The ceremony of awarding the honorary doctorate of WULS-SGGW to Professor Karol Maramorosch, Ph.D., a prominent researcher in the field of virology, entomology and phytopathology, as well as the ceremony of granting habilitation and diplomas took place in the Crystal Hall of WULS-SGGW.
The Director of the Department of intelligent systems at the Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics won the award for technical sciences.
Two international conferences will be held parallelly on -14-15 November 2014 at Warsaw University of Life Sciences: the annual EuroLeague for Life Sciences (ELLS) Conference and the Student ELLS Conference.
Twenty-eight thousand students of WULS-SGGW, including eight thousand first-year students began their education in the academic year 2014/2015. During the inauguration of the academic year, students newly admitted to the first year of studies and doctoral studies made a solemn oath, becoming full members of the academic community of WULS-SGGW.
Researchers from the Faculty of Animal Sciences of WULS-SGGW demonstrated that graphene can destroy cancer cells. The team of Professor Ewa Sawosz-Chwalibóg from the Department of nanobiotechnology discovered that graphene is adjacent to the tumor cell and forms a thin layer around it, cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients, leading to its death. Graphene not only kills cancer cells but can also be an excellent carrier of other substances.
On July 18th, 2014, the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) hosted a delegation from the Republic of Guinea, led by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr Mohamed Diare.
The Warsaw University of Life Sciences was awarded with the Certificate of UBERRIMA FIDE (Latin for "with great care"). The Augustin-Jean Fresnel Foundation and Plagiat.pl granted awards to universities and faculties that have implemented anti-plagiarism procedures and in an exemplary way prevent illegal copying of dissertations. Thirteen universities were awarded with the Certificate.
On June 2 the stages of Warsaw Kamienica Theatre held 2014 ENACTUS finals. The event was attended by over 250 students and 80 judges - presidents and directors - experienced managers ready to hear about students’ achievements, share their knowledge and evaluate students’ work. Nine teams of students from Warsaw, Gdansk , Poznan, Wroclaw, Lodz and Kielce presented their project
A celebration of granting honoris causa doctorates will take place on May 23 at 11 a.m. in the Crystal Hall at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Two outstanding scientists will be distinguished with the honorary degrees: Professor Michele Jamiolkowski and Professor Wojciech Wolski. Professor Michele Jamiołkowski is an outstanding scholar in the field of soil mechanics and geotechnics and Professor Wojciech Wolski is a distinguished scholar in the field of geotechnicsl and hydrotechnics.
Przed pomnikiem ks. Stanisława Staszica, w kampusie uczelni, odbyła się zorganizowana przez Stowarzyszenie Wychowanków Szkoły Głównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego uroczystość upamiętniająca postać wielkiego Polaka, patrioty, naukowca i filantropa. Uroczystości poświęcone Stanisławowi Staszicowi (1755-1826) odbywają się w SGGW od kilku lat i uczestniczą w nich uczniowie szkół, których ksiądz Staszic jest patronem. W tym roku w uroczystości wzięli udział nauczyciele i uczniowie Zespołu Szkół Rolniczych im. St. Staszica w Miętnem oraz z Gimnazjum nr 91 im. Stanisława Staszica w Warszawie. Pod pomnikiem St. Staszica złożono wieńce.