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Nov 07, 2019 Meet the Rising Stars of 2019 From October 24 to 27 2019, women engineers from all over the world came together for the Rising Stars, Women in Engineering Workshop, organized by six of Asia’s top universities: the National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, National Taiwan University, University of Tokyo, and this year’s host, Seoul National University. Oct 31, 2019 SNU Hosts the SNU Alumni Entrepreneur Network On September 24, SNU hosted the SNU Alumni Entrepreneur Network (SAEN), a networking convention where entrepreneurs in fields ranging from education to technology ventures gathered to exchange ideas and promote startup culture. Oct 31, 2019 SNU Career Development Center Holds Global Leader Lecture Program On September 24, the SNU Career Development Center (CDC) held its Global Leader Lecture Program. Every semester, the CDC invites CEOs and executive members from various industry sectors to share their experiences and insights with SNU members. Oct 25, 2019 The SNU Diversity Report 2018 On September 27, the SNU Diversity Council, an advisory committee for the university president, published its third annual report. The report is part of an effort to promote diversity in SNU, as it provides a comprehensive overview of current events and statistics pertaining to student, researcher and faculty diversity. Oct 25, 2019 Zurich Meets Seoul Comes to SNU On October 1, the Graduate School of Environmental Studies hosted a workshop in collaboration with the University of Zurich titled “Factor PI: Observing Extreme Environments On and Beyond Earth.” Oct 25, 2019 SNU to Open Graduate School of Data Science SNU is set to open its Graduate School of Data Science in March 2020 after winning approval from the Ministry of Education on September 9. Oct 25, 2019 Spreading the Value of Culture: the SNU Language Education Institute The Language Education Institute, boasting a rich history of 56 years since its inauguration in 1963, represents SNU’s ongoing effort to enhance the level of language education in Korea. Oct 04, 2019 Opening Ceremony Held for Global Residence Halls On September 9, SNU held an opening ceremony for the newly built Global Residence Halls. Approved by the SNU Office of Academic Affairs in 2013, construction of the facilities began in 2016 and was completed in July of 2019. Sep 30, 2019 SNU Students Named as Recipients of Google PhD Fellowship On September 16, the SNU College of Engineering announced that two PhD students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering have received the Google PhD Fellowship. Sep 18, 2019 Professor Jeong Contributes to Research on Climate Change Professor Jeong Su Jong of the SNU Graduate School of Environmental Studies recently collaborated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to calculate the increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration levels in major cities around the world. Jun 25, 2019 Introducing Kareem Khaleel There’s only one month during the year that the on-campus Halal restaurant is not open. Jun 18, 2019 SNU PhD Students Receive CERRA Student Recognition Award PhD Students Ji-Eun Byun and Sang-ri Yi were named recipients of the International Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association (CERRA) Student Recognition Award at the 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13) held from May 26 to 30 at SNU.