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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13, 2016 SNU Professor Speaks about Achieving Balance Between Science and Philosophy By now it is clear that the only “outdated” aspect of science and technology is the age-old fear and uncertainty over its rapid development.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. Nov 10, 2016 SNU Professor Finds New Function of Plant Roots When we think of how plants undergo the process of photosynthesis, we often think that only the part above ground is capable of detecting and reacting to sunlight. Nov 08, 2016 Getting it Done by Law: SNU’s 70th Anniversary Commemoration Play SNU students and alumni of Gwanak Drama Society are staging a theatrical performance in celebration of the university’s 70th anniversary. The play, titled Getting it Done by Law, is Gwanak Drama Society’s fifth performance since it was established in 2011. This year’s play will be staged at the Ewha Girls’ High School 100th Memorial Hall from November 2 to 13. Nov 08, 2016 SNU Wins First Place at ACM-ICPC The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning hosted the 16th ACM-ICPC Asia-Daejeon Regional college student programming contest from November 4 to 5 at the Munji campus of KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). Nov 08, 2016 [Student Essay] Top Study Locations in SNU with Beautiful Views Most of the time I am very proud to be an INFP. MBTI experts describe us INFPs as being idealistic, free-spirited, genuine, sensitive, spontaneous, and sympathetic – so basically, the best type of all. The only times that I wish I were not INFP is when I have to find the perfect spot to write an essay, read, study for an exam, or just concentrate on a task – which, as a student, is basically every day of my life. Oct 26, 2016 Join SNU Facebook Page Seoul National University has been running the official Facebook page since 2013 to deliver the latest news about SNU to worldwide. Oct 18, 2016 SNU to Build Seoul Wild Animal Rescue Center SNU made an agreement with Seoul City on October 13 to establish the Seoul Wild Animal Rescue Center by remodeling the SNU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.