Shaw Prize Lecture
Professor P. James E. Peebles,
Winner of The Shaw Prize in Astronomy 2004, delivered The Shaw Prize
Lecture entitled “The Discovery of the Expanding Universe”
in Shaw College Lecture Theatre on September 8, 2004. The public
lecture drew the largest crowd of friends from media with an audience
of around 470 from within and outside the University. Prof. Peebles
explained how people hit on the idea that the universe may be expanding
and the evidence which shows the universe really did expand from
a much hotter, denser state.
Lunch for 2004-2005
To mark the beginning of the academic year of 2004-2005,
The College Head hosted a lunch for a total of 55 college members
at the College Staff Dining Room immediately after the Commencement
Assembly on Friday, 10 September. Prof. Michael Tam,
who has served as Dean of Students from 1995 to 2004 and Prof.
Hau Kit-tai, the new Dean, were introduced to the colleagues.
New members who participated at the event were introduced one by
one, got acquainted with the colleagues as well as getting to know
about the College.
Chairman of College Committees
Three Committees Chairmen are introduced in this
issue of Shaw Net; they are Prof. Joseph Chan, Prof. Woody
Chan and Prof. Patricia Chow.
Prof. Joseph Chan is the Chairman
of Publication Committee and Editorial Committee on Shaw Link. Prof.
Chan joined the University in 1987 and is currently professor of
the School of Journalism and Communication.
Prof. Patricia Chow, Professor of the Department
of Anatomy, is the Chairman of Mentorship Programme Committee. Prof.
Chow also serves as a member on Alumni Affairs Committee and Scholarship
and Award Committee.
Prof. Chan Wood-yee, Professor of Anatomy Department
was appointed warden of Kuo Mou Hall on August 1, 2004. He has been
member of the college Canteen Management Committee, Disciplinary
Committee and Advisory Committee on Shaw Link.
to the Board of Trustees
Congratulations to the new elected representatives! The below-listed faculty members were elected as representatives to the Board of Trustees:
Prof. Chan Chi Fai, Andrew (Faculty of Business Administration)
Prof. Chan Sin Wai (Faculty of Arts)
Professor Tam Kwok Kan, John (Faculty of Arts)
Title: UNNOTICED – Photographs of Hong
Kong and China
Artist: Norman de Brackinghe
Date: Oct. 29 – Nov. 15, 2004 (11am –
6pm, Monday – Saturday)
Sponsored by Shaw College Lecture Theatre