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Feb 18, 2017 Advanced Management Program Provides Business Education and Training Since 1976, the College of Business Administration has been operating the Advanced Management Program (AMP), which offers specialized training for executives, government officials, military officers, and other higher-level business executives. Feb 17, 2017 SNU Research Team Creates Architectural Model of Gyeongbokgung With Hanok Architecture Principles Professor Bong Hee Jeon of the Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering and his research team created an experimental model of the Geunjeongjeon Hall in Gyeongbokgung in 1:100 scale. Feb 17, 2017 SNU Professors Find Natural Technique To Increase Egg Production A research team led by Professors Doman Kim and Tae Sub Park of the Graduate School of International Agricultural Technology found that chicken feed including naturally fermented buckwheat increases the production of eggs by over 8%. Feb 17, 2017 SNU Professor Involved in “Skin Avatar” Research The “Skin Avatar,” a roughly two centimetre-sized chip modeling the human skin, is the latest in “Organ-on-a-chip” technology, undertaken by SNU Hospital Professor Tae Hyun Choi and Professor Sanghoon Lee of Korea University. Feb 17, 2017 Graduate School of International Studies Professor Jin Hyun Paik To Arbitrate Russia-Ukraine Dispute On December 23, 2016, Department of International Studies Professor Jin Hyun Paik, who has served as a member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea since 2009, was appointed chief judge in the arbitration case between Russia and Ukraine. Feb 17, 2017 Department of Chemistry Professor Jin-Soo Kim: CRISPR Scissors In 2015, Professor Jin-Soo Kim of the Department of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Genome Engineering in the Research Institute of Basic Sciences, successfully edited the DNA of lettuce using the CRISPR-Cas9 “DNA scissors.” Feb 11, 2017 SNU to Provide One-on-One Writing Classes for Students The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will be providing one-on-one writing classes in response to a new writing proficiency evaluation required of incoming freshmen. Jan 26, 2017 SNU and POSTEC’s Research Teams Find Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer’s Disease On December 23 2016, a research team led by Professor Inhee Mook, SNU Department of Biomedical Sciences, and Professor KyoHan Ahn, POSTEC Department of Chemistry, discovered a biomarker that indicates the onset and the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. Jan 26, 2017 Agricultural Science Professor Invents Way to Kill Dust Mites Using Natural Plant Extract Dust mites, which can live in the home in clothes, sofas, carpets, and blankets, are notoriously difficult to get rid of, as mere laundering is often insufficient to remove them. Jan 19, 2017 Economics Professor SeJik Kim Fosters Students’ Creativity Author Edward de Bono defines creativity as “breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” Dec 21, 2016 Where the Temple of Light Rises Like Fire Poet CHUNG Hee Seong (class of 1968, Korean Literature) was a graduate student aged 26 when he was asked by SNU administration to write a poem about SNU to celebrate the relocation of its campus. Dec 14, 2016 2016 SNU Education Award SNU has offered Excellence in Teaching Award since 2005 to honor the professors who provided students with best education and to encourage all the faculty members to put sincere efforts in teaching as well as research.