Bulletin Vol. 5 No. 1 Sep 1968

T H E C H I N E S E U N I V E R S I T Y O F H O N G K O N G T H E U N I V E R S I T Y BULLETIN VO LU M E F IV E SEPTEMBER 1968 . NUM BER ONE CONTENTS Council Member Visits the University . . 1 Symposium on Modern Genetics . . . 1 Orientation Programme for Californian Students ..................... 1 37 Adm itted to the Graduate School . . 2 Appointments ........................................2 Staff P r o f ile s .................................................4 College N e w s .................................................4 Comings and Goings .............................. 5 COUNCIL MEMBER VISITS THE UNIVERSITY Dr. Nathan M. Pusey, a member of the University Council and President o f Harvard University, and Mrs. Pusey visited the University from 28th August to 1st September and paid visits to the three Foundation Colleges as well as the University campus site. During their stay they were entertained to lunch at the Government House by His Excellency Sir David Trench. A t a lunch given by the Harvard Club, they had an opportunity to meet Harvard graduates who are in Hong Kong. President and Mrs. Pusey also had meetings w ith various Council Members of the University. SYMPOSIUM ON MODERN GENETICS A symposium on "Modern Genetics", sponsored jo in tly by the Asia Foundation the University o f Hong Kong and this University, was held in the Chemistry Lecture Theatre, University of Hong Kong, on 28th - 31st August, 1968. The twenty- three speakers fo r the nine sessions included overseas geneticists who had participated in the X I I Inter­ national Congress of Genetics in Tokyo, and staff and graduates o f the two local universities. A fine programme of social activities was also arranged by the organizing committee, which consisted of five staff members of the two universities. ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR CALIFORNIAN STUDENTS Twelve University of California exchange stud­ ents arrived in the Colony on 1st September to take up their studies at the University. These include four graduate students, who have been assigned teaching duties at the three Foundation Colleges. The Orientation Programme fo r these students began the next day, w ith a General Orientation Meeting presided over by Professor H. A rthu r Steiner, new D irector of the University of California Study Centre. On 3rd September the group paid a visit to the University Central Office. There, at a meeting chaired by Dr. C.T. Yung, President of Chung Chi College and Chairman of the Inter- University Relations Committee, Dr. T.C. Ou, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, welcomed the students to the University; M r. H .T . Wu, the University Registrar, addressed them on the structure o f the University and M r. Michael Page of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council spoke on Hong Kong. On 5th September they attended a talk at the American Consulate General. During the week of orientation acquaintance tours were made to the three Founda­ tion Colleges o f the University and to the C ity Hall. A t New Asia College the students registered fo r the Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre. Under the California exchange programme twelve staff members and graduates of this University have also been admitted into graduate studies pro­ grammes at the University of California.

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