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Professor Jun JongKwan, Expert in Multiple Births
  • Mar. 28, 2018
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Professor Jun Jong Kwan of the SNU Hospital has helped deliver over 8,000 twins throughout his career and is regarded as the country’s leading expert in multiple childbirths
SNU to Introduce Space Systems Major in March 2019
  • Mar. 22, 2018
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SNU’s College of Engineering recently announced plans to develop a new major in collaboration with the College of Natural Sciences entitled Space Systems. Having been approved by the SNU Senate, the new major is to start in the Spring 2019 semester.
SNU Implementing Significant Changes to Grading System for First Time in 14 Years
  • Mar. 21, 2018
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SNU is implementing significant changes to the relative evaluation grading system for the first time in 14 years. Such changes stem from criticism that the system induces competition for higher grades and undermines the quality of higher education in Korea.
German Language and Literature Professor Lim Hong Bae Awarded for Excellence in Research
  • Mar. 19, 2018
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The Award for Excellence in Research is awarded to professors and members of the faculty of SNU who have contributed to the growth and development of their respective fields thereby raising the prestige of the university.
Professor Baek Goo-hyun and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games
  • Mar. 19, 2018
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Professor Baek Goo-hyun, a specialist in orthopedics at SNU Hospital, served as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He led a team of 104 medical staff from the university that was stationed throughout the athletes’ village, stadium, and training centers for the athletes and the spectators.
SNU’s Introduces Sign Language to its General Education Curriculum
  • Mar. 17, 2018
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The courses in sign language, windows into the everyday lives of people with hearing disabilities, are now being offered at SNU to a wide range of students pursuing a variety of careers.
Education Without Borders: SNU and the University of Tokyo to Hold First Co-taught Lecture
  • Mar. 17, 2018
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On March 5, the SNU College of Engineering announced that it will hold Korea’s very first co-taught simulcast course with the University of Tokyo.
Origami Inspired Self Locking Robotic Arm
  • Mar. 16, 2018
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SNU Soft Robotics Center led by Professor CHO Kyu-Jin has developed a foldable robotic arm like ‘Inspector Gadget’ arm.
Matriculation Speech by UTokyo President
  • Mar. 16, 2018
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President Makoto Gonokami at the University of Tokyo gave a congratulatory speech at SNU's 2018 matriculation ceremony on March 2nd.
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Flame Visits SNU
  • Mar. 1, 2018
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During the course of its nationwide tour which began November 1, 2017, the Olympic torch visited SNU’s Gwanak Campus on January 16, 2018.