Korea University

Type: Organization
Name: Korea University
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Universities wrong to resist new assessments

Kim Byoung-joo I simply could not believe my eyes when once again I saw in the news that university students were boycotting the college rankings issued by the local press. This is nothing new, and this time, I wanted to point out why they are making ... [Published Korea Herald - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

How Should the G20 Act to Improve Global Trade Governance? [analysis]

The evolution of the world trading system no longer supports the delivery of opportunities that follow from innovations in international business. This article is a statement by participants at a roundtable held in the EU Centre for Global Affairs, University ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

One out of three law school graduates can’t find a job

Posted on : Sep.30,2014 17:17 KSTExpensive universities now being called ‘money schools’ instead of ‘law schools’ By Kim Kyung-uk, staff reporterOne out of every three graduates of South Korean law schools is unable to get a job, and only four out of ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Closing the education gap

Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development. Since the beginning of the century, recognition of this has driven many countries to pursue the Millennium Development Goal of achieving universal primary education and eradicating ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Only 40% of overpriced tuition law school graduates go into law

Just 42 percent of South Korean law school graduates are hired in the field of law including courts, prosecutors’ offices and law firms. Even Korea’s top law school - Seoul National University law school graduates showed only 76 percent of employment ... [Published Maekyung - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Prof. Soh Chang-rok Elected as a Member of the UN Human Rights...

1. Professor Soh Chang-rok of Korea University Graduate School of International Studies was elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) Advisory Committee at the organization's election held in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 26, local ... [Published Noodls - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Jung Un is ill, North Korean press agency says

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , seen limping in his most recent public appearance, is suffering "discomfort," the North Korean state media reported Friday.Kim, 31, has not been seen in public since Sept. 3. ... [Published UPI - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Is Kim Jong Un lying low?

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen at a public event for three weeks, including a prominent state meeting, which he has attended every year since coming to power in late 2011.On Thursday, Kim was conspicuously absent from the Supreme People's ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

New Nanoparticles Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at Korea University (Size-Tunable and Monodisperse Tm3+/Gd3+-Doped Hexagonal...

New Nanoparticles Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at Korea University (Size-Tunable and Monodisperse Tm3+/Gd3+-Doped Hexagonal NaYbF4 Nanoparticles with Engineered Efficient Near Infrared-to-Near Infrared Upconversion for In ...)By ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rejecting the rankings

It has been some time since Korean universities deprecated themselves as training places for corporate workers. One event fanning such a pitiable trend is the annual announcement of college rankings by some media outlets, based mostly on ostensible and ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Study Results from Korea University Update Understanding of Organic Electronics (Enhancement in light extraction efficiency of organic light emitting...

Study Results from Korea University Update Understanding of Organic Electronics (Enhancement in light extraction efficiency of organic light emitting diodes using double-layered transparent conducting oxide structure)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Findings on Nanotechnology Reported by Investigators at Korea University (Photothermal Inhibition of Neural Activity with Near-Infrared-Sensitive...

Findings on Nanotechnology Reported by Investigators at Korea University (Photothermal Inhibition of Neural Activity with Near-Infrared-Sensitive Nanotransducers) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Data detailed on Nanotechnology ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 25 2014]

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"These findings suggest that our bodies are used as perceptual metrics, meaning that we are more likely to attribute changes in the perceived size of the hand to changes in the world — instead of thinking that our hand has become bigger, we're more likely to think that the world around the hand has become smaller instead" explains psychological scientist and lead researcher Sally Linkenauger of Lancaster University
"We expected to see him at the Supreme People's Assembly, because he had attended that session every time, so we are speculating that he might have problems in his health" said Yoo Ho-Yeol, professor of North Korean Studies at Seoul's Korea University
...Assembly, because he had attended that session every time," said Yoo Ho-Yeol professor of North Korean Studies at Korea University in Seoul. "So we are speculating that he might have problems in his health."
"From reliable sources which I have but wouldn't reveal, he indeed has some serious health problems which exacerbated last month. So I think it would be too early to think that his absence has some political meaning or hints some problem with the North Korean leadership because I think overall if you judge the whole style of the leadership of Kim Jong-un, it is quite illogical, quite arbitrary..."

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Weighing pension payouts [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 1 hour ago]
Universities wrong to resist new assessments [Published Korea Herald - Oct 01 2014]
How Should the G20 Act to Improve Global Trade ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 30 2014]
One out of three law school graduates can’t fin... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 30 2014]
Closing the education gap [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
Hand size appears to stay constant, providing n... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 29 2014]
Only 40% of overpriced tuition law school gradu... [Published Maekyung - Sep 29 2014]
Rise of third-culture actors in Korea and its u... [Published Korea Times - Sep 28 2014]
Prof. Soh Chang-rok Elected as a Member of the ... [Published Noodls - Sep 27 2014]
[Reporter’s notebook] In S. Korea, the rich are... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 27 2014]
Kim Jung Un is ill, North Korean press agency says [Published UPI - Sep 26 2014]
Is Kim Jong Un lying low? [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 26 2014]
N. Korean Leader's Absence at Assembly Sparks H... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 26 2014]
Sewol committees clash in tiff over information [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 25 2014]
N. Korean leader misses high-profile meeting [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
New Nanoparticles Study Findings Have Been Repo... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
Rejecting the rankings [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
Study Results from Korea University Update Unde... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
Findings on Nanotechnology Reported by Investig... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 25 2014]
Findings on Nanotechnology Reported by Investig... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Reports from Korea University Add New Data to F... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 24 2014]
Reports from Korea University Add New Data to F... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 24 2014]
Statement of the participants in the Third EU-A... [Published VOX - Sep 24 2014]
EdCast picks up $6 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 22 2014]
SoftBank Leads $6 Million Round For Ed-Tech Sta... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 22 2014]
EdCast Secures $6 Million Series a Financing Ro... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Sep 22 2014]
Students protest college ranking surveys [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]
YASHODA HOSPITALS, HYDERABAD, INDIA – PRESS NOTE [Published SmartOman.com - Sep 21 2014]
ROK SGR-A1 Sentry Guard [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Sep 21 2014]
Education and opportunity [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 20 2014]
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EdCast picks up $6 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 22 2014]
EdCast said Monday that it has closed $6 million in Series A funding. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Menlo Ventures, Novel TMT Ventures, Cervin Ventures, Aarin Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund/ ...
Nafion-coated cathode to overcome polysulfide d... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 12 2014]
One of the main limiters to the commercialization of high energy density lithium-sulfur batteries is the dissolution of long-chain lithium polysulfides into the electrolyte, which limits cycling performance. A team from Korea University is addressing ...
How Korea became the world’s coolest brand [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 02 2014]
When Snoop Dogg flew to Seoul in January to film a music video with pop star Psy of “Gangnam Style” fame, he didn’t seem to realize just what South Koreans are willing to do to create a global phenomenon. Initially told that the shoot for the song “Hangover” ...
Korea University hockey team brings its trainin... [Published Greenspace - Aug 02 2014]
At first glance, the hockey players practicing at Lakewood Ice this week looked like any team anywhere in the world. ...
China Expands Live-Fire Gulf Of Tonkin Military... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 27 2014]
In a surprise announcement, China revealed that in addition to scheduled naval drills to be held near Vietnam (in case there isn't nearly enough tensions between China and the former US war foe) the country's Military of Defense announced that it would ...
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