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Life in RUDN
18 May
A charming fairy from China — about film translations, language aesthetics and crepes

The film industry has surrounded us since the 19th century and is becoming more and more popular every year. Have you ever thought how to translate the names of foreign films? Tang Jiazheng (Faculty of Philology, China) talks about filmonyms (names of films) and strategies for translating from Chinese into Russian.

Life in RUDN
17 May
“Attitude to age abroad is totally different. There, you can see gorgeous women driving sporty convertibles — they are not so young but they are not ashamed of their wrinkles.” — Nina Krasnoshapka, student of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Nina Krasnoshapka is a professional actress. At the age of 30, she entered RUDN University to study arts and humanities. Nina actively fights against ageism and does projects for the interaction of people of different generations. Read her interview to learn why professional skills are more important than personal ones and how to teach people not to label people for age.

Science
27 Apr
Vocabulary Size Affects One’s Ability to Differentiate Between Vowels in a Foreign Language, Say Linguists from RUDN University

A team of linguists from RUDN University established that a person’s ability to accurately differentiate between vowel sounds of a foreign language correlates with the size of their vocabulary in said language.

About RUDN
23 Apr
RUDN University in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2021

THE University Impact Rankings analyzes the impact of higher education on the development of society and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Career
23 Apr
RUDN President Vladimir Filippov awarded the Order of Merit for the Motherland, III degree

By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Filippov, President of RUDN University, was awarded the Order of Merit for the Motherland, III degree, for merits in scientific and pedagogical activities, training of qualified specialists and long-term conscientious work.

Career
23 Apr
RUDN President Vladimir Filippov awarded the Badge "For Cooperation" of the Russian Foreign Ministry

For active work with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to strengthen international cooperation and friendly relations between states through UNESCO, Vladimir Filippov, President of RUDN University, was awarded the badge “For Cooperation” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Science
22 Apr
A Bifidobacterial Protein Capable of Reducing Inflammation in Patients with COVID-19 and Other Diseases Was Discovered by a RUDN University Geneticist

A geneticist from RUDN University studied the effect of Bifidobacterium (intestinal bacteria) on the inflammatory process and discovered that their surface protein is capable of stopping excessive or uncontrollable inflammation, like the one observed in COVID-19 patients. A fragment of this protein can be used as an anti-inflammatory medication when treating coronavirus and other diseases.

Life in RUDN
22 Apr
“Nowadays you’ll rarely see a student who is truly enjoying working ona coursepaper or diploma. I’m exactly this student!” says Alexandra Antonova, a student of the Faculty of Science

Alexandra Antonova, a first year student, in simple words tells us about scientific articles, her love for chemistry, which started at school and about getting bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Life in RUDN
21 Apr
RUDN University receives a platinum certificate in the FISU Healthy Campus project

RUDN University scored 93 points out of 100 possible on the certification of the FISU Healthy Campus project. The university met more than 91 criteria receiving the highest assessment in the project and a platinum certificate.

Life in RUDN
16 Apr
I always felt Russian in my heart

Pushkin’s fairy tales, love for children, launching of a new educational program and a future dissertation at Oxford. How childhood affections influenced the choice of University? What role did the prestige of the RUDN University play in Sri Lanka? And how does student Kasuni Pokunegoda see her future?

Life in RUDN
15 Apr
Congratulations on the anniversary of Vladimir Filippov — President of RUDN University

The university has always been top-of-mind for him 24/7. They have become inseparable. We do not know anyone who loves RUDN University as much as he does, anyone who has invested so much strength, soul, mind and energy in the development of the University. And this love is mutual.

Science
13 Apr
RUDN University mathematician suggested new approach to cooperative game

A mathematician from RUDN University developed a matrix representation of set functions. This approach is vivid and easy to check, and it makes the calculations easier. Among other things, the new development can be applied to cooperative game theory.