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  • [Weekly Insight]Introducing E-sports of Korea
    [Weekly Insight]Introducing E-sports of Korea
    With the advent of the computer and the Internet, people from all ages and nations have started to enjoy electronic games to spend their leisure time, taking a step back from their stressful daily lives. Electronic gaming has become a very popular trend recently, with its worldwide market size reaching almost 100 billion dollars in 2013. In the 21th century, electronic games ha...
  • No More Smoking on Campus?
    No More Smoking on Campus?
    “No smoking in here. You must pay a fine for lighting up in this area,” a police officer takes the ID of the smoker and takes the picture of the smoking scene. The reality is now harsh on smokers. Restaurants, Internet cafes, buildings, and even bars are now turning into non-smoking areas. Universities are not an exception. Although smoking on university campuses are self-r...
  • Software Aiming Your Musical Interests
    Software Aiming Your Musical Interests
    In accordance with the advancement of software development, what people demand from everyday programs has increased. In fact, we spend a considerable amount of time in using software, where we post our daily lives using SNS or purchase automated robot to help house chores. This is also the case when choosing products based on recommendations of the website or through comments m...
  • The Man Who Talks Baseball
    The Man Who Talks Baseball
    The thought of a career change rarely seems to be an option for people nowadays who prefer to live a stable life. It is no doubt the same for those in the sports world. There are, however, some obvious differences. At the beginning of an athlete’s career, things may be splendid. They receive attention and love from their adoring fans and can appear in lucrative commercials. The...
  • [Weekly Insight] It’s Baseball Time! The 2014 Baseball Championship
    [Weekly Insight] It’s Baseball Time! The 2014 Baseball Championship
    The 2014 Korea baseball season officially started on March 29. On that day, three games were held nationwide to the joy and excitement of baseball fans all over Korea. In this edition, Internet Hanyang News (IHN) explores Korea's Baseball Championship, the unique baseball culture of Korea, and some major stadiums in Seoul where students can easily visit. The Korean Baseball Ch...
  • The First Trophy Awaiting
    The First Trophy Awaiting
    Soccer has developed profoundly since its introduction by British people. Unlike soccer of the 1950s to 1980s, today's soccer is much more complex and even scientific. Computer programs and technologies help teams focus on their special tactics and formations. This is also the case with Hanyang University soccer team. With new manager Jae-kwon Chung, the team is working hard f...
  • To the Future: Designing Future Vehicles
    To the Future: Designing Future Vehicles
    How often does the average person imagine what the future will be like? For Takbeom Heogh (Industrial Design,3rd year) wondering about the future and imagining what everything will be like is part of his daily life. “As far back as I can remember I have always loved drawing spaceships. In fact, that is the reason why I chose my major; I wanted to be able to draw more realisti...
  • A New Horizon: the Korean Tourism Business
    A New Horizon: the Korean Tourism Business
    Take a minute to think of the tourist destinations in Korea. Some of you may come up with huge shopping malls, famous Korean restaurants, or even traditional villages. Others may think of Busan Haeundae beach or Hongdae streets. In fact, there are thousands of tourist destinations existing in Korea, some of which one might not even be aware of. To attract more people to the rar...
  • [Weekly insight] Adjusting to College Life in Korea
    [Weekly insight] Adjusting to College Life in Korea
    Welcoming globalization, Hanyang University (HYU) has been expanding its international cooperation and exchange programs. Consequently, an increasing number of international students are coming to HYU to take various courses offered in both English and Korean. As of 2013, HYU has admitted 826 exchanged students from leading universities in 49 countries. Some international stu...
  • Soldiers on Campus
    Soldiers on Campus
    On Feb. 20, a graduation ceremony was held at Hanyang University (HYU). Among the students in traditional cap and gowns were some graduates wearing military uniforms. This latter group consisted of future military officers, who a few days later, attended their commission ceremony at the HYU Olympic Stadium. These special graduates are part of the R.O.T.C. program, which stands ...
