KMU’s Dongsan Library has been helping small libraries in substandard conditions for 5 years. Since 2011, Dong san Library has supported 45 libraries in Daegu and 47 libraries in Gyeong buk through various activities. The volunteer activities consist of reading education, data rearrangement, space organization, interior design and environmental improvement. These activities are greatly appreciated by the local community and library users. KMU Dong san Library volunteer work teams consist of five teams with 60 people total, including librarians and students. Currently, the teams are supporting…
To find environmental elements is not difficult, but developing environmental elements has limits because most hospitals were built focusing on patients’ treatment. Facing this situation, Keimyung University Dongsan Hospital took the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) challenge, which is an architecture certification system. Some futuristic design elements can now be seen at Dongsan Hospital.There are sky lights in the ceiling that allow sunlight to stream in. This natural lighting is not hot or cold and it doesn’t fatigue people’s eyes. On the rooftop, there is a garden so p
On September 23, Dongsan Scholarship Foundation(Chief Director Synn Il-hi) held the ‘2015 Scholarship Certificate of Conferment Ceremony’ in Hengso Museum’s Audio-Visual room. The Foundation awarded 146 million won in scholarships to 95 students who are poor but have good grades. Chairman Synn said, “Giving scholarships is believing in students effort and possibility.” Also he emphasized, “Don’t settle for the present and carve out a future for yourselves.” The Dongsan Scholarship Foundation was founded June 1993 by Dr. Synn Il-hi(President of Keimyung University) to fulfill Dr. Synn Tae-sik’s
Daegu National Science Museum held a lecture at Keimyung University on September 24.Gang Sin-won, the curator of Daegu National Scuence museum, gave the lecture. Dr. Gang lectured about big data, smart automobiles and cognitive robotics as growth industries in Korea. He explained the science and technology policies of China and important science news stories. He also talked about exciting fields of science like science in everyday life and genetically modified organisms.In closing, he said that we should make greater efforts to go beyond the current situation.
The College of Nursing’s International Conference of KMU was held in the College of Nursing at KMU on September 3 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the College of Nursing’s parish nursing centers.The contents of the conference were the present condition and prospect of global parish nursing, parish nursing in the USA, diabetes management at parish nursing centers, welfare work for disabled people by churches and parish nursing work by the College of Nursing.The instructors were Kim Jung-nam (honorary professor of Keimyung University), Hannah Mitter (prof
The 3rd National University Students Reading Debate Competition was held in Gunpo on August 27 and 28. Keimyung University Student Eun Yun-su (Sophomore, Department of Politics and Diplomacy) was selected the best panelist.Except for Jeju Island, university students from all regions participated in this debate competition. This competition was held by Gunpo which called City of Books. The competition has 35 finalists who are chosen through qualifiers. Then two students go to the private finals through a team league tournament.Finally, En Yun-su was chosen as the best student debater. Keimyung…
The 254th CEO Forum was held at KMU’s College of Business Administration on September 11. The lecturer was Kim Seon-il who is the head of the Daegu Creative Economy Innovation Center. The theme of the lecture was “Creative economy with open type innovation.”Today, unemployment is increasing while the population ages and the birth rate remains low. Therefore, Mr. Kim said, we need to use the creative economy to solve this problem.He also explained the differences between creative economy policies of other countries and creative economy policies of Korea. In addition, he explained open type inno
Keimyung University’s Confucius Academy has become a leading Chinese teaching program, recently providing scholarships to 30 students who passed the scholarship exam. This academy’s purpose is to help intelligent, international students in Korea to learn Chinese and to encourage students to learn the history and culture of China.This year’s scholarship students consist of 18 students in their first year of training and 12 students studying for a master’s degree. Students who receive scholarship get free tuition and housing, as well as a stipend for living expenses.KMU’s Confucius Academy plans