All posts tagged "Seoul National University"

  • Kim Bo-mi
    Seoul Natl University student body presidential candidate comes out as lesbian

    By Tae Hong The lone candidate for student body president at Seoul National University, South Korea’s top institution, came out as a lesbian during a campaign meeting on campus Thursday. Kim Bo-mi, 23, is a consumer and...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Seoul National University's PyeongChang campus. (Yonhap)
    Seoul National University to require payments from professors with side jobs

    By Kim Se-jeong Seoul National University (SNU) is considering making it mandatory for professors who have positions outside the university as directors of private companies to give part of their income to the university. The move is...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Seoul National University (Yonhap)
    SNU opens school for North, South Korean students and teachers

    By Kim Bo-eun Seoul National University’s Unification Education Research Center is opening a school that will welcome both students and teachers from North and South Korea. The three-month program, which students attend every other Saturday, begins this...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Seoul National University (Yonhap)
    N. Korean defector gets accepted to Seoul National University

    By Lee Ji-hye A North Korean defector surnamed Kim has been admitted to the prestigious Seoul National University (SNU) for this year. Kim ran away from North Korea three years ago and started freshman year classes in...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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  • The 53-year-old professor at Seoul National University (C) is questioned by reporters before attending a prosecution probe into sexual abuse charges on Dec. 3, 2014. (Yonhap)
    SNU professor indicted for habitual sexual abuse

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A professor at the country’s top-ranked university was indicted and detained Monday on suspicions that he had sexually harassed several female students over the past six years, prosecutors said. The 53-years-old mathematics professor at...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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    US schools dominate new global university rankings, SNU rates No. 72

    1-Harvard, 2-MIT, 3-UC Berkeley, 4-Stanford, 7-CalTech, 8-UCLA, 10-Columbia U.S. World & News Report released its first “Best Global Universities” ranking of 500 institutions from 49 countries. The ranking compiled the list taking into account 10 factors, the...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • A classroom at Incheon National University
    Seoul National University students criticized for sexism

    A group of Seoul National University (SNU) students are in hot water for using a controversial name during a school competition, OhmyNews reported. The controversy began at SNU’s fall festival last week. During an online gaming tournament,...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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