Newsletter No. 442

442 · 4.9.2014 1 442 04 · 09 · 2014 假 期结束了,「暑假去哪了?」中大人的夏日去处多彩多姿,翻到第4页看看吧。 本刊出版之日,细胞及分子生物学毕业生谭乐皿应已负笈加州大学。他在离 港前和我们谈到从小的学习过程。听不到不代表学不到,乐皿正视缺陷,接受帮助, 积极争取,终踏上美好前程。 一般人眼中,建筑是前程锦绣的「师级」专业,建筑学院陈丙骅院长身为老行尊,由 他来谈建筑师应有的素质和承担,最合适不过。 今时今日,谁没有十来个密码傍身?可这些暗号真令人爱恨交缠。能跟它们说再见 吗?初登场的〈字里科技〉与大家探讨一下。 苦瓜因苦而得名,又因此而有「凉瓜」这个委婉之称。逸夫书院餐厅用一种食材做 出两种味道,兼顾承受力不同的味蕾,是凉是苦,总叫人甘之如饴。 ─────── u u u ─────── T he holidays are over. Some CUHK members had a fascinating summer. ‘What’d They Do in the Summer?’ on page 4 will show you what they did and where they went. When you see this, Cell and Molecular Biology student, Tom Tam, will have graduated and left for UC Riverside to pursue doctoral studies. Before he took off, Tom spoke to us about coping with an inborn hearing impairment and how he has overcome his disability with help and trodden a path to a bright future. For many, architecture is a much admired profession. There’s no better person than Prof. Nelson Chen, director of the School of Architecture and a veteran in the field, to talk about the professional qualities and mission an architect of the 21st century should possess. How many passwords do you have? Ten? Do you remember them all? Do you need them all? The debut instalment of ‘Tech Talks’ will examine these and other issues close to your heart. The bitter melon is so named because it’s bitter. In Cantonese, it’s sometimes also known as ‘cool melon’. The Shaw College canteen brings out both characteristics of this popular ingredient by playing with our taste-buds. 目录 Contents 无声世界的动人生命乐章 Life’s Marvellous Music in a World of Silence 2 字里科技 Tech Talks 3 舌尖上的中大 CUHK f+b 3 暑假去哪了? What'd They Do in the Summer? 4 . . . 校园消息 Campus News 6 宣布事项 Announcements 7 口谈实录 Viva Voce 8 失聪学生谭乐皿迈向科学家之路(页2) Hearing impaired student Tom Tam achieves academic success against all odds (p. 2) Photo by Cheung Wailok@Hiro Graphics 由建筑师到院长 The Architect of Architecture Education 建筑学院新任院长陈丙骅教授为本刊拍照时,巧遇参加迎新营的学生。(页8) Prof. Nelson Chen, new director of the School of Architecture, bumps into a group of O camp participants during the photo shoot. (p. 8)