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University Life

Time to Nominate: 9th HSE Alumni Awards

The 2017 HSE Alumni Awards will shortly be open for nominations. The awards were founded in 2007 to recognise HSE graduates who have achieved professional success in the corporate sphere or their own businesses. Over the years, the winners have included Maxim Oreshkin, Russian Minister of Economic Development, Ilya Azar and Tonia Samsonova, journalists, Ksenia Mokrushina, Director of the Centre of Urban Studies at Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, and Vladimir Potapov, CEO at VTB Capital, among others.

October Issue of The HSE Look

In the 34th issue of The HSE Look presents St. Petersburg campus in an interview with its Director Sergey Kadochnikov and with DAAD long-term Associate Professor at the School of History, Dietmar Wulff. As per tradition, The HSE Look gives brief introductions of the new tenure-track faculty which joined HSE this September. In this issue the editors are launching a new feature: a column ‘Discovering HSE and Russia’ written by international faculty for their colleagues so as to help them explore the rich cultural and geographical variety offered by Russian cities.

HSE Publishing House Accepting Applications for the Publication of Copyright Books

HSE Publishing House is now accepting applications from HSE staff for the publication of copyright books on a competitive basis.

MIEM Hosts ‘We Draw the World on the Pavement’ Festival

On September 30, 2017 the art festival ‘We Draw the World on the Pavement’, took place at HSE MIEM. Almost all teams were from HSE. Students who specialize in electronics, mathematics, psychology, economics, programming, sociology, management, business informatics, computer security, design and advertising took part in the event. Two teams of schoolchildren also participated in the festival.

Results of the 'I Draw HSE' Competition

The results of the children’s drawing competition ‘I Draw HSE’ have been announced. It was held in two age cohorts, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. The competition aimed to give children whose families are connected to HSE an idea of what the university is.

Human Doing: Lessons from Dmitry Semyonov

September 26th marked 40 days since the tragic death of Dmitry Semyonov, the Head of the IOE Laboratory for University Development and Aide to the HSE Rector. Below, the Academic Supervisor of the HSE Institute of Education, Isak Froumin, discusses the impact Dmitry (Dima) had on his colleagues, as well as his contribution to education research.

Bank Cards for State Scholarship Students

HSE has started distributing bank cards to its first-year students. If you are an international student on a Russian govenment scholarship (quota) you are eligible for such a card. On September 22, the first scholarships will be transferred via these cards. The schedule for the distribution of bank cards is presented below.

28th HSE Camping Weekend to Take Place in Moscow Region

A traditional autumn camping weekend organized by the HSE Extreme Sports Club will take place on September 23 and 24. The event is open not only to HSE students and staff, but for backpacking lovers from other universities as well.

First-year International Student Survey Launched

On September 8, a survey of HSE international students enrolling in 2017 was launched. The goal of the survey is to learn more about our new students, their educational background, choice of university and the challenges they faced during the application process.

‘I Draw HSE’ Drawing Competition: Online Voting

At midday on September 11th, online voting to decide the winner of the ‘I draw HSE’ competition started. Voting is open till September 17.