The regional programme of the VI Heritage Youth Forum, co-organised by HSE University, has opened at Durasov House. The goal of the educational project by the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage is to engage undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals in work to preserve and integrate cultural monuments into the modern urban space.
A university’s contribution to the development of society is not limited to education and science. Universities participate in wider life through open popular science lectures, master classes and festivals, expanding their boundaries and qualitatively influencing the intellectual environment.
Students of the Bachelor's programme in Business Administration at HSE Nizhny Novgorod are implementing ‘The World Through the Eyes of the Blind’ public initiative as part of a project seminar. The students are holding exhibitions and workshops to raise funds through the crowdfunding platform Planeta.ru in order to install a radio system in a boarding school for blind and visually impaired students and to draw attention to the problems of people with visual disabilities.
‘At HSE University We Can See an Important Combination of Horizontal and Vertical Scientific Connections’
Nizhny Novgorod is considered not only the IT capital of Russia, but also a ‘city with big intellectual potential’. What interesting and breakthrough projects in the humanities and natural sciences are successfully implemented in the region today? What conditions have been created for young researchers to work in research centres and universities? These issues were discussed by the heads of Nizhny Novgorod universities at a press conference dedicated to Russian Science Day. Valery Zusman, Academic Supervisor of HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod, Professor, and Doctor of Sciences in Literature of Western Europe, America and Australia, took part in the discussion.
Sending messages in more than 40 different ways and inventing new types of postal communication, this unique historical & geographical expedition, involving employees of HSE University Nizhny Novgorod, has claimed a place in the ‘Guinness Book of Records’. Timur Khusyainov, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, spoke about the Project.
In an op-ed for RB K, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov laid out his predictions about the changes that await us in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: on-site office workers will be reduced by a third, retail business will go completely digital, and both healthcare and education will undergo a radical overhaul.
Students of Nizhny Novgorod HSE University are going to take part in creating an interactive map of memorable places associated with the names of WWII veterans from their native city.
On November 21, Nizhny Novgorod's Central Palace of the Culture of Railwaymen welcomed guests to the Atmosfera International Festival of Cultures. The festival was organized by Minin University in collaboration with Russia's Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (RosMolodezh) and the city of Nizhny Novgorod.
“Children’s Library” in Nizhny Novgorod has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. That is the reason why our international students from Mexico, Pakistan, Germany, France and Italy were invited to participate to the cultural event “Sources of Inspiration”.
On October 1st, 2019 a meeting with theatre and literary critic Andrea Heinz was held at the Austrian library. The event was part of the ‘Drama-talk’ project, organized within the Year of Literature and Culture of Austria in Russia. Students of Minin University, Nizhny Novgorod Dobrolyubov State Linguistic University and HSE University took part in the event.