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Mar 29, 2007 Poll Shows Most Korean CEOs Hail from SNU The Department of Business Administration, Seoul National University, the most prestigious university in South Korea, produced the largest number of Chief Executive Officers from top 500 domestic companies among its other departments, according to a recent survey on monthly magazine "CEOs of Korea". Mar 27, 2007 Prof. Lee Produces First Wolf Clones Professor Lee Byeong-cheon's team of SNU Veterinary Medicine has produced the first-ever wolf clones. One clone is named Snuwolf and was born on October 18, 2005. The other is named Snuwolffy and was born on October 26, 2005. Mar 23, 2007 SNU Announced 20 Years of Development Plan Professor Jang Ho-wan, the Chairman of Long-term Planning and Development Committee, Seoul National University, Announced 12 plans to develop itself as a leading world university. Jang said that to gain competitive advantage academically, the school should control all major policies and projects. Mar 22, 2007 SNU to Establish Internal Research Database Seoul National University is to establish a new “information repository” that will manage the papers and research files of its faculty members. Once the system it can expectedly be used as a tool to verify, and therefore thwart, plagiarism that has been rampant in Korean academic society. Mar 13, 2007 Interdisciplinary Studies to our Competitiveness The SNU College of National Science announced that it has selected two Challenging Task Projects (CTPs) which start this month, and which basically use an interdisciplinary approach. Mar 12, 2007 Movies at the Museum Program SNU Museum(http://museum.snu.ac.kr) offers 'Movies at the Museum' program to give students and members of the faculty the chance to experience a wider range of culture at the museum. Feb 28, 2007 Evening Korean Program, SNU KLEC SNU Korean Language Education Center provide Korean language programs not only for SNU students and faculty members, but for those who need Korean to make their everyday life easier and more convenient. Feb 28, 2007 Student-Led Lecture System Adopted SNU will introduce student-oriented study programs that allow students to map out their own curricula and choose professors. Under the Independent Study program, SNU students can choose subjects that are not currently listed as regular courses and group themselves according to their interests. Feb 20, 2007 President Lee of SNU and Chairman Lee of POSCO “Now is the time for domestic companies to outgrow the perception that they tend to be consumers of talents, and they need to become “prosumers” that can develop and produce talented workers,” said President Lee Jang-mu of Seoul National University (SNU). Feb 02, 2007 Women Make Up More than 40 % of SNU’s Freshmen The share of women freshmen in Seoul National University has exceeded 40 percent this year for the first time. Jan 25, 2007 Prof. Kang Kyung-sun make stem cell breakthrough A team of South Korean scientists claimed Tuesday they have succeeded in producing the first cure for diabetes using adult stem cells procured from umbilical cords. Jan 25, 2007 SNU to Create Multicultural Education Center Seoul National University plans to build a research center for multicultural education by the end of this year.