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2019 Commencement Ceremony

2019 Commencement Ceremony

On February 21, 2019 a Commencement Ceremony was held for graduating senior students in the DIS. During the ceremony several students received awards for their outstanding scholastic performance, including Kim Yi Chang, who was presented with the highest academic honor, the Dean’s Award. Other students receiving awards included (for Academic Excellence) Cho Hyun Sik, Park Min Young, Kim Minji, Kim Seo Ran, Yoon Ye Won, Lee Soo Ji, Hwang Da Youn, Hwang Eun Young, Shin Sunkyung, and (for Academic Distinction)…

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2019 Orientation Ceremony

2019 Orientation Ceremony

Hanyang University had its 80th Freshman Orientation on February 28, 2019. Starting out with a short lecture about Hanyang University and its future, the orientation consisted of a speech and a few performances by the school’s clubs. We also had a special event themed “The Paper Plane of Hope” where freshmen write down the things they hope for and look forward to in university life and send it flying. The students had a dazzling look on their faces as they…

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Interview with Sarah Hyun-Young (Samsung Reporters)

Interview with Sarah Hyun-Young (Samsung Reporters)

How did you come across this experience? I actually came across it while going through Instagram. Young Samsung put up an advertisement regarding their program and I saw it on my way to work on the subway. When I saw it, though, I had about 6 hours left until the deadline and so I ran home after work to film a quick one-minute introduction video to apply. Tell us about the program. There’s so much to say about the program…

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Interview with the Organizers of Helping Hands Boracay

Interview with the Organizers of Helping Hands Boracay

Kukka Uimonen (DIS, 2016) and Julia Bärlund (Business Administration, 2016) are two of five student organizers of Hanyang University’s “Helping Hands Boracay Program”. Along with one staff member, they led 14 students to Boracay from February 20 to 27, 2018. In the following interview, the two students share their experiences working in the beautiful South-East Asian island. 1. How did you come across this experience? Kukka: I heard of the competition from Julia. Then I received an email from Hanyang…

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Special Lecture on Employment and Business

Special Lecture on Employment and Business

A special lecture entitled “Ideas to Reality (How to get a job effectively)” was held on April 3rd in the International Building. Professor Min Byoung-Chul and Yong Min Cho, a manager at Google Korea, guided students on how to create passionate business proposals and pitch one-minute business ideas during the three-hour session. DIS students also learned tips on what kind of people Google recruits, and four lucky students were selected to go on a tour of Google Korea. As a…

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Special Lecture on the Aftermath of the Fukushima Accident

Special Lecture on the Aftermath of the Fukushima Accident

On March 28, 2018 the Executive Vice Chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Naomi Hirose, delivered a special lecture about the aftermath of the Fukushima accident of 2011. TEPCO was the company responsible for the dysfunctional nuclear reactors which had a melt-down following the tsunami of the Tohoku earthquake. Mr. Hirose gave thorough explanations as to what happened during and after the incident, emphasizing the company’s efforts during the past seven years to overcome the devastation. As for lessons…

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2018 Convocation

2018 Convocation

The 2018 graduation ceremony for the Division of International Studies was held on February 22nd. Thirty-three students graduated on this day with BA degrees in International Studies. Professors and parents participated in the ceremony to celebrate their new path for future. More than twenty students received high achievements awards for their GPA scores and contributions to Hanyang University. The Dean’s List Award (for the student with the highest overall GPA) was awarded to Jungyun Choi.  

DIS Orientation Event

DIS Orientation Event

On February 20th, 2018 the Division of International Studies held its Orientation event. To welcome the first-year students the Student Council and DIS office provided a lecture in which they introduced the department to students. After lunch, second-year students and members of the Student Council helped newcomers look around campus and speak with professors. Through this event students learned more about their chosen department and began their adjustment to university life.

Introducing Prof. Jung Kuk-Mo

Introducing Prof. Jung Kuk-Mo

Please introduce yourself. What do you teach in DIS? I am a professor of economics in the DIS. Before I joined the DIS last year, I taught economics at Henan University in China. My research interests are in the areas of monetary economics, finance, and international economics. I am currently teaching economics and finance-related subjects in DIS. How did you become interested in joining the DIS? Was there anything in particular that attracted you to this department? I had a…

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Interview with Jaesung Yoon (Korean Chamber of Commerce)

Interview with Jaesung Yoon (Korean Chamber of Commerce)

Please introduce yourself. Hi, my name is Jaesung Yoon. I graduated from Hanyang University in August, 2017 with a bachelor’s in International Studies. I am currently working as an intern in the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KOCHAM) in the USA. Upon termination of my current contract, the performance review that I receive will determine whether I will stay on as a regular employee. In the meantime, I am in the process of exploring other options that will ensure…

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