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Media CoverageThe media coverages are summaries of the newspaper articles of the day published about SNU

  • January 11, 2011

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SNU, Peking University and Hitotsubashi University have agreed to a 'Best Business School Alliance' Pact. In order to grow out of the previously Western style of business education and develop an Eastern Asia style business education and research model, the three universities have agreed to cooperate.
- Published in Maeil Business Newspaper and Yonhap News

The representative of the agency that was in charge of the application for SNU's officially recognized English exam TEPS has fled to the Philippines with 2.4 Billion KRW worth of application fees. SNU has taken the matter to the prosecutor's office and has had the representative's passport nullified.
- Published in Kookmin Ilbo, DongA Ilbo, Seoul Shinmoon, Segye Ilbo, Hankook Ilbo, and Yonhap News 

Professor Woo Jonghak is part of LAMP (Lick Agn monitoring project), an international project to discover the secrets of black holes. Professor Woo said that the project will focus on the mass and growth process of black holes.
- Published in Maeil Business Newspaper 

Honorary professor Kwon Wook Hyun, the ‘venture godfather’, talks about his former students succeeding in the venture business.
- Published in the Herald Economy

Professor Park Gooncherl has become the editor of 'Nuclear Engineering and Design' the internationally most prestigious journal in the nuclear field.
- Published in Hankook Ilbo

Professor Kwon Jun Soo announced he will participate as the co-writer of the textbook 'Understanding Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Insights from Neuroimaging'.
- Published in Newsis

Universities in the Gyeonggi-do are struggling to decide whehther they should freeze or raise tuition fees, especially as SNU has decided to freeze tuition fees.
- Published in Yonhap News

Professor Kim Seung Bok who had taught in SNU as a visiting professor for 2 years heavily criticizes the systematic and old-age problems of SNU. He talks about the problems with professors who are obsessed with alcohol and politics instead of concentrating on teaching and research. He laments the lack of communication between professors and students and the absence of an authentic intellectual community. He concludes with his concern with the selfish attitude of each department.
- Published in Donga Ilbo, Segye Ilbo, and Chosun Ilbo

Concerns about university students of the modern day staying silent without interest in politics and the greater good. The article has more criticism from Professor Kim Seung Bok.
- Published in Kyunghyang Shinmun 

Professor CHO Kuk talks about the court's ruling on the KIKO matter. He criticizes the bank deceiving the companies into an unfair deal. The companies have taken the matter to the prosecutor's office and the professor wants the truth to be revealed in its entirety.
- Published in DongA Ilbo

Professor Park Chan Goo disagrees with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea's decision to allow students to use mobile phones in school outside of class time. He believes it should be up to the school and the teachers to decide.
- Published in Munhwa Ilbo

Summarized by YU Minseok, SNU English Editor
January 12, 2011
January 10, 2011