Newsletter No. 248

News 1
E-Newsletter Abstract 1
Volume 1 No. 7 1
Volume 1 No. 8 1
Volume 1 No. 9 1
Masters in Chinese Culture Join CUHK as Chair Professors 1
VC's Open Letter to Staff and Students (on the 3+3+4 Reform) 1
CUHK Researchers Solve Mystery of Long-term Memory 1
Nobel Laureate Deconstructs Columbia Space Shuttle Accident at CUHK 1
Showing Chinese Art in Its Full Splendour at CUHK Art Museum 1
CUHK Students at the Top in National General Knowledge Competition 1
CUHK Student Wins Gold in Athens 2004 Paralympic Games 1
CUHK Ranked Fourth Globally in International Business Research 1
Setting a New Standard for Paediatric Inguinal Hernia Surgery 2
Funding Support for CUHK Research 2
CUHK Consortium Leads Business Integration of RFID Technology for HK 2
Expert in Planetary Science Visits United College 2
Cantonese Cancer Hotline Launched 3
CUHK Staff Designs Ecological School for Gansu 3
Service to the Community and International Organizations 3
Letter to the Editor 3
What is Worth Defending?—Reflections on the Public Lecture 'Are We Alone in the Universe?' by Y.L Yung, professor of planetary science 3
Personalia 4
Announcements 5
Campus Network and Centralized Computer Systems Shut Down 5
Launch of the Affinity Card by SCS 5
Investment Returns of Staff Superannuation Schemes and MPFS 5
Influenza Vaccination 5
Music Programmes 5
New Books 6