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Mar 29, 2017 College of Medicine Professors Discover New Method of Predicting Sleep Quality College of Medicine Professors Discover New Method of Predicting Sleep Quality Previous experiments to predict the quality of sleep had to be done while the subject was asleep throughout the night. Mar 22, 2017 SNU Hospital Holds Opening for Nursing Service SNU Hospital Holds Opening for Nursing Service On March 10, the SNU Hospital held an event marking the opening of the new nursing service which aims to “reduce the financial burden of medical care and increase the role of the public hospital,” according to Jeong Sook Cho, director of the SNU nursing center. Mar 22, 2017 Graduate School of Public Health Professor Finds Hereditary Vaginal Bacteria for Obesity Graduate School of Public Health Professor Finds Hereditary Vaginal Bacteria for Obesity According to the National Research Foundation of Korea, Professor KO Gwangpyo of SNU’s Graduate School of Public Health discovered that bacteria in a hereditary vaginal microbiota may influence obesity in women. Mar 20, 2017 Writer Choi In-Hun Becomes Honorary Graduate of SNU Writer Choi In-Hun Becomes Honorary Graduate of SNU Author Choi In-hun will be awarded an honorary degree from SNU on February 24 at age 80. Born on April 13, 1936 in Hoeyrong City, North Hamgyong Province of North Korea, Choi fled to South Korea with his family when the Korean War broke out in 1950. Mar 17, 2017 SPARC: Science Courses Taught by SNU Faculty for the Public SPARC: Science Courses Taught by SNU Faculty for the Public Since 2002, the College of Liberal Studies has been managing the Science & Policy Advanced Research Course (SPARC), where SNU faculty share knowledge of science and technology with leaders of various sectors of society in accessible and relevant ways by incorporating humanities perspectives. Mar 14, 2017 “Ugly as Art” – SNU MoA Exhibition “Ugly as Art” – SNU MoA Exhibition Then what about ugliness? SNU MoA’s exhibition this spring (March 7 – May 14) seeks to approach the question of truth and reality from the less popular angle, the perspective of “ugly.” Mar 08, 2017 At the Halfway Point (Student Essay) At the Halfway Point (Student Essay) When I first started my academic career as a student in kindergarten, I thought ten-year-olds were the big kids, teenagers were adults, and university students so old that I would never have to think about ever becoming one in my lifetime. Mar 07, 2017 The Environmental Health Center Research Reveals Harmful Effects of Environmental Hormones During Pr... The Environmental Health Center Research Reveals Harmful Effects of Environmental Hormones During Pr... Environmental hormones, also known as endocrine disruptors, are chemical substances that can interfere with and disrupt the functions of the endocrine and hormonal systems in our body. Mar 03, 2017 President of Free University of Berlin Gave SNU' Matriculation Speech President of Free University of Berlin Gave SNU' Matriculation Speech 2017 Matriculation Ceremony was held on March 2, 2017 at the University Gymnasium. Dr. Peter-André Alt, the President of Freie Universität of Berlin, was invited to give the congratulatory speech. Feb 27, 2017 71st Graduation Ceremony Held 71st Graduation Ceremony Held SNU's 71st Graduation Ceremony was held on February 24, 2017. A total of 4.925 degrees were conferred, including 2,422 bachelor's, 1,804 master's, and 699 doctoral degrees. Professor CHO Kyujin (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering), a leading scientist in the soft robot engineering was chosen to give the commencement speech at the ceremony. Feb 25, 2017 MoA Recruiting Volunteers for New Exhibition MoA Recruiting Volunteers for New Exhibition The Museum of Art (MoA) will challenge our notions of beauty and ugliness with its new exhibition, Ugly as Art: Distortions in Contemporary Art, which will run from March 3 through May 14. Feb 23, 2017 Students from SNU, Peking University, and University of Tokyo Seek Reconciliation Over Baekbeom Ilji Students from SNU, Peking University, and University of Tokyo Seek Reconciliation Over Baekbeom Ilji Baekbeom Ilji (Journal of Baekbeom), is the autobiography of Kim Koo, the sixth and last president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, and a leader of the Korean independence movement against Japanese colonization.