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S. Korean Students Propose Talks with Students of Top N. Korean School on Exchanges

S. Korean Students Propose Talks with Students of Top N. Korean School on Exchanges

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A student committee at Seoul National University (SNU) on Friday proposed holding talks with its counterpart at Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s most prestigious school of higher learning, in Pyongyang this year to promote exchanges between students of the two schools. The committee seeking inter-Korean exchanges in cooperation [...]

S. Korea Approves SNU Students’ Exchanges with North

S. Korea Approves SNU Students’ Exchanges with North

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The Unification Ministry on Tuesday gave the green light for students of Seoul National University to contact students of Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s most prestigious school of higher learning, to discuss academic exchanges, the South Korean university’s students said. The approval, coming amid increasingly warming ties between [...]

S. Korean University Students Push for Exchanges with North

S. Korean University Students Push for Exchanges with North

SEOUL, Jun. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Students of Seoul National University (SNU) said Friday that they have asked the Ministry of Unification to approve contact with students of Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s most prestigious school of higher learning, to discuss academic exchanges. The SNU students, who recently launched a promotion committee for inter-Korean [...]

Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Shoppers with a heightened awareness of harmful chemical substances used in consumer products are driving sales of high-end skincare products that are mostly hypoallergenic and rely on naturally derived ingredients. Beautyshop-and-drugstore chain Olive Young announced Q1 revenue generated from such products was 200 percent higher than in the preceding [...]

Professor Says Men Are Rejecting Feminism Due to Victim Mentality

Professor Says Men Are Rejecting Feminism Due to Victim Mentality

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A Seoul National University professor claims men are rejecting feminism due to the idea that they are the victims. Professor Kim Soo-ah at Seoul National University said that the discourse of reverse sexism against women is dominating online communities and the comment sections of news websites during the conference on [...]

Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Faculty at the elite Seoul National University business school have created a new class teaching corporate ethics that will be a core requirement for students going forward. Starting this spring term, the class, titled “Corporate Philosophy and Ethics” will be mandatory for business management students in their freshman year. [...]

Researchers at SNU Develop Self-Learning Turbine Monitoring Technology

Researchers at SNU Develop Self-Learning Turbine Monitoring Technology

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers at Seoul National University have developed a new monitoring system for turbines at power plants, the first of its kind in the world. The research team led by professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Yoon Byung-dong said on Monday it had developed a turbine monitoring system capable of self-learning [...]

Collegians Develop Trampoline to Produce Compressed Air for Dental Use

Collegians Develop Trampoline to Produce Compressed Air for Dental Use

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of engineering students at Seoul National University has developed a trampoline designed to produce compressed air that could help dentists in developing countries power high-speed equipment used for treatment, the university said Tuesday. The team, led by Kim Jae-in, a student in the Mechanical Aviation Engineering Department [...]