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The Ministry of Science and Technology will hold the 2018 International Conference on Appropriate Technology under the theme of 'Science & Technology for Engagement and Sharing' at Hanyang University Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul from the 23rd to the 24th. The conference will begin with the keynote speech of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The conference will discuss the changing of international development cooperation for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of science and technology. Appropriate technology is defined as technologies that can be judged to be the most appropriate in a specific period or region in order to solve various problems in developing countries. For an in-depth discussion, the Academic Society for Appropriate Technology, the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), the Global Network for Sharing Appropriate Technology (GNSAT), and academic experts will gather and hold presentations and discussions by session. Appropriate technological products and poster exhibitions will also be displayed. Presentations and discussions by session will proceed on the subjects as follows.▲ Appropriate Technology‧Science Centers ▲ Water‧environments ▲ utilizing senior scientists ▲Finding solutions for local problems and its development▲ Health‧medicine ▲ Education‧policies ▲ Sanitary‧environments ▲ Sharing Accomplishments of ICT ODA. A conference official has stated, "I hope this conference will serve as a venue to think about the meaning and role of appropriate technology for sustainable development in developing countries and to seek advice and wisdom from academic scholars.”
On November 1st, Hanyang University opened a sharing market for foreign students at the 1st Engineering Center on the Seoul Campus. The event was organized in order to reduce the cost of purchasing goods and to participate in resource saving for foreign students by sharing items they no longer use. "I planned the event with the hope that foreign students can easily adjust to life in Korea," an official from Hanyang University stated. The same official also added, "the entire profit of the Sharing Market will be donated to the Seongdong-gu Multicultural Support Center, while unsold goods will be delivered to the Beautifulstore." The items sold at this sharing event were donated by 50 students from Hanyang University. ▲ Students are standing in line during the "Sharing Market for Foreign Students," which was held at the 1st Engineering Building of the Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul. ▲ Foreign students are introducing products to Korean students who participated in the Sharing Market at the 1st Engineering Center, Seoul Campus. ▲ Foreign students are introducing their sales products to a foreign professor who participated in the Sharing Market at the 1st Engineering Center, Seoul Campus.
On the Seoul Campus of Hanyang University, the "2018 Sudo Match (수도전): the Blue Flame Arena" was held at the Olympic Gymnasium, which is a joint Hanyang University and Seoul National University festival. Sudo Match is the first-ever joint festival hosted by the Sudo Match Organizing Committee between Hanyang University and Seoul National University, and its subtitle is "the Blue Flame Arena" representing the similarity of the color blue that both schools share. The Sudo Match (수도전), which took place from October 10th to October 12th, is different from other joint festivals in that this festival consists of competitions not only in sports but also in the field of performance and knowledge. Both Hanyang and Seoul National University each took home a victory in the men's and women's soccer competition that was held as a pre-event on the 9th. In men's basketball, Hanyang University won by a score of 42-33 on the 10th of October. In the men's and women's volleyball competition, Seoul National University won both by a score of 2-0 and 2-1. ▲ One student from Hanyang University and another from Seoul National University are holding different placards and cheering for the opposing team during the "2018 Sudo Match: the Blue Flame Arena" at the Olympic Gymnasium, Seoul Campus of Hanyang University. ▲ The cheer teams of Hanyang University and Seoul National University are taking a picture together. ▲ Hanyang University students enthusiastically cheer for their team with Hanyang placards. ▲ Students from the Seoul National University cheer team pose with their school's placard. ▲ A Hanyang basketball player is taking a jumpshot during the men's basketball competition. ▲ Members of the Hanyang Women's Volleyball team prepare for the incoming serve during the "2018 Sudo Match: the Blue Flame Arena" at the Olympic Gymnasium. ▲ Both teams are competing at a feverish pace during the women's volleyball competition. ▲ After the conclusion of the men's volleyball competition, students from Hanyang University and Seoul National University pose together in good faith and competition. ▲ Students from Hanyang and Seoul National University are performing during the "2018 Sudo Match” festival at the Amphitheater on the 11th. ▲ More students from Hanyang and Seoul National University are performing. ▲An aerial-view of students from both universities watching the performance. ▲ Students from both universities are having a discussion on a business idea. ▲ Students from both universities are in discussion regarding whether to encourage collaboration between universities and companies. ▲ An additional photo of students from both universities discussing about whether to encourage collaboration between universities and companies
Hanyang University held the 'Lee Soon-kyu Lounge' unveiling ceremony at the Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library on the Seoul campus on October 15th. The Lee Soon-kyu Lounge was built from a donation from Lee Soon-kyu, the chairman of the Korea Petrochemical Ind. Co. Ltd. The Lee Soon-kyu Lounge has been remodeled to include a VR Studio and an open PC room, costing approximately 500 million won for the renovations that took two months to complete. The loung offers a total space of 497㎡ and is located in the office of the Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library. The lounge also has an electric recliner and a study room, which is expected to help develop student creativity and autonomy by being decorated like a 'cafe' where they can freely communicate and relax. ▲Lee Soon-kyu, the Chairman of Korea Petrochemical Ind. Co. Ltd., speaks at the unveiling ceremony. ▲Lee Soon-kyu, the Chairman of Korea Petrochemical Ind. Co. Ltd. (pictured right), is taking a commemorative photo with the President of Hanyang University, Lee Young-moo (pictured left).
