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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. Sep 13, 2018 2018 SNU Chinese Camp Amidst one of the hottest summers Korea has ever experienced, a number of students sacrificed two weeks of their precious summer holidays to come to school and study Chinese. Sep 06, 2018 SNU Hosts APMS 2018 International Conference From August 26 to 30, SNU hosted the International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018 at the Gwanak Campus Global Convention Plaza. Sep 04, 2018 Valedictorian Speech Inspires Graduates At the 72nd commencement ceremony held on August 29, valedictorian Park Sung Tae (Department of Economics), selected valedictorian of the summer graduating class, addressed the 2,526 graduating students and their families. Sep 04, 2018 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Hires First Female Professors On August 19, SNU confirmed that the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will, for the first time in its 72-year history, hire its first female professors. Sep 04, 2018 Professor Lee’s New Holographic Microscopes Professor Lee Byoungho (Dept. of Electrical Engineering) has developed a microscope that produces images three to four times better in quality than those of currently existing holographic microscopes. Sep 03, 2018 SNU’s 72nd Summer Commencement: Professor Kim’s Words of Timeless Wisdom On August 29, SNU held its 72nd summer commencement for approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the Gwanak Campus Gymnasium. Sep 03, 2018 Commencement Speech: SNU Interim President Park Chan Wook The 72nd SNU Summer Graduation ceremony was held on August 29, 2018. Sep 03, 2018 SNU Hosts Natural Science Experience Camp On August 1-3 and 8-10, SNU College of Natural Sciences and the SNU Science Outreach Center held the Natural Sciences Experience Camp. First hosted in 2010, the camp has been offered twice per year since 2017 in response to rising requests for additional sessions. Sep 03, 2018 Eight New Genes in the Ginseng Plant A joint research project between Professor Yang Tae-Jin (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) and Professor Sung Sanghyun (College of Natural Sciences) led to the discovery of eight new genes in ginsenoside, part of the chemical structure that makes up the ginseng plant, which is often used in traditional medicine. Sep 03, 2018 SNU’s Student Creators Social media provides us platforms for sharing our passions and talents with a wider audience of friends and followers. Lately, several SNU students have been engaging in this culture of online sharing to explore interests outside of the narrow confines of their academic majors.