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2506, 2021

UM scholar receives prestigious J. Worth Estes Prize for her study in the history of pharmacology

Beatriz Puente-Ballesteros, an assistant professor in the Department of History, University of Macau, was named recipient of the 2021 J. Worth Estes Prize at the annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine. The award is presented annually to the author of the best paper in the history of pharmacology published in the past two years. Titled ‘Chocolate in China: Interweaving Cultural Histories of an Imperfectly Connected World’, the price-winning paper was published in ...

2106, 2021

UM presents Teaching Excellence Award to Professor Jeremy Centeno De Chavez

Jeremy Centeno De Chavez is the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award of UM At the Congregation 2021 held today (19 June), the University of Macau (UM) presented the Teaching Excellence Award, which recognises faculty members with outstanding performance in teaching. The recipient in the 2020/2021 academic year is Assistant Professor Jeremy Centeno De Chavez in the Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Every year, the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award is sel ...

1806, 2021

The Commencement of the 2nd Semester, Academic Year 2020/2021 of the UM Confucius Institute

On the evening of May 28th, the Confucius Institute of the University of Macau (CIUM) organized the commencement of the 2nd semester, academic year 2020/2021 at E31 Student Activity Centre. Professor Victoria Harrison, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Professor Zhang Meifang, Master of the Cheong Kun Lun College, Professor Chen Zhong, Deputy Director of the CIUM, and all fellow teachers and students attended the commencement. At the beginning of the commencement, Professor ...

1606, 2021

CPC ORGANIZES A BOOK CLUB TO CELEBRATE THE “WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY”

23 April is “World Book and Copyright Day”. To celebrate this day, the Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC or “the Centre” thereafter) of the Department of Portuguese of Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Macau invited three famous scholars to conduct a sharing in the format of “book club”. Including Yao Jing Ming, who presented his new book called “My Heart was late: Fernando Pessoa and His Poetry of Love”; Giorgio Sinedino talked about “The essence of ‘l ...

2805, 2021

CTLE and FAH-ELC video sharing: “UM students share tips for learning English”

CTLE and FAH-ELC video sharing: “UM students share tips for learning English” Dear Students, Check out this video made by Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement (CTLE) and English Language Centre (ELC) of Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) to learn how students can better adapt to English learning life at UM! In this video, students from three different faculties (Tracy-FBA, Archaon-FSS, and Johnny-FST) shared strategies for how to improve their English reading, writing, listening and s ...

2805, 2021

UM’s Portuguese Language Summer Course now open for applications

The University of Macau (UM) is committed to nurturing bilingual talent and has been offering a variety of courses for many years. One of these courses, the popular Portuguese Language Summer Course, will continue to be offered online this year between 5 July and 23 July. Students, teachers, translators, and those who are interested in the Portuguese language, aged 16 or above, are welcome to apply. The application deadline is 24 June. Organised by the Department of Portuguese of UM’s Faculty o ...

2405, 2021

2021 ELC Award Ceremony for English e-lessons and Creative Writing Contest

2021 ELC Award Ceremony for English e-lessons and Creative Writing Contest On 20 May 2021, the ELC Award Ceremony for the i-Learner English e-lesson Contest and the 2021 Spring Creative Writing Contest was held successfully. For the i-Learner Contest, the champion, Ms. Cheong Kha Man, a student of EELC1003 Academic English, completed an impressive 106 e-lessons with an average score of 94/100 in merely 8 weeks! Champion Carmen, Cheong Kha Man  (FST, Mathematics) OK Meanwhile, five students w ...

2105, 2021

UM holds roundtable meeting on the problem of transcendence in phenomenology and Chinese philosophy

UM holds roundtable meeting on the problem of transcendence in phenomenology and Chinese philosophy The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau (UM), and the Departments of Philosophy at Sun Yat-Sen University’s Guangzhou and Zhuhai campuses, jointly held an event titled ‘Macau Roundtable on the Problem of Transcendence in Phenomenology and Chinese Philosophy’. Scholars of UM, Sun Yat-sen University, Peking University, Fudan University ...

1405, 2021

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on the philosophy of family

The forum attracts many faculty members and students The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently held its third Macao Humanities Forum featuring Prof Sun Xiangchen, dean of the School of Philosophy at Fudan University. Prof Sun delivered a speech titled ‘Back to the Family — From a Philosophical Perspective’. The word ‘family’, he argued, often evokes a cordial feeling for Chinese people. Nonetheless, there has been fierce criticism of the traditional ‘family cult ...

1305, 2021

UM-organised events to promote traditional Chinese culture end with success

An exhibition of rare books signed by masters of traditional Chinese culture The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Chinese History and Culture and the UM Library on 7 May jointly held a series of activities to promote traditional Chinese culture. The activities included an exhibition of rare books signed by masters of traditional Chinese culture, a book launch for a book series on Chinese culture, and a liberal arts seminar. According to UM Rector Yonghua Song, the series of events reflects t ...

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