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Dec 14, 2016 2016 SNU Research Award Seoul National University has offered Excellence in Research Award since 2008 to honor the professors who made significant contribution to knowledge. Dec 06, 2016 SNU Students and Alumni Create Website of Remembrance for Sewol Ferry Incident The scenes of crowds gathered in protest in front of the presidential Blue House in recent weeks are reminiscent of those in the months following April 16, 2014. Dec 06, 2016 [Student Editorial] Gwanghwamun, November 2016 November is a month of relaxation, after the October midterms and before the December finals and end-of-semester deadlines. Nov 30, 2016 SNU Honors Three ‘Engineering Students Whom We Look Up To’ In celebration of SNU’s 70th anniversary, the College of Engineering held a ceremony on November 23 honoring three ‘engineering student whom we look up to.’ Nov 29, 2016 SNU Professor Writes Storybook Based on the Bible SNU Professor KIM Hodong (Department of Asian History) and expert in the history of Central Asia, recently wrote a book entitled A Bible Story Written by a Historian: The Old Testament (Kachi Publishing, 2016). Nov 23, 2016 SNU’s Barrier Free Tour SNU’s Gwanak campus has been well known not only for being located on a mountain but also for being the largest university campus in the country. Nov 22, 2016 Transparent LED Film Invented by SNU Students Receives Top Prize A transparent LED (light emitting diode) film, invented by a team of SNU engineering students was chosen top prize in the Capstone Design project. Nov 22, 2016 SNU Professor Publishes Diary Written over 70 Years In today’s digital world, anyone with internet access can easily search all kinds of information. But what about details from one’s own life, such as the number of books read during high school or what happened on a random Sunday 20 years ago? Nov 16, 2016 SNU Hospital Helps Advance Korean Medical Technology Worldwide SNU Hospital recently signed a MoU (a memorandum of understanding) with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global independent safety science company, in order to help the advancement of Korean medical devices to overseas markets, in particular, the US. Director BANG Young Joo of SNU Hospital and President Upayan SENGUPTA of UL Health Science signed the MoU on the 10th of November. Prior to the agreement, the companies received approval from the USFDA. Nov 15, 2016 Actors Invited for Q&A Session in SNU’s ‘Academic English: Drama’ Course We attribute much of our contemporary Korean education system – the theory-based, rote learning methods – to Confucian ideals. However, it is this same Confucius - teacher, philosopher, and politician - who emphasised the importance of practical learning as evinced in his quote, “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” Nov 15, 2016 SNU MoA Exhibition: The Old Days of the College of Fine Arts SNU Museum of Art (MoA) is holding a photo exhibition on the earliest moments of the College of Fine Arts to commemorate SNU’s 70th anniversary. Nov 13, 2016 SNU Professor Speaks about Achieving Balance Between Science and Philosophy By now it is clear that the only “outdated” aspect of science and technology is the age-old fear and uncertainty over its rapid development. Ethical concerns have been growing alongside this alarming progress, and with the onset of artificial intelligence, robots, virtual reality, and never-before-seen technology, the future has never seemed more dynamic and potent.