Newsletter No. 543

「由开始到现在,我们看见 朱敬文中学学生的改变。 今届很多学生首次参与, 但可能师兄姐参加过后 在校园散发正能量, 学生比往届更主动和愿意沟通。 其实我们已间接 改变整间中学的校风。」 敬文书院服务委员会主席 车锡英教授 p.02 的 矢 录 / R emarkables ‘I left everything and everyone behind in Singapore to pursue my path. It seems cliché, even frivolous, but following my passion rather than convention was absolutely the right choice.’ Miss Jocelyn Chew, PhD candidate of the Nethersole School of Nursing p.04 ‘When you lose a long-time partner, there is a big hole in your life. But eventually you will have to get on with your life. You can’t bring the person back, so make sure you do something you enjoy doing. Your friends will also look after you.’ Mrs. Gwen Kao, wife of the late Prof. Charles K. Kao (‘Widow of Nobel physics laureate Charles Kao Kuen tells of his battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of Hong Kong exhibition celebrating his life’, , 31 August 2019) ‘The real test for Lee Kum Kee will be whether the new generation can sustain the business once Lee Man Tat retires.’ Prof. Joseph Fan of the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance on Lee Kum Kee group’s efforts in surviving into their fifth generation (‘A $15 Billion Oyster Sauce Family Plots to Survive 1,000 Years’, Bloomberg , 30 August 2019) ‘CUHK is a leading global university, with rich and proud traditions, and I look forward to working with President Tuan and colleagues to bring it to even greater heights.’ Prof. Alan Chan, Provost-designate 「人文教育的目的不是增加知识, 而是用知识和理智性的思考, 教我们如何做人和面对社会, 而思考的方式不是靠几个简单的 方程式和数字可以做到的。」 冼为坚中国文化讲座教授 李欧梵教授 谈人文学科存在的意义 (《灼见名家》,2019年9月7日) 「我尊重我的团队,所以着重决策的透明度。在一个团队内,不可能每个 人都完全同意我的决定,但最起码我要让他们知道我重视他们的声音, 而我的选择跟他们的想法不一致是出于什么原因。」 中大商学院校友、一田百货行政总裁 黄思丽 谈管理的乐趣(《信报财经新闻》,2019年9月6日) ‘We show shifts in labour laws governing collective labour relations have a significant impact on corporate payout decisions.’ Prof. Donghui Wu, of the School of Accountancy and Director of Centre for Institutions and Governance at the Faculty of Business Administration (‘CUHK Business School Research Reveals How Labour Power Shapes Corporate Payout Policy’, Asia One , 9 September 2019) ‘ There is less and less talent [involved in electronic design automation (EDA) in the US]. This is an opportunity for China to invest [in talent and other resources to support EDA research and development]. ’ Prof. Martin Wong, Dean of Engineering, on electronic design automation (‘Can China catch up in electronic design automation to spur its semiconductor efforts?’, , 9 September 2019) 10 # 5 4 3 | 1 9 . 0 9 . 2 0 1 9