The Research Center of the A.M. Gorky Perm State Regional Library in Perm recently hosted a rather unusual meeting. It was attended by a special guest, Mr. Otto Hans Van Maerssen, Consul General to Yekaterinburg along with his team, including some American businessmen looking to expand their activities in Russia.
On December 20, 2013, Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector and Head of the Russian Federation Public Chamber Commission on Education Development, participated in the discussion surrounding the draft annual report on the state of civil society in Russia. He spoke about some current problems of education.
In late October, the HSE-Perm Faculty of Economics hosted a visitor from Moscow – Carol Sorrenti, the Country Director of IREX' s Russia office. She told HSE-Perm graduates in detail about The Yegor Gaidar Fellowship Program in Economics as well as the requirements for participating in the Program.
At a working meeting of Western-Urals bank of Sberbank Russia, and HSE-Perm, Sberbank Chairman Kirill Brel and the Director of HSE-Perm’s campus, Galina Volodina launched a new Sberbank Russia department at HSE-Perm to train new staff reserves for mass and non-mass jobs required by the bank.
This summer, the HSE Perm Faculty of Management organized its first international summer schoolon urban projects. The summer school 'Urban Projects: From Ideas to Implementation' focused on designing a campus park. Irina Shafranskaya, Deputy Dean of the HSE Perm Faculty of Management, shared her impressions of the summer school.
On February 1, 2013, the HSE-Perm and the retail food chain “SemYa” executed a cooperation agreement. The agreement provides for joint research in demand estimation.
At the end of HSE – Perm Module 3, a guest specialist William J. Wardly gave a series of master classes for graduate students (programs “Finance” and “Project Management: project analysis, investments, technologies of implementation”).