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  1. ISU alum exhibits art worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Daily Vidette

    In 2009, Ben Chaykin graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in arts technology. Seven years later, Chaykin's art has been featured around the world, most recently in an exhibit at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea.

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  2. Ban touts national unity by visiting liberal, conservative bastionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted his likely campaign credo of "grand integration" by visiting both the liberal and conservative bastions of South Korea on Wednesday as he is angling for the country's top elected office. Since his return to South Korea last Thursday after his 10 years of service at the world body, Ban has been touring the country to meet with voters across the political spectrum in what is seen as a move to gauge public sentiment and build grassroots support.

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  3. Listen to Mencius' advice on self-cont...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Under freezing cold, we some 2,000 students of Seo Junior High School in Gwangju City stood in straight lines and rows on the school ground every Monday morning. During these weekly assemblies, we listened to the principal Kang Bong-u's not-so-short speeches given through a loudspeaker.

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  4. Light source discovery 'challenges basic assumption' of physicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Science Blog

    A widely-held understanding of electromagnetic radiation has been challenged in newly published research led at the University of Strathclyde. The study found that the normal direct correspondence between the bandwidths of the current source and emitted radiation can be broken.

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  5. Semiconducting Nanonetwork Could Form the Backbone of Transparent, Flexible ElectronicsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | ECNmag

    Researchers may have found a "sweet spot" for organic electronics by fabricating a new 2D semiconducting polymer-blended nanonetwork material that simultaneously achieves excellent charge mobility, high flexibility, and nearly 100% optical transparency-a combination of properties that has so far been elusive for semiconducting materials. According to the researchers, the nanonetwork is the first truly colorless, bendable semiconducting material, as demonstrated by the fabrication of field-effect transistors with integrated LEDs.

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  6. Books: Xu Hongci, Roxane Gay, Han Kang and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Xu Hongci was born in China in 1933, when the country faced a series of tumultuous upheavals. He joined the Communist Party at 14, got engaged, began medical school in Shanghai and didn't imagine that he'd fall afoul of Mao Tse-tung.

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  7. South Korea's blacklist of artists adds to outrage over presidential scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    When South Korean artist Hong Sung-dam produced a painting that depicted President Park Geun-hye as a scarecrow manipulated by evil forces, including her dictator father, her senior aides discussed how to "punish" Hong, according to a diary one of them kept. Soon after the painting's completion in August 2014, the retaliation began as planned in the aide's diary, which surfaced in November in the investigation into the corruption scandal that has led to Park's impeachment trial.

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  8. PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Publishers' Weekly

    Cusk's outstanding latest, the second in a trilogy, works as both a companion piece to the superb Outline and as an independent narrative, following Faye, a writer and teacher, who moves to London with her two young sons after a divorce. As in Outline , Faye's arc is less about plotted action and is more a series of vignettes, focused this time on long conversations about the ways we journey through life.

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  9. Han Kang's 'Human Acts' is a fractured fictional reckoning with the Gwangju massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    South Korea is such a prosperous democratic republic that it's easy to forget that the country was under military dictatorship as recently as 1987. Easy, at least, from the outside - in South Korea, everyone over 30 has lived through authoritarian rule, which might explain why millions have turned out for the ongoing protests against the current president Park Geun-hye , the daughter of former dictator Park Chung-hee.

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  10. Review: South Korea's Han Kang Returns to Bodily Horrors in Human ActsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Time

    South Korean author Han Kang broke out in the U.S. last year with the Man Booker International Prize-winning novel The Vegetarian , a transfixing book about the unexpected consequences of a woman's decision to forgo meat. Her new novel, Human Acts , showcases the same talent for writing about corporeal horrors, this time in the context of the 1980 Gwangju uprising, when the military killed hundreds of people protesting martial law.

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  11. Brokerage firms shifting to large, upscale branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's major securities companies are rushing to launch larger branches in Seoul in a bid to reduce costs and offer one-stop broader services. NH Investment & Securities Co., the No.

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  12. Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Although 2016 has gotten a bad rap, there were, at the very least, a lot of excellent books published. But this year! Books from George Saunders , Roxane Gay, Hari Kunzru , J.M. Coetzee , Rachel Cusk , Jesmyn Ward? A lost manuscript by Claude McKay ? A novel by Elif Batuman ? Short stories by Penelope Lively ? A memoir by Yiyun Li ? Books from no fewer than four Millions staffers? It's a feast.

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  13. Hitting the road on a rustic Korean getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Korea Herald

    For New Zealand Ambassador Clare Fearnley, her trip to North Gyeongsang Province this winter was like a walk down memory lane. Fearnley visited Hahoe Village in Andong -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- to participate in the International Mask Dance Festival in early October.

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  14. South Korean artists blacklisted for opposing corrupt presidentRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    Months ago, I thought the bombshell announcement of a blacklist of Korea's artists would get President Park impeached. Well, apparently it had to take the Choi Soon-sil scandal to get to an impeachment vote .

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  15. South Korea Investigates Alleged Artist BlacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    South Korean ambassador to France Mo Chul-min, who is suspected of being involved with the blacklisting of artists, enters the independent counsel team's office in southern Seoul for questioning on Thursday. Photo: Seo Jae-hoon South Korean officials are investigating allegations that impeached president Park Geun-hye's administration created a blacklist of 9,000 artists who were denied support from the government due to their political beliefs, Kim Tong-Hyung of the Washington Times reports.

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  16. S. Korea investigators look into alleged artist blacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The China Post

    South Korean investigators on Thursday summoned the country's ambassador to France as they widened their inquiry into a corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye to include allegations her administration blacklisted thousands of artists for their political beliefs. The special prosecution team was planning to question Mo Chul-min over a supposed blacklist of 9,000 artists deemed unfriendly to Park's administration and allegedly denied government support.

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  17. South Korea investigators look into alleged artist blacklistRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | KDWN

    South Korean investigators on Thursday summoned the country's ambassador to France as they widened their inquiry into a corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye to include allegations her administration blacklisted thousands of artists for their political beliefs. The special prosecution team was planning to question Mo Chul-min over a supposed blacklist of 9,000 artists deemed unfriendly to Park's administration and allegedly denied government support.

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  18. Human Acts: null / Han KangRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | Cincinnati Library

    In 1980 there was a violent student uprising in South Korea known as the Gwangju Uprising. A young boy, Dong-ho, was killed in the aftermath.

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  19. Clinical Outcomes of Posterior Versus Anterior Circulation Infarction ...Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology and Cerebrovascular Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Seoul Medical Center, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Soonchunhyang University Hospital Seoul, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang-si, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Eulji University Hospital, Daejeon, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Eulji General Hospital, Eulji University, Seoul, Republic of Korea ; Department of Neurology, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, ... (more)

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  20. Koreans hold massive anti-Park rally for 8th weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans held a massive rally in central Seoul on Saturday to call for scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye to immediately step down and the Constitutional Court to promptly carry out its impeachment trial. Organized by some 1,500 civic groups, the rally marked the eighth of its kind, and the second since the National Assembly voted last Friday to impeach Park over a corruption and influence-peddling scandal involving her and her longtime friend Choi Soon-sil.

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