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Fundraising
20 October, 2013

「嶺步同行籌款日」是嶺大一年一度的大型籌款活動,亦是第四屆「嶺南大學週」的頭炮活動,將於2013年9月27日(星期五)截止報名。如尚未報名,請立即行動吧!

日期︰2013年10月20日(星期日)

地點︰紅磡大環山公園足球場 (鄰近海逸豪園)

時間︰上午11時正 --- 開步禮;上午11時30分 --- 步行開始

步行路線︰由紅磡大環山公園出發,沿海濱長廊步行至尖沙咀星光大道

主禮嘉賓︰教育局常任秘書長謝凌潔貞太平紳士

Campus News
28 June, 2013

Lingnan staff have successfully obtained support for 12 GRF and five ECS projects totaling $7,670,699 in funding.

2 July, 2013

On 2 July, renowned columnist Mr Chip Tsao (To Kit) was invited to host a sharing session with students on the pleasure of English reading co-organised by Lingnan University and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

This year Lingnan University welcomed almost 1,000 new students, including local and non-local degree-seeking students, as well as exchange students, at the New Student Orientation on 24-26 August. About 220 senior students were recruited to serve as peer mentors to help organise the orientation and assist freshmen to adjust to university life.

Lingnan University held a lunch party and a dinner reception on 27 and 29 August respectively to bid farewell to President Chan Yuk-Shee, who is leaving Lingnan after six years of service. Under his leadership, Lingnan has made significant progress in achieving the goals of liberal arts education, advancing itself as one of the best liberal arts universities in the Asia-Pacific region.

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Master of Cultural Studies Programme, a series of events including lectures, seminars, a cocktail reception and a party was held from May to August 2013. Teachers, students and alumni were invited to join together to review the past development of the programme and look forward to the future.

Prof Stephen Chan and Prof Mette Hjort have been appointed Associate Vice-Presidents overseeing academic affairs and academic quality assurance respectively, while Prof Grace Lau Yin-ping has taken up the post of Academic Dean, Faculty of Arts, effective August 2013.

The Chief Executive of the HKSAR has made an appointment and re-appointment to the University Council for a term of three years with effect from 1 August 2013.

New Publications

The 35th volume of “Cultural Studies@Lingnan” is now published.

In the summer of 2012, 40 students from the “Hong Kong History after 1941” class in Lingnan’s Department of History interviewed 40 medical staff at Kwong Wah Hospital,  who shared their stories and memorable moments in their fight against the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) 10 years ago. Their accounts were compiled into a book titled One Hundred Days in Alarm: Kwong Wah Battling SARS, which was available during the annual Hong Kong Book Fair in July 2013.    

Nature Travel Writing – Exploring the New Territories (in Chinese), the last book of trans-sector writing curated by the late Prof Leung Ping-kwan (Yesi) of the Department of Chinese at Lingnan, was published during the Hong Kong Book Fair in July.

Five new books  (in Chinese) by Dr Chin Wan-kan, assistant professor in Chinese at Lingnan, have been launched at the Hong Kong Book Fair.

Awards and Achievements

Lingnan University Rowing Team has won the 2nd runner-up prize in the Jackie Chan Challenge Cup Hong Kong Universities Rowing Championships 2013 held on 10-11 August at Shing Mun River, Shatin.

Two Lingnan University associate professors have been awarded a Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) and appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) respectively.

Upcoming Events
22 September, 2013
Date  :  22-28 September 2013
Time  :  10am – 5:30pm
Venue  :  Paul S Lam Conference Centre, Lingnan University (Room 308, 3/F, Amenities Building)
Topic  : Food Safety and Brand Reputation
Enquiries  :  2616 8948
24 September, 2013
Date  :  24 Sep 2013
Time  :  11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue  :  MBG06, G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Anne Tsui, Professor Emerita, Arizona State University
Enquiries  :  2616 8373
Language  :  English
27 September, 2013
Date  :  27 Sep 2013
Time  :  2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue  :  Conference Room 1, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, 22/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong
Speaker(s)  :  - Prof Shen Dingli, Deputy Dean, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
- Prof Shi Yinhong, Professor of International Relations, Renmin University
- Prof Wang Yizhou, Deputy Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University
Enquiries  :  2358 7822
Language  :  English
23 October, 2013
Date  :  23 Oct 2013
Time  :  5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Venue  :  LBYG02, G/F, B Y Lam Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Dr Christopher Sutton, Senior Research Assistant and Visiting Lecturer, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 8339
Language  :   English
23 October, 2013

Date:             23 October 2013 (Wednesday)

Time:             5:00pm – 7:00pm

Venue:           Wing On Plaza, Lingnan University

25 October, 2013
Date  :  25 October 2013 (Friday)
Time  :  5:30pm – 6:30pm      
Venue  :  MBG07, Patrick Lee Wan-keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Title  :  Competitive Pearl River Delta Port System and the Future Direction for Hong Kong Port
Speaker  :  Prof Liu Liming, Chair Professor and Head of Department of Computing and Decision Sciences
26 October, 2013
Date  :  26 Oct 2013 (Sat)
Time  :  10:00am – 6:00pm    
Venue  :  Lingnan University Campus

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