Naranzhargal Munkhzhargal, a 4th year NUST MISIS student from Mongolia, has taken 2nd place in an All-Russian Olympiad for Russian language held among international students from Russian universities. The Association of International Students (AIS) together with the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics hosted the Olympiad.
On January 30th, 2018, the opening ceremony of the renovated Geological Museum named after V.V. Ershov was held at NUST MISIS as part of “Miner`s Week”, the world’s largest international industry event.
NUST MISIS has won the “Career faculty” contest for the best project aimed at developing university work for training graduates with engineering and technical specialties. The contest was a part of the “Lift to the Future” program held by “Sistema”, a Russian charity foundation.
Alisher Usmanov’s “Art, Science, and Sport” Charity Foundation will contribute 100 Million Rubles to the NUST MISIS Endowment Fund. Usmanov is a well-known Russian businessman and philanthropist.
On November 30th and December 1st, 2017, the diploma defense ceremonies for the new MBA program “Management of Industrial Enterprise”, developed by NUST MISIS specifically for the United Metallurgical Company (OMK), took place at NUST MISIS. 24 OMK line managers presented their final projects.
The grand opening of NUST MISIS and Vnesheconombank’s Center of Blockchain Competencies, Russia`s first specialized expert center for the implementation of blockchain technologies in the field of public administration, recently took place in Moscow.
NUST MISIS students have become winners and prize winners of the Open International Internet Olympiad for Russian language.
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.
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.
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.
On November 17th, 2017, NUST MISIS held a meeting with Olga Vasilyeva, the Minister of Education & Science of the Russian Federation, and the student community. The Minister answered student questions in an “open mic” format.
On October 30th, 2017, the meeting between NUST MISIS’s administration and a group of Russian and international students took place as part of the “Open Rectorate” project.
On October 22nd, 2017, the Moscow Subregional Stage — Moscow quarter-finales of International Collegiate Programming Contest ACM-ICPC for teams from Moscow and Moscow region, which attracted 92 teams from 24 universities — was held.
NUST MISIS’s Endowment Fund has received funding as part of “The strategy of creation and development of endowment funds” program for the “Every Ruble is important” project from the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The project was highly valued by the Foundation’s management.
NUST MISIS’s ice hockey team has successfully started the
Six students from NUST MISIS have become winners and prize-winners of the “Moscow Student of the Year — 2017” contest, which was held with the support of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and the Russian Union of Youth. The award ceremony was held on October 12th, 2017, at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.
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 will again be the venue for a collegiate event, hosting the quarter-finals of the ACM-ICPC, the largest international collegiate programming contest in the world.
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.
For the first time in Russia, NUST MISIS hosted the international Maker Faire Moscow festival, the world`s famous festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, which gathered more than 200 amateur designers and young engineers from Russia, the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
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.
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”.