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2019-10 18

[Event]The 4th Paiknam Prize Ceremony

Paiknam Memorial Association held 'The 4th Paiknam Prize Ceremony' on October 16th at Paiknam Music Hall of Seoul Campus. Paiknam Prize was established to honor the philosophy of Dr Kim Lyun-joon, the founder of Hanyang University, and the total sum of 200,000,000KRW will be given to the prize winners. The winners of the 4th Paiknam Prize are ▲Engineering Award Cha Gi-chul, the CEO of Inbody ▲Music Award Kim Nam-yoon, president of the Korea Arts & Gifted Education Institute ▲Human Rights and Service Award Dubont (Rene Dubont) Catholic Bishop. CEO Cha Gi-chul contributed to the diagnosis and cure of adult diseases and diabetes through developing body composition analyzer with high accuracy. President Kim Nam-yoon was praised for promoting Korean music to the world, training many prominent talents while serving as a professor at the Korea National University of Arts. Bishop Dubont was evaluated for contributing to the regional development through medical and educational projects since he moved to Korea in 1954 and introduced the early discovery and treatment of Hansen's disease. ▲CEO Cha Gi-chul of Inbody, the winner of Engineering Award, and his wife are taking a memorial photo with Chairman Kim Chong-yang (on the right) at the 4th Paiknam Prize Ceremony held on October 16th. ▲President Kim Nam-yoon, the winner of Music Award, and his wife are taking a memorial photo with CEO Kim Chong-yang (on the right) at the 4th Paiknam PRize Ceremony held on October 16th. ▲Bishop Dubont (Rene Dubont) on the left, the winner of Human Rights and Service Award, is taking with CEO Kim Chong-yang at the 4th Paiknam Prize Ceremony held on October 16th.

2019-10 16

[Admission ]Freshman Recruitment for the Department of Entrepreneurship

On October 15th, Hanyang University announced the freshman student recruitment for the Department of Entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship master's degree course was established under the goal of cultivating talent with global start-up capacity and conducting start-up-related research. The curriculum includes four systematic and professional stages, including ▲entrepreneurship cultivation ▲capturing business opportunities and establishing business plans ▲start-up management, and ▲growth and return. It is also suitable for those who wish to have practical study or entrepreneurship research since professors have a professional background in business management, experience as KOSDAQ CEOs, directors of small businesses, and Ph.D holders in venture studies. For students with high grades, research funds are being provided. Students will also have the chance to explore start-up support programs in cooperation with the Hanyang University Startup Support Foundation. The Hanyang University Startup Support Foundation provides education, training, and global programs for start-up cultivation Through Uway Apply (, students can submit the application form until the 17th of October. For more information, please visit the website of the Hanyang University Graduate School ( ▲ A Recruitment Poster for the Department of Entrepreneurship Hanyang Global News Team

2019-10 16

[Event]The Paiknam Memorial Association selects the 2019 Paiknam Prize Winners

▲ (From left) Bishop Rene Dupont, CEO Cha Gi-chul, and director Kim Nam-yoon On October 16, the Paiknam Memorial Association selected ▲ Cha Gi-chul, the CEO of Inbody, for the Engineering Award ▲ Kim Nam-yoon, the president of the Korea Arts & Gifted Education Institute, for the Music Award, and ▲Rene Dupont, a Catholic Bishop, for the Human Rights Volunteer Award as the winners for the 2019 Paiknam Prize. In particular, Dupont is from France and has contributed to regional development through education projects in farming and fishing villages in the northern part of Gyeongbuk province and medical and relief projects since his arrival in Korea in 1954. He served as the first bishop in Andong, Gyeongbuk province between 1969 and 1990 and has devoted himself to the poor and needy local residents. In 1974, he opened the ‘Damian Dermatology Clinic,’ which contributed to the early detection and treatment of Hansen's disease. He established Sangji Girls' Middle and High School and Sangji Girls' College (currently Catholic Sangji College) for women's professional education. CEO Cha Gi-chul is the world's first major player to develop and commercialize the body composition analysis technology. The new finding was recognized for its contribution to the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases and obesity by developing a body composition analyzer with very high precision. Director Kim Nam-yoon has won numerous awards on the world stage, including the Tibou Barga International Violin Competition. She has also trained many talents while serving as an academy of music professor at the Korea National University of Arts. As a violinist and educator, Kim Nam-yoon was evaluated for promoting Korean music to the world. The Paiknam Prize was established to inherit and develop the spirit of Kim Lyon-joon(1914-2008), the founder of Hanyang University. Monetary prize awards totaling 200 million won will be given to the winners. The award ceremony will be held at Hanyang University on the upcoming 16th. Hanyang Global News Team

