HK Tycoons Go Ivy with Harvard Gift

Hong Kong property tycoon Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother Gerald have made international headlines with their record-breaking US$350 million donation to Harvard University’s School of Public Health. The gift is from the Morningside Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the brothers’ corporate empire. As a result the school will be renamed the TH Chan School of Public Health after the father of Ronnie, a graduate of the University of Southern California; and Gerald Chan, who earned a master’s degree in medical radiological physics and a doctorate in radiation biology at the School of Public Health in the 1970s.

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