Have you ever heard of the ‘Garbage Island’ in the Pacific Ocean? It is a collection of garbage from all around the world. The most important thing that we have to know is that most of the garbage consists of plastic. These pieces of plastic are a serious environmental hazard, so the whole world needs to find a solution to this global problem. According to statistics from the National Statistical Office, Korea generates ten million tons of plastic waste per year. It means annual plastic use per capita is about 132 kg. Most of the plastic waste is generated from everyday things like cosmetics,
In Starcro Daegu Square, KBIDC (Korea Blockchain Internet Data Center) reached an agreement with KMU for the ‘Starcro’ Project, a national block-chain technology project. KBIDC is a crypto currency technology research and development company. KBIDC aims to develop block-chain technology and crypto currency to ultimately make Korea a suzerain state of crypto currency. They made an agreement with the Department of Industrial design and of Fashion Design at KMU for launching ‘Starco’, a crypto currency project. For this agreement, KBIDC offered about 20 million won in support for KMU. The profess
The Hengso Museum at KMU will hold the 3rd culture lecture with the theme ‘Modern and Contemporary Art Through Personage’. Since 2016, the Hengso Museum has held various lectures that introduce not only Korean culture but also western and eastern cultures. During this lecture, there are also two opportunities for the exploration of the art museum by looking around Korean modern art. If you attend the class, you can get a certificate, invitation for a free lecture, an exhibition and exploration of historic sites. The tuition is 150-thousand won. You can get an application at the KMU Hengso Muse
● Jeong Jae-min and students from Japan during program. About 20,000 students study at Keimyung University. KMU offers many programs that help students gain practical knowledge and experience related to their majors. Here is one student who developed a lot through a Keimyung program. Q1. Please introduce yourself. Hello, I am Jeong Jae Min. My major is Japanese Language and literature, which I’ve studied since 2014 at Keimyung University. Q2. Would you introduce the program that you participated in? I participated in a program that Keimyung University’s Center for International Affairs held. I
189th Gazette's Puzzle Answer-ACROSS-1. PLATFORM2. WORLD3.SERVE4.MOVIE5.MEMORY6.TIME-DOWN-1. POSITIVE2.FUTURE3.DEGREE4.EVENTCongratulations! The Gazette choose two persons to receive a gift as they solved the last puzzle correctly.Seo * ri (Department of Psychology)Shin * jung (Department of Chemical Engineering)
● Director: Ryan Coogler●Genre: Action, Drama, SF●Starring: Chadwic Boseman, Michael B.Jordan, Danai Gurira●Running Time: 135 minutesMaybe you are eagerly looking forward to 'Avengers: Infinity War' which will be released on April 27th? Then why don't you watch 'Black Panther' because it is the prequel. Black Panther is the King of Ukanda, and you can see the Ukanda’s struggle for peace and survival and conflict between social reform and stability. This is important link to Avengers.Black Panther whose name is T’Challa is one of Avengers, and the king of Ukanda. T’Challa is the king of Ukanda,
The education for students’ group activity was held on March 14th in Bauer Hall. This education aims at safety education and prevention of human rights abuse for students who belong to student groups without a professor in charge, such as student council and clubs. This training was prepared to lead students to wholesome school group activity. The attendees included not only students but school personnel who directly deal with students. Professor Kim Hijung from Human Rights Counseling Center shared this with the attendees, “Listen carefully to this lesson and practice these well. Always look
A special lecture from Lee Sihyung, the president of The Korea Foundation, will be held for economics and business administration students on May 15th. In The Korea Foundation, they teach what Korea is, what Korea has furthermore what Korea can do with or to foreigners. Connected with this, Mr. Lee also talked about public diplomacy in his lecture. He emphasized the invisible power of public diplomacy. Public diplomacy can be contrasted with conventional diplomacy which is related to negotiation between governments, and wants to charm others with soft power?which contains culture, art, knowled
Have you ever heard 'Gazua!'? It is a neologism that Bitcoin investors in South Korea coined. It means: let's invest all hoping the price goes up. As many people have bought virtual currency, the value of one Bitcoin has increased to $2000 in Korea. As a result, many people and companies began to take virtual currency seriously, which has created the need for new professions.▶ RoleA virtual currency trader intermediates trades between individual clients or huge companies and the virtual currency market. The trades can be already distributed currency or newly distributed on market. A virtual cu
Keimyunggeukuhoe, a Keimyung theater group, was invited from the National Student Theater Festival of Japan. They participated in the festival from Feb. 24 to Feb. 27 watching the students’ plays, and on Feb 26, they performed their own play named ‘A Life Thief’. The story is about the ‘Life of Two Thieves’ who rob each other’s life by robbing each other’s stuff. After watching the Japanese plays and performing their own play, the Keimyung students gathered with the local students and had a celebration. The group returned from Japan on Feb 27.
Over the last several years, the Keimyung Volunteering Team has volunteered from Asia to Africa in countries such as China, Nepal, Vietnam. This year, the Keimyung Volunteering Team went to Ethiopia-Laos-Cambodia-Philippines. 140 volunteers are assigned from 30 to 33 to take care each villages. As Shin Ill-hee, the president of KMU, participated in the 16 Africa countries’ monthly meeting, this volunteer work began to gel. As a result, this volunteer work was accomplished to meet the requests of the Ethiopian ambassador to Korea. The village Addis Abada where they go is there where Ethiopia Ko
In The New Bauer Hall, on 23th Nov, 2017 Keimyung Pedagogy-Education and Quality Management Forum was held. This forum addresses the educational reform plan related to The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Due to progress of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, culture, society and education, as well as industrial structure, will become automated and require less manpower. For example, cutting edge IT mechanics will be applied to furniture such as TVs and refrigerators thereby becoming part of our routines. The conventional pedagogies only for knowledge delivery education will become meaningless. Thi
From September 19 to September 25, 2017, the 72th annual UN general debate was held. They discuss global issues such as global warming, menaces to global security and other global issues. Following the debate, the UN offers resolutions for global development and world peace every year.Nowadays, the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea pushes ahead with nuclear experiments for weapons development, ignoring other countries’ warnings. The DPRK, from Kim Il-sung to Kim Jung-un, has carried out anti-American policies. Moreover, it has continued to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles and nu
From the 25th to 26th of September, the Whole Club Union festival was held. Various clubs from KMU prepared taverns and events in front of Bauer Hall and in minor ground to advertise their club’s activities. To celebrate the festival, the band club performed on the 25th, and also rapper Woo Won-Jae came to celebrate with a performance on the 26th.Though many clubs and students participated, the minor ground felt a little empty. More promotions and more interests are needed to attract more people and to makemore fun festival which will the goal for the next festival.
Kyeimyung University concluded a start-up trade agreement with Amity university. It is part a network for students to do start-ups abroad. The local newspaper, ‘The Telegraph’, also had interest in it, and wrote an article about it. Keimyung Graduate School of Global Entrepreneurship is on the way to constructing an advance start-up base and accelerating the vitality of start-ups. India has the 3rd largest start-up market in the world. Mr. Mody, the prime minister of India, presents ‘Make in India, Digital India, Startup India’ as 3 national agendas and aims to help start-ups flourish cross-na