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Sep 03, 2018 SNU Hosts Natural Science Experience Camp On August 1-3 and 8-10, SNU College of Natural Sciences and the SNU Science Outreach Center held the Natural Sciences Experience Camp. First hosted in 2010, the camp has been offered twice per year since 2017 in response to rising requests for additional sessions. Sep 03, 2018 Eight New Genes in the Ginseng Plant A joint research project between Professor Yang Tae-Jin (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) and Professor Sung Sanghyun (College of Natural Sciences) led to the discovery of eight new genes in ginsenoside, part of the chemical structure that makes up the ginseng plant, which is often used in traditional medicine. Sep 03, 2018 SNU’s Student Creators Social media provides us platforms for sharing our passions and talents with a wider audience of friends and followers. Lately, several SNU students have been engaging in this culture of online sharing to explore interests outside of the narrow confines of their academic majors. Sep 01, 2018 SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility’s Visit SNU Program The SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility will invite students from college students of St. Benedict Rehabilitation Center, an institution for individuals with developmental disabilities, as part of the upcoming Visit SNU program on October 6. Aug 01, 2018 SNU Research Team Develops New Electronic Circuit Technology for Flexible Devices On July 18, the SNU College of Engineering announced that Professor Kauh Sang Ken (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) and his research team had succeeded in developing electronic circuit technology that can be used in wearable and flexible devices. Aug 01, 2018 SNU Ad Fontes Program Recruiting New Participants SNU Ad Fontes Program (AFP), a humanities program for prominent leaders from various sectors of society, is currently recruiting new participants for the upcoming Fall 2018 session. Aug 01, 2018 United By Pop Culture: SNU Alumni Association to Host 2018 SNU Hallyu Dream Concert The SNU Alumni Association will collaborate with the Global Digital Contents Group (DICON) and Trigrams Korea to host the 2018 SNU Hallyu Dream Concert on October 21 at the SNU Sports Stadium. Jul 24, 2018 Ten Professors Presented with Spring 2018 Excellence in Research Award On May 16, SNU President Sung Nak-in presented the Spring 2018 Excellence in Research Award to ten professors who have made significant contributions to their fields of expertise. Jul 05, 2018 SNU Professors Organize ICSM 2018 SNU Professor Emeritus Park Yung Woo (Department of Physics and Astronomy) and Professor Park Soo Young (Department of Material Science and Engineering) were executive members of the International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals (ICSM) 2018 Jul 04, 2018 SNU Hospital Gives Free Operations to Children Suffering From Cleft Condition From July 24 to 29, the SNU Hospital collaborated with the Smile for Children medical volunteer organization to give free operations to children with cleft lips and palates at the Phu Yen General Hospital in Phu Yen Province, Vietnam. Jun 28, 2018 SNU to Launch First Student Exchange with Kim Il-sung University With the warming of relations between the two Koreas, SNU will launch a student exchange with its North Korean counterpart, Kim Il-sung University. On June 12, the Ministry of Unification approved the request for the exchange between the top universities of the two Koreas, a first in SNU’s 72-year history. Jun 25, 2018 SNU Team Wins AI Storytelling Challenge On June 6, SnuBiVtt, a four-member research team under the guidance of Professor Zhang Byoung-Tak of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, won the Visual Storytelling Challenge.