A long life has been much wished for by humans since time immemorial. The quest for longevity or even immortality translates into the lament of poets, Taoist cultivations of body and soul that promise a long life, and, needless to say, advances in the medical field.
She remembers, of course, that call she took four years ago. At the other end of the phone was her father, who was waiting at Hong Kong International Airport for his delayed flight home. He told her she should check out The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Darwin Lau of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, the recipient of the 2019 UGC Teaching Award in the category of Early Career Faculty Members, has been recognized for his achievements in learner-centred and experience-based learning.
On the ground next to Madam S.H. Ho Hall, Prof. Tobias Brandner rode on the bicycle that had taken him round the world and up and down the university campus over the past 23 years, cutting through late November's nascent winds with nonchalant ease.
It is no exaggeration to say that CUHK was the biggest winner at the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Selection 2019, with four of its eight awardees hailing from the University.
Thailand—also known as 'Land of Smiles'—is renowned for its hospitality. It is no wonder why the country, especially Bangkok, tops the most popular destinations in Asia for Hongkongers. Now, those smiley faces can also be found on CUHK campus.
My interview with Annette Frömel was set up for a Friday morning in October. Usually, a day before an interview, I remind the interviewee of our imminent meeting. But this time I did not do so—Annette is German. Pünktlichkeit (punctuality) must be in her blood.
'How long is your article? How many sections and themes are there?' On meeting the educational psychologist Dr. Sarah Luk in the quaint Ho Tim Building, I was asked point-blank the particulars of writing as she tried to condense the 11 questions she got prior to the interview.
Prof. Nicholas Rawlins, the new Master of Morningside College, shares with CUHK Newsletter his views on neuroscience, his plans for the College and his taste for cheongsam and other niceties.
Nursing is said to be only for those strong enough to tolerate and soft enough to empathize. Jocelyn Chew epitomizes this without reservation. Atop her nursing acumen, the precocious PhD candidate—she's just 26—embodies ambition, intellect, and cultural competency.