Korean-Nigerian Model Han Hyun-min Named on TIME’s Most Influential Teens List

  South Korea’s first black model, Korean-Nigerian Han Hyun Min was recognized by TIME for the magazine’s annual list of 30 Most Influential Teens. Han...

Korea Takes 1st Place at International Math Olympiad

This year, a team of South Korean high schoolers took first place overall at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), edging out China and Vietnam,...

Hyun-sook Kim Breathes Soul into Stage Costumes

What have stolen our heart more than her stage costumes were her design sketches. From romantic dress of the late 19th century (Love’s Labour’s...

Korean American Woman Named Dean at UCI Law School

On the 21st, UC Irvine announced that Song Richardson has been named as the dean of UCI Law School. Richardson is a Korean American...

Han Kang Once Again Nominated for Man Booker Prize

Korean writer Han Kang once again made it on The Man Booker International Prize’s longlist. The author was honored by the prize in 2016...
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YouTuber Nado Presents Ever-So-Comforting Mukbang

With the rising popularity of mukbang, online shows where the show's host eats food while interacting with their audience, a number of YouTubers are working to...

A Chicken Delivery Man Awarded Good Citizen Prize For a Lie

A chicken delivery man told a white lie to perform a good deed, and he was awarded a prize for good citizenship in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do. On June...

Weil Cornell Med Appoints Korean-American as Dean

  A Korean-American has become the first dean of an Ivy League’s medical school. Weill Cornell Medicine named Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, a physician and scientist...

Barbie Releases Chloe Kim Doll to Inspire Girls

Just a few days ahead of International Women’s Day, Barbie unveiled its new collection under the title “Barbie Celebrates Role Models,” which includes a...

Meet the pioneer of Koreatown, Hi-Duk Lee

Among Los Angeles Koreatown old-timers, Hi-Duk Lee is widely known as a pioneer who led forming of K-town. Coming from West Germany to Los...
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