2019-10 16

[Academics][Notice] Europe-Africa Lab: Opening an International Academic Event

The Hanyang University Europe-Africa laboratory is planning on holding an international academic event with the theme being, ‘Africa public diplomacy vitalization of Asian countries based on the Africa market environment analysis’ at the Hanyang University Museum, 2nd floor, in the Kang Seong-hee Seminar Room on Friday, October 25th at 10 a.m. This international academic event is a special event commemorating the 80th anniversary. Scholars from African and Asian countries will be invited including Algeria, Tanzania, Ethiopia, China, Japan and Vietnam to discuss local information of Africa, the status quo of African public diplomacy, and the achievements of Korean public diplomacy and expansion strategy. If you wish to participate, please fill out the online submission form located here ( and submit. For more details on the event, please contact the Hanyang University Museum (02-2220-1394~6) or the Hanyang University Europe-Africa laboratory (02-2220-0805). Hanyang Global News Team

2019-10 16

[Academics][Notification] College of Humanities Held the Eleventh East Asia Humanities Forum

The Hanyang University College of Humanities held 'The Eleventh East Asia Humanities Forum' from October 18-19th in Room 205 of the International Conference Room in the College of Humanities. Starting with a special lecture from Jung Min, a professor in the Department of Korean Language & Literature, and a celebration speech from president Kim Woo-seung, the forum included professors' presentations and debates from foreign universities and Hanyang University. Under the theme of 'The Transformation and Symbolization of East Asian Culture,' this forum celebrated the 80th anniversary of Hanyang University and the 60th anniversary of the College of Humanities. 26 professors from 5 different countries and 6 universities joined the forum including Tsinghua University (China), Nankai (China), National Taiwan University (Taiwan), Waseda University (Japan), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), and Hanyang University (Korea). The East Asia Humanities Forum was formed for personal and academic exchange among five colleges in the humanities from four East Asian countries. Each participating university held the forum in turn with Hanyang University hosting the eleventh forum. In this year's forum, Hong Kong Polytechnic University was invited to join for the first time. From this forum, Hanyang University is expected to be a hub for East Asia Humanities exchange and to promote the active exchange of research and students among East Asian universities. Hanyang Global News Team

2019-10 16

[Event]Hanyang University Holds the 2019 'Graduate School Fair'

Hanyang University held its 2019 second semester Graduate School Fair on October 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium. 67 departments participated in the fair. In addition, 13 departments (43 laboratories) from the Mathematics and Science fields provided a lab tour for the purpose of sharing more information with students. ▲A student is looking at a bulletin board at the 2019 Graduate School Fair. ▲Students willing to go to graduate school are waiting in line for consulting at the 2019 Graduate School Fair. ▲ Students wishing to go to graduate school are receiving counseling at the 2019 Graduate School Fair. ▲Students are receiving counselling at the 2019 Graduate School Fair. ▲ Students are applying to graduate school through an on-site application booth at the 2019 Graduate School Fair. Hanyang Global News Team

