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  • November 14, 2011

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[Figures] The late Professor YOO Hoe-Jin (Class of '84, SNU Department of Mechanical Design) of Dong-A University donated 11 billion KRW to SNU for development in the fields of the natural sciences and engineering. In 2009, Yoo visited Professor LEE Jang Mo, SNU's former president and also his teacher back in his undergraduate years, and made a promise to make this large donation after his death. At that time Professor Yoo was suffering from oral cancer. He passed away on November 10.
Published in Chosun Ilbo

[Figures] Professor OH Se-Jung of SNU's Department of Physics & Astronomy and also the chairman of the National Research Foundation of Korea, was appointed the first president of the Basic Science Research Institute. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology recommended Professor Oh to Cheongwadae (the Blue House) and he is expected to be officially appointed within this week. The Basic Science Research Institute is the core facility of the International Science Business Belt and it will have 50 affiliated research organizations.
Published in Maeil Business Newspaper

[Figures] Professor PARK Hyeoun-Ae of SNU's College of Nursing was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at the "38th FAAN Regular Meeting & Conference." Park is the first Korean to become a fellow of the AAN.
Published in Hankyoreh Shinmun

[Research] Recently an undergraduate student of SNU has given answer to the question "What is the origin of cosmic dust?" Mr. JANG Min Sung, a junior in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, discovered that cosmic dust existed in the early universe and that it was created by supernova explosions, which are seen at the death of very heavy stars. His research results were published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, the most renowned journal in the field, on November 1.
Published in DongA Ilbo

Summarized by LEE Tae Joon & LEE Ye Ha, SNU English Editors,
Proofread by Brett Johnson, SNU English Editor,
November 15, 2011
November 11, 2011