Prof. Michelle Yik wins Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching

We are proud to announce that Prof. Michelle Yik from the Division of Social Science at the School of Humanities and Social Science has won the Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching for 2010. Prof. Yik joinned the Division in 2002 and teaches Psychology of Personal Growth, Personality Psychology, and Exploring Personality and Social Psychology.

The Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is awarded each year at the University's Congregation to a member of the academic staff who best exemplifies continued pursuit of excellence, devotion to teaching, and the ability to inspire and motivate others. The recipient is representative of the high quality of teaching and learning that the University offers and promotes.

The award was established by the University Council in 1994 to commemorate the late Founding Council Member Mr. Michael G. Gale for his distinguished service and outstanding contributions to the development of the University.

Past Michael G. Gale Medal recipients from HSS include:

2002 Robert G. FERGUSON
Division of Social Science

2000 Kam-Ming YIP
Division of Humanities

1997 Kimberly CHANG
Division of Social Science

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