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2017-12 13

[Event]2017 Farewell Party for Foreign Students at Hanyang University

On the night of December 19th at 6pm, a farewell party for foreign friends will be conducted by the Office of International Affairs and will be held on the 5th floor of Grace Hall in the Alumni Association Building. In the International Building, room 218, any foreign students from Hanyang University can buy tickets. Only 150 tickets will be offered on a first-come first-served basis. * A graduate-to-be can receieve a free ticket.

2017-12 07

[Admission ]A 2018 Hanyang University Essay Entrance Exam Science & Engineering Departments

On December 2, a 2018 essay entrance exam on science & engineering department was conducted at Seoul campus of Hanyang University, Seongdong-gu, Seoul. Hanyang conducted the 2018 susi essay test for two days from December 2. 34,710 students applied for the exam and the competition rate for the admission is 87.65: 1. ▲ Applicants are making the final review on 2018 essay entrance exam conducted at Seoul campus, Hanyang University, Seongdong-gu, Seoul. ▲ The supervisor is confirming student's identity on the 2018 essay exam for science & engieering departments. ▲ Students who took the 2018 essay exam are passing through the campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul ▲ Students who took the 2018 essay exam are passing through the campus in Seongdong-gu, Seou ▲ Students who took the 2018 essay exam are passing through the campus in Seongdong-gu, Seou

2017-12 07

[Event]A Creative Play 'Diamond Rain' by Department of Theater and Film Performed from the 14th

The creative play 'Diamond Rain', the regular workshop showcase of 2017 fall semester, by Hanyang University Department of Theater and Film will be played from December 14th (Thursday) to Saturday 16th (Saturday) at Seoul Campus Olympic Gymnasium Black Box Theater. 'Diamond Rain' is a story of prince from a happy palace feeling burdened and lonely due to the expectation of those who believe in a legend that "when the king rule the kingdom well, the diamond rain will fall in the kingdom". The story develops when this prince meets a cheerful girl and the prince of the dwarf star. This play was directed by Kim Sun-bin (Department of Theater and Film 16). Lee Hyo-joo (Department of Theater and Film 16) plays the prince, Choi Hwa-hyun (Department of Theater and Film 16) plays the boy, Kim Yu-ri (Department of Theater and Film 16) plays the girl and the teacher, Han Hyun-gu (Department of Theater and Film 16) plays the doctor and uncle, and Park Yu-bin (Department of Theater and Film 17) plays the babysitter. Advising professors are Kwon Yong, Jo Han-joon, and Ban Neung-ki from the Department of Theater and Film. All performances are free of charge. Weekday performances are at 7 pm, weekend performances are at 2 pm and 6 pm. For tickets and information call or text 010-2934-1070 ▲Poster of the creative play 'Diamond Rain' ▲Information of the creative play 'Diamond Rain'

2017-12 07

[Admission ]A 2018 Hanyang University Essay Entrance Exam Humanities & Business Departments

On the morning of December 2, an 2018 essay entrance exam on humanities ‧ business departments was conducted at Seoul campus of Hanyang University, Seongdong-gu, Seoul. Hanyang conducted the 2018 early essay test for two days from December 2. 34,710 students applied for the test and the competition rate for the admission is 87.65: 1. ▲ In the morning of the 2nd, students are checking the test venue with the help of guides ▲ Students are confirming the test venue on the 2018 essay exam for humanities ‧ business departments. ▲ Students are making the final inspection ahead of the start of the exam on the 2018 essay eest on humanities ‧ business departments. ▲ Students are making the final inspection ahead of the start of the exam on the 2018 essay exam for humanities ‧ business departments. ▲ Students are making the final inspection ahead of the start of the exam on the 2018 essay test on humanities ‧ business department. ▲ The supervisor is confirming students’ identity on the 2018 essay exam for humanities ‧ business departments. ▲ Students who took the 2018 essay test on humanities ‧ business department are passing through the campus in Hanyang University, Seongdong-gu, Seoul

2017-11 29

[Performance]Hanyang selected for excellence in ‘Youth Dream University Ranking’ for 3 consecutive times

