10 – 15 September 2018
We invite friends and benefactors of UCU to join us for festive events at the start of the academic year, so you can feel like a student again for a few days!
On the program:
- Tours of the campus (10 September)
- A series of public lectures by UCU professors and guest lecturers (11-12 September)
- Student initiation and ceremony of awarding scholarships (13 September)
- TEDxUCU (13 September)
- Celebrating the start of UCU’s academic year (14 September)
- Pilgrimage to spiritual centers of Halychyna (15 September)
*The program is subject to change
Monday, September 10:
19:00 – The path of reform: Why is nothing easy in Ukraine? (Oleksandr Starodubtsev, Lviv Business School) – paid event – register and pay HERE (Ukrainian)
Tuesday, September 11:
16:30 – public lecture Children’s rights: Spheres of responsibility of family, community, and government (Mykola Kuleba, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Children’s Rights; Ukrainian)
16:30 – discussion Where does a new inspiration for Ukraine come from? Changing from tactical maneuvers to a strategic vision (Myroslav Marynovych, UCU Vice-Rector for Mission; Ukrainian)
16:30 – lecture Visual archive of memories of the Ukrainian diaspora of the USA (Journalism School; Ukrainian)
16:30 lecture Russian Neocolonial Politics: Theology of War. by Elena Volkova (Theology-Philosophy Faculty; English)
16:30 – Lecture-discussion “What is mental health and why must it be considered?” (Orest Suvalo, master’s program in the basics of clinical psychology, CBT; Ukrainian)
18:30 – public presentation Training your Limits: About the brain, study, and games (Oleksandr Avramchuk, master’s program in the basics of clinical psychology, CBT; Ukrainian)
Wednesday, September 12:
13:20 – Divine Liturgy – (in Ukrainian, but no specific language skills needed)
Location: University Church of the Holy Wisdom of God.
14:00 – Prevention of emotional burnout (Olesya Kryskiv, master’s program in the basics of clinical psychology, CBT; Ukrainian)
15:00 – lecture Principles: The Convention on Human Rights and fundamental freedoms (Markian Bem, lawyer of the European Court on Human Rights, Law School; Ukrainian)
16:30 – Opening of the UCU Women’s Studies Center and festive event in honor of the 80th birthday of Martha Bohachevska-Chomiak (Ukrainian)
16:30 – Emotional competency: How to develop it? (Mariana Yesyp, master’s program in the basics of clinical psychology, CBT; Ukrainian)
18:00 – Chris Baker, CEO SoftServe, theme “How To Become a Global IT Superstar in 4 Steps” (UCU Faculty of Applied Sciences; English)
18:00 – Experience in developing product companies in the field of education (Ivan Babichuk, VP of Engineering of EdTech and the start-up Edunav.UA, Lviv Business School; Ukrainian)
18:00 – Lecture – How can cultural and spiritual challenges become a resource for the Church in France? (His Excellency Monsignor Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, Paris). In French with translation into Ukrainian.)
Thursday, September 13:
10:00 – 18:00 – TEDx conference (program and tickets here: http://tedx.ucu.edu.ua; Ukrainian)
10:00 – Student initiation and ceremony of awarding scholarships (each department has a separate program at a different location. If you are interested in participating, please write back to us and we will provide you with the details). In Ukrainian, but no specific language needed.
12:00 – Scholarly research of UCU’s Sociology Department that is socially useful (2017-2018) (Viktor Susak, Sociology Department; Ukrainian)
15:00 – lecture, Challenges of modern migration: The Ukrainian community in Paris (Sociology Department; Ukrainian)
16:30 – Lecture in memory of Fr. Marian Butrynskyi How to fulfill great ideas (Bishop Borys Gudziak, UCU President; Ukrainian)
18:30 – Business Analytics Applications (Alexander Romanko, IBM Canada/University of Toronto/UCU, Faculty of Applied Sciences; in Ukrainian, but slides of the presentation will be provided in English)
19:00 – Evening of symphonic music as part of UCU Days in Lviv, with the participation of guests from China (director Tao Fan) and Canada (pianist Lou Syaoyu) and also noted Ukrainian composer and director Myroslav Skoryk (Lviv Region Philharmonic)
Friday, September 14:
8:00 – Solemn Divine Liturgy on the Parish Feastday of the University Church of the Most Holy Wisdom of God and the start of the new academic year at UCU (In Ukrainian, but no specific language skills needed.) Location: University Church of the Most Holy Wisdom of God.
9:45 – blessing of commemorative markers at the University Church of the Most Holy Wisdom of God (In Ukrainian, but no specific language skills needed)
10:00 – Discussion Global Economic Outlook and Fintech perspectives (Olesia Zhovtanetska, CFA, CA, CPA; Ali Mozaffari, MBA; Lviv Business School; English)
Saturday, September 15:
09:30 – 18:00 – pilgrimage to spiritual centers of Halychyna (Hlyniany, Univ; both in Ukrainian and English languages)
14:00 – meeting of UCU graduates (Ukrainian)
Sunday, September 16:
Christian youth festival “Wind of Hope” – program (Ukrainian) You can get acquainted with the Ukrainian-language version of events HERE
Participation in lectures requires prior registration. Follow announcements on the Facebook page.
All the events of the program will take place on the territory of the UCU campus, at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center (if no other location is mentioned), Stryska Street, 29.