Events & News

12.29.2020

CINEMA. DISCUSSIONS. JANUARY HOLIDAYS.

From 5th of January until 31st of January SAS students and Disciplina Coffeeshop invite all interested persons to watch films and discuss them.

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12.17.2020

STUDENT DEBATE

THE 7-RULE, STUDENTS, DEBATE

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12.01.2020

SAS OPEN DAY 2020

How to enroll in the most international bachelor programs in Russia? Find out at “Closed Day 2020” SAS (online). Students and professors of SAS will tell you about studying and experiencing life in School of Advanced Studies.

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09.30.2020

What’s Next in Evolution:
Does the Paradigm Need to Shift?

On October 10, 2020 SAS will hold an Online Symposium on the topic "What’s Next in Evolution: Does the Paradigm Need to Shift?" There is a body of scholarship demonstrating the inadequacy of the genocentric Neo-Darwinian paradigm as an explanation for the full range of evolutionary phenomena. While there has been a move toward an Extended Synthesis of evolution that incorporates avenues of inheritance external to genetics, the precepts of…

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09.17.2020

OPEN COURSE “THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS:
A JOURNEY INTO THE MEDIEVAL MIND”

Pride, Envy, Anger, Sloth, Greed, Gluttony, and Lust have animated European art, literature, and philosophy for centuries. But how did this classification of the “Seven Deadly Sins” come into being? How have ideas about the sins changed over the last thousand years? And what can a study of their history tell us about the culture of the past, and the way sin operates in today’s world? With a historical focus…

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09.10.2020

SAS STUDENTS BOOTCAMP

SAS STUDENT BOOTCAMP SAS STUDENT BOOTCAMP «SAS Student Bootcamp» is the range of educational and orientation sessions held prior to the start of the new academic year. The part of the training courses will begin on September 15 in an offline format. The program and schedule are available below. Bootcamp events are mandatory: please see the Participants column on the schedule to find out which are mandatory for you. Any…

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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 take a deeper look at the institution from the perspectives of the administration, students, and faculty. These sections also analyze…

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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. Starting 2020, while remaining being a program for graduating professionals capable to work at all stages of media production, this…

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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 the program and the Head of the Research Group at SKOLKOVO Education Development Centre (SEDeC). The presentation will be held…

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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 experiment should have a clear hypothesis, grounded in data and theory. Theory can guide you to go beyond the conventional…

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