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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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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.

Special Lecture by the Chairman of the Sunfull Foundation

Special Lecture by the Chairman of the Sunfull Foundation

On March 17, 2017, the DIS held a special lecture with Professor Min Byung Chul, chairman of the Sunfull Foundation. This special lecture was held in the Future Automobile Research Center Conference Hall and sponsored by the Sunfull Foundation. About 100 people attended, including the chairman of Hanyang University, the DIS professors, and students in the DIS and GSIS. Under the theme “Ideas to Reality”, Professor Min spoke about how he established a foundation that encourages positive comments on social…

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Special Lecture by the Minister of Unification

Special Lecture by the Minister of Unification

Minister of Unification YongPyo Hong visited Hanyang University on March 14 to present a special lecture under the title of “Peace and Unification of the Korean Peninsula.” The lecture was held in the Chung Mong-Koo Conference Hall. Minister Hong described unification as a means of healing the sickness of the country and noted that the nation is still fearful of war and separation. He also reported on the current state of affairs in North Korea and explained how the nuclear…

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2017 Convocation

2017 Convocation

The 2017 Convocation for students graduating from the Division of International Studies was held on February 16. Though it hurts to say good bye, it was great to see these new graduates take a step toward turning their dreams into global opportunities. Out of the thirty-four graduates there were twenty awardees whose achievements were acknowledged. Here are their names: The Dean’s List Award (for the student with the highest overall GPA): Chan Jin Park Award for Academic Excellence: Jae Hyun…

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International Forum on Energy Governance

International Forum on Energy Governance

Hanyang University’s Center for Energy Governance and Security (Director: Professor Kim Younkyoo) together with Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (Director: Professor Jason Bordoff) hosted an international forum that focused on the impact of potential US natural gas exports on Asia-Pacific energy security. The forum was held at the Faculty House at Columbia University on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. This international forum was timely, reflecting the current dramatic changes in the US energy policy landscape due to the boom…

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