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Hanyang University, which has recently stepped forward as a worldwide social innovation leading university with the recent joining of Ashoka University, opened the Asia Pacific Youth Exchange (APYE). The purpose of this program was to cultivate future youth leaders who will achieve ‘sustainable development of the Asia Pacific region’. The international event co-hosted by Hanyang University, ADB (Asian Development Bank), UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), and the UYA (Urban Youth Academy) was in progress from August 18th to the 27th. The APYE program consists of three stages that include leadership development training, field survey, and symposium. It is a program in which participants personally experience the social problems of a relevant region, seek a solution by communicating with the persons concerned, and debate the resolution. Around 180 youths from 20 countries participate in the APYE program to grow social innovative capabilities by thoroughly examining the five social issues in Seoul, which include the education gap of multicultural families, trash recycling in the city, wrap around care service, the information gap of the disabled, the revitalization of traditional markets, and, finally, drawing ideas to solve these five issues. The ideas to resolve these social problems produced by this APYE program will be developed and progressed into a viable project after passing the three-track course of design thinking, social venture, and digital communication of ‘Youth Impact for SDGs’ that Hanyang University and the Seoul District are promoting together. Meanwhile, Hanyang University has fostered around 10 social ventures from 2016 that Hanyang University students and local young people from the Philippines, Nepal, and India operated together in order to help realize the ideas from the APYE program.
Hanyang University held a 'Chuseok Festival with International Students' on September 10 at Seoul campus. The event was held to provide foreign students attending Hanyang University with an opportunity to experience traditional Korean culture and strengthen the bond with Korean students on Chuseok, Korea's most important holiday. ▲ A student who attended the 'Chuseok Festival' at Seoul Campus is kicking a Jegi(Jegichagi) ▲ Students attending the Chuseok Festival are playing Tuho(korean traditional game) ▲ Students attending the Chuseok Festival are playing a game of Yut(Yunnori) ▲Students attending the Chuseok Festival are taking pictures with hand made traditional masks ▲ Students attending the Chuseok Festival are having a great time by wearing Hanbok
Hanyang University held the '2019 Hanyang Job Discovery Festival' at the Olympic Gymnasium, Seoul Campus on September 3rd. Lasting until September 4th, around 120 domestic companies participated in the event. An exclusive recruiting booth for graduate students was provided for the first time among domestic universities. Students had their prospects for finding employment overseas broadened through an exclusive recruiting company booth for global companies. In addition, booths for international students wishing to work in Korea and students having hardships obtaining employment were also made available. ▲ Students are having an employment consultation at each booth. ▲ Attendants are waiting in line for entry. ▲ Students are looking at an information board. ▲ A personnel manager (in the middle) is consulting job-seeking students. ▲ A student (on the right) is receiving job counseling at a recruiting booth. ▲ Graduate students are receiving job counseling at a recruiting booth for graduate students.
Hanyang University ERICA Campus held 2019 Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony at 10 a.m. on the fourth floor of the ERICA Campus Conference Hall on August 20. The event was attended by 600 hanyang members, including faculties, graduates and their parents. A total of 649 students, including 46 master's degrees and 603 bachelor's degrees, received their degrees. By colleges, there were 46 graduates from Graduate School of Industrial Convergence, 190 from College of Engineering Sciences, 105 from College of Business and Economics, 89 from College of Languages & Cultures, 61 from College of Communication, 53 from College of Science and Convergence Technology, 41 from College of Design and College of Sports and Arts and 40 from College of Computing. Various awards were given at this ceremony. 8 graduates including Lee Seong-won, an architecture major at the Graduate School of Industrial Convergence received Master's Thesis Award. 86 graduates including Seo Ji-hyun, from Department of Molecular & Life Science at College of Science and Convergence Technology, received the Excellence Award. An Alumni Award was given to Lee Sung-bin from Department of Techono-product Design at College of Design. The event was presided over the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and was followed by a congratulatory speech from the President, speech from the President of Alumni Association, award ceremony, congratulatory performance and singing the school song. All the professors and degree recipients participated this event with congratulations and encouragement. ▲ Graduates who attended Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony at the ERICA Campus are taking commemorative photos. ▲ At the commencement ceremony, President Kim Woo-seung delivers a congratulatory speech to graduates. ▲ At the commencement ceremony, President Kim Woo-seung is conferring diplomas to graduates. ▲President Kim Woo-seung is taking a commemorative photo with the graduates. ▲ Students are giving a congratulatory performance at the commencement ceremony. ▲Professors and graduates are expressing thanks to eachother.
Hanyang University held 2019 Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony at the Olympic Gymnasium in Seoul Campus on August 21. A total of 1,779 students (259 Doctoral, 471 Master's, and 1,049 Bachelor's) received degrees. ▲Foreign graduates are taking commemorative photos at the 2019 Fall Semester Graduation Ceremony held at the Olympic Gymnasium in Seoul Campus ▲Graduates who finished their graduation ceremony at Seoul Campus are celebrating their graduation by throwing bachelor's caps into the air. ▲At the graduation ceremony, President Kim Woo-seung is delivering a congratulatory speech to graduates. ▲Graduates and parents attending the ceremony are listening to President Kim Woo-seung's congratulatory speech. ▲Graduates attending the ceremony are expressing thanks to their professors.
