We were selected for a program named ‘Window to the world’ which was held by the Yeungnam University International Center. This program involves two or three students making a team and thinking about a subject. Students then perform assignments relating to finding things that are lackat our universi
The saying that “a loaf of bread is better than the song of many birds” makes more sense while abroad. Without money and time, travel schedule of university students is filled with walking from mornin
Students from various universities including Yeungnam University, Korea National Sports University, Gwangju Health University, Gwangju University, and Mokpo National University took part in the &ldquo
The Netherlands is known for windmills, tulips, and cheese. It is a romantic land that causes people to imagine a beautiful village in fairly tales. It is a place that many people want to go to at lea
Most Koreans are very eagerly looking forward to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. However, in 2013 the Special Olympics were held in Pyeongchang as well. The athletes participated in various even
Most people usually think of Angkor Wat when they think about Cambodia. It is not an overstatement to say that I went to Cambodia to visit Angkor Wat. However, there was a horrible tragedy that occurred behind that glorious and solemn ruin. It was a genocide committed by Pol Pot who was a member of the Khmer Rouge which was a radical leftwing paramilitary group. He killed his citizens without mercy due to his absolute power and uncompromising belief in his ideals.
Being an adult means that you have become a mature, fully developed person, or a person who has reached the age that you become responsible for your actions legally. University students in Korea often
Many Koreans know about King Gwanggaeto the Great. That is because this king had many great achievements and initiated important innovations. However, credit for these innovations is in danger of being stolen by China. The Chinese government has planned to include these achievements as part of the history of their north eastern region. The Observer investigated about China’s Northeast Project situation and the historical distortions.
On June 10th, 2011 SM Entertainment’s Paris concert was sold out for two consecutive days, and the success was widely reported in the Korean media. Many Koreans were shocked by the enthusiasm of Europeans for Korean singers. In the past, Koreans had been enthusiastic about western music artists such as the Beatles and Michael Jackson, but now the reverse is happening in Europe. In addition to K-Pop, Korean cultural industries such as animation and games are being produced and sold around the world. The Korean Wave is spreading to more traditional cultural areas beyond pop culture. We should think about the new Korean Wave and how it will impact our lives in the future.
Tunisia’s revolution, also known as the “Jasmine Revolution” timelineDecember, 201017th) Mohamed Bouazizi (Tunisian youth) attempts suicide by burning himself.Mid) Demonstrations take place to protest
Cities are products of the people who live in them, and they reflect their attitude and rationality. Global warming continues to accelerate, and diseases related to city life such as atopic dermatitis are rampant due to the rapid urban growth. We are now facing many problems that have occurred due to working against instead of seeking harmony with nature. Therefore, we must seek solutions to these problems. One of the alternatives to our current situation is the eco-city. This philosophy of city management is based on an effort to restore nature as a principal focus in cities. We need to better understand what makes an eco-city. Therefore, we will examine some world-famous eco-cities and what efforts our country is making to create eco-cities.
Many people might have negative preconceptions about India. Issues like the gap between upper and the lower classes as well as the caste system are like a dark cloud that hangs over the country’s international reputation. However, India is rising as a great power in the information technology field. India’s economic growth rate has been 7.4% from 2008 to 2009 despite some setbacks like the Asian financial crisis. It is undeniable that India is becoming a great economic power. Rapid growth in India’s IT industry has created a social ripple effect and is beginning to have an impact on the caste system that has been in place for thousands of years. There are several important questions that need to be answered about this situation. For example: how has India developed its IT industry? what are the obstacles they must overcome? how can India and Korea impact each other in the IT field? Let’s look into it.
People are shocked over the apparent corruption of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Myung-Hwan Yu that was uncovered a few months ago. Due to this scandal, many people became interested in the government's personnel hiring system. People who prepare for the civil service exam sighed heavily. A position as a public official is one of the most coveted jobs in Korea. It is a stable job with a guaranteed future if you can maintain your position. Therefore, this job is for many people more attractive than working for a private firm which often has precarious positions. However, there are some issues with the government's personnel hiringsystem in Korea. These are not just issues for Korea. Many developed countries have already reformed their systems or are modifying them. We will examine many of the government's personnel hiring system that revolve around the Korean government.
The middle and western region of the U.S.A is highly suitable for certain crops in terms of climate and geography. Corn is one of these crops, and a large part of this area is called the Corn Belt. This area accounts for 43% of the world's corn production. Commercialized and mechanized farming allows the US to produce corn on a huge scale, which enables the US to cultivate corn easily. However, there is a problem dealing with imprudent measures on the consumption of overproduced corn. Let’s look into the politics and economics in the US in the areas of corn production and consumption.
Invisible service made by design has also been called service design. Design has always been responsible for creating packaging that sells more products. However, design does play an important role in service. Many Korean people haven't really gotten to know service design, but developed countries are expanding this industry. Let's try to understand the good points of service design as it is applied by other countries around the world.
There are many people who suffer from poverty around the world. They are faced with poor situations and are worn down day after day. They aren’t given any chances to learn the human virtue of harmony, and they are also influenced by crime easily. For example, we can look at Venezuela. This country has abundant natural resources, but children are confronted with poverty, crime, drugs, and family violence. Government and organizations that recognize these serious problems try to teach their true value of hope and present a dream for the future.