Hanyang University received the highest evaluation in the ‘2017 Youth Dream University Rankings’ by Dong-A Daily, the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the Korea Employment information Agency and the research firm Macromill Embrain. The Youth Dream University evaluation was held for four consecutive year since 2013. This evaluation was converted to a biennial evaluation after its 3rd assessment in 2015, and this year marked the 4th appraisal. Hanyang University was selected in the ‘Best’ category for three consecutive times following 2014 and 2015. The evaluation of universities focuses on how efficiently and actively the top-ranked universities with excellent educational conditions support students' employment and start-up foundation. This year, 45 universities, which had passed the first evaluation among 227 four-year universities in Korea, were evaluated in terms of the total of 30 indicators including infrastructure, curriculum, service, and network, and were divided into ‘Best’ ‘Good’ and ‘Fair’ category. 10 universities selected as the 'Best Youth Dream University' are Hanyang University, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Dongguk University, Sogang University, Sunmoon University, Sungkyunkwan University, Soonchunhyang University, Soongsil University, Chungang University and Korea Technology Education University. Among the evaluation index, Hanyang University received the highest score of 87.7 points among the top 10 universities in 'infrastructure' sector, which evaluates university’s career, employment, start-up support plans, personnel and organization, and bachelor's system. Also, according to the evaluation of curriculum for career, employment and entrepreneurship, Hanyang University received 82.1 points for 'education' sector, 80.6 points for 'network', and 74.5 points for 'service'. Dong-A Daily article on November 28 states that Hanyang University, which was selected as the best ‘Youth Dream University’ of this year, has developed more sophisticated programs to support student’s employment and start-ups than the evaluation in 2015 by introducing HY-CDP (Career Development Program).HY-CDP is an online platform which students can manage their career from entrance to graduation. It provides all the information necessary for employment including 100,000 companies’ DB, employment information and 18,000 smart learning from job eligibility test. Based on the information, a personalized capacity report is created by combining the figures based on the big data and the combined assessment of employment counseling. The advisor introduces the types of job or companies which suit students who are be able to prepare for graduation. A total of 15 universities were selected as ‘Good’ Category are: Gachon University, Konkuk University, Korea University, Kookmin University, Dankook University, Busan Catholic University, Sangmyung University, Sookmyung Women's University, Ajou University, Ewha Womans University, Incheon University, Inha University, Korea University of Technology, Hallym University and Hoseo University . 20 universities selected for the ‘Fair’ category are Kyungsang University, Kyunghee University, Keimyung University, Kwangwoon University, Daegu Catholic University, Daegu University, Dongduk University, Pusan National University, Seoul National University of Technology, University of Seoul, Sejong University, Yeungnam University, Woosong University, Ulsan University, Chonnam University, Jeju University, Changwon University, Chungbuk University, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Hanbat University.

2017-11 27

[Notice]“HY GLOBAL MARKET” Flea Market Held on December 4th

HY GLOBAL MARKET, a flea market event to support immigrant women residing in Korea will be held in front of the Clock Tower Pavilion of Engineering Building Ⅰ, Seoul Campus on Monday, December 4th. This flea market is filled with items donated by Hanyang and WE-HY supporters and foreign students from College of Engineering will be participated as sellers. The proceeds will be donated to the Korean Migrant Women Human Rights Center under the name of all donors. Donations will be accepted until Tuesday, November 28 and donated to Main Hall 402 (Hanyang Women's Center for Human Resource Development) of Seoul Campus Industrial Center. For more information about events and donations, please contact the Administration Team of the College of Engineering (02-2220-0296) or the Center for the Advancement of Female Engineers (02-2220-1632 ~ 4). ▲‘HY GLOBAL MARKET’ poster

2017-11 10

[Academics][Excellent R&D] Kim Doo-seop (Department of Sociology)

As of last year, there were more than 1.71 million foreign residents in Korea, which is 3.4% of the total population. The number of marriage migrants, also known as multicultural marriages, is also a large part of the total population at around 150,000. Professor Kim Doo-seop (Department of Sociology) has built a foundation for migrant research since establishing the ‘CSMR Multiculture Institute’ in 2011. This year, Hanyang University SSK Multicultural Research Project was selected as a project to enter the large-scale stage. ▲On the 6th, News H met Professor Kim Doo-seop (Department of Sociology) and discussed the contents of the SSK multiculture research project and the selected items to enter the large-scale stage. An ongoing process of building data on foreign migrants Unlike conventional wisdom, Korea is becoming a country where various cultures coexist. As mentioned above, nearly 4% of the total population are foreign residents or marriage migrants. Socio-scientific research on this phenomenon is crucial but various data such as related literatures should be preceded. Since 2011, Professor Kim's research team has built a foundation for migrant research through archives and database construction. In addition, he published four academic books on marriage immigrants and migrant workers, ten books on foreigners' statistics, and 54 papers in domestic and international journals. He has also internationally carried out other academic activities such as academic conferences, joint seminars, a colloquium, and academic presentations. Recently, as a result of the examination by the Korea Research Foundation, the SSK multicultural research project of Hanyang University was recognized as a significant research project with its importance and timeliness and selected as a large-scale research progect. This selection has been applied since last September and will receive research funds of 580 million won per year over the next four years. The name was also changed from 'CSMR Multicultural Institute' to 'CSMR Multiculture Management Center'. Professor Kim 's research team will expand the research project. A leap forward as a hub for immigrant and multicultural research First, the archive for migrants and DB construction, which have been done in the past, will continue to be supplemented. By August 31, the research team has collected about 1,300 related papers in the CSMR archive and will be adding future papers and constantly supplementing the search menu. The research subjects have also been expanded to set targets for collecting data on ethnic minorities abroad. Until now, archives and databases have been organized mainly on problems related to domestic issues such as multicultural families, marriage migrants, migrant workers, multicultural children, foreign students, etc. By expanding the study's target groups and diversifying the construction data, the center pursues stepping up to a global DB center for multiculture. In addition, the center plans to expand exchanges with scholars and research institutes in Korea and abroad and also exert their active efforts to nurture students by linking with the in-school research institute and graduate school curriculum. In line with the name of the Multiculture Management Center, they will ultimately make a leap into the hub of multicultural research and immigrants who have formed networks with major research institutes and scholars in the world. ▲ Professor Kim Doo-seop said, "We will contribute to policy alternatives and social consensus through future research." Professor Kim said, "The center provides a center for research on migrants through document archives and DB construction" and added, “It is meaningful to promote research through various interdisciplinary approaches and to form an international network of migrants and multicultural researchers. " Furthermore, he stated that the ultimate goal of the study is to contribute to the accumulation of demographic knowledge on migration and multiculturalism that Korean society faces and to provide policy alternatives and social consensus through ongoing activities of the Multiculture Management Center.

