TOMSK, Feb 15 – RIA Tomsk.Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) specialists launched a new festive website
in honor of the 125th anniversary of the university; on it one can
learn the history of the university, see the schedules of celebrations
and create a postcard to congratulate students and teachers, the
university's press service said on Monday.
Earlier it was
reported that in 2021 TPU will celebrate 125 years since its foundation.
Festive events will be held throughout the year: All-Russian Forum on
Student Entrepreneurship, international scientific conferences,
competitions and a big sports festival. Events are planned in such a way
that they can be easily converted into a distance or mixed format if
"For the 125th anniversary of its foundation,
Tomsk Polytechnic University has launched a website where one can learn
about TPU history, its contribution to science, industrial development
of the region and the country, as well as see the celebration program
and send a postcard to classmates and professors", – says the report.
addition, the university launched the action "TPU, I love you", within
which words of love and gratitude to the university in the format of
video greetings and postcards are left by graduates, teachers,
scientists and university students.
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Earlier, it was also
reported that the main celebration will take place on May 11, which will
be a day off for the polytechnic students. The holiday will begin with a
solemn meeting near the main building. The opening of a new sports
ground, a festive procession of students and staff, a concert and
fireworks on the lower terrace of the Lagerny Garden are also scheduled
for this day.
TPU was founded by the Ministry of National
Education of the Russian Empire as Tomsk Technological Institute of
Practical Engineers of Emperor Nicholas II on April 29 (May 11, new
style), 1896. It became the first engineering university in the Asian
part of the country. Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleev took an active part in
the creation of the institute and especially its chemical department.
Classes at the institute began in the fall of 1900.