Natalia Ilyina, the USU Vice-Rector for Innovative Development, took
part in the advanced training course “Analysis of University Data for
Management Decisions” organized by HSE in Moscow.
The ethnocultural tourism and sports festival “Down
the Sura from the past to the future” again gathered friends at the USU History
Museum on 13 December. The event was devoted to the presentation of the
magazine with the same name, which provides information about the project within
the five year period and films on the basis of the Vth festival, as well as the opening of the
exhibition “Surskaya Odyssey”. The meeting was attended by representatives of
the office of the governor of the Ulyanovsk region, the municipalities of the
Karsunsky district and the Sursky district, the Center for the development of
history and culture of the region, the Ministry of sports of the Ulyanovsk
region, athletes, public figures, social activists.
Galina Nikolaevna was awarded for her merits in
the development of the museum activity, popularization of the national
historical and cultural heritage, high professionalism and conscientious work.
In the foyer of the first floor, where
interactive platforms worked, guests could familiarize themselves with all
spheres of the university life: the work of the joint student council, the
student press center, the student scientific society, the patriotic center.
They could also take a photo with the mascot of USU, professor Znaikin, pass
GTO standards and admire creativity of painters of the Faculty of Culture and
A New Year holiday “Winter Fantasy” was held in
the scientific library of Ulyanovsk State University. The event was attended by
children of the preschool age, including students of the children’s engineering
center of USU from the kindergarden “Volgarik”.
The children not only immersed into the atmosphere of miracles and magic, but
also made a New Year card with their own hands, watched a fairy tale performed by students of law, took
part in a quiz prepared by the library staff.
The grand master gave a simultaneous chess game
on 20 boards for the talented youth of Ulyanovsk and the Ulyanovsk region. The
session players also included Nikolai Tsukanov, the Minister of Sports of the
Ulyanovsk Region, Gennady Budarin, the President of the Ulyanovsk Region Chess
Federation, and a representative of the agency that organized the visit.
On December 25, 2018, students of the Russian-German Faculty
prepared a literary and musical performance dedicated to Catholic Christmas.
The guests of this event learned about the traditions and customs of this
family holiday. Traditional Christmas songs, poems and fables were performed.