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Sep 06, 2016 Commencement Speech at SNU’s 70th Fall Semester Graduation Commencement Speech at SNU’s 70th Fall Semester Graduation Congratulations on your graduation! A few years ago, you fought through fierce competition and earned a proud admission to Seoul National University. Sep 06, 2016 SNU Student-Volunteers In Laos SNU Student-Volunteers In Laos From August 4 to 10, SNU students participated in SNU’s Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR) Global Volunteers Project in Laos. Sep 06, 2016 SNU College of Engineering Opens Startup Summer Camp SNU College of Engineering Opens Startup Summer Camp It’s okay if you screw up,” goes the slogan of SNU College of Engineering’s Startup Summer Camp, held for the first time this year. Aug 31, 2016 SNU Holds 70th Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony SNU Holds 70th Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony On August 29, SNU held its 70th fall semester graduation ceremony at the Gwanak Campus Gymnasium. The university awarded degrees to 2,428 graduates, with 851 bachelors, 1,000 masters and 577 doctorates. Aug 31, 2016 SNU Professor Leads Innovative Research on Lung Cancer SNU Professor Leads Innovative Research on Lung Cancer Professor LEE Ho Young (SNU College of Pharmacy) was recently selected to receive funding from the Research Leader Support Program, a project administered by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) and the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. Aug 30, 2016 SNU Researchers Find Happier People to Focus Less on Medal Color SNU Researchers Find Happier People to Focus Less on Medal Color In the Rio Summer 2016 Olympics, South Korea won a total of nine gold medals, three silver medals, and nine bronze medals. Aug 20, 2016 SNU to Open Two New Graduate Schools by March 2018 SNU to Open Two New Graduate Schools by March 2018 On August 8, SNU announced plans to open two new graduate schools by March 2018: the Graduate School of Peace and Unification and the Graduate School of Data Science and Innovation. Aug 09, 2016 Smart Cancer Screening Test: Diagnosing Six Cancers from a Drop of Blood Smart Cancer Screening Test: Diagnosing Six Cancers from a Drop of Blood In vitro diagnostics, a method that detects cancer and other diseases from a small blood sample, has been growing in popularity during the past few years. Aug 03, 2016 Introducing the Smart Campus Map App Introducing the Smart Campus Map App With 223 buildings spread over an area of 4,109,000 square metre campus, SNU’s Gwanak campus can be quite a challenge to get around. Even seniors have been known to stare blank-faced when asked for directions to some obscure or remote location. Aug 03, 2016 SNU Professor Creates Vaccine Delivery System in Third World Countries SNU Professor Creates Vaccine Delivery System in Third World Countries In developing countries, electricity is scarce and many people are in need of medical treatment, especially vaccinations. Jul 13, 2016 College of Engineering Plans to Build Haedong Idea Library College of Engineering Plans to Build Haedong Idea Library SNU College of Engineering recently announced to construction of the Haedong Idea Library, a new creative space for students interested in start-ups. Jul 11, 2016 SNU Law Makes Changes to Admissions Process SNU Law Makes Changes to Admissions Process The SNU School of Law has decided to lower the weight of personal essays and qualitative assessment in its admissions process, thus increasing the importance of LEET exam scores and other quantitative data.