On July 10, 2013, HSE Rector, Yaroslav Kuzminov, took part in a press conference on the results of the competition for government support for leading Russian HEIs to enter the world’s top 100 universities.
On June 24, 2013, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), represented by ICEF Project Director from the LSE Richard Jackman, and the HSE, represented by First Vice Rector Vadim Radaev, signed an agreement on the activities and development of the HSE’s International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) for the next four-year period. Sergey Yakovlev, Director of the ICEF, told us about this cooperation.
Alexey Barabashev, Academic Supervisor of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration, who has recently returned from an internship at the Woodrow Wilson international research center (USA), spoke to us about the HSE’s cooperation with the organization.
Anita Soboleva, Associate Professor at the HSE Faculty of Law Department of the Theory of Law and Comparative Law, has been voted one of the best HSE teachers by students in 2012.
‘Each Student Studies on His Own, and the Teacher Is Only the Torch Which Lights His Way through a Dark Forest’
Ella Khabina, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics department of Higher Mathematics, was named one of the best HSE teachers conducting seminar classes in 2012, in a vote by students from the Faculty of Economics.
‘University Education Is about Teaching Students to Think Critically, Not about the Transfer of Knowledge’
Before coming to the HSE in 1999, Olga Kuzina, PhD, who is today Professor at the Department of Economic Sociology, had no experience in teaching. But she was chosen by the students as one of the best university lecturers and not for the first time in 2012.
Students of the HSE Faculty of Management voted Ekaterina Ivanova, Associate Professor at the Department of Entrepreneurial Law, as one of the best lecturers and teachers conducting seminar classes in 2012. In an interview with Matvey Karmakov, HSE student, she told us about a ‘toolkit’ for every lawyer and other cases from her practice.
Danil Feodorovykh, a teacher in HSE’s Subdepartment of Microeconomic Analysis, has been elected by the students as one of the best seminar teachers of 2012 at HSE. He spoke to Andrei Scherbakov of the HSE news portal about teaching style and microeconomics.
Sergey Pekarsky, Professor at the Faculty of Economics Subdepartment of Macroeconomic Analysis, first came to the HSE to get a second higher education, since he did not know where to apply his knowledge of applied mathematics. Fifteen years later, he is about to head the HSE’s Department of Theoretical Economics, and students have voted him one of the best teachers at the HSE.
Viktor Gorbatov, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy Department of Ontology, Logics and Theory of Knowledge, is, according to the students of the Faculties of Economics and Psychology, one of the best teachers who conducts seminars. In an interview he gave to the HSE News Service he spoke about the role of philosophy in modern life.