Saturday, February 24, 2018

University celebrates a century of education

Ural State Mining University, the oldest university in Yekaterinburg, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Dignitaries in attendance included Alexander Jacob, the head of Yakaterinburg's city adminitration, and Sergei Tushin, deputy head of the administrtion. 

"Here, a student can get quality and professional knowledge, and open up as a creative person,” Jacob said during the tour.

Visitors spent time in the newly renovated House USMU sports center, which now includes a modern air gun shooting range where students can learn the basic machinery of guns. 

They also attended a concert at the USMU assembly hall, which includes updated sound and lighting equipment; and saw jasper, quartz and mineral collections as well as fossilized mammoth remains at USMU's Ural Geological Museum.

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