Newsletter No. 381

第三八一期 二零一一年八月十九日  No. 381 19 August 2011 本刊由香港中文大学资讯处出版,每月出版两期。截稿日期及稿例载于 。 The CUHK Newsletter is published by the Information Services Office, CUHK, on a fortnightly basis. Submission guidelines and deadlines can be found at . P4 生活在高原环境的西藏人不受慢 性高山病影响。谭兆祥教授告诉 你西藏人适应的秘密。 The Tibetans, dwellers in lofty plateaux, do not have chronic mountain sickness. Prof. Tam Siu-cheung tells you why. P6 近七十位来自十多个国家及地 区的青年精英云集逸夫书院参 加「世界青年领袖论坛」。 Almost 70 young leaders from over 10 countries and regions gathered at Shaw College for the ‘World Youth Leaders Forum’. P16 「我在7月15日签上名字的那本古 老名册,已经有逾三百年历史,但 据说有足够页数,供未来一百年 新加入的院士签名!」 ‘It’s the same book in which I inscribed my name on 15 July. It is over 300 years old and still has enough pages for new Fellows in the next 100 years!’ 砖石以外 善衡书院十五名学生联同沈祖尧校长跑到非洲乌干达,戴起手套拿起砌砖刀,为 Watoto儿童村庄建造学生宿舍。他们想要建造的,其实不只是砖砌石造的楼房,而 是这个经战火蹂躏的国家人民的自信和自尊。(全文详见页2 — 3) More than Bricks and Mortar Fifteen students of S.H. Ho College went to Uganda with Prof. Joseph Sung, putting on safety gloves and picking up trowels to build a student dormitory for the Watoto children’s village. What they were building was much more than bricks and mortar. They were in fact trying to help the people in the war-torn country to rebuild their confidence and self-esteem. (For the full story, please read p. 2—3) 郭庆辉摄 Photograph by Nick Kwok