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  • [Weekly Insight] Korean Social Network Services
    [Weekly Insight] Korean Social Network Services
    In modern life, Social Network Services (SNS) have come to play a powerful role in people’s lives. SNS including sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter reflect the daily lives, hobbies, and values of a multitude of SNS users. As people communicate their personal news, social issues, and political views online, their comments and uploads can quickly spread through SNS. The...
  • Making IT Global in Asia
    Making IT Global in Asia
    On June 25, the 14th meeting of the International Conference on IT Applications and Management (ITAM) was held at Ewha’s Woman’s University, hosted by Nam-jae Cho (Professor, Business Administration) of Hanyang University (HYU).. With the goal of continuously hosting an international conference with the broad theme of “information technology applications and management” led by ...
  • Communicating through Architecture
    Communicating through Architecture
    It has been known that usually, architects become famous after 70 year old mark. The amount of time and effort it takes to become a well-known architect is enormous and often requires a long period of time. Even then, there is no guarantee for success. But there are exceptions for extremely talented individuals who have gained renown at a relatively early age. In recognition ...
  • Learning Law through a Different Approach
    Learning Law through a Different Approach
    The majority of people are interested in art but few actual do more than appreciate it at least once in their lifetimes. However, it is usually artists themselves or expert art critics that specialize in art who usually write books about art, sharing their thoughts, feelings, or criticisms. them. However, there is one professor who stands out in this regard, Chan-un Park (Law, ...
  • [Weekly insight] Living with Beasts from Legends
    [Weekly insight] Living with Beasts from Legends
    There are many mysteries in the world and legends are often created to explain them. Stories are passed down across generations and they are an integral part of traditional culture. Korea has its share of myths and legends. In them, a variety of mythical creatures appear to either help the protagonist or play the role of the antagonist. Each Korean mythical creature has its own...
  • The Effects of Our Clicks
    The Effects of Our Clicks
    The semester has ended, and many students have rejoiced and welcomed the summer holiday, while others may have had a rather gloomy start over their grades. Whether you are the type who is eager to check out your final scores or the type nervously hovering over the ‘view’ button, every student needs to go through a final stage to see their grades: course evaluation. This week, I...
  • Dream on T-shirts (D.O.T)
    Dream on T-shirts (D.O.T)
    Officially established in January 2015, Dream on T-shirts (DOT) is a business started up by Hanyang University (HYU) students, Baran Shin (Art Education, 4th yr) and a friend. The two students have worked together as co-CEOs and co-workers to design, make, sell, and donate through their business. DOT sells shirts, hoodies, pencil cases, ecobags and pouches that are simple in de...
  • Walk on Roads Unventured
    Walk on Roads Unventured
    From being a producer for a broadcasting company, bartender, composer, professor, and finally the president of the Seoul Arts Center, the most famed arts and performance center in Korea. This is not the average job experience of one man, especially in Korea where his or her first job is most likely the last job of a life. Yet, all these keywords have to be taken into account to...
  • [Weekly insight]Korea’s own hip-hop
    [Weekly insight]Korea’s own hip-hop
    It seems that today, the most popular music trend in Korea is hip-hop. From Show Me the Money to Unpretty Rapstars, which were two hugely popular hip-hop audition TV shows, hip-hop has become a daily topic in the pop scene, in news, TV programs, movies, and various other media. Even on the street, familiar rhymes and beats often flow the air. This week, Internet Hanyang News (I...
  • Health and Sweat for Hanyangians
    Health and Sweat for Hanyangians
    When trying to keep fit, it is definitely important to keep a good diet. The food one eats is digested to provide nutrients essential for the health, and the amount one intakes is an important factor in keeping bodies in shape. Essentially, having a balanced daily diet is one of the easiest ways to keep in shape. Another, more effective but difficult way to improve one’s body ...
  • Healthcare Architecture
    Healthcare Architecture
    Due to the recent outbreak of MERS (Middle East Repertory Syndrome) in Korea, controversies have arisen over how hospitals have been or should be fulfilling their responsibilities. One of the concerns that have been pointed out involves the architectural structure of hospitals. Some argue that the physical structures of hospitals have been inadequate in protecting patients an...
  • The Stage is My Life, My Life is the Stage
    The Stage is My Life, My Life is the Stage
    If you ever took a walk around the main sports grounds of Hanayng University, you may have heard singing from a building nearby. The college of music, ranging from traditional music to piano majors, is filled with passionate students indulged in the musical world. An alumni of the department of music and well-known opera singer, Juho Woo (Department of Voice, 91’) recently play...
  • Korean Global Corporations
    Korean Global Corporations
    In the center of Times Square, New York, is a sign of Samsung Corporation, which is a sight that was hard to imagine about two decades ago. As South Korea continues to rapidly develop, its local companies, many with humble beginnings, are fast becoming global entities. Recognition for this feat however, was not render until fairly recently. Among Korea’s international corporati...
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
    Currently, Korea is on red alert, due to the newly introduced disease, MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). The number of people wearing masks outdoors has been rising rapidly since last week, and over 120 schools have already closed down in Seoul. With diagnosed patients and quarantined people increasing, fear is arising in the streets of Korea. However, is this really som...
  • Becoming One with the World through Theater
    Becoming One with the World through Theater
    A considerable number of people around the world have watched, or at least would like to watch, a theater performance. Although not as popular as movies these days, theaters are still enjoyed by large audiences because it is often seen as way to fully express oneself. Hanyang University (HYU) is renowned in this field as it has an excellent Film and Theater major that many st...
  • Publishing Small and Big Plays
    Publishing Small and Big Plays
    Hanyang University’s (HYU) Department of Theater and Cinema is known to be different from other universities in many ways. The department at HYU is smaller than others, and has a limited number of students who train within a studious atmosphere. Following the curriculum, students of the department study and practice the academia of theater and cinema in various ways. The mos...
  • [Weekly Insight] The Cheonggyecheon We Know of Today
    [Weekly Insight] The Cheonggyecheon We Know of Today
    If you have been in Korea for a while, you have probably had a chance to sightsee around Seoul. Tourist attractions you have probably visited include Gwanghwamun Square in Jongno-gu to see GyeongBokGung (GyeongBok Palace), Gwanghwamun (GwangHwa Gate) or to view the statues of King Sejong and Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and the corresponding museum underground. If not yet explored, anot...
  • Promoting For The Benefit Of Others
    Promoting For The Benefit Of Others
    Hanyang University (HYU) is one of the most well-known universities providing high quality education and programs to undergraduate and graduate level students. However, there is a problem in that not many HYU students are fully aware of the various programs that their university provides for the sake of their own benefit. Therefore, HYU has set up a group that actively promotes...
  • Voice of Harmony - With HYU
    Voice of Harmony - With HYU
    The volunteering group comprised of Hanyang University (HYU) alumni, With HYU, organized an orchestra last year, and this year, they established a chorus team. To learn more about them, Internet Hanyang News (IHN) met up with the conductor of the chorus, Jinsung Kim (Composition,’75). He is an alum as well as a professor at HYU who has opened one of the most popular courses, ...
  • “No Pain, No Gain”
    “No Pain, No Gain”
    When Internet Hanyang News (IHN) met with Minsu Park (Gymnastics, 3rd yr), a young talent and the future of Korean gymnastics, it was clear that he had a high 'bars' for his standards. "I don't want to be the 'next' someone else. I want to be the first Minsu Park," said Park during the interview as he unfolded his story of taking an ongoing challenge to becoming the world champ...

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