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May 24, 2018 SNU Career Development Center Hosts Coaching Session for International Students On April 5, the SNU Career Development Center hosted “Working in Korea,” a coaching session for SNU international students hoping to find work in Korea after their graduation. May 18, 2018 SNU Publishes ‘English Reference Guide for University Administrators’ On May 10, the SNU Academy of University Administration announced that it has published English Reference Guide for University Administrators, a guide to assist Korean university staff in better operating in a global context. May 18, 2018 Professor Kim Hodong and Professor Song Hokeun Appointed as Distinguished Professors On March 1, Professor Kim Hodong of the Department of Asian History and Professor Song Hokeun of the Department of Sociology were appointed as distinguished professors. These prestigious appointments were made in light of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to Korean society. May 18, 2018 Closing the Gender Gap: SNU Department of Economics to Hire its First Female Korean Professor On May 7, the Department of Economics announced it will be hiring its first female Korean professor, who will be appointed as early as Fall 2018. The department limited applicants to women for its recent faculty position opening in order to redress gender imbalance within the faculty. Currently, all 35 professors in the department are men. May 18, 2018 SNU Undergraduate Student First Author in Leading International Science Journal Eugenie Choe, undergraduate student of the SNU College of Medicine, was named first author of an article in Schizophrenia Research, a leading international journal in the field of neuropsychiatry. May 09, 2018 Student Body to have a Voice in Upcoming SNU Presidential Election For the first time in SNU history, the student body will have a say in the school’s presidential election, which will be held this year on May 10. May 03, 2018 International Faculty Association Holds Open Forum with SNU Presidential Finalists On April 27, the International Faculty Association (IFA) held an open discussion forum with the five SNU presidential candidates. The subject of the forum was the “Internationalization of SNU” and all members of the SNU community were invited to participate. May 01, 2018 SNU Department of Economics to Launch New Center for Economic Innovation SNU announced on April 18th that the Department of Economics is to launch a Korean counterpart of the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER). Apr 28, 2018 A New Generation of Solar Energy On April 23, a research team at SNU led by Professor Lee Changhee of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Ph.D. student Lee Hyun Ho published the results of their research regarding the lifespan of Perovskite solar cells. Apr 24, 2018 SNU Team Wins Silver Medal at World Finals of International Programming Competition On April 19, a team of SNU students won a silver medal at the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) held in Peking University in Beijing, China. Apr 24, 2018 SNU President Sung Nak-in Attends 2018 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference SNU President Sung Nak-in attended the 18th Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference held on April 10, in Boao, Hainan Province, China Apr 24, 2018 SNU’s 7th Asian Universities Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal From April 14 to 16, SNU held the 7th Asian Universities Forum (AUF). Initiated in 2011 by Dr. Yeon-Cheon Oh, the previous President of Seoul National University, the AUF was created to promote cooperation among prestigious universities in Asia.