2019-10 14

[Academics][Excellent R&D] Technique to Improve Display Technology

In the modern world, people look, read, communicate, and even travel through the few-inch square screen. Thus, developing a better display technique has always been an aspired aim. Professor Kim Jaekyun's (Department of Photonics and Nanoelectronics) recent proposition for a better display technology with a ‘Programmable Non-Contact Assembly-based 5000ppi Micro LED Display’ suggests a new and better technology for the future of displays. Kim Jaekyun (Department of Photonics and Nanoelectronics), in his recent study proposition, suggested a better Micro LED transfer technology for the future of displays. Micro LED is an emerging display technology, consisting of an array of microscopic light-emitting diodes (LEDs) forming the individual color pixels. This particular LED is quickly becoming the “next big thing” for it outperforms, in many ways, the organic light-emitting diode (OLED), which is the current and dominant display technique used in most devices. Most importantly, Micro LED has much better energy efficiency. With the same amount of electricity, Micro LED emits light 1000 times brighter than OLED. This indicates that smaller, lesser, and more distantly arranged Micro LEDs will create the same smooth screen as the previous OLED. However, there is one big problem to solve before commercialization. For Micro LED, the Red-Green-Blue color pixels are manufactured separately, then directly transferred onto the display backplane. However, the current transfer technology, where each pixel is transferred one by one, is highly time-consuming and expensive. The result is an expensive product unfit for commercializing, such as Samsung’s new model of television, the Wall Professional, which costs up to 300 million won. A large Micro LED display in the Garosu-gil Apple store. Although the LEDs are arranged quite distantly in close view, the brighter light of Micro LED creates the illusion of a smooth surface from afar. (Photo courtesy of Kim) Kim proposed a technique that arranges the color pixels without any direct contact. First, the Micro LEDs dispersed in a solution will be spread on the backplane. As a result of the electric field from the sophisticatedly-designed backplane, the micro LEDs will automatically be arranged into correct position. The micro LED display made by this technique will be much cheaper, allowing a wide commercialization of the micro LED. Kim expects the technique to be implemented on all devices, including smartphones and TVs. He primarily expects its positive impact on the performance of AR glasses, which requires a small but bright display light as Micro LED. “The research will be difficult, but I have conviction that it will work,” said Kim. “When researching, one has to think less of ‘will it work?’ and more of ‘I need to make it work’; because in the end, somebody will. For the next three years, I’ll keep these words in mind and work my hardest to succeed in developing the new Micro LED technology.” Lim Ji-woo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-10 13

