Lingua Express, which is a language institute at SMU and offers various language programs, organized a few English studying programs for Sookmyungians in March. They offered these programs for our stu
Chosun Joongang Communcations, North Korea’s only broadcasting station, announced that North Korea has succeeded in carrying out a third nuclear test on February 12th. This public release has initiated different responses and diplomatic measures from each neighboring country and nuclear power states. Former Presdient of South Korea, Lee Myungbak, has described the period of tolerating North Korea’s changes as “the lost ten years.” South Korean government is now issuing two new methods of standing in North Korea’s path. One is to launch a preemptive attack. Kim Gwangjin, Minister of the National Defense, announced that “If there is any sign of North Korea using Nuclear weapons, we will strike first.” Another plan is the “Regime Change” approach, where the leader of North Korea is separated from the citizens, and a down-up reform is conducted amongst the people.
The extension work of the Myungshin Building, which started on June 25th, 2012, was finished earlier this year. The purpose of this work was to solve the lack of lecture rooms and to solve crowding. T
From November 20th to November 29th, an election was held over the campus. There were three elections; one for a representative of each department, one for a representative of each college, and one fo
The General Education Institute (GEI) of SMU organized a Sookmyung Humanities Festival from the 27th of October to the 17th of November. For the purpose of cultivating a wider range of knowledge in th
On October 13th, the Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM) held the Washington Leadership Program (WLP) Reunion in the memorial hall. KASM was founded in 1997 by many Korean residents (who are mainl
From October 11th to 16th, the Department of Environmental Design graduate exhibition was held in the Chungpa Gallery of the Renaissance Plaza. The exhibition displayed works of a variety of architect