On the 2nd of April Ulyanovsk State University participated
in the V International exhibition “Education
in Russia. Education Abroad”. Among the participants of the exhibition were higher
education institutions of the
region, Russian and foreign universities, colleges, schools and language
The exhibition was attended by school students, university students,
parents and all those who are interested in an opportunity of getting education
in Russia. Visitors could familiarize
themselves with work of the
institutions, directions and programs of study as well as the admission requirements.
Within the framework of the event the seminars and presentations for
Vice-Rectors for International Relations, International Relations officers,
students and graduates were organized. Topics of the seminars were issues of global
education, attracting foreign students
to Russian institutions and issues of exporting educational services.
The event organizers were the International educational center “Optima
study”, exhibition company “Optima expo” and
magazine “International education and career”.
Last Tuesday in
the laboratory of virtual engineering of
the USU basic department of digital technologies in aviation production attached to JSC Aviastar-SP the videoconference with participation of Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin
This event took place within the framework of the First All-Russian Forum "New personnel
of the MIC: the union of education and industry" which united representatives of
the educational organizations, the enterprises of the military industrial complex (MIC),
officials of executive authorities, and also leading experts of the industry.
the JSC Aviastar-SP Sergey Dementiev, Rector of USU Boris Kostishko,
department chair of the USU "Digital Technologies of Aviation
Production" basic department, deputy CEO - director of economics and finance of the JSC Aviastar-SP Andrey Toporkov, deputy director of the Center of competences
"Aviation Technologies Aviation Mobility" Dmitry Shabalkin, etc.
became participants of this videoconference.
In his speech,
Sergey Gennadevich noted that there is a need for new personnel, moreover,
according to the head of the aviagiant, specialits have to be able not simply to
operate the up-to-date equipment, and to
create its new samples, to understand spirit and philosophy of new modes of
Rector of Ulyanovsk State University Boris Kostishko
told about the history of formation of relationship of Ulyanovsk State University and Aviastar, and
also about joint realized projects
during the videoconference. According to him, the new unique software and
laboratory equipment which is already now used in educational and scientific
process, gives a possibility to train students for application of new
technologies of the sixth technological way: prototyping and additive technologies,
virtual reality, complex digital technologies for metallurgical production.
The director of
the Center of competences "Aviation Technologies Aviation Mobility"
Dmitry Shabalkin spoke about the purposes of the complex of virtual engineering
of IC.IDO and its use when performing research work and in educational process
in more detail. Sergey Dementiev in turn noted the possibilities of solving applied tasks with the use of
technologies of virtual engineering.
The general meeting of the Board of Trustees was held
at Ulyanovsk State University on March 27.
At the meeting
the Executive vice-president of the USU Board of Trustees, Rector Boris
Kostishko was the first to make the report on implementation of the program of
activity of Ulyanovsk State University
in 2014 and on the problems of the current year. He noted that in recent years
the university made a real breakthrough in the development and achieved
impressive results. Today the progressing dynamics of activity development in USU
is clearly visible in all directions - education, science, international
cooperation, administrative activity, etc. Positions of the university in various
Russian and world rankings and achievements of university scientists testify to
it. This is a great merit of the members
of the USU Board of Trustees.
The Assistant to the President of the Board of Trustees
Maria Bolshakova told us about the results of activity in 2014 of the board.
She noted that the Board carries out the
activity according to the Charter of the Board of Trustees, the annual plan of
work and target programs.
In the course of work support programs to the best students,
assistance to strengthening material
base of the university, and also - the program of the USU international
activity were implemented.
"It is pleasant that the board includes people,
not indifferent to science and education and the systems of the higher
education which are sincerely wishing to promote development in the
region", - Maria Bolshakova noted.
Besides, the members of the Presidium discussed
financial and economic activity, approved annual balance and the estimate of
expenses of the Board of Trustees for 2015.
