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Sep 04, 2018 Valedictorian Speech Inspires Graduates At the 72nd commencement ceremony held on August 29, valedictorian Park Sung Tae (Department of Economics), selected valedictorian of the summer graduating class, addressed the 2,526 graduating students and their families. Sep 04, 2018 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Hires First Female Professors On August 19, SNU confirmed that the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will, for the first time in its 72-year history, hire its first female professors. Sep 04, 2018 Professor Lee’s New Holographic Microscopes Professor Lee Byoungho (Dept. of Electrical Engineering) has developed a microscope that produces images three to four times better in quality than those of currently existing holographic microscopes. Sep 03, 2018 SNU’s 72nd Summer Commencement: Professor Kim’s Words of Timeless Wisdom On August 29, SNU held its 72nd summer commencement for approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the Gwanak Campus Gymnasium. Sep 03, 2018 Commencement Speech: SNU Interim President Park Chan Wook The 72nd SNU Summer Graduation ceremony was held on August 29, 2018. 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.