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February 14, 2011

Sep 23, 2011

35 of SNU professors plan to do a little surprise performance at the 2011 Graduation Ceremony scheduled on February 25th. They are to sing 3 songs, which includes the latest Korean pop song, to express their love for the students.
-Published in DongA Ilbo 

LEE Sung Joong, SNU Professor of Dentistry, in a joint research with UCSD team found out that itchiness did not always result from skin ailment. The study said Imiquimod stimulated certain sensory cells to make one feel itchy, suggesting future cure solutions for diseases such as atopy.
-Published in Hankyoreh

Claims were made that the SNU College of Music Professor who was recently claimed to have been exercising battery on students also forced the students to attend expensive (amounting to 8 million KRW) musical camps. SNU is to further its investigation on the facts.
-Published in Kyunghyang

KIM Young-na, SNU Professor of Archaeology and Art History, was newly appointed director-general of the National Museum of Korea (NMK) on February 8th. In her interview with a daily newspaper, Professor KIM said she wanted to make NMK a place for young children to freely look around and enjoy exhibits. She is the daughter of the first Director of the NMK, Doctor Kim Jae-won and was also the director of SNU Museum.
-Published in DongA Ilbo

JUNG Ok Ja, SNU Professor Emeritus of Korean History, recommended by Sima Qian, especially for the young generation. Professor JUNG said ancient people’s lives written in the book will make people feel that they are not alone in the world suffering from hardships.
-Published in Chosun Ilbo

Controversies rose regarding the fee of SNU English Nursery situated inside the campus. The nursery costs about 900,000 KRW per month, considerably high compared to other nurseries. There have been questions as to whether this rate is proper for a facility run by SNU.
-Published in Seoul Shinmun

The 18th Lecture for Youth is to be held on 21st and 22nd at SNU University Cultural Center. Many renowned scholars in the natural science field will talk about the relation between science and art.
-Published in Hankook Ilbo

JUNG Hee-won, who was appointed as President of SNU Hospital last June, had an interview with a daily newspaper. President JUNG said globalization, research-oriented hospital, hospital for the people were the three key themes he will focus on during his 2-year of office
-Published in JoongAng Daily

SNU Hospital Cardiovascular Stem Cell Research team led by Professors KIM Hyo-Soo and LEE Se Won figured out a new mechanism where Angiopoietin, a protein which promotes production of blood vessels, adjusts endothelial progenitor cells to regenerate blood vessels.
-Published in Segye Ilbo

SNU Hospital is looking forward to constructing medical school and sending SNU faculty to World’s largest medical town, Yanda Medical district, located near Beijing, China.
-Published in Seoul Shinmun

RHEE, Sung-Hyong, SNU Professor at Institution of Latin American Studies, wrote a column expressing his worries on the worsening condition of the Amazon. According to Professor LEE, not only the continued droughts and heavy rains but also the Brazilian government’s development policy led the Amazon to suffer.
-Published in Kyunghyang

BARK Taeho, SNU Professor of Graduate School of International Studies, wrote a column on the necessity of a Free Trade Agreement between China and Korea.
-Published in Segye Ilbo

LEE Seung-Hoon, SNU Professor Emeritus of Economics, wrote a column explaining Korea’s development based on comparative advantage theory in international trade.
-Published in Hankyung

CHUN Kyung-soo, SNU Professor of Anthropology, wrote a column emphasizing the need for the government to focus more on the outskirts and remote islands of Korea.
-Published in Seoul Shinmun

SUN Wook, SNU Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, wrote a column that the solution to cultivating small and medium enterprises lies in proper education of corporate CEOs and employees. Professor SUN saw if the fundamental problem of not making the most of human resources is ignored, the dream of improving unemployment rate or becoming a leading country cannot be achived.
-Published in Maeil Business Newspaper

Summarized by LEE Ye Ha, SNU English Editor