On March 28 and 29 at Ulyanovsk State University the VIII Volga region Olympic Games
"Volga-IT 2015" was held the
participants of which were the students from the Nizhny Novgorod, Samara,
Saratov, Belgorod, Vladimir, Ulyanovsk regions, the Chuvash Republic, Mari El,
Mordovia, Tatarstan, the Perm territory and other regions.
the tasks based on real production tasks of the strongest IT companies that are
working on the global market of products and services in the sphere of the
information technologies and acting as sponsors and organizers of the event were offered to participants. Students
competed in eight nominations, among them: algorithmic programming, web-design,
imposition, Internet programming of PHP and Internet programming of Java, games
development, telecommunication technologies and information security, and also
The Olympic Games winners were named at
the solemn closing ceremony which took
place on Sunday. Part in the awards ceremony was taken by distinguished guests
- Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov, First Deputy Prime Minister
of the region - Svetlana Openysheva, Rector of USU Boris Kostishko, Vice Rector
for scientific work of USTU Nadezhda Yarushkina, heads of the companies of the
IT industry and others.
According to the organizers, this year the number of
the nominations was reduced, but thus the number of the participants of the Olympic Games increased
and it is a significant indicator of the level of the action. Curators from the nominations also
noted high extent of participants’ training
of the current Olympic Games who showed the professional qualities in the selection round.
On March 26 in the conference room of science and technology park
"USU - high technologies" the next meeting of Rectors’ Council of the Ulyanovsk region under the chairmanship
of Rector of USU Boris Kostishko took place. Governor Sergey Morozov and chief federal inspector
in the Ulyanovsk region Vladimir Kozin participated in the meeting.
The members of the council considered questions of participating students in joint actions: youth forum of the Volga
Federal District "iVolga-2015, youth innovative forum; discussed
preparation of higher education institutions for the 70 anniversary of Great Victory and intermediate results of
competition of creative works among pupils of schools of arts and students of
higher education institutions of the Ulyanovsk region "the Chronicle of
The chairman of the regional office of the Union of journalists of
Russia, professor of USU Oleg Samartsev presented the project “Science 73”, the
purpose of which is a systemic, deep and
diverse coverage of scientific achievements of the Ulyanovsk scientists.
Rector of Ulyanovsk state technical university Alexander Pinkov and President
of Ulyanovsk state university Yury
Polyanskov reported on prospects of training highly qualified personnel for the
aviation industry of the Ulyanovsk region. There was an exchange of opinions on
problems of development and deployment mechanisms of the effective contract with
scientific and pedagogical workers in the system of higher education.
The students’ scientific conference
"Topical Issues of Neurology" was held on March 25 at USU. The USU students of the medical
faculty named after T.Z.Biktimirov became participants of the conference.
Welcome speeches were given by the head of the
department of neurology, neurosurgery, physical therapy and physiotherapy
exercises, doctor of medical sciences
professor Victor Mashin.
Participants of the conference presented the results
of their scientific work. Reports were made by the four-year students - Zilya
Zamaltdinova, Valery Gurbanov, Anna Peyzova, Darya Belomestnova, Elmira
Shukyurova, Islam Abdullaev, Denis Ugarin, Alice Budayeva, Vladislav Oryolkin,
Regina Bakhitova, Maxim Volkov, Sultan Aynolov, students of the fifth year -
Anastasius Moleykin, Aysila Azizov, students of the sixth course – Anastasia
Koroleva, Olga Chaplanova.
Attendees with genuine interest listened to participants’
reports, actively asked questions. In the conclusion the participants were
handed the certificates with a wish of successful study, effective cooperation
in scientific work.
On March 25 at USU the cooperation agreement
was signed with the universities of the Province of Anhui (People's Republic of
China). The agreement concluded within interaction between the higher education
institutions assumes implementation of joint projects in the near future. The
agreement was signed by heads of the organizations – Rector of USU Boris
Kostishko, Rectors of classical and medical universities of the Province of
Anhui Wang Xin and Da Iva.
According to the signed agreement of the Parties
will develop an active cooperation in the sphere of educational, research,
international and cultural and educational activity. In particular, educational
activity includes implementation of joint courses, practical training and programs of additional
education, courses of Chinese. The offer
was heard to establish the faculty of Chinese which will function at USU in the
In the scientific sphere it is supposed to realize
joint researches and projects, holding of conferences, both in the Province of
Anhui, and in Ulyanovsk. The exchange of students and teachers will help to get
an insight view of culture of the two peoples more deeply. As Rector of Anhui university
noted cooperation of the Chinese higher education
institutions with the Russian ones has big prospects. From the already existing ties there is an active cooperation with Samara
state university and cooperation with Ulyanovsk State University will also
promote expansion of educational and scientific links between Russia and China.
