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Feb 11, 2017 SNU to Provide One-on-One Writing Classes for Students 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 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 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 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 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. Dec 14, 2016 2016 SNU Research Award 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 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 [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’ 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 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 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.