28 February, 2014
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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President Leonard K Cheng and senior management of Lingnan University wished media representatives, students and colleagues a healthy Year of the Horse by demonstrating a few steps of the Yang style of Taiji at the Chinese New Year media luncheon on 11 February.

Lingnan University has been featured in the world’s top 200 universities for three of the 10 subjects it is ranked in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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More than 120 Lingnanians took part in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2014 on 16 February.

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A beautiful selection of 35 small-to-medium-sized sculptures created by renowned Mexican sculptor and ceramist Mr José Sacal are on display in the “ZOOMANITY” exhibition at Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery of Lingnan University.

Fifty paintings by Burmese artists of diverse age, background and interest are on display at the Fong Sum Wood Library of Lingnan University, providing an invaluable window onto a dynamic and complex society, and inspiring new ways of understanding Myanmar, a country that is still largely unknown to the outside world.

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Lingnan’s local and non-local students celebrated Spring Festival 2014 together on 12 February, enabling international students to experience traditional Chinese culture.

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Three university records were broken at Lingnan’s Sports Day 2014 held on 26 February, in which 171 athletes participated. 

President Leonard K Cheng was invited to be the officiating guest at the inauguration of Student Hostel Association (SHA) cabinets at Wong Hoo Chuen Hall,Wu Jieh Yee Hall and The Jockey Club Hall F.

About 150 students from 16 primary schools in Tuen Mun visited Lingnan University on 18 February to have a taste of university life.

Twenty students living in hostels who have received assistance under the Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Programme in 2013/14 attended a sharing reception at the University Club on 17 February.

Lingnan alumnus and “wedding master” Mr Tim Lau shares his job experiences as a wedding planner and master of ceremonies at the “Tuesdays with Mentors” dinner on 25 February.

Research and academic activities

The Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) of Lingnan University announced findings of a survey on Hong Kong children’s happiness index on 17 February.

Lingnan’s Department of Visual Studies has held three seminars on museum curatorship and visitor experience on 13 February and 18 February.

Awards and people

Rico Ng, Year 1 student of the Faculty of Arts, Lingnan University, has recently been presented with the “Hong Kong Young Historian Award”, which was organised for the second year. “Studying history is more than about pursuing knowledge and understanding the dynastic changes and historical cycles. It is more important to learn the wisdom, study and promote it for continuous self-improvement and discovery,” Rico said at the award presentation ceremony.

Publications

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On 12 February, Lingnan University launched a book of collaborative haiku, a short form of Japanese poetry consisting of only three lines, and collaborative picture postcards jointly created by students of Lingnan University and University of Macau.

Upcoming events

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