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German Ambassador in Russia pays a visit to USU
On May 19, the university hosted a delegation headed by Mr. Walter Jurgen Schmidt, the German ambassador in Russia, which arrived in Ulyanovsk for the opening ceremony of the year of Germany in Ulyanovsk region. The delegation members, among them the regional representative of the German embassy Mr. Maximilian Spinner, met with USU faculty and students to discuss current and future collaboration with German partners in education, science and culture.
Regional Volunteers Association formed at USU-hosted forum
The regional volunteers forum, which took place at USU on 16 April and drew representatives of 21 organizations, voted in favor of establishing the Volunteer Centers Association of Ulyanovsk region.
Popular Russian painter Nikas Safronov pays a visit to USU
One of the most well-known modern artists, Ulyanovsk-born Nikas Safronov, who since 1998 has enjoyed the title of USU honorary professor, met the university faculty and staff during his visit to Ulyanovsk for the opening ceremony of his personal exhibition.
USU researchers gain international recognition
Two USU researchers, director of High Technologies in Automobile Manufacturing Institute prof. Valery Varnakov and Nanocenter member Dmitry Varnakov were awarded the silver medal at the 37th International Exhibition of Inventions that took place in Geneva on April
Newly-established Public Chamber unites Russian university rectors
A new association that brings together top officials of Russian higher educational institutions, Rectors’ Public Chamber, has been established to raise awareness of the current issues facing Russian colleges and universities.
Central Bank of Russia to assist USU students with loans
A ceremonious signing of a cooperative agreement between Ulyanovsk State University and the Central Bank of Russia took place on April 3 in USU administrative building. This step is part of the initiative launched by the Russian president aiming to ensure financial support to college students hit by the credit crunch.
Student’s union holds artificial rock climbing competition
On April 19, Student’s union of Ulyanovsk State University held an artificial rock climbing competition at the gym of one of the city’s secondary schools.
USU plays host to National French language competition for high school students
On March 30 – April 3, Ulyanovsk State University hosted the 6th annual French language competition that drew over 200 high school students from 54 regions of Russia.
USU hosts National Physical Education Competition for schoolchildren
Ulyanovsk State University played host to the national physical education competition that drew about 220 schoolchildren from 55 Russian regions. USU was designated as the host institution for this annual event for the third year in a row.
USU Career Center ranks as one of Russia’s best
Career Center of Ulyanovsk State University has placed second among national university career and job placement services in the 2008 rankings compiled by
Moscow Technical Bauman University
, one of the most renowned educational institutions in Russia.
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Ulyanovsk State University
Last update of the document: 2009-03-30