Thursday, June 21, 2018

UrFU mourns death of department head Larisa Popova

Larisa Popova, the director of the UrFU psychology department's social and political sciences institute and the head of the developmental psychology and educational psychology department, died on Wednesday after a battle with chronic illness.

Popova was known as an excellent organizer, bright lecturer and brilliant teacher, who trained talented students working in educational institutions, diagnostic centers and enterprises throughout Russia.

University management, faculty and staff offered their sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Popova. A memorial will be held on Friday at 11 a.m.