Western celebrates Yeung during Hong Kong Convocation

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Recognized as a prolific scholar in urban, global and China studies, Western alumnus Yue-man Yeung, right, received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), from Western Chancellor Jack Cowin, middle, and Western President Amit Chakma, left, during the university’s Hong Kong Convocation on May 29. Yeung is an emeritus professor of Geography, and former director of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, head of Shaw College and university registrar of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He worked almost a decade for Canada’s International Development Research Centre in Singapore and Ottawa.