In three days, it will be Chinese New Year 2022.

  On the morning of January 28, the official Weibo of Nankai University Alumni Association released a video Weibo "98-year-old Mr. Ye Jiaying sends New Year's blessings": warmed by the 98-year-old "Poetry Goddess"!

Mr. Ye Jiaying sent New Year wishes to Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas friends.

The gentleman has traveled all over the world in his life, with fragrant peaches and plums, and friends all over the world.

She wished everyone good health and happiness.

  In the short video, Professor Ye Jiaying said: "My friends, I am Ye Jiaying, and I am almost a hundred years old now. I have traveled all over my life, and finally settled in Tianjin. I also taught there for many years in Taiwan. I have also taught and given lectures there in Hong Kong and Macau, and both the United States and Canada used to be where I teach. I can really 'bragging' that I have friends all over the world."

  "Take this opportunity of the Chinese New Year to wish all my friends from all over the country, including domestic and overseas, and especially in Taiwan, all my friends who I have taught for many years to be happy," Ye Jiaying said: "In Now this epidemic season, I hope everyone can be healthy and safe, and I send my sincere wishes to everyone, wishing everyone a happy New Year."

  According to public information, Ye Jiaying, female, born in July 1924, is named Jialing.

An expert in the study of Chinese classical literature, director of the Institute of Chinese Classical Culture of Nankai University, a doctoral tutor, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and a lifelong board member of Nankai University.

  In the late spring of 1978, Ye Jiaying applied to return to teach in China.

In 1979, her application was approved and she returned to teach in the Chinese Department of Nankai University in Tianjin for three months.

In the following twenty years, she appeared in dozens of colleges and universities such as Nanjing University and Fudan University, teaching Chinese classical poetry for free.

In 2002, Ye Jiaying obtained a long-term residence permit in China.

On October 17, 2015, the "Jaling School" built by Nankai University for Ye Jiaying was officially opened. Mr. Ye settled in Nankai Garden.

  On August 18, 2019, on the eve of the centennial anniversary of Nankai University, Mr. Ye Jiaying was appointed as a lifelong board member of Nankai University.

  The Paper reporter Yue Huairang