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Oct 15, 2017 Startup Acceleration Program: Be the Rocket Season 4 SNU R&DB Center has announced that it is looking for early stage startups to participate in the startup acceleration program: Be the Rocket Season 4. Sep 14, 2017 Professor Lee Jang-Gyu and the Amada Science and Technology University In 2011, Professor Emeritus Lee Jang-Gyu of the Department of Electrical Engineering became the first Korean chancellor of a national university in Africa, the Amada Science and Technology University in Ethiopia. Sep 13, 2017 Commencement Speech by Professor SONG Ho Keun SNU’s 71st graduation ceremony was held on August 29. SNU Professor SONG Ho Keun, sociologist and a renowned columnist gave the commencement speech. Sep 12, 2017 New Faculty Essay by Professor Dmitry Shapiro in Economics Even after I met my wife who is Korean, I could not expect that six years later I will be living and working in Seoul, enjoying So-Gal-bi barbecue and teaching SNU students. I’m quite enjoying my new life here and all the new things I meet in Seoul and SNU campus. Sep 08, 2017 SNU Tops National Endowment According to the education periodical Veritas Alpha, Seoul National University ranked of the top 17 schools in South Korea in 2016 endowment. Sep 07, 2017 SNU’s 71st Graduation Ceremony On August 29 at 10:30 a.m., SNU held its 71st Graduation Ceremony at the SNU gymnasium. 838 bachelor’s, 1023 master’s, and 607 doctoral degrees were conferred upon a total of 2468 graduating students. Sep 05, 2017 BOBSNU Soybean Milk at SETEC Seoul Baby Fair 2017 Popularly known as “SNU Soymilk,” BOBSNU Yak-Kong Duyu is the brainchild of Seoul Techno Holdings, Inc., which uses advanced technology exclusive to SNU to produce all-natural, healthy and affordable soymilk. Sep 05, 2017 SNU’s Creative Factory On July 4, the Office of Research Affairs and the SNU Research and Development Business (R&DB) Foundation, led by Professor Kim Seong-Cheol of the College of Engineering, hosted the opening of SNU’s Creative Factory, a creative space for prospective entrepreneurs to cultivate, discuss, and receive mentoring and consulting on their business ideas. Sep 01, 2017 SNU in World Program Summer 2017 On June 21, the Office of International Affairs inaugurated this year’s SNU in World program, which provides students the opportunity to study abroad during the winter and summer breaks. Jun 11, 2017 Nobel Prize Recipient Svetlana Alexievich Visits SNU On May 22, Svetlana Alexievich, recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature visited SNU to give a lecture titled, “Peace, War, and Human.” Jun 06, 2017 First International Faculty to Win SNU Excellence in Teaching Award Professor Sonya N. Martin of the Department of Earth Science Education at SNU has always placed passion over position. Jun 01, 2017 SNU Team Takes Gold at Global Computer Programming Competition For avid lovers of computer programming, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) holds the annual International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals, a competition open to university students from around the globe.