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2016-11 14

[Event]Students Volunteer for Caretakers

On November 9th, a special event called 'Sipsi-ilak' was held by Sipsi-ilbab, a school volunteering organization, along with the Hanyang University Volunteer Corps (HYUVC) to provide a session where the janitors and cleaners of Hanyang University (HYU) could have a pleasant meal together and watch the Arirang concert. This was special in that this event was held during the working hours of the caretakers and students were voluntarily working in those hours on behalf of them. ▲ Caretakers are enjoying their meal (Photo courtesy of Sipsi-ilbab) How it all came together Vice chairman of Sipsi-ilbab, Park Hyun-ah (Business, Master’s program) claimed that the purpose of this event was to understand the caretakers as a part of the HYU organization and have a moment of gratitude towards them. “They are a crucial part of making the school a much cleaner and safer place. Yet not many students realize this nor do they have any interests towards them,” said Park. As for this event, 42 students have applied to work on behalf of caretakers, where they have been split into 43 school buildings to do cleaning and recycling work. Since the cleaners left only the easy tasks for students, there were not much they were required to do and 21 teams were formed into groups of two students to take care of two buildings. Prior to the event, students were educated on which buildings they would be in charge of and which tasks they were required to do. ▲ A student volunteer is cleaning the bathroom (Photo courtesy of Sipsi-ilbab) Although this event was held last year as well by HYU, this is the first time that Sipsi-ilbab has collaborated. “We were planning on this event last year as well but due to financial and time issues, this is the first time that we have participated,” said Park. Last year, there was no student volunteering participation but with the help of Sipsi-ilbab, this event has become even more special compared to last year. About 200 caretakers were able to enjoy themselves to eat meat soup prepared by HYUVC and Sipsi-ilbab. Feelings towards one another As for the student volunteering representative, Yoon Hee-sung (Business, 1st year) presented some of the things that he has learned and felt during the event. “Since we were only doing a small proportion of the tasks done by the caretakers for an hour, it did not burden us in any way. However, coming to think of them working around all over the campus on every floor, it seemed to be too much,” Yoon said. “Although it seems very reasonable that hygiene is kept to a high level, without the cleaners, it would become dirty in a matter of time. We should be thankful of them and actively participate to be of help,” Yoon added. ▲ "We should be more thankful and actively participate to be of help to other people" (Photo courtesy of Sipsi-ilbab) The caretakers of HYU were also grateful for the event as well. During an interview with two cleaners (Jeon Young-suk and Lee Seok-suk), they wanted to say a few words towards those who have worked hard to prepare this event. “This seems to be a great event. I thank the students and school who have provided us with this great opportunity,” said Jeon. “As for those students who have worked on behalf of us, we give out special thanks and we just hope that recycling is done properly by people,” Jeon added. “I have participated in the event last year and it is great to be back. Cleaning is not something that students would have experienced often and it is so nice of them to step in and do the work for us,” said Lee. They have both voiced out that as their work is for the good of many, they are happy to be working for HYU. Events like this provide a valuable lesson for many to step into other people’s shoes and think in their positions. Park said that Sipsi-ilbab will try to keep collaborating with HYU to hold this event every year. Kim Seung-jun

