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Mar 28, 2018 Professor Jun JongKwan, Expert in Multiple Births Professor Jun JongKwan, Expert in Multiple Births Professor Jun Jong Kwan of the SNU Hospital has helped deliver over 8,000 twins throughout his career and is regarded as the country’s leading expert in multiple childbirths Mar 22, 2018 SNU to Introduce Space Systems Major in March 2019 SNU to Introduce Space Systems Major in March 2019 SNU’s College of Engineering recently announced plans to develop a new major in collaboration with the College of Natural Sciences entitled Space Systems. Having been approved by the SNU Senate, the new major is to start in the Spring 2019 semester. Mar 21, 2018 SNU Implementing Significant Changes to Grading System for First Time in 14 Years SNU Implementing Significant Changes to Grading System for First Time in 14 Years SNU is implementing significant changes to the relative evaluation grading system for the first time in 14 years. Such changes stem from criticism that the system induces competition for higher grades and undermines the quality of higher education in Korea. Mar 19, 2018 German Language and Literature Professor Lim Hong Bae Awarded for Excellence in Research German Language and Literature Professor Lim Hong Bae Awarded for Excellence in Research The Award for Excellence in Research is awarded to professors and members of the faculty of SNU who have contributed to the growth and development of their respective fields thereby raising the prestige of the university. Mar 19, 2018 Professor Baek Goo-hyun and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Professor Baek Goo-hyun and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Professor Baek Goo-hyun, a specialist in orthopedics at SNU Hospital, served as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He led a team of 104 medical staff from the university that was stationed throughout the athletes’ village, stadium, and training centers for the athletes and the spectators. Mar 17, 2018 SNU’s Introduces Sign Language to its General Education Curriculum SNU’s Introduces Sign Language to its General Education Curriculum The courses in sign language, windows into the everyday lives of people with hearing disabilities, are now being offered at SNU to a wide range of students pursuing a variety of careers. Mar 17, 2018 Education Without Borders: SNU and the University of Tokyo to Hold First Co-taught Lecture Education Without Borders: SNU and the University of Tokyo to Hold First Co-taught Lecture On March 5, the SNU College of Engineering announced that it will hold Korea’s very first co-taught simulcast course with the University of Tokyo. Mar 16, 2018 Origami Inspired Self Locking Robotic Arm Origami Inspired Self Locking Robotic Arm SNU Soft Robotics Center led by Professor CHO Kyu-Jin has developed a foldable robotic arm like ‘Inspector Gadget’ arm. Mar 16, 2018 Matriculation Speech by UTokyo President Matriculation Speech by UTokyo President President Makoto Gonokami at the University of Tokyo gave a congratulatory speech at SNU's 2018 matriculation ceremony on March 2nd. Mar 01, 2018 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Flame Visits SNU PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Flame Visits SNU During the course of its nationwide tour which began November 1, 2017, the Olympic torch visited SNU’s Gwanak Campus on January 16, 2018. Feb 14, 2018 [Student Essay] SNU’s Winter Course Human Rights and Asia: a Time of Many Firsts [Student Essay] SNU’s Winter Course Human Rights and Asia: a Time of Many Firsts We have made it! Temperatures dipping as low as minus 17°C did not deter us from completing SNU’s ‘Human Rights and Asia’ Winter Course. Jan 05, 2018 SNU College of Business Administration is to Launch a New Center for Corporate Legitimacy Research a... SNU College of Business Administration is to Launch a New Center for Corporate Legitimacy Research a... SNU College of Business Administration (CBA) is launching a new center that conducts research and evaluation regarding corporate legitimacy. The objective of this research center is to provide business strategies that are socially just.