[General]An Alumnus of 30 Years Ago and a Freshman Meet for a Campus Tour

30 years ago, Kim You-shin (Department of Education, ’97) entered Hanyang University with excitement. “Being on this university campus was like a dream for me,” said Kim. “Since then, Hanyang has become a representation of my youth.” Today, 30 years after Kim's entrance into Hanyang, a freshman named Kim Seong-jun (Department of Business Administration, 1st Year) accompanied his 30 year senior on his campus tour. While Kim You-shin recollected his old memories, Kim Seong-jun made new memories on their tour together. (From left) Kim You-shin (Department of Education, ’97) and Kim Seong-jun (Department of Business Administration, 1st Year) are posing together. The Lion Statue is considered one of the best landmarks of Hanyang among students, faculty, and alumni. Where the two men first met was in front of the Lion Statue. It stands between the two Administration Buildings. “As the Lion Statue is one of the best landmarks of Hanyang, many seniors would do a traditional wedding ceremony in front of the statue,” said Kim You-shin. The alumnus continued with a myth surrounding the statue, saying that its teeth were widely known as the charm of passing the bar exam. Kim Seong-jun seemed to be astonished to hear about the myth as they headed towards the Amphitheater. The Amphitheater is considered as the symbol of Hanyang by many alumni. “It was an unforgettable experience to speak in front of a large audience,” said Kim You-shin, looking back on his public speech at a rally. “The Amphitheater is the symbol of Hanyang. Various events were held in the Amphitheater, and it will do so in the future.” The two men took a photo inside Hanyang’s major landmark and walked towards the HIT building. The Hanyang Institute of Technology (HIT) Building replaced the sports field and became the hub of Industry-University Cooperation. There used to be a sports field where the Hanyang Institute of Technology (HIT) Building now stands. In the old days, admissions were announced on the bulletin board on the sports field. “The sports field is where I heard my acceptance news,” said Kim You-shin, reminiscing back on the excitement. “It also used to be my workplace, as I started my job at the Industry-University Cooperation in 1997.” An old auditorium was rebuilt into a cutting-edge library as it serves as a major source of talent. On top of the hill stood Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library. The central library of Hanyang was built in 1998. “It used to be an auditorium back in the 80s,” Kim You-shin recalled. “The central library was then located nearby the main entrance, which is now the College of Medicine Building.” He did not have many memories of this library but was glad to hear that students could study in such a state-of-the-art facility. 30 years have passed and things have changed. However, the headstone remains the same. (Photo courtesy of Kim You-Shin) Kim You-shin could not keep his eyes off the College of Education Building. The former president of the college spent much of his school life at the building. Kim You-shin showed Kim Seong-jun an old photo that he took in front of the headstone. “The stone was set up to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hanyang University, which is the same year when I started school,” said Kim You-shin who told anecdotes on his college life as they moved on to Hanmadang and the Student Union Building. With different emotions in mind, Hanmadang was the nostalgic site for Kim You-shin. Kim You-shin, who is currently the chairman of the 30th Anniversary Homecoming Day Preparation Committee, seemed to be immersed in his memories. “Hanmadang is the most memorable place for me as it presented joy, anger, sorrow, and pleasure,” said the alumnus. “The mass movement for democracy started here. It is also where I had this rare opportunity to see Kim Kwang-seok (a South Korean folk-rock singer) singing.” During the campus tour, Kim You-shin was overwhelmed to see the changes. “Hanyang has changed a lot,”he said. “Along with the new buildings, the campus has changed into a place where you can feel the richness of daily life.” Kim Seong-jun stated that he did not know much about Hanyang before the tour. “It has only been two months since I started school,” said the freshman. “I learned a lot as a member of the Hanyang community.” (From left) The reporter Oh Kyu-jin, Kim You-shin, and Kim Seong-jun are walking down the stairs next to the College of Humanities. As some people say, time changes everything except something within us, which is always surprised by that change. How is Hanyang remembered in your memories? Oh Kyu-jin Photos by Kim Ju-eun

