Conference
Gleb Paramonov was approaching a sweat at his laptop keyboard as he rapidly maneuvered his mouse on the table and his fingers flitted over the keyboard. He was hard at work making edits to a video that he and his fellow YTVB anchor-teammates had been producing for the last 7 hours. This was the final stretch of the Student Television Network 2017 Crazy 8s contest, the last hour to finalize the video, export it on a flash drive, and race through a mob of people to submit it...
Projects
Katelyn and Izzy had been sick with anticipation for weeks before the STN convention. Along with their two teammates Jacob and Payton from Geneva High School in Illinois, they have been impatiently waiting for the results of the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange’s 30-second video competition to be announced. In late March, they were standing on the stage at the STN convention Excellence Awards in front of a crowd of 3,000 other students, being introduced as the winners of the 30 second video competition and as the new anchors of the second season of the US-Russia Youth TV Bridge. Learn more about their journey to join the YTVB.
Conference
The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange will be at the ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival in March, with panels, workshops, screenings, and more!
Projects
To help literacy development among deaf and hard of hearing youth in the United States and Russia, SEE connected Austin, Texas-based Communication Services for the Deaf with St. Petersburg, Russia-based Ya Tebya Slyshu (I Hear You) to produce digital visual storybook apps based on US and Russian folk tales.
Projects
The new Disabilities Initiative is committed to establishing a platform to identify potential partnerships and facilitating collaboration in order to jointly implement bilateral projects focusing on pertinent disabilities-related issues in both countries.
Projects
In early August, the National Council of University Research Administrators and Eurasia Foundation launched the Research Administration Initiative (RAI). As part of RAI, SEE is playing a key role in building an international network of university research administrators.
Projects
Several US and Russian students met at the Volga Encounters Youth Media Festival in Cheboksary, Russia. Despite having few linguistic and cultural similarities, they found ways to overcome communication barriers.
About
SEE is pleased to announce the opening of its new project competition for 2016-2017. Refer to this announcement to learn more about the new program format, review application components, and begin applying today!
Projects
SEE is pleased to announce the opening of its new project competition for the 2015-2016 program year. Refer to this announcement to learn more about the new program format, review application components, and begin applying today!
Working Groups
On May 26, 2015 the Higher Education Working Group of the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) hosted a webinar, “US-Russia Cooperation in Higher Education: Engaging in a Professional Dialogue,” which brought together several experts to discuss the changing landscape of higher education in Russia. Find all the presentation materials here.