2016-11 14

[Event]Exploration of the 2016 Hanyang Baseball League

On Saturday, November 12th, the final match of the 2016 Hanyang Baseball League took place at the school stadium. Regardless of victory or defeat, all teams congratulated their endeavors to meet the edge of the league. While inquiring minutely on the Hanyang Baseball League, circumstantial reports on the delight of playing baseball that the champion, runner-up, and the tail-ender teams reveal also intrigue attention. History of the Hanyang Baseball League The Hanyang Baseball League first initiated in 2009 with 5 teams consisted of Bullets of the department of natural science, Civilians of Department of Civil Engineering, Jjalyoo and AESQ of Department of Medicine, and Aseul-aseul of Department of Political Science and Diplomacy. The beginning of the league was an attractive souvenir of the amity among colleges of Hanyang University. Without any leading initiatives of official organizations, each team congregated together to set forth their ambitions for baseball. The league thrived as a popular club of the school, engaging a host of students. However, the league not always flourished as a smoothly systemized organization. In 2010, the director of Hanyang University’s official baseball team, Chun Bo-sung, sponsored the league. However, from 2011, the league returned immediately to its original characteristic of an unofficial organization. But due to the swift alternations in the league, many teams began to stir up troubles, alluding vaguely their different opinions. The friction soothed out by 2014, when the teams again solidified their volitions to play baseball together with another forced joined- the representative baseball club, Bulsae. Thus, the Hanyang Baseball League was completed as an official league, symbolizing the baseball spirit of Hanyang University. ▲ Beginning of the final match between D-Dogs and Engineers ▲ Fierce competition of the Hanyang Baseball League Circumstantial Report on the 2016 Season The Hanyang Baseball League of 2016 let down a curtain with the fierce competitions between 8 teams. Team D-Dogs won the championship, followed by the second place- team Engineers. Team Aseul-aseul marked the eighth place, leaving much to be desired. Leaders of all 3 teams interviewed disclosed their epilogues of the league, wrapping up their adversities. Leader and the director of the champion team D-Dogs, Song Woo-Seok (Department of Chemistry, 3rd year), revealed his concluding remarks as so. “First, I want to express my gratitude for my fellow team members, whom I attribute the championship medal to,” said Song. To the question regarding the best players, Song answered by mentioning 2 members, Choi Jun-Hyuk (4th year) who is graduating this year and Jung Ui-Don (2nd year) whom he referred as the MVP. The strategy his team used for the final game was trying several simulations beforehand to applicably allocate 3 pitchers at the right moment. He also disclosed the meaning of the team name D-Dogs, which stands for “Drunken Dogs.” Team D-Dogs maintains the diverse pool of people from 10 different departments of Hanyang University, which requires the director to balance strategies to fit the changing members caused by conscriptions or graduations. “In the process of winning the championship of the Hanyang Baseball league, 3 years in a row, I constantly realized that it is vital to find the equilibrium between the delight of baseball and steady demands for practices. Also, watching other formidable teams losing their ace players due to conscription or graduation, leading to their downturn, it inspired me to train new members harder, hence maintaining the team consisting of all equally skillful members,” revealed Song. ▲ Directors of the champion (D-Dogs) and runner-up (Engineers) teams holding the trophies (from left to right) Jung Kyung-Tae (Department of Electronic Engineering, alumnus), the leader and director of the runner-up team Engineers, also spoke his mind about this year’s league. “Due to the pressure the word final expresses, many of our team members did not fully displayed their abilities. However, I am still proud of my team that we got the second place and have to future to win the championship,” disclosed Jung. Hesitating to answer who the best players are, he revealed that although all players are the best to him, best players are newbies Jeon Hyo-Sung, an ace pitcher number 87, player number 66 Lee Ye-Seung who balance the general atmosphere of the team, and player number 55 Kim Dan-Young who encourage young members. The strategies his team used to prepare for the final match were the delicate discussion of player arrangement and consistent practices regarding the plotted line-up. Jung also disclosed more information on his team that team Engineers consists of students from the departments of electrical, electronic, and computer engineering, which first began as a catch-ball club in 2011. Since the team still has few remaining skilled graduates, numbers of new players are bound to be ousted from the starting lineup. Hence, Jung emphasized the importance to train new players harder to give all members the equal chance to participate at games. “I hope that the day will come when the audience will be astounded by how team Engineers has the perfect teamwork, while individual players have excessive abilities,” wrapped up Jung. Last but not Least, team Aseul-aseul’s director Ko Kyung-Mo (Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, 2nd year) also revealed his opinions on participating the league and his team’s final score. “Although our team placed the 9th, the baseball league allowed the team members to get together and feel the delight of playing games. It is currently our plan to win more than 1 game and this plan motivates the whole team to devote more to practice,” revealed Ko. Also to the question regarding the best player, he answered that there are no best players of the team at the moment, due to the score of the last place, but this situation appeals to Ko, the need of bigger pool of players from diverse departments. As the initial team of the league, history behind Aseul-aseul is special. It is the only baseball club of Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, which was formed by professor Kim Sung-Soo in 2009. League of 2014 was a heyday for Aseul-aseul, going up to the semi-finals. “It is our hope to recruit more players and show the potential strength of our team. Also, we desire to draw attention of more students and staffs of Hanyang University to enjoy the league more often,” added Ko. ▲ Picture of the champion team (D-Dogs) celebrating their victory Competition among various teams has now completed with the end of Hanyang Baseball League of 2016. Although the season is over, the sweat and passion of all players for the pleasure of baseball will never stop them from practicing constantly underway. Kim Ju-hyun Photos by Lee Jae-oh

