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  • November 16, 2011

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[Events] Principle Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Vladimir Ashkenazy gave his free master class to SNU students of music. Ashkenazy visited Korea to hold concerts at Seoul Arts Center on November 16 and 17, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Korea and Australia. He taught students for 1 and a half hours but asked for no monetary payment.
Published in Chosun Ilbo

[Events] Now is the time when computers can draw pictures. A new type of art that unites engineering and art is being displayed at Seoul Arts Space Seogyo. KIM Yoon Young, SNU professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, designed algorithms to build artificial intelligence for computers to draw paintings. He calls this 'Variational Art' and the project name is 'Project 33'. In the exhibition hall, visitors can see the process of computers making art.
Published in Maeil Business Newspaper

[Research] A team of researchers led by KIM Dong Gyu and HAN Jung Ho, both SNU professors at the College of Medicine, showed that the Gamma Knife is effective in the treatment of metastatic brain cancer. Professor Kim said that this research provided a new guideline for brain cancer treatment. Professor Han, however, stressed that patients must consult trained doctors to find adequate treatment.
Published in Munhwa Ilbo

[Figures] Professor LEE Sang Mook of SNU's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences has founded a new club, 'TaDIS', which stands for Technology and Design for Inclusive Society. Lee was paralyzed from the neck down as a result of a car accident in 2006. The club TaDIS is comprised of students from a variety of backgrounds. They look for ways to develop technologies from which both physically healthy and disabled people can benefit.
Published in Hankook Ilbo

[News Report] It has been shown that, since Professor AHN Cheol Soo took office as the dean of SNU's Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology (GSCST), the competition rate of admissions to GSCST has risen substantially. Professor Ahn will teach two graduate courses next semester.
Published in Yonhap News

[Figures] Professor CHUN Kyung Soo of SNU's Department of Anthropology was elected as the first president of the East Asian Association of Anthropology at the forum held in Kyoto during November 9 ~10 under the title 'Ecological Sustainability and the Wisdom of East Asia'.
Published in Seoul Economic Daily

[Research] A team of researchers led by Professor SO Kwang Sub of SNU's Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology has published a compilation of academic papers about what they call the 'primo system', which they believe is the third circulating system of the human body.
Published in Segye Ilbo

[Event] Professor AHN Wha Young of SNU Bundang Hospital has been selected as the recipient of a Handok research grant. Since 1991, the company Handok Pharmaceuticals and the Korean Diabetes Association have been providing grants for research projects that have the potential to contribute to the understanding of diabetes.
Published in Segye Ilbo

Summarized by PARK Ziho & LEE Ye Ha, SNU English Editors, snuitsm2@snu.ac.kr
Proofread by Brett Johnson, SNU English Editor, morningcalm2@gmail.com
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