 Balanced 5.76% 4.13% 4.26% 穩定 Stable 2.62% 2.55% 2.42% 香港股票 HK Equity 9.10% 6.02% 5.42% 香港指數 HK Index-linked 5.91% 5.89% — 港元銀行存款 HKD Bank Deposit 0.36% 0.24% — 美元銀行存款 USD Bank Deposit* 0.39% 0.22% — 澳元銀行存款 AUD Bank Deposit* 3.53% 3.37% —— 歐元銀行存款 EUR Bank Deposit* 2.93% 2.85% — *實際與指標回報已包括有關期間的匯率變動。 Both actual and benchmark returns including foreign currency exchange difference for the period concerned. ** 強積金數據乃根據有關期間的單位價格及標準投資管理費計算,未包括管理費回扣。 Based on the changes in unit price during the period concerned and using the standard investment management fee. Fee rebate has not been reflected. 本年度員工優異服務獎接受提名 The Exemplary Service Award 2005-06 由員工培訓及發展委員會舉辦的二零零五至零六年度員工優異服務獎已接受提 名。此獎項旨在嘉許於顧客服務中有出色表現的非教學人員,獎額共五至十名,得 獎者可獲頒獎牌一面及現金禮券,所有按乙或丙類服務條例或相類條件聘用的中大 全職非教學僱員,皆可接受提名。 大學學生及教職員建議提名的截止日期為三月二十五日,系主任或部門主管最 終提名的截止日期則為四月二十二日。委員會已於日前致函各部門主管,籲請踴躍 支持選舉,嘉獎提供優異服務的員工。 有關詳情或下載建議提名表格,可瀏 覽 。查詢請電 二六零九八六零七/七八七六。 The Exemplary Service Award 2005-06 is now open for nomination. The award, organized by the Staf f Training and Development Committee, aims at recognizing University non-teaching staff who provide outstanding service to their clients. There will be five to 10 awards. A trophy and a gift coupon will be presented to each awardee. A l l full-time Terms of Service (B)/(C) and equivalent non-teaching staff are eligible for nomination. The deadline for recommendation for nomination from University students and staff is 25th March while the deadline for nomination from department chairmen/unit heads is 22nd April . Invitation for nomination has been sent to department chairmen and unit heads by the committee. You are welcome to visit http://www.c for further details of the award and the Recommendation for Nomination Form (for all CUHK students and staff members). Enquiries may be made to 2609 8607/7876. 預防肝炎運動 Hepatitis Awareness Campaign in March 保健處將於三月十三至二十四日舉辦預防肝炎運動,在保健醫療中心展出有關 肝炎的資料。三月十日下午一至二時舉行的「肝炎新知」講座,由梁慧儀醫生講解 有關肝炎的最新資訊。展覽期間,該處提供健康諮詢服務,為教職員及其家屬和學 生檢驗肝炎抗原及抗體,並為有需要者注射疫苗。 抽血檢驗於三月十六及十七日上午九時至中午十二時半,以及下午二時至四時 半在保健醫療中心進行,費用為一百元。欲注射乙型肝炎疫苗者,必須驗血;欲注 射注甲型肝炎疫苗者,則可選擇直接注射。 注射甲型肝炎疫苗(兩劑)每劑費用二百二十五元,乙型肝炎疫苗(三劑)每 劑七十元,而混合甲乙型肝炎疫苗(三劑)則每劑二百二十元。第一劑疫苗注射日 期為三月二十三及二十四日,時間為上午九時至十二時半,以及下午二時至四時 半。 The University Health Service is holding a Hepatitis Awareness Campaign in March 2006. There w i ll be a Hepatitis Update on 10th March from 1 to 2 p.m., given by Dr. Nancy Leung. Pre-vaccination bloo d tests at HK$100 each, w i ll be available on 16th and 17th March, from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., and 2 t o 4.30 p.m. They are optional for Hepatitis A and required for Hepatitis B. Vaccinations are available on 23rd and 24th March for the first dose, from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., and 2 to 4.30 p.m. The two-dose regimen for Hepatitis A costs HK$225 per dose; the three-dose regimen for Hepatitis B costs HK$70 per dose; and the three-dose combined Hepatitis A and B is HK$200 per dose. 興建聖堂步行籌款 崇基學院神學院為興建神學院新聖堂,將於本月十二日(星期日)在校內舉行 「邁步同向,興建聖堂」步行籌款,目標為三十萬港元。新聖堂可加強學生的崇拜 靈修生活,為教牧同工更新課程提供合適地方,並為教會和機構提供優美的退修場 所。 集合地點為嶺南運動場近火車站入口,集合時間為下午二時半,三時開步。報 名表格可 於 theology/下載,查詢請電二六零九六七零五/六七零八。 2 No. 274 4th March 2006