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Apr 23, 2019 "A Community of Creativity and Knowledge" Promotes SNU to the World The Seoul National University Public Relations Team has released a promotional video exhibiting the school’s academic prowess, rich history, and diverse talent pool to both domestic and international audiences. Apr 11, 2019 SNU Diversity Council Releases Second Annual Diversity Report In the Fall 2018 semester, the SNU Diversity Council released its second annual diversity report. By providing updated statistics on the SNU community, the annual report is a means to assess the university’s progress on diversity and internationalization Apr 05, 2019 SNU President Acknowledges Young Scholars in Fundamental Fields On March 29, President Oh Se-jung recognized junior scholars in the fundamental fields at a ceremony held at the Hoam Faculty House. Mar 25, 2019 College of Natural Sciences Hosts 26th Natural Sciences Open Lecture On February 9, the College of Natural Science hosted the 26th SNU Natural Sciences Public Lecture at the University Cultural Center. The event was co-hosted by KAOS Foundation and sponsored by Interpark. This year’s theme was “The Dreams and Challenges of Scientists.” Mar 25, 2019 Converting Rainwater into Drinking Water: SNU Builds Rainwater-Harvesting Facility in Vanuatu On March 20, Center for Rainwater Research of the SNU College of Engineering held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the rainwater harvesting facility in Vanuatu, a South Pacific island country suffering from water shortage. Mar 18, 2019 SNU President Fellowship Awarded On March 11, SNU held an award ceremony for recipients of the Spring 2019 SNU President Fellowship (SPF). Mar 18, 2019 Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology Receives Commendation from the Ministry of Education On January 9, the Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology (AICT) was selected to receive commendation from the Korean Ministry of Education in recognition for its contributions to the community. Mar 08, 2019 SNU Alumnus Kim Jungsik Donates 50 Billion Won to Alma Mater for AI Research Kim Jungsik, President of Dae Duck Electronics, made a 50 billion won donation to SNU, his alma mater. The funds will be used to build the SNU counterpart of the new MIT College of Computing, which will serve as an interdisciplinary hub for research in AI and related fields. Feb 01, 2019 Eyes are faster than hands: Vision-based machine learning for soft wearable robot enables disabled p... SNU Soft Robotics Research Center has developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware. Jan 08, 2019 SNU Smart Social Contribution Contest The SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR) recently held the 2018 SNU Smart Social Contribution Contest, which gave students the opportunity to come up with solutions to various social issues. Dec 24, 2018 SNU Hosts Conference on “Unification Education in the Era of Inter-Korean Peace and Cooperation” On December 12, SNU hosted an academic conference at the Hoam Faculty House to celebrate current progress as well as discuss future ideas on unification education. Dec 06, 2018 SNU FactCheck Wins Human Technology Award at Asia Future Forum On October 31, SNU FactCheck, created by the SNU Institute of Communication Research, received the Human Technology Award at the 9th Asia Future Forum in Seoul, Korea.