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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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Career Development Center

Career Development Center

In order to assist students in securing employment, the DIS recently established a Career Development Center (CDC), which will provide students with employment information in career areas related to international studies. The CDC will also strive to connect DIS with contacts and networks in international and domestic corporations.

Special lecture by Simon Bureau (Chairman of Canadian Chamber of Commerce)

Special lecture by Simon Bureau (Chairman of Canadian Chamber of Commerce)

Simon Bureau, Chairman of Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, came to Hanyang University on May 2, 2012 to give a special lecture to the Department of International Studies. Mr. Bureau is from Montreal, Canada and is the founder and CEO of a private consulting firm, Vector. He is also the author of Global Business Mind-Set. The term “MIND-SET” stands for: Mobility, Independence, Novel approach, Diversity, Hyphen (looking for values of links), Situation awareness, Equality (creating equal relationships) and Two-way…

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Special lecture by Rob Edwards (Senior Vice President of Standard Chartered Bank)

Special lecture by Rob Edwards (Senior Vice President of Standard Chartered Bank)

Rob Edwards came to the Division of International Studies on April 25 to give a presentation under the Special Lecture Series. Mr. Edwards is not only the Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea, but also Senior Vice President of Standard Chartered Bank in Korea. His first posting in Standard Chartered is what brought him to Seoul in 1978. Mr. Edwards shared his knowledge of Korea’s economy from an international viewpoint and recommended how we, as young students,…

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Special lecture by Steve B. McKinney (President of McKinney Consulting)

Special lecture by Steve B. McKinney (President of McKinney Consulting)

The guest speaker for Special Lecture Series on April 4, 2012 was Steven B. McKinney, the Founder and President of McKinney Consulting, Inc. The business, established in 2001, is an executive search firm, which has placed hundreds of bi-lingual middle-senior level executives for multinational companies in Korea and throughout all of Asia. Mr. McKinney began the lecture by introducing himself and his achievements in the educational, business, and political field. He has an educational background of a Bachelor of Music…

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