News

NUST MISIS Holds Cybathletics Competitions

In early December, high-tech competitions for handicapped people who actively use rehabilitation equipment (cybathletes) were held at the NUST MISIS Commune House—Russia`s best student resident hall complex-2016.

80 Moscow Universities Create The Committee on the Quality of Education

On November 24th, 2017, representatives of 80 Moscow universities announced the creation of Moscow`s first student committee on the quality of education as part of an agreement signed between the All-Russian public organization “For quality education” and the youth regional public movement “Moscow students”. The committee will be led by Gleb Uzunov, chairman of the NUST MISIS Student Council.

NUST MISIS and Russia`s Leading Metallurgical Companies to Create Employers` Association

The decision about the necessity to create such an association was made during Cup MISIS Case-2017, the student championship for the solution of business cases, which NUST MISIS recently hosted. Representatives of NUST MISIS`s key business partners — Nornickel, Severstal, Metalloinvest, Chelpipe, Rosatom, Rusal, etc. — suggested the creation of an Association of NUST MISIS Employers during a panel discussion devoted to issues and problems of preparing students for employment. The Association will be created for closer and more fruitful cooperation as part of the University`s professional navigation activities, internships, and practical trainings, as well as for graduates’ future employment.

NUST MISIS Unites Students and Employers

From November 16th — 18th, 2017, NUST MISIS held the 8th All-Russian Forum YouLead. The forum’s main topic was “Take a step beyond the horizon!”. The NUST MISIS Career Center and AIESEC, a youth-run organization, organized the forum. Highly skilled experts and speakers gave master-classes on the development of the key skills necessary to build a career, familiarized students with their companies, and spoke about successful case studies.

NUST MISIS Boxers are Winners at Russia’s Boxing Championship

NUST MISIS graduates and students recently won seven medals, including three gold medals, in Grozny, where the Russian Boxing Championship for men was held. The contestants competed for prizes given by Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic. Altogether, 290 boxers from 52 Russian regions participated in the championship.

NUST MISIS and VEB Open “University Saturdays”

On September 23rd, 2017, at the NUST MISIS Commune House, the opening ceremony of the new season of “University Saturdays” took place. A lecture on the most relevant blockchain-technologies was held for school students. Anastasiya Tyurina, Director of the Department for Blockchain-Technology Development at VEB, acted as guest speaker.

VisionHack Hackathon Jackpot is $22,000

VisionHack, the first international university hackathon on artificial intelligence and computer vision, will reward the 1st place contestants and those who solve the most supplementary tasks with a jackpot of $22,000. The hackathon`s total prize fund is $36,000.

Dale Dougherty, the Man Behind the Term “Web 2.0”, to be Present at Maker Faire Moscow at NUST MISIS

On September 9th, 2017, Dale Dougherty, the leading advocate of the Maker Movement, founder of the Make: Magazine 2005, creator of world`s first commercial website, and author of the term “Web 2.0”, will deliver a speech at Maker Faire Moscow-2017, which will be held at NUST MISIS. The topic of his presentation will be “Maker City: the Ecosystem of the Maker Movement and City Development”.

“Metallurgist-3” Takes Rector`s Cup

On April 25th, 2017, the ceremonial closing event of the first Spartakiad of students and staff from NUST MISIS`s student resident hall complexes took place in NUST MISIS’s Commune House conference hall. More than 400 people participated in the event. “Metallurgist-3” was crowned the overall champion of the event.