2019-10 10

[General]Where the Young Men Go

As a college student studying in Korea, one would start noticing a frightening disappearance of male classmates when they become sophomores and juniors. In the name of protecting the country, young men are stripped of their civilian clothes and put into uniform. October 1st is Armed Forces Day in Korea, a day to pay tribute to those in the armed forces. In South Korea, more than 230,000 young men from 18 to 28 join the military each year. Newly enlisted recruits are sworn in during an enlistment ceremony as soldiers of the Republic of Korea Army. (Photo courtesy of MBC) Males in Korean are obligated to protect their country according the Korean Constitution, which is why South Korean male citizens who are suitable for military service must serve a compulsory term, also known as conscription. One may choose to serve 18 months in the Army, Marine Corps, or Auxiliary Police, 20 months in the Navy, or 22 months in the Air Force (the Korean military is currently shortening the service period from the original surplus of three months, which will be completely applied after 2020). Those whose physical and psychological condition is not so healthy for active training serve in supplementary services for 21 months as social work personnel in places run by the government, such as local community centers, public schools, and public facilities. Military calls When a Korean male citizen turns 18 years old, he gets his first draft letter from the military. Usually between the age of 19 and 20, one is required to undergo physical examination to determine whether one is suitable for military service. Once they are deemed eligible, one can choose from which armed forces they would like to serve in and can either enlist to be designated randomly for open spots or apply for specific jobs within the military based on one’s credentials. Training camp One joins the military by first entering a training center. A similar training period is shared by all armed forces, but the following content relates to the Repuplic of Korea Army. For those living near Hanyang University or Seoul who enlist in the army, one would most likely go to the one in Nonsan, Chungcheongnam-do Province. On the day of their enlistment, one would say their last goodbyes to their families before being herded off with new recruits. They spend five weeks in the training camp, and during this period, cell phone use is prohibited. The next two days are filled with medical checkups and vaccination. Recruits are also supplied with gear and clothes that they will be using throughout their service. When all is done and given, the real training starts. Trainees participate in combat drills. (Photo courtesy of MBC) Trainees are soon given a rifle that they will learn to shoot, dismantle, clean and reassemble. They learn to uphold strict military standards, nothing done without permission and to live by a top-down command. Training includes individual combat, grenade throwing, experiencing tear gas, first-aid, surveillance, close-order drills (formal movements and formations used in military marching), and a final 20-kilometer march in full gear amounting to 44 pounds. Daily activities start at 6:30am, and soldiers are allowed to sleep at 10pm. Weekends are spent laundering clothes, cleaning the base, and preparing for the following week with some time to write letters and read books. On Sundays, soldiers can participate in religious activities at the churches and temples within the base. Soldiers are getting on a bus that will drop them off at their next destination, whether it is for additional training or the base where they will spend the rest of their service. (Photo courtesy of GoyangTV) After basic military training is finished, soldiers spend an afternoon with their families. This is when they are notified where they will be dispatched. Most people prefer being close to home, and most dread being sent to the front lines of Gangwon. Some soldiers who will become mechanics, drivers, and communications personnel will usually receive additional training for their job. The next day, soldiers are herded into trains and buses to their next stop. Military life For those who go to their designated bases, soldiers are soon given a job to do based on job openings. For most, the remainder of their service is spent at this base doing the same job. Although military life varies depending on what kind of job and specialized base one is at, life in the military is similar. Soldiers are required to refrain from expressing their political views and participating in political movements. They are also required to stay physically fit, as they will be tested in order to be promoted. One starts out as a private and serves as private first class for two months, corporal for six months, and sergeant for the remainder of their service. This period varies on whether one can pass periodical physical tests and can memorize all duties, drills and training they receive, with the test varying from a written, oral, or physical form. Monthly wages are given to these soldiers as well, which varies based on their rank. One can receive from 306,100 won ($256) to 405,700 won as of 2019. Soldiers are also given 28 days leave throughout their service to use as they want. They are also given 10 days to use as day-leave or overnight leave that can be used on weekends or national holidays. Other than this, the only way a soldier can leave the base is if duty calls, are awarded a leave for merit, or are sick and in need of medical attention outside the base. After one's service Although a soldier regains their civilian status after completing their military service, they are still designated as reserve forces for eight years and have to participate in an annual military training session for six of those years. Then, they are designated to the Civil Defense Corps and will participate in annual education sessions and training until they are 40 years old. Since the end of the Korean War in 1953, both Koreas have been in a stalemate. As soldiers are continuously guarding the border and training for the worst, South Korea's security is striving to be ensured. Jung Myung-suk (Thumbnail Photo courtesy of edaily)

2019-10 10

[Culture]Hanyang University Museum Opens a Special Exhibition of Architectural Tools from All Ages and Countries

The Hanyang University Museum in conjunction with the Hanyang University Department of Architecture's Far East Architectural History Lab is holding an exhibition of tools in architecture from all ages and countries. This exhibition titled: 'Square, Circle, Flat, and Upright - Tailor the House' examines the aspects of transitions in the compass and ruler that artisans used and the symbolic meaning and value assigned to them. In the exhibition, various architectural tools will be shown, including ancient Tang Dynasty rulers found at Iseongsanseong Fortress, Joseon Dynasty rulers found at Cheonglyongsa, rulers that Shin Eung-soo collected and used, rulers used in China and the West, and modern rulers for tourism products. Director An Shin-won said, "Through this exhibition, we would like to provide the chance to compare wisdom and knowledge from artisans who carved with architectural tools from different ages and places." For more information about this exhibition which will last until the 31st of this month, please visit the website of Hanyang University Museum ( The entrance fee is free of charge. ▲ A Poster for the Exhibition Hanyang Global News Team