30 April, 2012
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand was conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa at the 42nd Congregation.

41 Lingnan students were sworn in as volunteers of the 15th Project X on 30 March.   

Hong Kong Professionals & Senior Executives Association (HKPASEA) and Lingnan University are co-organising the Leadership Mentoring Programme for the second consecutive year.

Eight Lingnan students shared their observations and reflections on their visit to Yunnan.

A Service-learning exhibition was held on 2-27 April at the University’s Fong Sum Wood Library.

The Community College at Lingnan University organised the Arts and Humanities Festival 2012 under the theme of “New Approaches to Life”.


 

Research and academic activities

A special preview of the documentary Two or Three Things about Kang Youwei was held on campus on 19 April.

Dr Rebecca Suter spoke on “Glocalising Murakami Haruki” on 13 April.

Mr Roger Lee, author of A Simple Life, was invited to share with Lingnan students his reminiscences of Nanny Peach on 12 April. 

Awards and people

The “Green Campus Programme” Closing Ceremony cum Thematic Talk was held on 11 April.

About HK$9.5 million were presented to more than 300 Lingnan students in recognition of their outstanding academic and personal achievements.

20 scholarships were awarded to outbound students, who will go on exchange in foreign countries or mainland China.

Ms Renee Cheng, a Year 2 Translation student, won the second runner-up prize in the first round of the AIA Quest for the Champion Communicator Contest 2012.

Lingnan students won two championships and a second runner-up prize at the Hong Kong Inter-tertiary Institution Putonghua Recitation Contest 2012.

Two Lingnan students have received “Outstanding Service Award for Tertiary Students 2011-2012” in recognition of their devotion to serving the community.

Artist-in-residence, Nicola Barsaleau, introduced the creative process of doing linocuts and oil paintings in a seminar on 27 March 2012.

Publications

The Office of Service-Learning has published a report on “Combating Climate Change: Energy Saving and Carbon Emission Reduction in Buildings”, providing qualitative and quantitative analysis of public views collected in the public engagement exercise.

Two books published by the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) of Lingnan University have become finalists for the 5th Hong Kong Book Prize.

Upcoming events

More information on upcoming activities available at http://www.ln.edu.hk/events