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Apr 04, 2006 SNU International Summer Session Program The summer program at SNU provides an opportunity for students from abroad to participate in both undergraduate and graduate classes offered in SNU‘s summer session. Application deadline is April 25. Mar 22, 2006 Disciplinary Committee Dismissed Hwang The SNU Disciplinary Committee has found guilty of misconduct the SNU professors who collaborated on the 2004 and 2005 papers published in 'Science' magazine, which were proven to contain fabricated data. Mar 20, 2006 2008 Local Admission Policy What is the answer to the real problem at hand, the issue of the ideal intellectual in this knowledge-based society? In the midst of the controversy we are failing to notice that the issue of providing effective public education is an important matter that deserves our full attention. Mar 10, 2006 Journal Nature, "Snuppy is a Cloned Dog" Journal “Nature,” a British science journal, posted in its online edition on March 9 the cloned dog made by Hwang Woo-suk and his research team at SNU is a “100 percent” cloned dog after re-verifying Hwang’s work. Feb 15, 2006 SNU Launched 'Freshman Seminar' Course SNU began offering 'Freshman Seminar' as a liberal arts course beginning in the first semester of 2005. In this class, SNU professors meet with approximately 10 freshman students and interact actively and intimately. Feb 06, 2006 SNU-Sorbonne Offer Joint Doctorate Degree The SNU College of Natural Sciences agreed to implement a joint doctorate degree system with Sorbonne University, one of the best schools in Paris. Jan 28, 2006 Essay-Type Entrance Examinations for 2006 Applicants The explanations of essay-type entrance examinations for 2006 applicants are as following. Jan 16, 2006 Public Statement by President, SNU It is with a very heavy heart that I stand before you today to express my regrets that Professor Hwang’s team at our university carried out such grave misconducts. As the President of Seoul National University, I feel I owe the Korean people a deep apology for the public confusion and controversy caused by Professor Hwang’s research team. Jan 10, 2006 Summary of the Final Report on Professor Woo Suk Hwang's Research Allegations by Seoul National Univ... Today we submit the final report based on our investigative effort from December 15th of 2005 to January 9th of 2006. Here is a brief summary of our report. Dec 30, 2005 SNU's First Venture To Be on KOSDAQ Market Kim Sun-young, an SNU biological science professor and the CEO of ViroMed, said, “ViroMed, which was set up to develop gene medicines, will be listed on the KOSDAQ on December 29.” Dec 23, 2005 Second Interim Report on Prof. Hwang Woo-Suk's Research Allegation As stated in the interim report on Dec. 23, the Committee requested DNA fingerprint analyses to three independent organizations of samples taken from Hwang’s lab. Dec 15, 2005 Interim Report on Professor Hwang In response to a worldwide controversy about the scientific work of Professor Hwang Woo-Suk, on December 15, 2005, the Investigation Panel began examining Professor Hwang's research publications, including his paper published in Science this year.