SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY NEWSLETTER
Dec. 30, 2022
A Response to the Future of Korea and the World, Seoul National University Institute for Future Strategy
On February 24th (Thu), the opening ceremony of Seoul National University Institute for Future Strategy was held at Room No. 107 of Wooseok Economics Hall (Bldg. No. 223) in Gwanak Campus.
Cultural Diversity and Social Contribution: SNU’s SHANUM
SNU is increasingly becoming populated with people from various nationalities and backgrounds. In response to these changes, a diverse coalition of SNU members have been contributing to the community through the SHANUM (SNU + nanum, “sharing” in Korean) Multicultural Society for Social Responsibility.
SNU Strengthens its Research in Science Studies by Establishing the Department of Science Studies
As the role of science and technology increases in modern society, the need for science studies is growing. Responding to this need, SNU has established the Department of Science Studies within the College of Natural Sciences in effect creating an institutional foundation for international level research activities in the field.
Seoul National University Grants Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy to Chairman Bang Si-Hyuk
Seoul National University awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in business administration to Chairman HYBE Bang Si-Hyuk, who contributed greatly to enhancing the status of Korea by developing Korea's K-POP into the world's best pop culture.
An Intelligent Assistant for International SNU Members - SNUgle-i
In order to ensure that the international members of SNU adjust comfortably to both life at SNU and in Korea, the SNU Office of International Affairs (OIA) started running a one-stop service system for international members.
Seoul National University’s Rise in World University Rankings
SNU attained 29th, the hightest rankings ever in QS World University Rankings.
SNU Selected as 「Workplace of the Year」 by THE Awards Asia 2022
Seoul National University was selected as the 「Workplace of the Year」 by THE Awards Asia 2022, based on the performance of the SNU junior board operation for university innovation.
Director General of the International Vaccine Institute Jerome H. Kim Appointed to New Endowed Chair in SNU
Seoul National University appointed Jerome H. Kim, Director General of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), to new Endowed Chair.
Content to catch your eyes: the YouTube Series “SNU Catch”
Seoul National University’s official YouTube channel currently has been rewarded with a Silver Button for its 130,000 subscribers, with a recent surge of interest due to the SNU Catch series.
June Huh, Alumni of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Wins the Fields Medal which is the Most Honorable Award in Mathematics
Professor June Huh (Princeton University) won the Fields Medal, the best honor in mathematics, for the first time as a scholar from the Korean mathematics society at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians.
Spring Festivities Return Offline with SNU Festival: Homecoming
After almost three years of online events, the university festival returned offline with this year’s spring festival “SNU Festival: Homecoming.” The title intended to emphasize the festival’s offline comeback
Commemorating the Reformers: Honorary Diplomas Given to Seven Pro-democracy Activists
The 76th Summer Commencement Ceremony took place on August 29 and seven of these activists, who were not able to graduate due to disenrollment from school or death during the democratization movement, received an honorary diploma.
[Meet the President] Seoul National University conquered Korea - now it's aiming for the world
The SNU president talked about Seoul National University’s approach to globalization and how the school, which is the top Korean university based on world rankings, is striving to do even better.
SNU Grants Honorary Doctorate Degree to Thomas Bach, the IOC President
Seoul National University (President Oh Se-Jung) awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Sports Management to Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), for his dedication to creating a peaceful and harmonious world through sports
The SNU Institute for Culture and Arts, a Cultural Venue for Everyone Where Anything can be Transformed into Art
The Power Plant, formerly a facility that provided electricity and heating for the Gwanak Campus, has been repurposed into a cultural center pumping cultural energy into the campus and society.
"The Grass Square," the Center of Campus, is back after 20 months
On December 14 (Wednesday), the grass square in front of the administration building officially opened.
The SNU Career Development Center Organizes a Series of Field Trips!
Co-curator of “Daily Life Not So Simple” Francoise Docquiert: : On Emerging Artists in the French Art Scene
The Twists and Turns of Multiple Majors: The Academic Advising Center’s Multiple Major Conference
The College of Education’s AI Education Strengthening Project, Preparing for the Education of the Future
2022 Academic Festival Held at the College of Human Ecology
Conversation with Daniel Dae Kim: Korean Entertainment in the Age of Globalization
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