Russian bliny (crepes) recipe
So I am finally posting some recipes…The occasion? I decided to make a big batch of bliny for my office, inviting them to bring whatever they think might go well in a typical crepe, be it a savory or sweet one. I have attempted this by myself once before in the United States and a few times in Saint Petersburg. Big differences can be made in what pan you use, whether you add oil or butter to...
About my internship at ITMO →
Here is a page from the UCLA EURECA website which features a profile of me for the internship I did last year at Saint-Petersburg National Research University for Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. As you can see on the website, I now work at the UCLA EURECA program. =)
Russia set to ease visa rules for American... →
Funding for Russian Students to Study Abroad!
As a part of the Global Education Program (rus. Глобальное образование), as many as 3,000 Russian students over a period of 3 years could receive funding to study in foreign institutions starting in 2013. The institutions must be among the 300 top-rated schools according to international ratings. According to the more recent information I was able to find, students could receive up to $53,000...
"From Russia with Love" article published in... →
My internship had me write an article about myself in Russian for their university journal. It just got published in the March edition and my boss gave me a copy of it today. Very awesome!
My scholarship wrote a profile on me for their... →
Article about me published by UCLA →
This news article was recently published by UCLA about me, my study abroad experience and the program in general. Exciting!
Article about Study Abroad at UCLA featuring a... →
For our program, we were given a Fall Break (10/31-11/6). Many people went somewhere exciting—to Moscow, to another country…I decided to stay in Petersburg. I had thought perhaps I would go to the suburbs and to different museums…In the end I mostly just relaxed! This was a much needed break from everything (except Russian!) where I got to sleep in and relax! I have filled my...