2016-11 07

[Event]Ringing the Golden Bell of Reading

On the 5th of November in the HYU Olympic Gymnasium, the Golden Bell Festival of Reading welcomed students of Hanyang University to participate and possibly win various giveaways and prizes. Commemorating its 8th run this year, the event demonstrated its underlying purpose of fostering competent students capable of integrating knowledge to foster creativity and critically analyze the world with astute insight. As the slogan “Reader is Leader” indicates, the festival emphasizes the knowledgeable quality of a leader through reading. 77 books of recommendation for Hanyang students have been selected in February and from that list, eight books were chosen, which the questions for this event came from. The importance of this festival is, as the President of Hanyang University Lee Young-moo remarked, not only to mark an achievement but also to make great memories as a university student. Thinking, Writing, and Throwing the Answers in the Air The entire event was divided into three stages, which were the first preliminary round, the second preliminary round, and the final round for ultimate winners. The rule throughout the event was simple: in each stage, when the question was read out, students in teams of two, three or four briefly discuss and write the answer on the whiteboard they were given, then lift the board above their heads when the time is up. Those teams that failed to provide the correct answer were to go to the back side of the room and wait for the 'round of the defeated', after which the survivors from that round joined the previous groups of survivors for the second preliminary round. Then the remaining participants move on to the final round. Students holding up the board with their answers in the air for verification (Photo courtesy of Paiknam Library) Students who got the correct answer, cheering in joy (Photo courtesy of Paiknam Library) The prizes of the festival may have irresistibly acted as the driving force for the participants’ effort, as the amount is considerably high: the grand prize was 6,000,000 won, the gold prize 4,500,000 won, the silver prize 3,000,000 won, the bronze prize 1,500,000 won, and the encouragement prize 900,000 won. Each and every team seemed to be doing their best, fueled by this reward. After long, vying rounds of fierce competition, the last surviving team to win the grand prize was a team of two students (Kim Hyo-joo and Lee Si-yoon, both from the Department of Chemistry) going by the team name 'Hanyang-in'. Both winners reportedly said that they have been reading and preparing for this event since April, when the eight books were announced. They’re planning to use the reward for individual travel expenses, which sounded as if they spent the past few months devoting themselves to preparation and perusal for a break abroad. A Fun and Memorable Day As President Lee hoped, the event was joyous and lively, with exciting music flowing after every round of questions. There was also a performance by a group of musical singers Fantastic Number during the intermission. A KBS announcer Lee Jae-hong was the moderator, wth the question-reading done by announcer Lee Joo-ye. Cheering and supporting are indispensable to such contest-like events, so to stimulate a cheerful atmosphere, plenty of giveaway gifts were handed out to students who eagerly cheered for the remaining fellow participants throughout the event. On the high benches were two parents of a student who came to watch the event and to cheer for their son, conveying energy and support to him. Parents who came to cheer for their son with hand-made posters (Photo courtesy of Paiknam Library) Fantastic Number, the musical singer group, giving their performance during the intermission (Photo courtesy of Paiknam Library) As a whole, the Golden Bell Festival of Reading, which lasted for about four hours, was a success in terms of its enjoyability and value. Being an annual event, HYU will continue to hold this competition in the future and foster more readers to instill wisdom and critical thinking. Jeon Chae-yun

