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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    The Dragon's back

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by ARTS LIST

    ... and includes family memorabilia, personal effects, movie collectables and artworks by fans, including a 3.5-metre statue by sculptor Chu Tat-shing. Silver Cheung Sai-wang, the exhibition's art ... Lee's legacy. This is accomplished by using multimedia works, like animator Shannon Ma Fu-keung's 3-D animation of Lee demonstrating his martial arts skills. A vintage television playing ...

  2. Liberal arts college in mainland talks

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron America's top-ranked liberal arts college is holding exploratory talks about launching a sister institution on the mainland, after it was asked to set up branch campuses in Singapore and the Middle East. Williams College has been invited to set up a liberal arts college in partnership with the National University of Singapore, which is seeking funding for the project ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UNIVERSITIES

    Edward Chen's liberal arts dream is still alive

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... Ronald Teng life@scmp.com Edward Chen's dream of a genuine liberal arts college in Hong Kong has yet to be fulfilled Waiting for enlightenment More than a decade ago, Professor Edward Chen Kwan-yiu was appointed president of Lingnan University. In a press conference, he announced that Lingnan was to be a liberal arts college different from the others locally. Many people ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVE

    In praise of the liberal arts

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 10:20am by RONALD TENG

    ... Ronald Teng life@scmp.com Freedom from ignorance The Latin term studia humanitatis is probably unfamiliar to most people. But what about artes liberalis, the medieval name for liberal ... of artes mechanicae , a vocational training that prepared young men to become weavers, blacksmiths and the like. At the time, the liberal arts were not aimed at preparing a student ...

  5. Liberal dose of arts rounds out new graduates

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... one of America's more sought-after liberal arts colleges, was in Hong Kong last month to build new ties with local universities. 'Liberal arts is one of the things that the rest ... Report ranking of liberal arts colleges which was headed by Williams and Amehurst colleges in Massachusetts. Professor Oden said Carleton was in the market only for top students who were ready ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Yale opens controversial college in Singapore

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 06:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Yale University formally opened a controversial liberal arts college in tightly governed Singapore on Tuesday, saying there was demand for “critical ... thinking and a model of liberal arts and science education adapted for the 21st century,” Pericles Lewis, president of the college, said in a speech. He said that “we’re not setting out to change ...

  7. Examiners to probe fraud, hooligan claims

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Raymond Ma

    ... the allegations. The accusations are directed at the Dalian campus of Northeast Normal University (NNU). The allegations were made by Sea Rich College. The NNU courses- backed by the Scottish Qualifications Authority- were transferred to the college after students enrolled in NNU's English-language courses had passed with flying colours despite having no command of the language. Raymond ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Students need a dose of liberalism

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of whom will become your lifelong friends- brilliant, thoughtful and self-aware kids with a deep yearning to learn, reflect and discover. American liberal arts colleges have traditionally had ... King-sing, who spent US$2.2 million unsuccessfully trying to get his two sons into Harvard. But one of America's best-kept secrets in higher education is its many excellent liberal arts ...

  9. In liberal arts, small is big

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... market, graduates have to be erudite and possess an analytical mind, academics were told at a conference this week. Instead of churning out specialists geared to industries, liberal arts colleges ... Asia-Pacific conference at Lingnan College featured talks by business leaders who told their audience how a liberal arts education had shaped their careers. While liberal arts education has a long ...

  10. Jesuits plan liberal arts university

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but that was far short of the government aim of teaching 8,000 students at the 16-hectare site. McFarland said he preferred a smaller school, which traditionally suits the ethos of a liberal arts college. 'A liberal arts college can provide the sort of education to ensure graduates are not only servants who are trained to do a particular task,' McFarland said. There have been suggestions ...




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