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May 25, 2017 SNU Selects 10 Professors for Excellence in Teaching Award SNU has decided to award 10 professors the Spring 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for their passionate and creative methods of teaching that have raised the standards of university education. May 18, 2017 SNU Eco Campus Tour With the arrival of May, SNU’s campus has now come into full bloom, covering the mountain in various shades of spring. Gwanak campus is justly famous for its lush foliage, which includes over 200 varieties of plants. May 17, 2017 [Student Essay] If I could do SNU again (though I wouldn’t ever…nope, no thank you) As I walked out of my last exam of my last semester at SNU, there were many things I knew for sure I would never do, or have to do ever again in my life. May 10, 2017 New SNU Mobile App The new MySNU app, designed to allow SNU students to more easily access the MySNU portal alongside other school services for a comprehensive one-stop experience, was recently launched on Google Play Store for Android and the Apple App Store for the iPhone. May 06, 2017 SNU Encourages Students to Expand Academic Experience SNU announced on April 28 that from the Fall 2017 semester, students will be able to take any classes that are not part of their major, double major, or minor on a pass/non-pass basis, otherwise known the S(Satisfactory) and U(Unsatisfactory) evaluation rather than the traditional A to F grading scale. Apr 30, 2017 SNU Professor Develops Cancer-Fighting Tool The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning reported that Professor MIN Dal-Hee from the Department of Chemistry at SNU led a team of researchers to develop nanomaterial that aids the photosensitization process used in cancer treatment. Apr 26, 2017 SNU Professor Invents Electricity Free Memory Cloth Professor Hwang Cheol Seong of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and his research team recently invented a type of cloth that is woven with RRAM (Resistive Random-Access Memory) technology. Apr 15, 2017 SNU’s Future Research Team After almost two years of discussion, the SNU Future Research Committee released on March 27 its plans on how the university can play a role in the betterment of Korean society. Apr 12, 2017 Gene-Editing Breakthrough Professor Kim Jin-Soo and training researcher Kim Daesik, both of the Department of Chemistry, were part of a research team at the Center for Genomic Engineering, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), that proved that a newly developed gene editing technique will be helpful in combatting genetic mutation that causes diseases such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, and color blindness. Apr 04, 2017 SNU’s Advanced CEO Program in Fashion Business While SNU has long been known for its focus on traditional academics, in recent years efforts have been made to expand its expertise to other areas and offer education to the greater public. Apr 02, 2017 SNU Public Relations Team Publishes 70 Years of SNU in Photos The 2016 academic year marked SNU’s 70th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the SNU Public Relations published a compilation of photos from 1946 to 2016 documenting the history and development of SNU. Mar 30, 2017 SNU’s Manifesto of April 19 Revolution The April 19 Revolution (or April 19th Uprising) in 1960 is regarded as one of the two most important popular movements in Korean history along with the March 1 Independence Movement in 1919.