A guest lecture by Kishimi Ichiro, the author of the best seller Courage to be Disliked, was held at KMU’s College of Business Administration on November 13. The theme of the lecture was a message that he hopes to convey to young people about philosophies of life.Kishimi Ichiro believes that “We should not be afraid to be hated by others. If you are hated by someone, it is proof that you live by your own rules.” His ideas about relationships are based on the psychology of Adler. He also gave students under stress due to human relationships caused by harsh competition a variety of good advice.H
The Dongsan Hospital medical service team provided medical services for 10 days in Nepal’s small country villages Pulbari and Rum returned to Korea on November 7. The team consisted of 24 people in various medical areas including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, religious support people and nursing students. They carried out a plan to help 1,000 Nepalese people who hadn’t received medical treatment. They not only gave treatment consultations, but also performed some procedures like esophagogastroscopy, otitis media surgery and strabotomy. The medical service volunteers also prepar
On November 20, a Learning Talk lecture was held in the Multimedia-room on the third floor of New Bauer Hall.The speaker was Chae Ra-da, a product director for EBS. The topic of the lecture was “Why are we going to university?,” which is the same as her documentary’s name. The six-part documentary was designed to ask Korean youths why they study to get good grades so they can find a job without thinking about what they really want. She said, “Korean students don’t share their thoughts as well as students from other countries. During the past called Open Your Mouth, she insisted that “universit
The Special Lecture by the former Minister of Unification was held in the College of Social Science building at 1:30 p.m. on October 30. Ryu Gil-jae, the former Minister of Unification, talked about the reasons for unification. He explained that we are the same race and we cultivated a long history before the war. He also said that we should prepare for and overcome the difficulties that unification will cause. In addition, he said that we should meet, talk and cooperate with North Korea to reconcile our differences. His lecture awakened in us the necessity of unification and the divided natur
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.