Exchange students to attend North Dakota State University
Chonbuk National University set up a sisterhood relationship with North Dakota State University(NDSU) located in Fargo, North Dakota, in September. Accordingly, our university will send about 10 exchange students there early next year. The International Affairs Office(IAO) will accept applications from October 4th until th 11th. The requirement for application are GPA over 4.0 and TOEFL PBT scores over 525. The required documents are an application form, a study plan in English, a resume in Eng..
Professor Michael Sandle lectures
World renowned political philosopher Michael Sandle, a professor at Harvard University, known as a communist, give a lecture in Choi Myung-hee Hall of Jinsoodang on September 9. More than 380 professors and students attended the lecture entitled "Political Identity in a Global Age." Professor Sandle visited Korea as an invited lecturer of the 9th Dasan Commemoration Philosophy Lecture(제9회다산기념철학강좌) hosted by the Korean Philosophical Association(한국철학회). He gave lectures in Seoul, D..
Geonjians did voluntary work for former military sexual slaves
On September 10th, three Geonjians went to the House of Share(나눔의 집) in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do to do volunteer work for old women who are former military sexual slaves of the Japanese Army. They were accompanied by students from Wooseok University, Wonkwang University, and Chonnam University and some Japanese students. The W-CARP(World Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles), who promoted this program, said that they would do the work once a month from then on.
The Chonbuk H..
Professor Han Yoon-bong, one of top 100 scientists
Professor Han Yoon-bog, Division of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, was selected as one of Top Scientists by the IBC (International Biographical Center) which are listed in one of the top-three biographical dictionaries with Marquis Who's Who and the ABI (American Biographical Institute). Since he joined the Chonbuk National University in 1991, he has carried out several research projects to develop semiconductor processes such as thin film deposition and pattern transfer techniques. Es..
2006 Catch Phrase Contest on Love for School
2006 Catch Phrase Contest on Love for School
Song Geun-young, a junior of Industrial Design Department, won the first prize with the phrase, "My youthful navigation, Chonbuk National University" at "2006 Catch Phrase Contest on Love for School". Public Relations office recruited catch phrases to improve the brand value of school with all members' love for school for three weeks starting on March 13th. About 151 Geonjians participated in the contest with 232 phrases.
By Song Hyeon-jin, Reporter
2005 Daedongje "Resonance" , starting with the celebration of the university festival eve held on the evening of May 11, continued for four days until the 14th. Chonbuk University's General Students Association dubbed each day of the festival period "takeoff" , "resonance" , "match" , "achievement", respectively.
Events offered during the Daedongje
On the first "takeoff" day, the congratulatory celebration began one hour later than planned because of rain..
A dormitory accommodating 2,500 to be built
By Hwang Jae-hyun, Reporter
Chonbuk National University recently drew up a plan to set up a dormitory that can accommodate up to 2,500 students by attracting private capital of 40.9 billion won. This is part of the BTL (Build-Transfer-Lease) project carried out by the government. The BTL (민간자본유치사업) is a new type of private investment system by which the government leases buildings constructed by private businesses. The government has arranged the BTL scheme with the intention of prov..
The “Light of Einstein"
By Lee Ji-ye, Reporter
"Five, four, three, two, one, zero!" "Wow!" With audience members' resounding voices, at 8:15 p.m. last April 19, the £¿Light of Einstein£¿ arrived at the fountain of Chonbuk National University from Mount Moak. At the very moment, citizens and students directed the flashes emitted from their cell phones or luminous sticks toward the middle of the fountain. The lights kept making the fountain brighter for ten minutes, and then they again left for Mount Woonjang.
Chonbuk University, part of the fermented food industry belt
On April 6, Chonbuk University joined the Korea Food Research Institute (한국식품연구원) and four county governments in North Jeolla province, including Wanju, Imsil, Buan, and Sunchang in signing an agreement to cooperate with one another in promoting the expansion of the fermented food market. Those institutions consented to collaborate on large-scale projects on the development of fermented foods such as red pepper paste, soybean paste, cheese, and salted fish while sharing research personne..
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