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Sep 04, 2006 SNU Announces New Retirement Rules Professors belonging to College of Natural Sciences at Seoul National University can be guaranteed their tenure only when they receive recommendations from more than five overseas scholars. Aug 17, 2006 A Treasure Chest on Campus: The Legacy of a Royal The Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies has continued to evolve from its beginnings as the royal library, while maintaining the ambitious spirit of its eighteenth century founder. Aug 07, 2006 A Breakthrough in Hybrid Car Technology Prof. Ihm's team has lead a breakthrough in opening the era of hydrogen cars: the discovery of hydrogen-storing solid matter. They had found a new material with a structure that can store hydrogen in normal temperature without pressurization. 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.