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[Issue 32]  SNU Placed 35th in QS World University Rankings

  • September 23, 2013
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SNU NOW
SNU NOW is an online newsletter for international members of SNU community
SNU to Host ‘Africa Day’ Event
SNU to Host ‘Africa Day’ Event
September 5, 2013 SNU Graduate School of International Studies will host an ‘Africa Day’ event on Friday, Sept 13. GSIS decided to celebrate ‘Africa Day’ in order to change the common belief that associates Africa with only negative images such as poverty and underdevelopment. The event includes academic discussions about African and Korean-African issues, a photo exhibition, an essay contest, African traditional culture performances and conversation time with Africans living in Korea. more
College of Engineering Incorporates Stanford Design School’s Teaching Method
College of Engineering Incorporates Stanford Design School’s Teaching Method
September 6, 2013 SNU College of Engineering adopted a new teaching method called ‘Design Thinking’ currently employed by Stanford Design School. In the class ‘Creative Thinking For Engineers’, students gathered in small groups and were encouraged to write down any idea that came to mind without criticizing other students’ opinions. The class then went through a process of observing, brainstorming, prototyping, testing and refining. The dean of the College of Engineering stated that there are plans to broaden the number of classes using the method. more
SNU Ranked 10th in the Times Higher Education Alma Mater Index of CEOs
SNU Ranked 10th in the Times Higher Education Alma Mater Index of CEOs
September 7, 2013 SNU was ranked 10th by the Times Higher Education’s Alma Mater Index of global CEOs, with 8 CEOs of Fortune Global 500 companies having graduated from SNU. Harvard University and the University of Tokyo placed first and second on the list respectively, with 25 and 13 CEO graduates. Korea University and Hanyang University placed 26th and 76th respectively. more
SNU Placed 35th in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings
SNU Placed 35th in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings
September 10, 2013 SNU ranked 35th in the 2013 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, up from last year’s ranking at 37th, and the highest place SNU has ever been since 2004 when the rankings began. KAIST placed 60th and was the only other Korean university that came within the top 100. POSTECH, Yonsei University and Korea University ranked 107th, 114th and 145th respectively. MIT came out on top in 1st place again as it did last year. more
Above is weekly summary of Korean media covearges on SNU.
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NO. TITLE DATE HIT
39 [Issue 40] Professor Jong-Hak WOO Discovers Twin Black Holes Nov. 27, 2013 11457
38 [Issue 39] SNU Professor Develops Fluorescent Nanoparticle Nov. 15, 2013 7490
37 [Issue 37] Professor LEE Chooses SNU over MD Anderson Cancer Center Nov. 6, 2013 8383
36 [Issue 38] SNU Has Largest Number of Patent Applications Both Domestically and Overseas Nov. 1, 2013 7319
35 [Issue 36] Three Nobel Laureate Israeli Professors to Join SNU Faculty Oct. 30, 2013 7804
34 [Issue 35] President OH Yeon-Cheon Attends World Academic Summit Oct. 25, 2013 7177
33 [Issue 34] SNU Develops Free App for Learning Korean Oct. 16, 2013 7715
32 [Issue 33] Professor Egger Appointed SNU’s First Foreign Administrative Faculty Member Oct. 4, 2013 7218
31 [Issue 32]  SNU Placed 35th in QS World University Rankings Sept. 23, 2013 7072
30 [Issue 31] Foreign Student Delivers Commencement Speech for the First Time at SNU Sept. 16, 2013 7487