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Jul 05, 2018 SNU Professors Organize ICSM 2018 SNU Professor Emeritus Park Yung Woo (Department of Physics and Astronomy) and Professor Park Soo Young (Department of Material Science and Engineering) were executive members of the International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals (ICSM) 2018 Jul 04, 2018 SNU Hospital Gives Free Operations to Children Suffering From Cleft Condition From July 24 to 29, the SNU Hospital collaborated with the Smile for Children medical volunteer organization to give free operations to children with cleft lips and palates at the Phu Yen General Hospital in Phu Yen Province, Vietnam. Jun 28, 2018 SNU to Launch First Student Exchange with Kim Il-sung University With the warming of relations between the two Koreas, SNU will launch a student exchange with its North Korean counterpart, Kim Il-sung University. On June 12, the Ministry of Unification approved the request for the exchange between the top universities of the two Koreas, a first in SNU’s 72-year history. Jun 25, 2018 SNU Team Wins AI Storytelling Challenge On June 6, SnuBiVtt, a four-member research team under the guidance of Professor Zhang Byoung-Tak of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, won the Visual Storytelling Challenge. Jun 19, 2018 SNU Revises Department Transfer Policy On June 3, the SNU Office of Academic Affairs announced its newly revised department transfer policy allowing fourth-year students to transfer to a different department. Jun 19, 2018 Inside the Lab of Professor Kim V. Narry In 2010, Professor Hong Sungook of the Department of Biological Sciences at SNU published a paper on leadership and its effects on the creativity levels of a lab in the Journal of Science and Technology Studies. Jun 19, 2018 Flash Mob: Dance for Unification 3 On June 1, the College of Education, Institute of Sport Science, and the Unification Education Research Center held a flash mob: Dance for Unification 3. May 31, 2018 SNU Future Research Committee Proposes “Directions for Future Research and Policy Agenda 2018” On May 24, the SNU Future Research Committee submitted a report titled, “Directions for Future Research and Policy Agenda 2018” to the National Assembly, devising a roadmap of policy directions explaining strategies to effectively implement them in the next 10 to 20 years. May 31, 2018 SNU Museum of Art Seeking Docents for Upcoming Exhibition The SNU Museum of Art is recruiting docent volunteers for its upcoming exhibition, “Oscillation: Between Korea and the United States.” May 24, 2018 Remembering Professor Kim Moon Hwan On May 21, Professor Kim Moon Hwan of the SNU Department of Aesthetics passed away at the age of 73. Having majored in Aesthetics at SNU for his undergraduate degree, Kim went on to pursue his Masters in Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany. May 24, 2018 New Korean Passport Designed by SNU Professor For the first time in 32 years, the South Korean passport cover will no longer sport its familiar green color. On May 2, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced plans to launch a new passport design by 2020. May 24, 2018 SNU College of Engineering Hosts ENNOvation TANK 2018 Program On May 14, the SNU College of Engineering announced the initiation of its ENNOvation Tank 2018 (ENNO-TANK) startup accelerator program sponsored by Hyundai Motors Genesis.