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May 18, 2018 SNU Undergraduate Student First Author in Leading International Science Journal SNU Undergraduate Student First Author in Leading International Science Journal Eugenie Choe, undergraduate student of the SNU College of Medicine, was named first author of an article in Schizophrenia Research, a leading international journal in the field of neuropsychiatry. May 09, 2018 Student Body to have a Voice in Upcoming SNU Presidential Election Student Body to have a Voice in Upcoming SNU Presidential Election For the first time in SNU history, the student body will have a say in the school’s presidential election, which will be held this year on May 10. May 03, 2018 International Faculty Association Holds Open Forum with SNU Presidential Finalists International Faculty Association Holds Open Forum with SNU Presidential Finalists On April 27, the International Faculty Association (IFA) held an open discussion forum with the five SNU presidential candidates. The subject of the forum was the “Internationalization of SNU” and all members of the SNU community were invited to participate. May 01, 2018 SNU Department of Economics to Launch New Center for Economic Innovation SNU Department of Economics to Launch New Center for Economic Innovation SNU announced on April 18th that the Department of Economics is to launch a Korean counterpart of the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER). Apr 28, 2018 A New Generation of Solar Energy A New Generation of Solar Energy On April 23, a research team at SNU led by Professor Lee Changhee of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Ph.D. student Lee Hyun Ho published the results of their research regarding the lifespan of Perovskite solar cells. Apr 24, 2018 SNU Team Wins Silver Medal at World Finals of International Programming Competition SNU Team Wins Silver Medal at World Finals of International Programming Competition On April 19, a team of SNU students won a silver medal at the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) held in Peking University in Beijing, China. Apr 24, 2018 SNU President Sung Nak-in Attends 2018 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference SNU President Sung Nak-in Attends 2018 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference SNU President Sung Nak-in attended the 18th Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference held on April 10, in Boao, Hainan Province, China Apr 24, 2018 SNU’s 7th Asian Universities Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal SNU’s 7th Asian Universities Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal From April 14 to 16, SNU held the 7th Asian Universities Forum (AUF). Initiated in 2011 by Dr. Yeon-Cheon Oh, the previous President of Seoul National University, the AUF was created to promote cooperation among prestigious universities in Asia. Apr 24, 2018 SNU offering free Big Data Academy for Seoul Residents SNU offering free Big Data Academy for Seoul Residents On April 16, the SNU Urban Data Science Laboratory announced plans to continue its Big Data Academy, a free education program for Seoul residents. Apr 19, 2018 Peptide Induces Chirality Evolution in a Single Gold Nanoparticle Peptide Induces Chirality Evolution in a Single Gold Nanoparticle For the first time, scientists have successfully created optically active, chiral gold nanoparticles using amino acids and peptides. Many chemicals significant to life have mirror-image twins (left-handed and right-handed structures), a characteristic that is conventionally called chirality. Apr 17, 2018 SNU Pharmacy PhD Student receives Scholar-in-Training Award from American Association for Cancer Res... SNU Pharmacy PhD Student receives Scholar-in-Training Award from American Association for Cancer Res... Kim Seung-hyun, PhD student of the SNU College of Pharmacy, received the Scholar-in-Training Award by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the largest and most prestigious professional association in the field of cancer research. Apr 17, 2018 Winning Isn’t Everything: Carrying on the Legacy of the SNU Baseball Team Winning Isn’t Everything: Carrying on the Legacy of the SNU Baseball Team It took 27 years for the SNU baseball team, which was founded in 1977, to declare their first victory in 2004. Amateur players from SNU, who by that time had a win-loss record of 0-199, triumphed against a team of professionals from Songwon University.