The HSE's public lectures held in Gorky Park in summer are now continuing in Moscow museums.
PayPal, the service that allows people to send payments without sharing financial information, announced the $100,000 grand-prize winner of its Battle Hack Series, a global hackathon competition. The two-day Battle Hack World Finals took place at the PayPal Headquarters in San Jose and hosted 10 teams of developers from across the globe.
A group of Chinese and Russian higher education institutions, including the Higher School of Economics, have initiated the creation of a BRICS League of Universities. The League aims to become a platform for academic and expert cooperation, comparative research, and international educational projects.
Panos M. Pardalos, the Academic Supervisor of the LATNA Laboratory, Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis (HSE Branch in Nizhny Novgorod), the Distinguished professor of the University of Florida, has been awarded the 2013 Euro Gold Medal prize, bestowed by the Association for European Operational Research Societies for his outstanding contribution to the science development.
In February 2013, students of the Higher School of Economics launched the King Matt Academy with the aim of providing learning assistance to orphaned children. Master’s degree student Vladimir Korshakov of the HSE’s Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, who spearheads the project, recently gave us an interview.
Students at HSE work with the international voluntary organisation “Best buddies”, an NGO, which facilitates socialising and friendships with people who have learning difficulties. HSE student Maria Koisina told us about it.
The Balkan Region through the Eyes of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Albania in Russia
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Albania in Russia, Mr Sokol Gjoka delivered a lecture to the students and teachers of HSE on the 11th of February in the university.
We’re not indifferent, we won’t walk past someone in trouble – that’s the motto of the student charity “ICEF Outreach”. It was set up by a group of enthusiasts at ICEF a few years ago and since then has grown to bring together dozens of people across all the faculties of HSE. Chief coordinator of the project Anastasia Fedorova, told us about their most recent activities and trips to orphanages.