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7 Jan 2010

Inauguration of Division of Environment and Distinguished Lecture by Thomas L. Friedman

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today (7 January 2010) officially inaugurated its Division of Environment with an inaugural lecture by three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Mr Thomas Friedman entitled “Reflections on Our Hot, Flat and Crowded World”.

The inaugural ceremony was officiated by the Secretary for the Environment The Hon Edward Yau, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Sir Harold Kroto, Hang Lung Properties Chairman Mr Ronnie Chan, Civic Exchange CEO Dr Christine Loh, HKUST President Tony F Chan, Mr Thomas Friedman, and Acting Head of Division of Environment Prof Chak Chan.

16 Sep 2009

Lively orientation sets the pace for Hong Kong's first Risk Management and Business Intelligence undergraduates

A lively Orientation Session for students of Risk Management and Business Intelligence Program was held on 19 August 2009. Students at the event enjoyed the chance to get to know their classmates and the professors who would be teaching and inspiring their learning over the next three years. The founding RMBI class of 26, all with strong academic backgrounds, was selected from more than 1000 applicants.

1 Sep 2009

Dual Degree Student Gains Overseas Study Experience in Harvard University

Matthew Luk Ho Ming, Year 3 student of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management, was accepted by the world renowned Harvard University in the US as Visiting student for the academic year 2009/10 which will definitely be a valuable and exciting experience for him.

20 Mar 2009

Symposium on Risk Management and Business Intelligence 2009

The symposium on Risk Management and Business Intelligence was held on 21 February 2009 to celebrate the inception of the BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence Program offered by the Interdisciplinary Programs Office, HKUST. This Symposium provides a channel for young adults to learn from experts in the fields of Risk Management and Business Intelligence, and also a platform for the industrial experts to exchange their views.

For event details: http://www.rmbi.ust.hk/symposium/index.html

7 Mar 2009

Dual Degree Students Participate in an International Case Competition in Stockholm

Four students of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management were nominated to represent HKUST to participate in the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) 2009 International Case Competition in Sweden which celebrated the SSE’s 100th anniversary. Representative students from 12 leading business schools around the world were invited to compete against each other in the art of cracking cases.

12 Jan 2009

Dual Degree Students Explored Korea with Green Businesses

16 top students of the Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M DDP) joined the C40 Cities – Technology & Management International Case Competition Seoul 2009. They spent a week in Korea to experience the local culture and develop Green Business proposals with students from the Hoeft Technology and Management Program of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), Seoul National University (SNU) and Korea University (KU).