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Dec 06, 2018 21st SNU-Hokkaido University Joint Symposium On November 8, Acting President Park Chan Wook attended the 21st SNU-Hokkaido University Joint Symposium held in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Nov 29, 2018 Korean Thoughts on Peace: Wisdom of the Past People in various cultures around the world have tried to answer this question for centuries. Due to the recent historical meeting between leaders of the two Koreas, which has shown how important solving the inter-Korean relationship issues is to achieving world peace, the whole world has become interested to hear what Korea has to say about this question. Nov 23, 2018 Department of Engineering Brings Graduate Students and Cochlear Implant Users Together On November 17 the SNU College of Engineering hosted a meeting with the graduate students of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the SNU Institute for Global Social Responsibility (IGSR), and the Cochlear Implants Users Club (CIUC) of Korea. Nov 22, 2018 Professor Kim Rando Predicts Korean Trends in 2019 On October 24, at the Foreign Press Center Korea (FPCKorea), Professor Kim Rando (Department of Consumer Science) and the SNU Consumer Trends Analysis Center held a launch for their book, Trend Korea 2019, which details their predictions for the social and consumer trends of 2019. Nov 15, 2018 SNU Students Help Abandoned Animals On November 4, SNU students taking the “Veterinary Surgery and Laboratory 2” course offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine went to an animal shelter in Namyangju-si. Nov 09, 2018 SNU Professor Develops the Metalens for Augmented Reality Glasses Professor Lee Byoungho (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and his research team have developed a new type of lightweight lens, the “see-through metalens,” to increase viewing angles in augmented reality (AR) glasses. Nov 06, 2018 SNU Hospital Finds Methods to Test for Cardiovascular Disease in Women On October 20, the results of a research project by a team from the SNU Bundang Hospital were released stating that mammography (low dose x-ray scans of the breast) and bone density scans could be used to test for cardiovascular diseases in women. Oct 30, 2018 Professor Bang Min Ho’s Hidden Wall A leading light in his field, Professor Bang Min Ho (Department of Korean Language and Literature) is one of the few domestic scholars working actively as a literary critic, novelist and poet. His recent publication, a collection of poems titled The Hidden Wall, is receiving increasing attention from the Korean public for its perspective on the human endeavor to overcome the self. Oct 23, 2018 A Wish for Reunification, Straight from the SNU Treasury For the occasion of the Inter-Korean Summit in Pyongyang, held from September 18 to 20, South Korean President Moon Jae-in gifted North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un with a replica of the Korean map Daedongyeojido. Oct 18, 2018 “Battle for the Capital” : SNU Takes on Hanyang University in the First Sudo Contest This year, Seoul National University and Hanyang University students were faced with a new question that is quite different from their other midterm exam questions: Oct 01, 2018 SNU Main Library: More Than Just Books Students walking by with heavy backpacks on their shoulders, carrying, in addition to their books, the burden of society’s expectations as well as their own: this is an image typical of a library of any elite school around the world. Sep 13, 2018 SNU Research Team Selected for Google AI Focused Research Awards Program SNU Professors Bohyung Han and Wonyong Sung (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) were recently selected for the Google AI Focused Research Awards Program for their research in deep learning and speech recognition devices.