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USU to host regional nano center
A large meeting of local government officials, scholars and business leaders dedicated to the establishment of a nano center in Ulyanovsk region took place at Ulyanovsk State University on February 4.
USU to expand collaboration with «Microsoft»
On February 1, USU representatives took part in the opening ceremony for a new IT competences center, which will be hosted by the regional state-run enterprise “Electronic Ulyanovsk”. The ceremony coincided with the launch of a “Microsoft” sponsored initiative aiming to foster computer literacy among the general population.
Student dancers tour China
«Tradition», a folk dance group of USU choreography students, went on their first visit to the People’s Republic of China. During their two-week trip in late December and early January, the group gave 9 performances in 6 Chinese cities: Beijing, Xian, Shenyang, Qunling, Hangzhou and Hefei.
USU choir sings at Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow
On January 21, the student and faculty choir of Ulyanovsk State University took part in a festive gala concert held at the Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow to mark the close of Bulgaria Days in Russia.
Epiphany celebration on campus
A religious celebration dedicated to one of the most important Christian holidays, Epiphany, took place on USU campus on January 18, the day before the event is traditionally observed by the Russian Orthodox Church.
Oxford Russia Fund awards scholarships to top USU students
On December 23, 119 humanities students were ceremoniously presented scholarship certificates of the Oxford Russia Fund, which has collaborated with Ulyanovsk State University for the last three years.
USU opens Student Families Support Center
On December 5, a new center intended to provide financial and psychological assistance to student families opened on the main USU campus at the initiative of the student union and the department of youth policy and social work.
Ulyanovsk Auto Engineering College becomes part of USU
On December 3, USU rector Boris Kostishko and other senior administrators met the faculty of the former Ulyanovsk auto engineering college, which, pursuant to a resolution of the Russian government and Federal Agency for Education adopted in late November, is now officially part of Ulyanovsk State University.
USU scientists receive high honor
A group of USU researchers was awarded a gold medal at the international «iENA-2009» trade show which took place last November in Nurnberg, Germany, for their innovative project «The source of direct current based on pin structures». The research team included Yuri Nagornov, Boris Kostishko, Vyacheslav Svetukhin, Viktor Golovanov, Evgeny Pchelintsev, Vladimir Risovanny, Vyacheslav Radchenko.
USU researchers conduct winter swimming experiment
On November 26, Ulyanovsk State University took part in winter swimming-related events, held as part of the opening ceremony for the newly constructed 13-kilometer long bridge across the Volga river, which, with its capacity of 40 000 vehicles per day, has become the second largest span in Europe.
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Last update of the document: 2009-11-30