The first-ever joint Hanyang University and Seoul National University festival named Sudo Match (수도전) took place from October 9th to 12th, 2018. Hanyang University and Seoul National University decided to start a festival consisting of competitions in various activities such as sports, dance, band, hip hop, and knowledge contents. The meaning of Sudo Match is significant: sudo means the capital of a country in Korean. Hanyang is the old name of Seoul, which was the capital city of the Joseon Dynasty, whereas Seoul is the current capital city of South Korea. Hosted by the Sudo Match Organizing Committee, the event brought Hanyang University and Seoul National University students together from October 9th to October 12th, which lasted for four days. Sports games, which included women's football, men's football, women's volleyball, men's volleyball, and men's basketball, took place on the first and second day of the event. Women’s and men’s football matches took place on October 9th, and it was broadcasted online through a Facebook livestream. Seoul National University won the women’s football event, and Hanyang University took victory in men’s football. On October 10th, the second day of Sudo Match, Seoul National University won both women’s and men’s volleyball matches, while Hanyang University won the men’s basketball game. Kang Hyun-woo (Department of Korean Language and Literature, 1st year) (left side) and his friends thoroughly enjoyed the Room Escape experience at Hanyang University. Moreover, over the event period, various programs that enabled both universities to share their knowledge and academic depth such as a debate battle, talk concerts consisting of both professors and alumni, and the Room Escape competition were held. The Hanyang University Room Escape competition took place on the second and third day of the event, on October 10th and 11th, in the Hanyang Plaza, Seoul campus. 150 teams signed up for Room Escape, showing its high popularity. Kang Hyun-woo (Department of Korean Language and Literature, 1st year) and his friends thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Kang stated that the Escape Room was more complicated than he had expected and showed satisfaction towards it. (Second from far left), An Joo-yeon (Department of Financial Management, 1st year) and other staff members of the Sudo Match Event Booth were pleased with the students’ reactions to the various events. On October 10th, Hanyang University’s Sudo Match Event Booth was set up in front of Hanyang University station entrance two. There were two types of events at the booth: the Sudo Match support message event and the SNS hashtag event. Staff members from the event booth, An Ju-yeon (Department of Financial Management, 1st year), stated that she was pleased with how much attention the booth got, and she hoped for Sudo Match to thrive in the future as well. On the third day of the event (October 11th), the Blue Flame Arena took place, which was one of the most anticipated main performance events. Both Hanyang and Seoul National University students competed against each other in band, hip hop, and dance. The competing teams in each category did their best and showed off how much effort they had put in preparing for their performances. The student audience was also able to participate as well through the audience evaluation team. Approximately 250 students voted for the performing teams. The Hanyang University’s hip-hop group and Showdown’s team leader, Kim Tae-bin (Department of Korean Language Education, 1st year) stated that they prepared for the performance two months in advance and spent several consecutive nights up practicing. Their efforts were worth it as many students cheered on, and the members enjoyed the stage. After three rounds, Seoul National University was announced as the winner of the Blue Flame Arena. Sudo Match came to an end with performances by renowned artists Woo Won-jae, Simon Dominic, and Zion T. Showdown, Hanyang University's hip-hop group, perform on stage. HIS, Seoul National University's dance crew, perform on stage with the number of audience evaluation votes displayed in the background. Korean rapper, Simon Dominic performs on stage after Blue Flame Arena. Seok Ga-ram firstname.lastname@example.org Photos by Park Guen-hyung and Kang Cho-hyun
Hanyang University will invite a co-chairman of IPPNW Tilman Ruff, the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and 2017 winner Akira Kawasaki, a committee of ICAN, to give a special lecture on 'nuclear and peace on the Korean Peninsula'. It will be held at the HIT Hall room No. 612 at Seoul Campus on October 11 2pm. The lectures will be held in English, and anyone can attend without a separate request. For more information, contact the RC Administration Team of the Division of International Studies (02-2220- 0281, email@example.com) ▲ Information on Special Lecture by Nobel Prize Winners