2016-10 31 Important News

[Event]2016 Drone Makerton Camp

Drone, which are flying robots, have a great potential to be utilized in fields such as agriculture, rescue, delivery, police activities and many others. To attract more attention in developing drones, Hanyang University (HYU)'s LINC foundation, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT), Creative Korea, Seongdong-gu, and Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science & Creativity (KOFAC) jointly sponsored the 2016 Drone Makerton, which is the 2nd contest of the 2016 Start-up Ton Ton Ton Festival. From Learning Basics to Demonstrating The 2016 Drone Makerton was held from October 28th to 30th at Seoul Forest. The 70 participants were of diverse backgrounds, ranging from HYU students to anyone interested in drone-making or drone-related businesses. The contest, which lasted for three days, had three big parts to it- learning the basics of drones, working on making drones within teams, and demonstrating drones that were made. Participants could either register for the contest in pre-arranged teams or meet new members to form a team on the first day. There were a lot of participants who never had experience or only had a basic knowledge of drones, but they were all able to make drones with the help of mentors who had professional insight. Participants were grouped in teams to make a drone. The contest also provided several mini-classes throughout the days so participants could learn about drone hardware and software, and how to utilize 3D printers and CNC. By utilizing 3D printers and materials provided, teams could freely try out new challenges with their drones. “I had never made drones before the contest, but our team got great help from mentors by asking questions and receiving advice,” said a member of the team 'Hun, Won, Yu, and San'. Drones with Different Purposes When the News H team visited the Drone Makerton site on its last day, the 10 teams were busy preparing their final presentations. All 10 teams explained about how they planned to use their drones for different purposes and uses. While there was a team that made a military drone equipped with guns, there was also a team with a drone to rescue people at disasterous scenes by automatically sensing the existence of people with an equipped camera. 10 teams each did a presentation to explain briefly about features of their drones. When all the presentations of 10 teams ended, they moved to the Seoul Forest Square to prepare for the demonstration of their drones. Each team had two missions. One concerned all of them, but the other was different according to the purposes of the drones. Mission 1 was to fly the drones to fly to four designated spots that differed in height. They key was to do it as fast as possible while keeping the balance of the drone stable. The safety and creativity of the drones were also reflected in the scores to pick a winning team. As most drone pilots there were inexperienced, there was a net curtain to prevent possible injuries. Also, each had two chances to complete their missions successfully. A pilot is practicing to complete Mission 1. Team 'Cheese Rush' is holding their drone. The team 'Cheese Rush' won first place by displaying fast yet balanced flight in both missions. They developed a drone specifically made to be used in Korean national parks. They attached the mascot of the national parks- a bear on top of their drone. “We designed the drone to give safety kits or directions to people who are visiting national parks,” said the pilot, Lee Sang-jun. Lee was a 2nd year high school student, who was among the youngest participants while being most experienced with drones. “I have been making drones for about a year now. This contest was very enjoyable as I could meet people with the same interests as mine, giving me a chance to cooperate with them,” said Lee. One Step Further in Making Better Drones Many participants unanimously mentioned that the Drone Makerthon was a great experience for them to make drones in a limited span of time by cooperating with other people. The Drone Makerton gave motivation to a lot of partakers to continue making drones even after the contest. Yun Ji-hyun

2016-10 23

[Event]Moving Science Bus and STEAM Education

Amazed by the brilliant idea of a 'Moving Science Bus' initiated in Germany, professor Choi Jung-hoon Center for Creative Convergence Education (HYU) felt obliged to introduce the idea to Korea. The Moving Science Bus reaches every inch of the country and delivers enjoyable and comprehensible science lectures to students in elementary, middle, and high schools. First launched in 2002, what has been named 'the moving science class' is now dubbed as 'Science Picnic', as it is entertaining yet informative and helpful at the same time. Moving Science Bus, also known as Science Picnic (Photos courtesy of Visiting Engineering Class When Choi first initiated the program in Korea, the idea was not widely accepted throughout the country, so it was merely a sporadic occasion. However, as he carried on with his project, it gained increasing popularity and several enterprises offered support to develop the program further. Reaching abroad, educational institutes from diverse countries were intrigued by Choi’s program and requested joint activity. At present, the science class is not only held in numerous schools throughout Korea but also in numerous different countries: Germany, China, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, India, Japan, Italy, Mongol, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, and many more. Science Picnic held in Kuwait (Photo courtesy of Professor Choi's PowerPoint presentation slides) Science Picnic in Beijing (Photo courtesy of Professor Choi's PowerPoint presentation slides) Moving Science Class and STEAM Education Modern science and technology has developed so much that for students, studying it seems unimaginably complicated and difficult to understand. However, as Choi mentioned, cutting-edge scientific technology comes from basic theories obtained from elementary to high school-level science. Understanding the subject is simply a matter of connecting the dots. One of Choi’s contribution to Korea's educational system includes STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), which strongly accentuates the fusion of five academic areas. STEAM can be defined as a system with which students’ interest and understanding of scientific technology is promoted by increasing problem-solving abilities and levels of knowledge. Choi explains that STEAM is the key to nurturing talented students. STEAM is often tagged as a revolution in science and technology education. What differentiates STEAM from the existing educational system is that it connects and correlates the five areas of study, applying them to real-world problems and thus widening students' perspectives. It acts as a catalyst for learners to fuse knowledge from different fields. In the process of actually solving a real-world quandary, knowledge in more than one field is usually required. In other words, to deal with such complex tasks, possessing the ability to combine and utilize assorted studies is necessary. Relevance among the five disciplines and real world problems plays a crucial role in inducing students’ interest and easy understanding. This is what STEAM focuses on. Targeting young students as a primary audience, and making lectures digestible and eye-catching was the key to attracting students’ attention. For more engaging and helpful lessons, Choi decided to execute hands-on science labs, science shows, festivals and lecture-dramas. The intention was to let students participate in activities and experience for themselves the contents of the lecture. Science lecture-dramas turned out to be very successful as it is delivered in a storytelling style. It seizes students’ attention and results in them comprehending complex scientific concepts without hardship. Reflecting Choi’s STEAM education, Science Picnic is receiving favorable feedback and praise from all over the world. Hoping to bring about a shift in education from memorization and indoctrination to practical and blended learning, STEAM and Science Picnic are exerting much influence in Korea. Jeon Chae-yun Photos by Kim Youn-soo

