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May 31, 2018 SNU Future Research Committee Proposes “Directions for Future Research and Policy Agenda 2018” On May 24, the SNU Future Research Committee submitted a report titled, “Directions for Future Research and Policy Agenda 2018” to the National Assembly, devising a roadmap of policy directions explaining strategies to effectively implement them in the next 10 to 20 years. May 31, 2018 SNU Museum of Art Seeking Docents for Upcoming Exhibition The SNU Museum of Art is recruiting docent volunteers for its upcoming exhibition, “Oscillation: Between Korea and the United States.” May 24, 2018 Remembering Professor Kim Moon Hwan On May 21, Professor Kim Moon Hwan of the SNU Department of Aesthetics passed away at the age of 73. Having majored in Aesthetics at SNU for his undergraduate degree, Kim went on to pursue his Masters in Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany. May 24, 2018 New Korean Passport Designed by SNU Professor For the first time in 32 years, the South Korean passport cover will no longer sport its familiar green color. On May 2, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced plans to launch a new passport design by 2020. May 24, 2018 SNU College of Engineering Hosts ENNOvation TANK 2018 Program On May 14, the SNU College of Engineering announced the initiation of its ENNOvation Tank 2018 (ENNO-TANK) startup accelerator program sponsored by Hyundai Motors Genesis. May 24, 2018 SNU Career Development Center Hosts Coaching Session for International Students On April 5, the SNU Career Development Center hosted “Working in Korea,” a coaching session for SNU international students hoping to find work in Korea after their graduation. May 18, 2018 SNU Publishes ‘English Reference Guide for University Administrators’ On May 10, the SNU Academy of University Administration announced that it has published English Reference Guide for University Administrators, a guide to assist Korean university staff in better operating in a global context. May 18, 2018 Professor Kim Hodong and Professor Song Hokeun Appointed as Distinguished Professors On March 1, Professor Kim Hodong of the Department of Asian History and Professor Song Hokeun of the Department of Sociology were appointed as distinguished professors. These prestigious appointments were made in light of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to Korean society. May 18, 2018 Closing the Gender Gap: SNU Department of Economics to Hire its First Female Korean Professor On May 7, the Department of Economics announced it will be hiring its first female Korean professor, who will be appointed as early as Fall 2018. The department limited applicants to women for its recent faculty position opening in order to redress gender imbalance within the faculty. Currently, all 35 professors in the department are men. May 18, 2018 SNU Undergraduate Student First Author in Leading International Science Journal Eugenie Choe, undergraduate student of the SNU College of Medicine, was named first author of an article in Schizophrenia Research, a leading international journal in the field of neuropsychiatry. May 09, 2018 Student Body to have a Voice in Upcoming SNU Presidential Election For the first time in SNU history, the student body will have a say in the school’s presidential election, which will be held this year on May 10. May 03, 2018 International Faculty Association Holds Open Forum with SNU Presidential Finalists On April 27, the International Faculty Association (IFA) held an open discussion forum with the five SNU presidential candidates. The subject of the forum was the “Internationalization of SNU” and all members of the SNU community were invited to participate.