The 2019 Smart Model Car Competition held at Hanyang University's Olympic Gymnasium in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on July 11th was not a regular competition, but was a place for testing core technologies for smart cars. With the aim of designing and applying core technology for smart cars to smart model cars, Hanyang University has been testing key technologies such as smart cruise control, automatic parking, autonomous emergency braking, and obstacle avoidance in previous competitions thus far. In this year's competition, "in-city self-driving" technology was measured through a crosswalk mission. The chairperson of the event, Sunwoo Myung-ho, a professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering of Hanyang University, stated that, "The competition for smart model cars will contribute to enhancing South Korea's competitiveness in automobile technology by implementing various sensors that are key technologies of smart cars as model cars," and said that, "in addition, I believe this competition plays a very important role in Korea's car industry to lead the world's automobile market." In the competition held on July 11th, the team with students from Konkuk University's Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Shongji Nagayo took first place. The leader of the team, Kim Seung-soo, remarked that "After a lot of time spent in preparation, I'm really happy to be awarded with first prize," and revealed, "I will diligently research smart car-related fields in the future." The winning team was awarded with the prize of 10 million won as well as other additional prizes. This year's competition conferred 25 million won worth of prizes (including a field trip to a research center in Germany) such as 10 million won to the first place winner. ▲The winning team of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition, Shongji Nagayo, consisting of students from Konkuk University's Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, are taking a photo at the Olympic Gymnasium of Seoul Campus on July 11th. ▲ At the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition held on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus, the chairperson of the event Sunwoo Myung-ho (professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering of Hanyang University, center) is giving a congratulatory speech. ▲Participants of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus are checking their smart model cars before the event. ▲ A participant of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus is lining the smart model car up at the starting line. ▲ The audience was watching the driving of model cars from their seats at the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus. ▲ The audience was watching the driving of model cars from their seats at the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus. Translated by Jeon Chae-yun firstname.lastname@example.org
Hanyang University HEAD Lab (Hanyang Education in Art+Design Lab) and Hanyang Arts+Design Education Center (Director Kim Sun-ah) led the art museum education program for 100 scholarship recipients to attend the 2019 Seoul Talented Artist Education event on July 6th. This event was part of the HEAD Start program, where students were divided into 3 teams to visit the Hyundai Kids' Museum's "Books & Art" <World Tour with MOKA – Hungary>, Art Sonje Center's <The Island of the Colorblind>, and Daelim Museum's <Jaime Hayon: Serious Fun>. Director Kim Sun-ah said, "Through the art museum education, students will have had the opportunity to dream and think of themselves as future authors, beyond the activities of expression-making pieces.” ▲Scholarship students of the Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Art Sonje Center of Jongno-gu, Seoul are taking a memorial photo together on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program that visited the Hyundai Kids' Museum's "Books & Art" at the Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do location are experiencing a VR program on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Art Sonje Center at Jongno-gu of Seoul are listening to an educator's explanation on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Daelim Museum at Jongno-gu, Seoul, are paying attention to the instructions of an educator on the 6th. Translation by: Kim Hyun-soo
Hanyang Unviersity held the entrance ceremony for the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School on July 1st, at the Seongdong-gu Seoul campus, in the Olympic gymnasium. At the entrance ceremony, 2000 students attended including 1600 foreign students from 54 countries. 2019 Hanyang International Summer School will take place through the 26th for tota of 4 weeks. Hanyang University prepared 131 lectures across 12 fields including engineering, management, Korean studies, and cultural experiences such as visits to a theme park, water park, Boryeong Mud Festival, and a famous domestic entertainment management company, as well as a trip to watch a Nanta performance as well as a Han River cruise party for the foreign students. ▲On the afternoon of the 1st, foreign students participating in the entrance ceremony of the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium, Seoul campus, are taking a memorial photo together. ▲Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are listening to the welcoming speech of Hanyang University Vice President Choi Duk-kyun. ▲ Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are watching the celebratory event. ▲A Taekwondo performance crew is giving a performance for the foreign students who joined the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School entrance ceremony held at the Olympic gymnasium on the 1st. ▲ Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are enjoying a dance performance. Translation by Kim Hyun-soo
■ Date : July 1st 2019 ■ Location : Hanyang University Olympic Gymnasium Hanyang International Summer School, where foreign students are invited to learn Korean culture and language, marked its beginning at the Olympic Gymnasium on July 1st, 2019. This event was attended by more than 2,000 participants, including 1,600 students from 54 different countries. The 2019 Hanyang International Summer School will be running for 4 weeks until July 26th. There are 131 courses from 12 different majors such as engineering, business, and Korean studies in this Summer School program, and students can participate in diverse activities such as Han-river cruise party, visit to amusement park, Boryeong Mud Festival, and Nanta show.
La Traviata, an outdoor opera hosted by Hanyang University and organized by the Hanyang Opera Theater (chief director Park Jeong-won), was held at Hanyang University’s Open-air Theater in Seongdong-gu, Seoul for three days starting June 6. The opera had an audience of 6,000 people over three days. This event was held to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Hanyang University. The opera was directed by Lee Beom-ro, who won the 2016 the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism's General's Award. It was conducted by Choi Hee-joon who is currently serving as the standing conductor for Suwon City Hall. On the first day, soprano Um Jin-hee, tenor Lee Won-jun and baritone Ko Sung-hyun were the main characters, while the concert on the second day featured highly qualified students from Hanyang’s College of Music. On the last day of the concert, soprano Kathleen Kim, tenor Kim Woo-gyung, and baritone Woo Jooho, who are all gaining global acclaim, were featured. ▲The vocalists who appeared in La Traviata, an outdoor opera, are singing at Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲Professor Kim Woo-gyung (left) and Professor Kathleen Kim are playing the main roles of La Traviata, on the Seoul campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲Professor Choi Hee-joon (top left) is conducting the Hanyang Philharmonic Orchestra at the outdoor opera La Traviata held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲The audience is watching the outdoor opera La Traviata held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲The cast of La Traviata, an outdoor opera held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, greets the audience. Translated by Hyejeong Park email@example.com
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