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Aug 04, 2006 Newly Appointed Senior Staff of Seoul National University List of newly appointed senior staff of Seoul National University. Aug 02, 2006 Skin Test Predicts Remaining Immunity To Smallpox Skin testing with killed vaccinia virus, which is related to smallpox, is a simple and reliable way of predicting residual immunity to smallpox, a study shows. Aug 01, 2006 Inauguration of President Lee Jang-Moo Lee Jang-Moo was inaugurated as the 24th President of Seoul National University on August 1 in Cultural Center. Many distinguished guests attended this inaugural ceremony including the former Presidents of SNU and National Assemblymen. Jul 28, 2006 Government to Build a Pimate Experiment Center in SNU Korean government plans to build a primate experiment center soon inside Seoul National University Hospital. Jul 27, 2006 Large Expectations at the Nano Systems Institute The NSI is a well-supported initiative that has garnered attention from the Korean government's Ministry of Science and Technology and the non-profit Korea Science and Engineering Foundation. Jul 27, 2006 Alumnus Ban Leads the Straw Poll for UNSG Alumnus Ban Ki-moon(Department of International Relations, class of '70) came first among the candidates running to become the next U.N. secretary-general in a straw poll conducted in Washington, reports said. Jul 18, 2006 A National Treasure Returns to SNU The 47 volumes of the Mount Odae edition of the “Annals of the Joseon Dynasty,” returned to its homeland after 93 years, were opened to the public for the first time. Seoul National University held a ceremony on behalf of the return of the royal records. Jul 14, 2006 A 24hr Computer Lab Opens With the load of papers and group projects that are assigned to SNU students every semester, time is never sufficient, especially for those who lose up to 4 hours on commute. "Why aren't our school computer labs open 24 hrs!" Jul 14, 2006 Over 20% of SNU Students Delay Graduation With students at many other universities delaying their graduation to find jobs, a Seoul National University (SNU) report Thursday showed its own students have been increasingly graduating later than the regular eight semester period over the past five years. Jul 12, 2006 SNU Museum's Royal Family Exhibit is a Hit SNU Museum's photograph exhibition titled, "The Last Imperial Family, Forgotten Daehan Empire", which will be held until August 19, has become a great success. The exhibit displays about 110 photographs related to the Daehan Empire royal family. Jul 10, 2006 CJ International Center Opens CJ International Center finished its construction and had opening ceremony. 150 distinguished guests attended the ceremony including President Chung Un-chan, Sohn Kyung-shik of CJ CEO, and ambassadors of Finland and Philippine in Korea. Jul 10, 2006 SNU Aggressive in Professor Recruitment Seoul National University (SNU) has decided to bypass the usual hiring procedures in its recruitment of an assistant professor for its Department of Physics and Astronomy (DPA).