On 17th of November American professors of Ferris State University (Big Rapids city, Michigan) met students of IEML in the assembly hall.
Professor David Russel, an expert in literature, Lilia Caserta, an expert in Russian and English languages, Dr. Tracey Bush, an expert in Russian history and Victor Piercey, professor of mathematics, presented their university.
Well-known scientists in the academic community of the USA delivered lectures and presentations about the higher education in the USA, Ferris university programs, and cross-disciplinary programs which interested students a lot. They also told about stereotypes of Americans concerning Russians.
At the end of lectures students asked questions in English. Professor Piercey noted good language skills of students. The meeting ended with an original performance of students of the first year, who study at foreign languages department of IEML. First-year students sang the song in English and told about Kazan and its sights.