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School of Law Enacts ‘Promise Scholarship’
  • Apr. 27, 2016
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SNU’s renowned School of Law revealed on 27th March its plans to introduce the ‘Promise Scholarship’, adopted from the Bucerius Law School in Germany. Recipients of this scholarship must “promise” to give back more than the amount they received from the scholarship, in order to help their juniors. This donation must begin within five years of receiving a stable income and continue for ten years.
SNU Medical Team Saves Life of Nepali Girl with Congenital Heart Disease
  • Apr. 27, 2016
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On February 24, Professor KIM Woonghan, College of Medicine’s ‘JW Lee Center for Global Medicine’, and his team performed surgery on Kanishka, a four-year-old Nepali girl, who had suffered from congenital heart disease.
Restaurant Owner Donates 100 Million Won to SNU Hospital
  • Apr. 25, 2016
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A restaurant owner couple donated 100 million KRW to the Seoul National University Hospital on behalf of the low-income patients.
SNU IGSR Launches the "Naerisarang" Mentoring Program
  • Apr. 22, 2016
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On March 28, 2016, Seoul National University Institute of Global Social Responsibility (IGSR) held an orientation for the SNU Mentoring Program.
Giving Back to the Community: Professor Cha Sang Kyun
  • Apr. 21, 2016
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“Why don’t students pursue greater accomplishments?” asked Professor CHA Sang Kyun regarding the current situation in Korea’s academia, “I think it is because we lack the support system for those who do.”
World's First Cloned Dog Snuppy Dies at Age 10
  • Apr. 8, 2016
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On March 13, 2016, Seoul National University College of Veterinary Medicine acknowledged that the world's first cloned dog, Snuppy, died in May of last year after celebrating his 10th birthday.
SNU to Spend KRW 3.6 Billion for Reunification Education
  • Apr. 8, 2016
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Seoul National University has revealed plans to expand upon its SNU Reunification Education Project by spending a total of KRW 3.6 billion over the course of four years.
Changing Old into the New: Seoul National University’s Latest Art Exhibition
  • Apr. 8, 2016
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The Museum of Art at Seoul National University (MOA) has had a shortage of visitors ever since its opening in 2006. Because it is located on the edge of SNU campus, the museum does not attract people other than SNU students, nearby residents, or avid art lovers.
SNU Student Council Announces Plans to Construct “Comfort Woman” Statue
  • Apr. 6, 2016
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On March 28, the Seoul National University Student Council held a press conference at Nadeulmok Park in Gwanak district to announce its plans for the construction of a memorial statue for the victims of sex slavery during the Second World War.
Seoul National University Research Team Discovers Way to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Mar. 25, 2016
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On March 15, a team of Seoul National University medical professors led by Professor MOOK Inhee announced in the esteemed life sciences journal, Autophagy, that they have discovered a mechanism in the brain that regulates the substance which triggers Alzheimer’s disease.