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  • [Weekly Insight] Stolen Heritage
    [Weekly Insight] Stolen Heritage
    Although a comparatively small territory, Korea has a rich cultural history that includes numerous tangible items of great interest both at home and abroad. The history of Korea is as turbulent as it is colorful, with many dramatic ups and downs throughout its 4,500 years. The warfare during the period of the Three Kingdoms (57BC – 668AD), the upheavals throughout the Jo...
  • First Bitcoin Store Newly-opened on Campus
    First Bitcoin Store Newly-opened on Campus
    Efforts to simplify payment systems have always been an important task for humankind throughout history. From bartering of early humans to the contemporary credit card system, paying methods have developed dramatically. In 2009, another means of payment called 'Bitcoin' was also first introduced to society. It focuses on efficiency and the profitability of both buyers and selle...
  • Let the Children Move & Learn
    Let the Children Move & Learn
    Imagine a 4 year old boy is playing a game of tag with his mother. While chasing his mother, the boy recognizes her and can easily find her. Playing this for about 40 minutes, he is building a strong relationship with his mother while also developing his senses and getting exercise. In another example, imagine seven year old boys gathering to play a game of mini-soccer. Under ...
  • From a Promising Researcher to a Teacher
    From a Promising Researcher to a Teacher
    Every year, L’Oreal and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) together select female researchers who contributed in the field of science in each region and award them for improving the position of women in science. This year, the professor of Life Science, Jiwon Shim received the L’Oreal-UNESCO International Fellowship Award for engaging in ...
  • [Weekly insight] Delaying Graduation
    [Weekly insight] Delaying Graduation
    For those who are familiar with the current Korean university setting, recognizable is the trend for an increasing number of Korean university students to postpone their graduation even if all the necessary graduation requirements have been fulfilled. This trend began to emerge in Korea after the economic crisis of 1997, and the number of university graduation postponement...
  • Books Bringing Cultures Together
    Books Bringing Cultures Together
    Without doubt, reading is considered by many to be important for one’s intellectual growth and knowledge accumulation. Reading is fundamental and is an activity recommended and often assigned to students all around the world. Yet for some, reading is a difficult habit to pick up. In order to inspire students to participate in more reading activities, Hanyang University’s Paik...
  • For the Heart-Touching Finale
    For the Heart-Touching Finale
    Ki-Seok Kwon (Piano, '14) is a proud pianist that has taken Hanyang University's College of Music to a higher level. He was Hanyang's first and only prize winner placing 3rd place at the 2013 Busan MBC Concours, which is considered one of the three most prestigious piano Concours in Korea along with Donga Concours and Jung-Ang Concours. Kwon took home awards in countless othe...
  • A Society without Academic Ranks
    A Society without Academic Ranks
    "It was a time of two sets of different values coexisting," was Chang's answer to the question about how she could describe her university years. According to her, the keyword back in her time for university students was "freedom," as it was a turbulent period under Korean military dictatorship, and students were fighting for a democratic society. Notices indicating the closin...
  • [Weekly Insight] Reproducing the Past
    [Weekly Insight] Reproducing the Past
    Korea's lengthy history is filled with historical figures, events, and painful memories. The first settlement was founded about five-thousand years ago and Korea has developed its own unique cultural identity since then. Therefore, Reproducing reproducing historical affairs is highly wanted by drama and movie producers of Korea. More and more producers of broadcasting stations ...
  • The Teachers' Melody
    The Teachers' Melody
    From drums to electric guitars and synthesizers, a music band is typically a symbol of youth with new generations of music regularly popping up. But every once in while a band comes along that breaks the mold. At the Hanyang ERICA campus, there is a band composed of professors that delivers unexpected yet very familiar music and voices. Meet ERICA Teachers (E.T.), the one and o...
  • Metal Designing with Passion
    Metal Designing with Passion
    In modern society where wants and desires can be satiated more quickly than in the past, product designers are encountering an increasing demand for new products with more functions than ever before. Metal crafter, Park Yeyeon, who graduated from the Hanyang University (HYU) Graduate School of Metal Design in February 2014, is well aware of such demands and is already known h...
  • For the Better Education
    For the Better Education
    Many people put so much effort in planning their future but rarely do they get to achieve what they set out for themselves to do. Often times life takes unexpected turns and people get to places which may or may not be better for them. For the founder of The Naeum Idea House, Jungsup Shim (English Education, Master's program) the turning point was the economic crisis in 1997. T...
  • [Weekly Insight] Beat the Heat
    [Weekly Insight] Beat the Heat
    While experiencing the hot and extremely humid weather of Korea, the month of August can seem like a nightmare. However, it is also a time to enjoy for many music lovers, especially fans of rock 'n' roll. This is because of the various rock festivals that are lined up with a number of popular singers and bands that might normally be difficult to see in Korea. Queen, Ozzy Osbou...
  • The International Summer School Graduation Ceremony
    The International Summer School Graduation Ceremony
    After one short month filled with a variety of cultural and academic programs, the Hanyang International Summer School (HISS) successfully concluded recently with its ggrams, the Hremony in the Paiknam Concert Hall on July 25th. “Why is it important to travel? It’s about the experience and growth we can only get from experiencing other cultures. I came to Korea because I wante...
  • Cheerful Journey from Sydney to London
    Cheerful Journey from Sydney to London
    A long journey was taken from Sydney to London. “My next step is Brazil. I’m looking forward to it,” said Kim. Serving as a captain of both the North and South Korea’s Olympic cheerleading squad, Dong-soo Kim (Education, ’91) met with Internet Hanyang News (IHN) to tell his story.It all started from SydneyAfter Kim had graduated from Hanyang University (HYU), he went to Sydney...
  • Branding Hospitals
    Branding Hospitals
    A company’s brand, simply put, is its promise to its customers. It is the comprehensive outlook of how the customer perceives a company that tells him or her of what to expect from its products and services. When we think of the automobile manufacturer, BMW, for example, we see the company as a German carmaker that makes top-notch, high quality cars, and expect the same in the...
  • [Weekly Insight] Confucianism in Korea
    [Weekly Insight] Confucianism in Korea
    Loyalty to the family and the stateMany visitors to Korea are surprised at how Korean society on the surface appears to be like one big family, and not just a country where many people simply live together. In fact, some have mentioned how they sense a feeling of common sentiment that connects Koreans together, which normally would be observed in individual families. Indeed...
  • A Letter from Cambodia Part 4
    A Letter from Cambodia Part 4
    Every story has its end and so does the With Hanyang's volunteering program in Cambodia. After the team's arrival in Sihanoukville on July 5, the 4th With Hanyang overseas volunteering program members did their best to spread their message of love and hope by providing various forms of assistance to the local community for seven days and eight nights. Each of the five teams did...
  • Targeting Elaborate Information Processing
    Targeting Elaborate Information Processing
    From drums to electric guitars and synthesizers, a music band is typically a symbol of youth with new generations of music regularly popping up. But every once in while a band comes along that breaks the mold. At the Hanyang ERICA campus, there is a band composed of professors that delivers unexpected yet very familiar music and voices. Meet ERICA Teachers (E.T.), the one and o...
  • It’s Time for Global Blog Reporters
    It’s Time for Global Blog Reporters
    Would you believe the story of a girl from Paraguay who is now engaged in promoting the usage of Korean agricultural products throughout the world? Veronica Lopez (Media Communication, 4th yr) said, “I love Korea and my favorite food is soft tofu stew.” Who is this girl and what is her story? In this edition, Internet Hanyang News (IHN) met with Veronica.aT blog reportersKorea ...



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