All posts tagged "SNU"

  • Kim Bo Mi (Yonhap)
    [HUFFPOST] Korea’s first-ever openly gay student council president interview

     BoMi Kim has been the student council president at Korea’s most prestigious university, Seoul National University, since late November. She is also the first college student council president to publicly reveal her sexual orientation in South Korea,...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Kim Bo-mi
    First lesbian student president elected at SNU

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A lesbian was elected Thursday as the student president of the nation’s top-ranked Seoul National University (SNU) for the first time in the school’s history. Kim Bo-mi, 23, who ran unopposed, was elected with...

    • Posted November 20, 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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  • Seoul National University's PyeongChang campus. (Yonhap)
    SNU staff to receive mandatory education on rights, sex

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Seoul National University (SNU), the most prestigious school in South Korea, will make it mandatory for all staff members to regularly take education courses on human rights and gender quality, the university said Thursday,...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • SNU Graduation
    Seoul ranked 10th best city for college students

    Paris, France topped the list Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), one of the most widely cited university ranking publications, recently listed Seoul, South Korea as 2014′s 10th best city for college students while Paris, France topped the list. The...

    • Posted November 28, 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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  • Seoul National University (Newsis)
    Seoul Natl University to hold admissions event in L.A.

    2 p.m. Sunday at Oxford Palace Hotel  Admissions officers from Seoul University will hold a presentation for at Oxford Palace Hotel at 2 p.m. Sunday. Designed for non-Korean citizens, the session will introduce the admission process to...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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