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Actress Han Makes Donation to KAIST​
View : 9997 Date : 2008-06-05 Writer : ed_news

Actress and movie star Han Eunjung donated 100 million won ($98,000) to KAIST to help Korea"s prestigious research-oriented university continue its academic development on Wednesday (June 4).

In a donation ceremony held at the KAIST President"s office, she signed an agreement for donation.

Han said that she came to realize the importance of science and technology while filming a new movie based on a 15th century Joseon Dynasty episode featuring the development of a rocket-like firearm called "Singijeon." The blockbuster movie will be released in early August.

She also said that she was impressed by the first Korean astronaut So-Yeon Lee who took her undergraduate, master"s and doctorate degrees at KAIST, and decided to make a contribution to the school.

"I hope that I would be of any help in the development of KAIST in becoming one of the top research universities in the world," she said.
  
Han has been cast for the MBC drama "Lawyers of Korea" which will be aired starting from July.

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