2016-09 27

[Event][채널H] 2016 Chuseok event for foreign students

As one of the major holidays in Korea, family members typically get together to eat, share gifts, and participate in traditional recreational activities. This year, the Office of International Affairs hosted a special event for foreign students on campus in order to give them a taste of a traditional Chuseok experience. Despite the hot weather, many foreign students and staff members gathered together in front of International Building for the event. They shared Korean traditional food and participated in diverse activities. The Chuseok event provided a chance to taste Korean traditional rice cake called songpyeon and international students tried on Korean traditional clothes, Hanbok, and took pictures with their friends. INT 1> Pakistan, Zulfiqur Ali Lashari / Major in Urban Development and Management Q. Do you know anything about Chuseok? A. “Actually, I don't know much, but it' been just few months I've been here. But we've known that this is a traditional ceremony which is held every year and Koreans celebrate it and I know they go out to eat together. They celebrate these days for Chuseok. We are really enjoying these games and these dresses. It’s really good to be here.” INT 2> Pakistan, Khawar Mohiuddin / Department of Mechanical Engineering Q. What is your overall impression about this event? A. “This is good event because we haven’t ever seen in our home country. We are enjoying this event. It’s a good event.“ INT 3> Belgium, El Mamoudi Kaoutar / Department of Mechanical Convergence Engineering A. “It’s good, It’s like with armond I think. I don’t like the rice but it’s good.” Q. Do you know anything about Chuseok? A. “No, I’ ve never heard about it. It’s first time to be here. It’s my first time in Korea.” Q. Is there any holidays similar to Chuseok in your home country? A. “We don’t have Thanksgiving in my home country, Belgium, but there is another holidays like christmas and New Years.” Also, the students enjoyed playing folk games such as Jaegichagi and Tuho. These special events provided unforgettable memories to foreign students. INT 4> Lee Ji-Yun / Office of International Affairs Q. ‘Please explain the purpose of today’s event’ A. “I've seen similar events for foreign students when I was attending college. Many foreign students will stay in Korea alone, apart from their family members, so we have organized this event to help students experience Chuseok.” Lots of foreign students spent quality time by enjoying traditional cultural activities in a convivial atmosphere throughout the event. I hope they will get warm and fuzzy feeling thinking about Chuseok. This is reporter Kim Min-hee from channel H.

2015-10 16

[Event][Hanyang University Channel H] 2nd Paiknam Award Ceremony

Published on Dec 22, 2016 ■ Date : October 16th 2015 ■ Location : Hanyang University Paiknam Concert Hall

2015-10 16

[Event]Celebration for the second award winners of the Paiknam Award

On Oct. 16 2015, the celebration of the second-prize winners of the Paiknam Award was held in the Paiknam Music Hall. The award was established by the Paiknam Memorial Foundation to honor the founding philosophy of Hanyang: Love in Deed and Truth. The prize winners for the second Paiknam Award are as follows; ▲Engineering - Kim Ki-nam, President & GM, Semiconductor Business Device Solutions Division, Samsung Electronics ▲Music - Lee Kyu-do, emeritus professor, Ehwa Women’s University ▲Human Rights & Public Service -Stephen W. Linton, Chairman of Eugene Bell Foundation. ▲ Kim Ki-nam, President & GM of Semiconductor Business Device Solutions Division, Samsung Electronics and Kim Chong-yang, the Chairman of Hanyang Foundation ▲Lee Kyu-do, emeritus professor of Ehwa University and Kim Chong-yang, the Chairman of Hanyang Foundation ▲ Stephen W. Linton, the Chairman of Eugene Bell Foundation and Kim Chong-yang, the Chairman of Hanyang Foundation ▲ Chairman Kim and three awardees of the ceremony