Events & News

SAS FEATURED IN STANFORD U.S.-RUSSIA FORUM JOURNAL

07.31.2020

SAS FEATURED IN STANFORD U.S.-RUSSIA FORUM JOURNAL

Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum Journal has published an article “Reimagining Russian Higher Education: Could an Experiment in Progressive Education in Siberia Help Transform Russia’s Universities?” This article analyzes SAS UTMN current educational model through data and interviews with faculty, administration, and students. The first section offers background information. The middle sections…

Read more

An Open Day for “Digital Cultures and Media Production” Master’s degree program.

07.21.2020

An Open Day for “Digital Cultures and Media Production” Master’s degree program.

An online broadcast for the Open Day for"Digital Cultures and Media Production" Master’s degree program  will be held on the 24th of July 2020, 14:00 (Moscow, GMT +3) 16:00 (Tyumen, GMT +5) (Digital Cultures and Media Production, DC&MP). The School of Advanced Studies (SAS) will present the renewed program design.…

Read more

MA X-HE OPEN DAY

07.07.2020

MA X-HE OPEN DAY

On July 14, 14:00 (Moscow, GMT +3) we will stream the presentation of the new Master of Arts in Experimental Higher Education (MA X-HE) program. The program will be presented by its designers: Andrey Shcherbenok, Director of SAS, Daniel Kontowski, Head of Education at SAS, and Dara Melnyk, Curator of…

Read more

Experimentation in higher education must become the norm

06.29.2020

Experimentation in higher education must become the norm

University World News has published an article by Dara Melnyk and Daniel Kontowski, the developers of the new SAS MA program in Experimental Higher Education (X-HE). Their article, “Experimentation in higher education must become the norm”, is devoted to the idea of controlled experiment in university education. A proper educational…

Read more

A Reflection Piece on the Topics of the First Year Course by Peter Jones

06.24.2020

A Reflection Piece on the Topics of the First Year Course by Peter Jones

How much do students actually remember from the books they read at university? As part of a fight against forgetting, first-year students at SAS this year were given a peculiar challenge. They were asked to spend six weeks looking back at everything they had studied since joining the school in…

Read more

SAS STUDENTS’ PRESEN­TATIONS WEEK

06.11.2020

SAS STUDENTS’ PRESEN­TATIONS WEEK

Every year every SAS student has a capstone project which marks their progression towards graduation. After year one, each SAS student makes a “Topic of the First Year” presentation where they link together several topics from different courses in an original combination, a blueprint of their academic identity. ⠀ After…

Read more