In the course of discussion of further
prospects it was offered to organize the exhibition devoted to the 70
anniversary of the Victory in Ulyanovsk, the Chinese partners accepted the
offer and agreed with pleasure on an exchange of the students’ creative works.
We would like to remind that the similar exhibition devoted to soldiers’ courage
during the Great Patriotic War will be
presented in the Russian cultural center in Beijing soon, the works of school
students and students of the region recognized as the best in the course of the
competition announced in the winter this
year will be displayed at the exhibition.
Rector of USU Boris Kostishko took interest in the
features and culture of the Chinese food, and also saw an opportunity of publishing
a book on the unusual Anhui cuisine in Ulyanovsk, it was also offered to
translate the book about culture of China into Russian.
Cooperation of USU and the Chinese universities
has long traditions. Among partners in China Ulyanovsk State University has contacts with a
number of higher education institutions:
Zhengzhou university (Zhengzhou, pr. Henan,
People's Republic of China);
Jiangnan university (Wuxi, pr. Jiangsu,
People's Republic of China);
Heilongjiang university (Harbin, pr.
Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China);
Handan academy ( Handan, pr. Hebei, People's
Republic of China);
Hunan pedagogical university (city of Changsha,
Province of Hunan, People's Republic of China).
On January 25, 2015 at Ulyanovsk State
University the Russian-Chinese center of strategic partnership was opened. The
international academy of chi quong and tai-chi which is a part of the Center,
is the only certified representative office of the School of Yang.
2015 the VIII German-Russian workshop in which the Russian guests participated from
the economic faculties of Ulyanovsk and Nizhny
Novgorod was held at Niederrhein
framework of the workshop the students and guests visited the German
enterprises. Among the members of the Russian delegation there were Rector
of Ulyanovsk State University, professor
Boris Kostishko, Dean of the Russian-German faculty of Ulyanovsk State
University Larisa Radchenko, other representatives of the Russian higher
workshop President of Niederrhein
University, professor Hans von Grunberg, Vice-president Saskia Drossler and Rector
of USU Boris Kostishko spoke about opportunities of further cooperation.
In May the
second part of the workshop is going to take place. For this purpose the German
students will go to Ulyanovsk.
Professor of Economics and the organizer of the workshop Martin Wenke and President of Niederrhein
Hans von Gruenberg will arrive in Russia.
an unsatisfactory political situation today we would like to improve
cooperation between universities and to develop it rather than limit", -
Martin Wenke speaks out.
USU graduate Evgeny Makarov is among the participants of the prestigious competition
"Person of the Year" which is held by the Rosatom corporation. The
specialist of the JSC Research Institute of Atomic Reactors Evgeny Makarov completed a full-time
postgraduate course in 2012 at Ulyanovsk
State University majoring in "Solid state physics". Now he is finishing work on the thesis on the subject
"Influence of the Squeezing and Stretching Tension on Radiation Swelling
and Creep Deformation of Austenitic Steels
of X18H10T". The young scientist is conducting research on materials supervision of reactor’s operation in the JSC
Research Institute of Atomic Reactors.
The Rosatom program of "Person of the year" is aimed at merit
recognition of the best employees in the
industry and includes 53 nominations in
the three key directions: division professions,
all-corporate and special nominations. The awarding ceremony of the winners is going to take place on March
26 in Moscow with participation of the
CEO of Rosatom State corporation Sergey Kiriyenko.
In each nomination contest committees at the
enterprises chose the nominees. The main selection criteria are significant work
results, non-standard approaches to the solution of tasks, division of
corporate values and professional qualities of candidates.
On March 5 the chairman of the board of Rectors
of Higher education institutions of the Ulyanovsk region, Rector of USU Boris
Kostishko held a meeting with the special purpose committees of the Council. Seven
interuniversity committees have been set up:
1. for educational and methodical work;
2. for research and innovative activity;
3. for the international activity;
4. for youth policy implementation, educational work
and development of student's sport
5 forn professional orientation work and
6. for strategic development of universities;
7. for corruption counteraction.
The participants of the meeting determined objectives
and priorities for work in the near future.