Newsletter No. 381

第三八一期 二零一一年八月十九日  No. 381 19 August 2011 本刊由香港中文大學資訊處出版,每月出版兩期。截稿日期及稿例載於 。 The CUHK Newsletter is published by the Information Services Office, CUHK, on a fortnightly basis. Submission guidelines and deadlines can be found at . P4 生活在高原環境的西藏人不受慢 性高山病影響。譚兆祥教授告訴 你西藏人適應的秘密。 The Tibetans, dwellers in lofty plateaux, do not have chronic mountain sickness. Prof. Tam Siu-cheung tells you why. P6 近七十位來自十多個國家及地 區的青年精英雲集逸夫書院參 加「世界青年領袖論壇」。 Almost 70 young leaders from over 10 countries and regions gathered at Shaw College for the ‘World Youth Leaders Forum’. P16 「我在7月15日簽上名字的那本古 老名冊,已經有逾三百年歷史,但 據說有足夠頁數,供未來一百年 新加入的院士簽名!」 ‘It’s the same book in which I inscribed my name on 15 July. It is over 300 years old and still has enough pages for new Fellows in the next 100 years!’ 磚石以外 善衡書院十五名學生聯同沈祖堯校長跑到非洲烏干達,戴起手套拿起砌磚刀,為 Watoto兒童村莊建造學生宿舍。他們想要建造的,其實不只是磚砌石造的樓房,而 是這個經戰火蹂躪的國家人民的自信和自尊。(全文詳見頁2 – 3) More than Bricks and Mortar Fifteen students of S.H. Ho College went to Uganda with Prof. Joseph Sung, putting on safety gloves and picking up trowels to build a student dormitory for the Watoto children’s village. What they were building was much more than bricks and mortar. They were in fact trying to help the people in the war-torn country to rebuild their confidence and self-esteem. (For the full story, please read p. 2–3) 郭慶輝攝 Photograph by Nick Kwok