361. Some Tips for a New Journey
A new year and a new semester mark a new start. During this time ofyear, everyone is filled with high hopes, making a new year’s resolution or anew plan. But overall, the prospect ahead of us, whether economic, political,or environmental, in the national and global stage, does not look so bright,even dismal, and makes us feel dishearten… [2016-03-02 00:00:00]
352. Three minds for a global leader
Three minds for a global leaderGlobalization is defined as all those processes where the people of the world are incorporated into a multicultural world society, and is a key strategy for all universities worldwide. So I really want to encourage college students to do their best to become leaders in a globalized era.When it comes to cultiva… [2014-03-31 15:59:22]
351. Writing 101: “Show; don’t tell”
Writing 101: “Show; don’t tell”By Todd Fahey, Professor at the Department of English Educationfriendofliberty@yahoo.com[Resembling the first lines of the introduction paragraph of a freshman-year Korean university student]: The purpose of this article is to tell you about the subject of How to Write in English. First, let me tell you a little bit ab… [2013-11-01 13:48:23]
350. Insects as a Future Food Resource
Insects as a Future Food Resource By Kwon, Oh-seok, Professor at School of Applied Biosciencesecoento@knu.ac.krWhat do you think of when you hear the word, “insects?” Most people would respond with words such as pest, worm or creepy things. It is no wonder that the response of many people to the word “insects” is mostly ne… [2013-10-01 13:52:48]
Is Indifference a kind of Participation?
People tend to have negative impressions of politics. This is because they are usually disappointed by politicians’ behaviors, such as taking bribes, allowing and hiding corruption. As people become more skeptical and distrust politicians, they may not vote for anyone or even get interested in political issues. This has become a… [2012-06-19 14:08:49]
Who is Responsible for School Violence?
A middle school student committed suicide in Daegu recently and another suicide in Gwangju happened almost at the same time. Currently, Korean society is suffering from a disease named School violence. According to statistics, 7,823 school violence incidents occurred last year in Korea. Som… [2012-03-13 14:56:24]
Wishing Advancement of The KNU Times as Leader of KNU
Congratulations on publication of The KNU Times ! Starting with the first issue with the name of The Kyungpook University Press in May 1963, the English-language newspaper of KNU has tried numerous variations to keep up with the changing world. Now it meets readers on paper and on-line with the n… [2008-03-01 16:08:18]
The Civil Society Should Keep an Eye on Portals
It has been 38 years since the core of the Internet, Advanced Research Project Agency Network (ARPAN), came to existence in 1969. As the Internet developed, portal services have received so much attention as a tool to search for information. There are three reasons why they are becoming significa… [2007-12-01 00:00:00]
Digital Power of Portal Sites
Nowadays it is common to visit portal sites such as Google, Naver, Nate, Daum, etc. We can see headline news there, as well as getting easy-to-access information. Recently, these sites have added many e-mail services, cafs, blogs, and even digital dictionaries to help us get information. These… [2007-12-01 00:00:00]
The humanities can make a man live as a man should live.
This month (October 12 - 14, 2007) I served for the 46th Orient & Southeast Asia Lions Forum (OSEAL FORUM) as an English interpreter. Approximately 20,000 native and foreign Lions delegates from each district in the various associated countries were gathered here in Daegu. About half of them were foreigner… [2007-11-01 00:00:00]