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Media CoverageThe media coverages are summaries of the newspaper articles of the day published about SNU

  • December 9, 2010

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Korean National Assembly passed the 'Bill on the Incorporation of Seoul National University' on December 8. SNU will be SNU Corporation from March 2012, according to the bill.
- Published in Chosun Ilbo, DongA Ilbo, JoongAng Ilbo , etc.

SNU Student Association and Labor Union jointly denounced the passage of incorporation bill by National Assembly.
- Published in Yonhap News

SNU awarded Contribution Award to four of the alumni; Koo Jae-Seo, Heo Jin-Kyu, Kim Sun-dong and Noh Shin-Young. Koo donated 100 million won to SNU in 2008, Heo donated the building of Center for Advanced Materials Research Institute in 2006, Kim raised 3.5 billion won fund for 'metoring' program, and Noh built Lotte International Hall. The ceremony was held on December 9 at Faculty Club.
- Published in DongA Ilbo, JoongAng Daily, Yonhap News, etc.

University of Texas Alumni Association in Korea selected Professor Lee Ho-In as one of the 'Distinguished Alumni of the Year'.
- Published in DongA Ilbo

A SNU Professor committed suicide in his office. He was the professor of chemistry education aged 52. It is said that he has been frustrated after his son had been almost paralyzed from a terrible car accident. Police found a memo on his body that says "Sorry for my family and colleagues."
- Published in HanKook Ilbo

LEE Mun-Deuk, SNU Professor Emeritus in Chemical Engineering has passed away.
- Published in DongA Ilbo

SNU Bundang Hospital's laparoscopy for liver transplant is featured as the most cutting-edge technology.
- Published in HanKook Ilbo

CHANG Dukjin, Professor of Sociology, wrote a column that criticizes law-makers' negligence on making new bills.
- Published in Kyunghayng Shinmoon

YOON Young-kwan, Professor of International Relations, wrote a column that emphasizes the importance of buying high technology military devices to prepare for North Korea's attack.
- Published in Chosun Ilbo

JANG Dayk, Professor of Liberal Studies, wrote a 'science column' that provokes the conventional wisdom about life on earth. He introduced the activity of 'Encyclopedia of Life ( and NASA's effort to find out life on Mars to readers.
- Published in DongA Ilbo

LEE Seung Hoon, Professor Emeritus of economics, wrote his 'economics mentoring' column that explaines the difference of commercial market and financial market.
- Published in HanKyung
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