The center of additional education for children “Zh.I. Alfyorov House of Scientific
Collaboration” is to be opened shortly. It is planned that in September the HSC is
going to open its doors to everyone, but for now new furniture is being placed
in the newly renovated premises, modern equipment and technology are being installed
to study a variety of programs and research areas.
It is going
to become part of the X International Cultural Forum program and be held from 4
to 13 September. Students and staff of USU invariably take part in the festival
in the framework of the “Region. Culture. Reset” project.
In the 2020-2021
academic year, Ulyanovsk State University got 73 budget-funded spaces in
addition to 1501. And a few days
earlier, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
completed the process of distributing admission control figures (budget spaces)
for the 2021/22 academic year.
Five teams of schoolchildren and students involved in creative project
activities were able to switch to online services and in July completed their
projects on Miro, Trello boards. The information security team developed the HACKCRAFT gaming application to
increase the level of information security literacy among the population. School
students of the eighth grade Ivan Polyakov (Lyceum # 40 affiliate of USU) and
Sofya Pertseva (Multidisciplinary Lyceum # 20) became the leaders of the team.
First-year student of the FMIAT Nikolay Skovikov became the mentor of
schoolchildren in programming.
Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery
Falkov held an online meeting with rectors of Russian universities to discuss
the preparation of educational institutions for the new academic year in the
context of the prevention of new coronavirus infection. During the meeting, the
minister said about several important novelties for universities in the upcoming
On July 30, an expanded meeting of the Presidium of the Council of Rectors
of the Ulyanovsk Region Universities was held under the chairmanship of Boris
Kostishko, the Rector of USU, who heads
the regional institution. The meeting was attended by Vladimir Gutenyov, the First
Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy, Industry,
Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, First Vice-President of the
Russian Union of Machine Builders, Honorary Professor of USU.