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Student Unions Declare War on University Campus Voyeurism

Student Unions Declare War on University Campus Voyeurism

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Student unions from a number of universities in Seoul are ramping up efforts to tackle the growing problem of voyeurism that is plaguing university campuses around the country. In the wake of the failure of universities and law enforcement to address the growing threat of voyeurism facing female students, student [...]

Students Volunteer between Classes to Earn Meal Plans for Needy Students

Students Volunteer between Classes to Earn Meal Plans for Needy Students

SEOUL, Jul. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — University students from seven universities in Korea are increasingly volunteering to work as part-timers between classes at various nearby workplaces to receive university meal plan tickets as wages, and donate them to students who are having financial difficulties. The volunteering is part of a venture-project that started at Hanyang [...]

Konkuk University Students Continue Guerrilla Gardening Tradition

Konkuk University Students Continue Guerrilla Gardening Tradition

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Forty guerrilla gardeners from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences at Konkuk University and eight elderly citizens planted flowers in a park at Ttukseom Recreation Area on May 31. Five university students from the department started guerrilla gardening in 2013, and the tradition has since spread, with all of the enrolled [...]

Konkuk Univ. Researchers Find Grape Seed Flour Positively Linked with Weight Loss

Konkuk Univ. Researchers Find Grape Seed Flour Positively Linked with Weight Loss

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A research team at Konkuk University has revealed the mechanism behind grape seed flour’s health benefits, which include preventing cholesterol increase and weight gain. According to a joint research paper by a team led by Prof. Nah Seung-Yeol and Prof. Kim Hyun-Sook in collaboration with Sonomaceuticals LLC/WholeVine Products, their findings suggest that [...]

China’s Fosun Group To Import Korea’s Premium Seniors’ Residence Brand

China’s Fosun Group To Import Korea’s Premium Seniors’ Residence Brand

SEOUL, Dec 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Fosun Group is set to spur the establishment of Konkuk University’s senior’s residence brand in China, said Kim Kyung-hee, chairperson of Konkuk University on December 24. Konkuk University is currently operating ‘The Classic 500,’ a senior housing complex that offers premium medical services and hotel-style living services in Seoul. [...]