2017-11 10

[Academics][Excellent R & D] Professor Lee Sang-hoon (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine)

Chronic diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, diabetes, dementia, and degenerative arthitis, cannot be cured and should be managed for life. To treat this, stem cells are being studied in medicine. Professor Lee Sang-hoon (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine) has been conducting research on embryonic stem cell research for treatment of chronic diseases at the Medical Research Center (MRC) of Hanyang University since 2008. He will carry out further research until 2024. ▲ On November 6th, News H visited Prof. Lee Sang-hoon (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine) and talked about stem cell and tissue regeneration research. (Source: Professor Lee Sang-hoon) Increased understanding of stem cells The relationship between chronic diseases and stem cell research is inevitable. First, in order for the disease to be treated, it is necessary to restore the cells that have been damaged by the disease. The reason why chronic diseases are not treated is because the damaged tissue is an organ that can not be recovered by the human body itself. Neurons and brain cells are destroyed, or genetic problems do not occur due to specific hormones, making a cure impossible. But there is a possibility. If the patient's stem cells can be cloned and cultured well, the cells can theoretically be differentiated into desired cells. Professor Lee has studied the theoretical techniques in detail. In 2008, Hanyang University MRC (Medical Research Council) conducted a research on the basic mechanism of stem cells under the name 'Stem Cell Control Research Center'. In detail, stem cells are cultured, and the number of stem cells is differentiated into tissue cells. Professor Lee conducted a 'stem cell behavior control study' that controlled this behavior. Since the study of stem cells at the time was at the beginning stage, he has been working on the mechanism of how a series of processes take place. Based on the research, he will carry out this research project. First of all, this research project will continue the basic mechanism research. In addition to the existing understanding, he will improve the understanding of stem cells, the understanding of the differentiation process, and the plan to apply it to other fields such as stem cells. ▲ Professor Lee's team will continue to study for higher stem cell understanding. (Source: Professor Lee Sang-hoon) Clinical application, industrialization and internationalization Through this project, his research team will receive a total of 7 billion research grants for seven years, one billion annually. As a new name, Hanyang University MRC 'Tissue Regeneration Promotion Research Center's goal is to develop cell transplantation and gene therapy technologies for Parkinson's disease, mass-production of stem cells with excellent therapeutic effects, and research on the development of affected parts using astrocytes. Parkinson's disease causes the destruction of dopamine-producing substantia nigra, which is intended for clinical application of cell transplantation or gene therapy. Mass production of stem cells can be used for clinical treatment, so mass production and industrialization are also important targets. Finally, research using stellate cells is also an important goal. When diseases such as dementia or Parkinson's disease are destroyed, not only the destroyed cells but also the surrounding environment becomes bad. Some of the environment is astrocytes. By transplanting stellate cells made by differentiating stem cells, it can improve the surrounding environment of the brain and help regenerate brain tissue. In this way, internationalization of research results through clinical application and industrialization process is being prepared. In addition to the domestic medical industry, it is also possible to enter the overseas markets in cooperation with Indonesian companies. In addition, research on the basic mechanism will be carried out continuously, so that degenerative diseases, which were chronic diseases in the future, will be gradually transferred to the treatment side.

2017-11 07

[Notice]Hanyang University Carries out Kimchi-sharing Volunteer Activities

Hanyang University will hold a ceremony called "Sea-bong (Service to make the world beautiful) Kimchi Sharing Volunteer Activities" in front of the Lion Statue of the New Administration Building at 9a.m on Saturday, November 11th. In this event, Hanyang University plans to carry out Kimchi making and packing event along with 150 applicants. Kimchi is delivered to the single elderly family, child breadwinners and recipients of national basic livelihood living in Seongdong-gu, Seoul. For more information, please contact the Office of the Secretariat at 02-2220-2004.

2017-11 04

[Event]Institute for Euro-African Studies Held Special Lecture with Ambassador to Rwanda in Korea

The Hanyang University Institute for Euro-African Studies held 'The 42nd Colloquium' at 3 pm at Seoul Campus College of Social Science Building on Monday, October 23. In this colloquium, Emma Isumbingabo, Ambassador of Rwanda, gave a special lecture on "The Role of Culture in Rwanda's Sustainable Development".