The Keimyung Cultureful Festival was held on October 1 and 2 by the 36th Whole Club Union. The 3 events called ‘the Truth, Justice and Love’ were opened in 3 different places, around The Bauer Hall and the Main Stadium, and in front of the Main Gate of KMU. Also, on the Red Block streets in front of the east gate, there were concerts. Many students enjoyed the festival by participating in the events and eating snacks from the food trucks and booths.
The 6th Hyundai Motor Group Drama & Music Festival for Universities, which is Korea’s largest scale fesitval, was held on September 2. 23,000 students and 75 teams from 65 universities participated in this festival. Urine Town’s musical which is a team from the Stage Play and Musical Department at Keimyung University won the grand prize for the best individual director prize, and the bronze trophy for group performance at this year’s University Musical Festival which was the biggest ever. Also, these awards are more meaningful because all of the professors from the Stage Play and Musical D
On September 20, 2018 a University Recruit Tour was held at Keimyung University. This event was hosted by Daegu Metropolitan City and conducted by Daegu Chamber of Commerce and Keimyung University. There was a total of 34 participants including Daegu Bank who set up booths to offer on-site job interviews and recruitment consulting. Also at the fair, Keimyung alumni that had already entered firms gave special lectures about blind recruitment processes and hosted mini talks to solve students’ curiosity. 12 institutions, including public institutions, that had proactively relocated to innovative
On September 14, the Border Research Center of Keimyung University and the Korea Political Science Association held an international academic conference at Keimyung University to analyze territorial issues and policies embraced by Korea, China, Russia, and Japan. The academic conference was a place where researchers from Korea, China, Russia, and Japan could explore the effects of East Asian territorial issues related to the formation of the postwar international climate. The members sought solutions to modern problems under the theme of ‘Territorial Issues of East Asia and International Relat
On September 19, the Songguk-ri Cultural Assets Exhibition from the Bronze Age has opened. This exhibition will be on display until December 8, 2018 on the first floor of the Hengso Museum. The subtitle of this event is ‘Settled Agrarian Society and the Establishment of Ancestor Worship Culture’, so there are earthenware, stone blades and arrowheads used for farming and hunting in the Bronze Age in Korea. Also, visiters can see the old funeral culture of the Bronze Age through the remains of the graves and the relics excavated from the graves. The exhibition is a touring exhibition from Buyeo
Photographer Changmo Park who actively performs as a member of the Society of Modern Photographic Images and works for the PR Team of Keimyung University held his third solo exhibition titled ‘Dalsung Park’ at Daegu Arts Power Plant in September. Through this exhibition, Park displayed 41 art pieces illustrating Dalsung Park across four areas: those who visited Dalsung Park in 2018, images of Dalsung Park in the old days, animal spaces, and historic Dalsung earthen ramparts. In particular, stories of the people who lived at that time were added to the images to make Dalsung Park more familiar
Keimyung University’s Center for Continuing Education has opened ‘The 1st Global Women’s Leadership Academy: Finding a Point of View as a Cultural and Art City’ for Daegu citizens in 2018. The Global Women’s Leadership Academy is a program hosted by the Center for Continuing Education at KMU and offers a wide range of programs aimed at overseas cultures and arts education. The program runs every Tuesday and Wednesday for 13 weeks from September 11 to November 7, and this program selects a particular city and explores its culture and art each semester. The 1st Global Women’s Leadership Academy
Students at Keimyung University held a Flea Market on September 10th and 11th of this semester. A total of four colleges: Business Administration, Engineering, Social Science and Artech College, voluntarily participated in the flea Market at the small stadium of Seongseo Campus, and collected 3,000 items of clothing and necessities. Students visited Sinae Orphanage, a social welfare company, on September 15th to donate all of their profits. Moreover, about 200 items that were left after the sale were donated to The Beautiful Store and at this very meaningful event.
The Keimyung archery team has received lots of attention due to record setting performances in a few contests this year. Park Sung-cheol, a member of the team, got first place in the All-Korea Archery Tournament. Park won a gold medal by recording 331 points in the 90m event, and set a new record by recording 349 points in the 70m event. Moreover, he won the triple crown by also getting the gold medal in the 50m event. This is his second straight win after having received two gold medals in the last contest. In addition, the team, which included, Park won the triple at National Championship. A
The Confucius Institute at Keimyung University has produced a number of Chinese government scholarship students reconfirming its status as a leading institution in Chinese language education in Korea. The institute held a departure orientation for 28 Chinese government trained students at Uiyanggwan on August 27. In order to apply for the scholarship program at the Confucius Institute, students are required to have a strong Chinese Language Proficiency Test (HSK, HSKK) grade and to participate in Chinese language education conducted at the Confucius Institute at Keimyung University. During the
The Hengso Museum of Keimyung University was selected as the University Museum Promotion Project for 2018. From August 1st to November 30th, an education program for the Hengso Museum Relics Explorer program will be held. The program is renamed as the experience and exploration of cultural relics combined with cultural properties representing the Hengso Museum. People from low-income and multicultural families, as well as elementary, middle, high school and college students are able to participate for free. Through this promotion project, the university expects the Hengso Museum to grow into a
On July 24, representatives from Shinmyung High School and Ci Hu High School in China visited KMU. Shinmyung High School, which has a sisterhood relationship with KMU, travelled with teachers and the principal, while Ci Hu High School brought nearly 30 students and faculty. During the four-hour event, delegates took a tour of the school facilities. The group also visited Hengso Museum where they learned about Korean history and culture. They saw two permanent exhibition rooms and a special exhibition hall which displayed the history and culture of the local community. The students were surpris