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Distinguished SNU Members

Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.

KIM Won-yong/Professor, Hallym University

Professor Kim pioneered archaeology and art history studies in Korea, serving as the director of national museum.

HUR Moon-hye/Professor, Seoul National University College of Agriculture

Professor Hur created ‘tongil rice’ which solved the food shortage problems in 1960s in Korea by succeeding a seemingly impossible breeding at the time.

Last updated in 2018