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Mar 08, 2019 SNU Alumnus Kim Jungsik Donates 50 Billion Won to Alma Mater for AI Research Kim Jungsik, President of Dae Duck Electronics, made a 50 billion won donation to SNU, his alma mater. The funds will be used to build the SNU counterpart of the new MIT College of Computing, which will serve as an interdisciplinary hub for research in AI and related fields. Feb 01, 2019 Eyes are faster than hands: Vision-based machine learning for soft wearable robot enables disabled p... SNU Soft Robotics Research Center has developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware. Jan 08, 2019 SNU Smart Social Contribution Contest The SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR) recently held the 2018 SNU Smart Social Contribution Contest, which gave students the opportunity to come up with solutions to various social issues. Dec 24, 2018 SNU Hosts Conference on “Unification Education in the Era of Inter-Korean Peace and Cooperation” On December 12, SNU hosted an academic conference at the Hoam Faculty House to celebrate current progress as well as discuss future ideas on unification education. Dec 06, 2018 SNU FactCheck Wins Human Technology Award at Asia Future Forum On October 31, SNU FactCheck, created by the SNU Institute of Communication Research, received the Human Technology Award at the 9th Asia Future Forum in Seoul, Korea. Dec 06, 2018 21st SNU-Hokkaido University Joint Symposium On November 8, Acting President Park Chan Wook attended the 21st SNU-Hokkaido University Joint Symposium held in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Nov 29, 2018 Korean Thoughts on Peace: Wisdom of the Past People in various cultures around the world have tried to answer this question for centuries. Due to the recent historical meeting between leaders of the two Koreas, which has shown how important solving the inter-Korean relationship issues is to achieving world peace, the whole world has become interested to hear what Korea has to say about this question. Nov 23, 2018 Department of Engineering Brings Graduate Students and Cochlear Implant Users Together On November 17 the SNU College of Engineering hosted a meeting with the graduate students of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR), and the Cochlear Implants Users Club (CIUC) of Korea. Nov 22, 2018 Professor Kim Rando Predicts Korean Trends in 2019 On October 24, at the Foreign Press Center Korea (FPCKorea), Professor Kim Rando (Department of Consumer Science) and the SNU Consumer Trends Analysis Center held a launch for their book, Trend Korea 2019, which details their predictions for the social and consumer trends of 2019. Nov 15, 2018 SNU Students Help Abandoned Animals On November 4, SNU students taking the “Veterinary Surgery and Laboratory 2” course offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine went to an animal shelter in Namyangju-si. Nov 09, 2018 SNU Professor Develops the Metalens for Augmented Reality Glasses Professor Lee Byoungho (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and his research team have developed a new type of lightweight lens, the “see-through metalens,” to increase viewing angles in augmented reality (AR) glasses. Nov 06, 2018 SNU Hospital Finds Methods to Test for Cardiovascular Disease in Women On October 20, the results of a research project by a team from the SNU Bundang Hospital were released stating that mammography (low dose x-ray scans of the breast) and bone density scans could be used to test for cardiovascular diseases in women.