SNU NOW / Newsroom
Jan 15, 2007 SNU Hires First DMZ Ecology Expert Seoul National University has hired its first foreigner to teach in its College of Natural Sciences. SNU announced on Sunday that it had hired Piotr Jablonski as an associate professor in the department of biological sciences. The 48-year-old Pole will teach students beginning in March. Jan 12, 2007 SNU to Create Bio Medical Hub In Incheon Seoul National University and Yonsei University will build medical research centers inside the Incheon Free Economic Zone. Jan 10, 2007 Prof. Im and Lee Find Quasars Beyond Milky Way Professor Myung-shin Im and In-duk Lee of the Department of Astronomy of Seoul National University have discovered quasars in large numbers by looking through the Milky Way, the dense galaxy of which our planet is part of. Jan 03, 2007 SNU Students to Get Global Internships Seoul National University students will have the opportunity to work at international organizations such as the United Nations through its global internship program. Dec 29, 2006 Prof. Daesik Kim Develops New Microscope Professor Kim Dae-sik's research team(dept. of physics) has developed a new microscope which can observe the size as well as the movement of light. This 'Vector-field Microscope' can dramatically improve the performance of microscopes. Dec 21, 2006 SNU Succeeds in Cloning Three Female Dogs A research team at SNU College of Veterinary Medicine has succeeded in cloning the world's first female dogs after 2005’s breakthrough of creating the world's first cloned dog which was male. Dec 15, 2006 Eight Alumni Named 'Star Faculty' When will Korea have a Nobel Prize winner? Ten recipients were chosen for the Star Faculty support program, which was established to train Nobel Prize laureates and to guarantee long-term research opportunities for young scholars. Dec 06, 2006 60 Great Engineers that Invigorated Korea The National Academy of Korean Engineering(NAKE), the Maeil Business Newspaper and SNU Engineering College had cooperated in selecting those 60 honorable people. Dec 05, 2006 SNU's Local Education Plan Gwanak-gu in Seoul will be transformed into a “city of lifelong education” with the help of the Seoul National University (SNU) College of Education. Nov 30, 2006 [Faculty Essay]Leave Those Kids Alone! Recently, college entrance essay preparation is taking the nation by storm. In Korean, the Chinese characters for the word 'storm' can be read as 'wind gone bonkers.' Let us take a detailed look at Korean society, as to who in particular has lost their marbles. Nov 28, 2006 SNU Help Building a Dental School in Afgahanistan The Afghan Embassy in Seoul said that a dental school will be built in Afghanistan with the help of Korean dentists and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Nov 28, 2006 SNU Museum of Art by Rem Koolhaas The design for the Seoul National University Museum is driven by the relationship of the campus to the community and serve as a link between them.