On December 15 of 2018, South Ural State University is to celebrate the 75th anniversary from its foundation day. Active preparation for the celebration, which is going to take place within five days, 10th through 14th of December, is being carried out at SUSU. Celebratory event programme will include opening of new laboratories and exhibitions, as well as presentations, concerts, flash mobs, contests and more.
Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities
South Ural State University is a dynamically developing university which is rightfully considered to be one of the leading higher education institutions in Russia. December 15 is the 75th anniversary from the day of the university’s foundation, and first celebratory events which reflected eventful history as well as cultural and sport traditions of the university started today.
On December 13, South Ural State University opened its own brand studio. The brand studio is a store of office supplies, clothing, hats, backpacks, and other useful items, which depict the logotype of South Ural State University.
Rector of SUSU, Alexandr Shestakov, told about his impressions after visiting the brand studio. We will note that Alexandr Leonidovich became the first buyer.
A series of celebratory events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the university continues at South Ural State University. On the occasion of the university’s 75th anniversary, Directors of Schools and Institutes awarded letters of appreciation and honorary credentials to outstanding academics and administrative staff.
On December 13th at 11:30 the Eurasia in the Ancient Times presentation of the studies by SUSU archaeologists and foreign scientists, on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of our university, will be held at Pushkin Hall (Room 244 of the Main University Building). The presentation is organized by the Eurasian Studies Research and Education Centre of the Faculty of History of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
December 12th at 12:30 the SUSU Leaders 2018 Photo Gallery will be opened at the Scientific Library of South Ural State University in honour of the SUSU Anniversary. The exhibits of the photo gallery include portraits of the members of the Rectorate, institute directors, faculty deans, heads of offices and divisions, department heads, and professors who have achieved recognition and authority among their peers.
On November 26, Sochi State University supported by Russkiy Mir Foundation opened the III International Russian Language Week.
The programme of the Forum is extensive: the International Youth Conference “Russian Verbal and Cognitive Culture: Issues of Communication’s Efficiency”, an Olympiad, competitions on declamatory skills and polemics, speaking and creative works, online posts, and posters.
The Online International Science-to-practice Conference on Journalism of Regions: Discourses and Media Practices was organised at the initiative of Tomsk State University. The Faculty of Journalism of South Ural State University was represented by Anvar Ismailov, Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Candidate of Sciences (Philosophy).
Friday, November 16th, a ceremony of awarding the Regional Parliament scholarships to the best students of the Chelyabinsk Region was held at the conference hall of the Legislative Assembly.
A constituent meeting of the regional branch of the Russian Professorial Assembly Russian Social Organisation was held at South Ural State University. This event became the beginning of a new stage of development for the academic and scientific societies of the Chelyabinsk Region.
At South Ural State University a masterclass was held by the Chief Editor of Moskovsky Komsomolets – Ural newspaper Aleksandr Skripov, who shared his experience of working in mass media with the students of the Faculty of Journalism of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
The Chief Editor of MK-Ural Aleksandr Skripov opened the meeting by sharing his understanding of the profession of a journalist, and of the importance of “educating” the future mass-media content specialists by holding of such meetings:
A methodology master class by the Department of Russian and International History will be held at 16:00 on November 8th, 2018. Acelya Bakir, postgraduate student from the University of Düsseldorf (Germany) who is currently completing her internship at SUSU, will give a presentation.
Participants of the project of the Virtual Museum of South Ural’s Writers – master’s degree students of the Department of Russian Language and Literature – are working on the first key stages of the work, which is panoramic shooting of the object, the museum/apartment of a famous poet from Chelyabinsk, Yanis Grants.
The traditional Practical Training Day for students of the Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations degree programmes was held at ISSH Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. This year, future journalists and specialists in advertising and public relations completed their Practical Trainings abroad, in the Czech Republic, and in 22 cities across Russia, including Moscow, Sochi, Chelyabinsk, Snezhinsk, Magnitogorsk, Krasnoturinsk, Krasnoufimsk, Mezhgorye, Asha, and other cities.
On October 25, a festival of alumni of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Faculty of Psychology took place at South Ural State University.
This day, the university brought together alumni of the Faculty of Psychology of all graduation years, starting from the first graduation in 2001.
In the modern world, when an avalanche of information noise comes crushing down at us, it is very difficult to distinct real facts from fake information. In a time like this, the role of qualitative journalism especially increases. Today, it is necessary to improve the level of trust to new media and impart the skills of fact checking to journalists. This is especially important for assessment of political statements’ accuracy.
Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Liudmila Shesterkina took part in the 10th international scientific readings entitled “Mass Media and Mass Communications 2018” organised by Lomonosov MSU’s Faculty of Journalism.
Over its 75-year history South Ural State University has supported development of its scientific schools in natural sciences, engineering and humanities. Among the most outstanding and young schools is the scientific literary school of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
“Continuing the Traditions and a Groundbreaking Approach Are Important”
Another science-to-practice conference of the European Journalism Training Association finished at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). South Ural State University, which is an institutional member of the European Journalism Training Association, was represented at the Conference by Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Liudmila Shesterkina, and Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Candidate of Sciences (Philology), Anna Krasavina.
Today, art spaces are moving more and more towards virtual spaces. Many museums in Russia and around the world have their own virtual twins. Of special note are literary museums. Without leaving your apartment, you can visit museums dedicated to Mikhail Bulgakov, Marina Tsvetaeva, and many other authors. In 2018 our university also joined the process of creating such virtual memorial house museums, as part of a focus on project-based learning.
On October 25, South Ural University is to organize a massive Psychology Festival, held on the occasion of the university’s 75th anniversary. The event organiser is the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Starting from September of 2018, SUSU has been officially implementing project-based training within master’s studies. Project-based learning programmes are presented practically in all Schools and Institutes of SUSU.
Choosing a profession in many aspects determine a person’s future as well as his or her development and life quality. However, not everyone can answer the question of whom to become. In order to help university applicants and students to choose a sphere of professional activity, the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities is launching a project entitled “Digital Biometrical Twin of a Professional”.
On October 10 and 11, secondary school students of the Sovetsky District of Chelyabinsk got acquainted with South Ural State University in the Palace of Culture named after D.V. Kolyushchenko.
In the hall of the Palace, SUSU schools and institutes presented their sites, where students of 9th -11th grades could learn about the professions and the prospects of studying in these fields.