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Dec 04, 2017 People’s Party Leader Returns to SNU The atmosphere in Professor Kang Won Taek’s Korean Politics class was somewhat heightened on November 29 as Ahn Cheol-soo, leader of the People’s Party came to give a lecture to students. Nov 30, 2017 Remembering Professor Hyun Sin-kyu, Agricultural Pioneer Remembering Professor Hyun Sin-kyu, Agricultural Pioneer The late Professor Hyun Sin-kyu (1912-1986) was among this year’s recipients of the Distinguished SNU Members Award, the highest possible honor bestowed upon SNU faculty or alumni who have achieved great distinction. Nov 28, 2017 SNU Hospital and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics SNU Hospital and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics With the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, South Korea is meticulously preparing to accommodate the athletes from all around the globe and the thousands of people who will fly in to attend the 16-day long event. Nov 24, 2017 [Essay] Me and SNU by Professor KIM Jaegwon [Essay] Me and SNU by Professor KIM Jaegwon I am delighted, and deeply honored, to receive this award. And I appreciate this opportunity to say a few words. Nov 22, 2017 Heritage Conservation After the Games: SNU Hosts ‘Dream Together Seoul Forum’ Heritage Conservation After the Games: SNU Hosts ‘Dream Together Seoul Forum’ SNU’s Division of Global Sports Management Talent Development will host the ‘Dream Together Seoul Forum’ on Friday, November 24 at the InterContinental Seoul COEX Hotel. Nov 22, 2017 SNU SCSR Hosts a Student-organized Forum on Multiculturalism SNU SCSR Hosts a Student-organized Forum on Multiculturalism On November 30, SNU students from Student Council for Social Responsibility (SCSR) will be hosting a forum on the topic of multiculturalism. This event is part of a semester-long project carried out by SCSR, a student organization in SNU promoting service to the community. Nov 16, 2017 SNU Simulation Study Predicts the Future Rise of Four Social Classes SNU Simulation Study Predicts the Future Rise of Four Social Classes On October 25, SNU announced the findings of a simulation study conducted by Professor Ki Yun Yu and his research team of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. The findings predicted the four classes that will constitute the urban population in the future: ‘platform owners,’ ‘platform stars,’ ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and the ‘precariat.’ Nov 15, 2017 SNU White Noise for Suneng Luck SNU White Noise for Suneng Luck With Suneng (national college entrance exam) looming large on the horizon, SNU has been witnessing some extraordinary phenomena. Nov 13, 2017 SNU Engineering Department Develops a New Paradigm for Toilet Design SNU Engineering Department Develops a New Paradigm for Toilet Design On November 13th, a group of researchers from SNU Engineering Department gathered at a farmhouse in Nowon district. Nov 13, 2017 SNU’s First Halal Restaurant a Possibility SNU’s First Halal Restaurant a Possibility Irene, 22, is a third-year Economics student here at SNU. Granted a scholarship from the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP), Irene came to Korea from Malaysia to pursue her post-secondary education. Nov 08, 2017 Department of Engineering Welcome Center: The Epitome of SNU’s Internationalization Department of Engineering Welcome Center: The Epitome of SNU’s Internationalization This March, the Engineering Department opened the Welcome Center, a place where international students can get assistance with everyday problems and academic difficulties. Nov 02, 2017 Attitudes Towards Death Reflect Mental Health Conditions Attitudes Towards Death Reflect Mental Health Conditions Professor Yun Young Ho of the Cancer Integration Center at the SNU Hospital conducted a survey in which it was discovered that having a positive outlook on death could improve one’s overall health condition.