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Nov 20, 2019 Nobel Laureate William G. Kaelin Jr. Speaks at SNU On November 8, the Department of Biological Sciences hosted a lecture and question-and-answer session with Dr. William Kaelin Jr., recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Nov 20, 2019 SNU College of Engineering Professor Chairs World’s Largest Computer Vision Conference and Exhibitio... The International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) was held in Seoul from October 27 to November 2. Nov 13, 2019 SNU Career Development Center: “Understanding the World of Career and Career Design” “Understanding the World of Career and Career Design,” a general elective course offered by the Faculty of Liberal Education and managed by the SNU Career Development Center, is gaining attention for its individually focused approach in guiding students looking to enter the job market. Nov 13, 2019 Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon Speaks at SNU On November 5, former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon (Department of International Relations, Graduating Class of 1970) gave a special lecture on “Sports and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals” at the SNU Sports Education and Research Building. Nov 07, 2019 SNU alumni couple wins 2019 Webby Awards SNU alumni couple Kyung Ja Ahn (Department of Korean Education, Class of ’61) and Chan Jae Lee (Department of Earth Science Education, Class of ’61) are the winners of the 2019 Webby Award in the Art and Culture category. Nov 07, 2019 Study Abroad Program: SNU Students Branching Out into the World One of the greatest merits of being a university student is having the time and freedom to explore one’s interests during summer and winter vacations. Nov 07, 2019 Meet the Rising Stars of 2019 From October 24 to 27 2019, women engineers from all over the world came together for the Rising Stars, Women in Engineering Workshop, organized by six of Asia’s top universities: the National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, National Taiwan University, University of Tokyo, and this year’s host, Seoul National University. Oct 31, 2019 SNU Hosts the SNU Alumni Entrepreneur Network On September 24, SNU hosted the SNU Alumni Entrepreneur Network (SAEN), a networking convention where entrepreneurs in fields ranging from education to technology ventures gathered to exchange ideas and promote startup culture. Oct 31, 2019 SNU Career Development Center Holds Global Leader Lecture Program On September 24, the SNU Career Development Center (CDC) held its Global Leader Lecture Program. Every semester, the CDC invites CEOs and executive members from various industry sectors to share their experiences and insights with SNU members. Oct 25, 2019 The SNU Diversity Report 2018 On September 27, the SNU Diversity Council, an advisory committee for the university president, published its third annual report. The report is part of an effort to promote diversity in SNU, as it provides a comprehensive overview of current events and statistics pertaining to student, researcher and faculty diversity. Oct 25, 2019 Zurich Meets Seoul Comes to SNU On October 1, the Graduate School of Environmental Studies hosted a workshop in collaboration with the University of Zurich titled “Factor PI: Observing Extreme Environments On and Beyond Earth.” Oct 25, 2019 SNU to Open Graduate School of Data Science SNU is set to open its Graduate School of Data Science in March 2020 after winning approval from the Ministry of Education on September 9.