  • Saxophone Sound with Passion and Belief
    Saxophone Sound with Passion and Belief
    The saxophone is a family of woodwind instruments, invented by a Belgian instrument maker called Adolphe Sax in 1840. They are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece. The saxophone is commonly used in Jazz and classical music. Also, many artists look for their sound because they have this uniqueness which is a blend of delicacy and intensity. They easil...
  • Fashion with a Message
    Fashion with a Message
    When talking about art, we are all familiar with various forms of that all present their own messages that can be social, political, cultural, and/or historical. In fact, it is common for singers, movie directors, and painters to reflect social messages in their works, giving their personal views about certain social issues or phenomena. Perhaps less common, however, are fashi...
  • [Weekly Insight]Interested in Scholarships?
    [Weekly Insight]Interested in Scholarships?
    Hanyang University (HYU) has been offering a variety of scholarship programs for international students. Based on scholastic achievement at their previously attended institution, applicants at HYU have the opportunity to earn scholarships. Sadly, despite the obvious advantages of obtain such funding, many international students actually benefit as a result of not applying, due...
  • Business Lesson from Hanyang
    Business Lesson from Hanyang
    On Mar. 5th, 2014, the Danish Entrepreneurship Camp 2014 was held at the Engineering Center at the Seoul campus of Hanyang University, and was hosted by the Hanyang Graduate School of Technology Management (HYMOT). Celebrating the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and Denmark, HYMOT invited counselors and personnel of the Denmark Innovation Center, as well as ...
  • Hanyang in the World: Hanyang in the US Medical Field
    Hanyang in the World: Hanyang in the US Medical Field
    Established in 1967 with 80 students, the Hanyang University College of Medicine has produced thousands of alumni whose contributions to the development of various medical fields are well known in Korean society. Their work however, is not limited to the Korean peninsula. Currently, in addition to those doctors who have opened their own medical practice in the United States, m...
  • A Modern ‘Gayageumer’
    A Modern ‘Gayageumer’
    Korea is famous for its traditional musical instruments, from Haegeum, a Korean flute to a-jaeng that sounds like violin. These instruments all make unique sounds, and the term 'Gukak' is used today for expressing Korean music of the past. However, the Billboard chart of K-pop is fully booked with songs that have high-speed raps or lively electronic rhythms. Some people per...
  • [Weekly Insight]Admission into Prestigious Schools perceived to be worth the hardship
    [Weekly Insight]Admission into Prestigious Schools perceived to be worth the hardship
    It is a typical Korean high school graduation ceremony in Seoul. Apart from students who seem excited and enthusiastic about entering their long-awaited 20s and university entrance, some look pensive, even determined. Only after a few days have passed since graduation, these students head to well-known Hakwon, the Korean word for a private institute. Many of the well-known one...
  • Smart Tourism BK21
    Smart Tourism BK21
    With the number of tourists peaking over 12 million in 2013, the tourism industry has been noted as one of the most profitable sectors in the country. The government appreciating the significance of the industry added the tourism field to the human resource development program, BK21 PLUS (Brain Korea 21 program for Leading Universities and Students). BK21 PLUS funds and suppor...
  • There is No Royal ‘Age’ to Learning
    There is No Royal ‘Age’ to Learning
    There is a famous quote by a renowned British comedy writer Alexandra Potter from one of her books that states, “You’re never too old to learn. That’s when you get old, when you stop being fascinated by things, when you stop wanting to learn and explore.” Today, youth seems to have become a prerequisite and privilege for learning, but that was certainly not the case with Sook...
  • Fresh Water for Everyone, Everywhere
    Fresh Water for Everyone, Everywhere
    Clean, safe drinking water is scarce these days. Nearly one billion people in the developing world do not have access to it. We often take our seemingly endless supply of water for granted, by wasting it, and even paying too much to drink it from little plastic bottles. Water is the foundation of life. And yet today, around the world, far too many people can spend their entire ...

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