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Musical Soirée under the Dome

Musical Soirée under the Dome

The HKU Foundation Annual General Meeting was enlivened by A Musical Soirée, jointly presented by the Department of Music. The concert was held in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Hung Hing Ying Building, which currently houses the Foundation Chamber, and was formerly home to the Department of Music. The building, a declared monument which opened in …

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East Africa Wildlife Eco-Tour

East Africa Wildlife Eco-Tour

The HKU Foundation and the Faculty of Science (in celebration of its 80th Oak Anniversary) were proud to present the exclusive and unique “East Africa Wildlife Eco-Tour”, curated and guided by Dr Billy Hau of the School of Biological Sciences. This adventure of a lifetime was very much a journey of sharing and learning, with alumni …

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The Twelfth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Twelfth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

A total of 116 Endowed Professorships have been established since 2005. This year, the Endowed Professors are inaugurated in March. Inauguration of Leong Che-Hung Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Leadership梁智鴻傑出訪問教授席 (領航)Appointment to be announced 待聘 “University education is more than adding knowledge or engaging in vocational training. It encompasses the preparation of young people to meet the myriad …

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The ''King'' of Engineering

The ”King” of Engineering

Colleagues and alumni who remembered HKU in its struggling post-war days revered the lateProfessor S Y King 金新宇, former Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, as the ”King” who revived and developed the Engineering Faculty. Dean of Engineering Professor Christopher Chao 趙汝恒 (BSc(Eng)-Mech 1988) lauded Professor King’s ”confidence in the power of engineering. Nothing is impossible …

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HKU Foundation x Philanthropy Speed Dating

HKU Foundation x Philanthropy Speed Dating

The Philanthropy Speed Dating Session was co-hosted by the HKU Foundation and the Faculty of Social Sciences as part of the 2018 ARNOVA-Asia Conference. The session was designed to provide a structured yet informal setting for NGO practitioners to meet and explore immediate or future collaborative opportunities with Partner Contributors (benefactors/volunteers/supporters). Participating in these intensive …

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The Tenth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Tenth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

This year, we are proud to present ten Professorships from the Faculties of Business and Economics, Dentistry, Medicine, and Engineering, and the Asia Global Institute. A total of 95 Endowed Professorships have been established since 2005. Each of these gifts came with a story, and a dream. Kingboard Professorship in Advanced Dentistry建滔基金教授席 (先進牙醫學)Incumbent: Thomas F Flemmig 傅立明 …

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