Newsletter No. 274

Faculty of Social Science Honours Outstanding Teachers and Students T hree teachers in the Faculty of Social Science were honoured with the Faculty's Exemplary Teaching Award on 21st January. They were Prof. Lawal Marafa of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, Prof. Cheung Him of the Department of Psychology, and Prof. Wong Suk Ying of the Department of Sociology. The award presentation ceremon y took place in LT1 of Esther Lee Building, with Mr. Paul K.B. Cheung, chief editor of Ming Pao Newspapers Limited, and Prof. Ho Puay Peng, University Dean of Students, as the guests of honour. On the same occasion, Dean's List certificates were presented to undergraduate and graduate students of the faculty who had achieved outstanding academic results. Mr. Paul Cheung and students on the Deans List CUH K Anthropology Celebrates 25th Anniversary E stablished in 1980, the Department of Anthropology celebrates its silver jubilee in 2005-06. On 16th December 2005, over a hundred teachers, staff, students and alumni of the department gathered at Yun Chi Hsien, New Asia College, for a reunion dinner party. The party kicked off w i th a cake- cutting ceremony officiated b y Prof. H e n r y W o n g , head of N ew As ia College, w ho was a c c ompan i ed by former and current chairpersons of the department, and representatives of the Hong Kong An t h r opo l og i cal Societ y and Anthropology Student Society . The evening's programmes included sharing by f o u n d i ng chairperson Prof. Chiao Ch i en, musical performances, standup comedy , and a lucky d r aw. The h i gh l i ght was an o ld pho to slideshow wh i ch triggered much laughter and nostalgia. The Department of Anthropolog y has organized a series of academic and exchange activities this academic year to celebrate its 25th anniversary. These include, in the first term, a multimedia exhibition on 'Contemporary Taiwan: Globalization and Localization' at the Hui Gallery, New Asia College, a 25th anniversary logo competition, and a public lecture 'Why Is There Inequality' by Prof. Alan Macfarlane, professor of social anthropology, Cambridge University. In th e second term, the department will coorganize the annual meeting of the Society for East Asian Anthropology, American Anthropological Association, in Jul y 2006. Details of these activities are available at http://www.cuhk. 宣 布 事 项 ANNOUNCEMENTS 公积金及强积金计划投资成绩 Investment Returns of Staff Superannuation Scheme and MPFS 财务处公布公积金及强积金计划内各项投资基金回报如下: The Bursary announces the following investment returns in the Designated Investment Funds of the 1995 Scheme and the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme (MPFS). 二零零六年一月 January 2006 基金 Fund 1995 计划 Scheme 指标回报 Benchmark Return 强积金计划 MPFS** (只供参考 for reference only) (未经审核数据 unaudited) 增长 Growth 4.92% 4.97% 5.16% 平衡 Balanced 5.76% 4.13% 4.26% 稳定 Stable 2.62% 2.55% 2.42% 香港股票 HK Equity 9.10% 6.02% 5.42% 香港指数 HK Index-linked 5.91% 5.89% — 港元银行存款 HKD Bank Deposit 0.36% 0.24% — 美元银行存款 USD Bank Deposit* 0.39% 0.22% — 澳元银行存款 AUD Bank Deposit* 3.53% 3.37% —— 欧元银行存款 EUR Bank Deposit* 2.93% 2.85% — *实际与指标回报已包括有关期间的汇率变动。 Both actual and benchmark returns including foreign currency exchange difference for the period concerned. ** 强积金数据乃根据有关期间的单位价格及标准投资管理费计算,未包括管理费回扣。 Based on the changes in unit price during the period concerned and using the standard investment management fee. Fee rebate has not been reflected. 本年度员工优异服务奖接受提名 The Exemplary Service Award 2005-06 由员工培训及发展委员会举办的二零零五至零六年度员工优异服务奖已接受提 名。此奖项旨在嘉许于顾客服务中有出色表现的非教学人员,奖额共五至十名,得 奖者可获颁奖牌一面及现金礼券,所有按乙或丙类服务条例或相类条件聘用的中大 全职非教学雇员,皆可接受提名。 大学学生及教职员建议提名的截止日期为三月二十五日,系主任或部门主管最 终提名的截止日期则为四月二十二日。委员会已于日前致函各部门主管,吁请踊跃 支持选举,嘉奖提供优异服务的员工。 有关详情或下载建议提名表格,可浏 览 。查询请电 二六零九八六零七/七八七六。 The Exemplary Service Award 2005-06 is now open for nomination. The award, organized by the Staf f Training and Development Committee, aims at recognizing University non-teaching staff who provide outstanding service to their clients. There will be five to 10 awards. A trophy and a gift coupon will be presented to each awardee. A l l full-time Terms of Service (B)/(C) and equivalent non-teaching staff are eligible for nomination. The deadline for recommendation for nomination from University students and staff is 25th March while the deadline for nomination from department chairmen/unit heads is 22nd April . Invitation for nomination has been sent to department chairmen and unit heads by the committee. You are welcome to visit http://www.c for further details of the award and the Recommendation for Nomination Form (for all CUHK students and staff members). Enquiries may be made to 2609 8607/7876. 预防肝炎运动 Hepatitis Awareness Campaign in March 保健处将于三月十三至二十四日举办预防肝炎运动,在保健医疗中心展出有关 肝炎的资料。三月十日下午一至二时举行的「肝炎新知」讲座,由梁慧仪医生讲解 有关肝炎的最新资讯。展览期间,该处提供健康谘询服务,为教职员及其家属和学 生检验肝炎抗原及抗体,并为有需要者注射疫苗。 抽血检验于三月十六及十七日上午九时至中午十二时半,以及下午二时至四时 半在保健医疗中心进行,费用为一百元。欲注射乙型肝炎疫苗者,必须验血;欲注 射注甲型肝炎疫苗者,则可选择直接注射。 注射甲型肝炎疫苗(两剂)每剂费用二百二十五元,乙型肝炎疫苗(三剂)每 剂七十元,而混合甲乙型肝炎疫苗(三剂)则每剂二百二十元。第一剂疫苗注射日 期为三月二十三及二十四日,时间为上午九时至十二时半,以及下午二时至四时 半。 The University Health Service is holding a Hepatitis Awareness Campaign in March 2006. There w i ll be a Hepatitis Update on 10th March from 1 to 2 p.m., given by Dr. Nancy Leung. Pre-vaccination bloo d tests at HK$100 each, w i ll be available on 16th and 17th March, from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., and 2 t o 4.30 p.m. They are optional for Hepatitis A and required for Hepatitis B. Vaccinations are available on 23rd and 24th March for the first dose, from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., and 2 to 4.30 p.m. The two-dose regimen for Hepatitis A costs HK$225 per dose; the three-dose regimen for Hepatitis B costs HK$70 per dose; and the three-dose combined Hepatitis A and B is HK$200 per dose. 兴建圣堂步行筹款 崇基学院神学院为兴建神学院新圣堂,将于本月十二日(星期日)在校内举行 「迈步同向,兴建圣堂」步行筹款,目标为三十万港元。新圣堂可加强学生的崇拜 灵修生活,为教牧同工更新课程提供合适地方,并为教会和机构提供优美的退修场 所。 集合地点为岭南运动场近火车站入口,集合时间为下午二时半,三时开步。报 名表格可 于 theology/下载,查询请电二六零九六七零五/六七零八。 2 No. 274 4th March 2006