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Oct 17, 2016 SNU Holds the 17th International Conference on Education Research From October 12 to 14, the annual International Conference on Education Research (ICER) was held at SNU’s Hoam Faculty House. ICER is a platform to “exchange ideas, broaden our knowledge, and foster collaboration and networks” through workshops, keynote speeches, and presentation sessions on the development of future education. Oct 17, 2016 SNU Research on the Relationship Between Optimism and Happiness Is a happy person optimistic? Or is an optimistic person happy? To seek the answers, the SNU Center for Happiness Studies conducted a 3-year study involving 270 SNU students. Oct 16, 2016 SNU’s Department of Korean Music Performs at the 2016 Gugak Festival On October 13, around 90 students from the Department of Korean Music performed at the 2016 University Korean Traditional Music Festival held at the National Gugak Center in celebration of SNU’s 70th anniversary. Oct 14, 2016 SNU President Visits Silicon Valley On September 26, SNU President SUNG Nak-in visited Silicon Valley, California. Oct 11, 2016 School of Law Awards Author Choi In-hun with Honorary Degree SNU School of Law recently decided to award an honorary degree to author CHOI In-hun, a renowned figure in Korean contemporary literature. Oct 09, 2016 Let’s Talk Global SNU In celebration of the 70th anniversary of SNU, the Diversity Council, Office of Student Affairs, and Office of International Affairs organized a Let’s Talk Global SNU talk concert at the University Culture Center this Wednesday, October 5. Oct 09, 2016 SNU Business School Offers Dual Degree Programs at Prestigious Business Schools Worldwide In 2002, SNU Business School was the first business school in Korea to be accredited by the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Sep 28, 2016 SNU Alumni Donates KRW 10 Billion to SNU On September 19, it was announced that SHIN Seung Il, co-founder of the pharmaceutical company CELLTRION Inc. (founded in 2002), donated 10 billion won towards the Amgok Scholarship. Sep 27, 2016 I Hear Your Voice: IGSR's Audio-only Musical SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR) is producing a musical starring 30 SNU students and 10 members from the Siloam Center for the Blind. Sep 27, 2016 New SNU Student Club ‘SNU Brew’ Gaining Popularity Koreans have long carried a reputation of being heavy drinkers. But in recent years, heavy drinkers have shifted their attitudes from the “pour and chug” mentality to one of growing curiosity and sophistication about the alcohol they are consuming. Sep 25, 2016 SNU Addresses Special Admissions Student Marginalization On September 25, it was announced that the SNU Academic Affairs Office, Faculty of Liberal Education, Department of Admissions, and Center for Campus Life & Culture joined to create a comprehensive support system for students admitted under special admissions processes. Sep 22, 2016 SNU Brings Korean and Foreign Students Together to Celebrate Chuseok With every September comes one of Korea’s most widely celebrated holidays, Chuseok, a holiday that is celebrated on the full harvest moon of the lunar calendar.