Hanyang University's graduates from Class of 85, 86, and 87 (those who entered university at the year of 1985, 1986 and 1987) held a 'Love for Juniors Campaign' and provided lunch for students at Class of 15, 16 and 17, who were 30 years younger. This campaign was held with great success at the Seoul Campers' Outdoor Theater in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on the 13th. ▲ On the 13th at the Seoul Campus Outdoor Theater, the alumni members from Class 85, 86, and 87 held a campaign to provide lunch to students at Class of 15, 16 and 17. ▲Alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are preparing food to give lunch to students in the Class of 15, 16, and 17. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are waiting in order to get lunch. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are waiting in order to get lunch. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are taking a commemorative picture with their meal tickets before getting lunch. ▲Students attending the event are taking commemorative pictures of drawing heart fingers with their meal tickets before getting lunch. ▲The alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are giving lunch to students. ▲The alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are giving lunch to students. ▲Students from Class of 17 are getting the lunch and taking commemorative pictures. ▲Students from the class of 15, 16, and 17 are having lunch at the outdoor theater. ▲All participants are taking commemorative pictures after the event.
Hanyang University held a 'Chuseok event with foreign students' at the Seoul campus on September 20th. This event was organized to provide foreign students attending Hanyang University with an opportunity to experience traditional culture in celebration of Chuseok, the nation's representative holiday, and to strengthen the ties between Korean students. ▲Students attending the "2018 Chuseok Festival" held on the 20th at the Seoul Campus are taking a commemorative photo. ▲Student who attended the event is making Songpyeon. ▲International students are playing the traditional play, 'Ho-gu'. ▲Students attending the event are making their own masks. ▲Students wearing Hanbok are taking a commemorative photo.
Visiting Sonoma State University on August 21st, President Lee Young-moo held the Hanyang Gukak Festival with great success at the Green Music Center. The festival, first held in Northern California, was attended by 26 professors and students from the Department of Korean Traditional Music at Hanyang University. The Green Music Center in Weill Hall at Sonoma State, where the performance was held, has one of the best acoustics in the world with 1,400 seats. The performances had six programs: the best traditional Korean music "Sujecheon", "Daepungnyu" where the bamboo wind musical instrument is organized, "Geomungo duet", "25-string gayageum", "The story of Shim Chung" where the blind father opens his eyes, and “Hojeok sinawi” played with the taepyeongso ensemble. In addition, President Lee Young-moo had a meeting with officials from Sonoma State University in which he discussed future plans for exchange and cooperation between the two universities. ▲ President Lee Young-moo greets everyone at the meeting. ▲ After the concert, Korean traditional music professors and students are making their stage greetings. ▲ Officials from Sonoma State University and Hanyang University pose for pictures.
Hanyang University will hold the '2018 Hanyang Job Fair', which hosted 138 domestic and international companies on September 4th (Tue), for two days, at the Olympic Gymnasium in Seoundong-gu, Seoul. Hanyang University is also actively attracting foreign companies, including the recruitment officer from the German Chamber of Commerce, the Japan recruitment officer, the Singapore recruitment officer, and so on. Also, Hanyang University proceeds to the 'Hanyang OB NIGHT' event after the end of the official fair schedule for the first time this year. This event was prepared to make a place where job seekers and corporate recruiters can naturally get to know each other with delicious refreshments prepared by the school. An individual from Hanyang University said, "The Hanyang OB NIGHT event was provided to get the information needed for employment through communication with corporate recruiters, as well as to have fun with their fellow students while avoiding the mental burden of preparing for employment." ▲‘Hanyang OB NIGHT' event poster
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