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From 17 to 28 of July, the 8th year of the CTU camp Jáma Lvová will take place at the Meziříčko recreational center. It will be attended by 24 gifted children from the second level of elementary schools and the corresponding classes of multi-year grammar schools from all over the Czech Republic. The camp, being the closing ceremony of the year-round mathematical and programming correspondence competition, will focus on bioinformatics this year.
The CTU Academic Senate announced election of a person to be proposed for post of the Rector of CTU in Prague at its meeting on 31 May 2017
It is still possible to subsequently enroll at the Czech Technical University in Prague for prospective students of Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering and Faculty of Architecture which also announced an extraordinary admission term.
On 17 January, CTU commenced celebrations marking the 310th anniversary of publishing the imperial rescript with which Joseph I had doubtlessly supported founding of engineering school. A range of cultural events, lectures and professional meetings will be held until september this year, unveiling the past and future of the oldest czech technical university.
Secondary school students can join the 7th annual Junior Tech University project at CTU this year as well. These are three-month internships at CTU's campus.

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After seven years, Czech Academic Games were held in Prague. The biggest sports event of the Czech universities took place from 18 to 23 June. The organizer was the Czech Technical University in Prague, together with the Czech University of Agriculture and the Czech Association of University Sports. ČVUT won 7 gold, 18 silver and 11 bronze medals.
Three scientific papers written by doc. Daniel Sýkora from the Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, were accepted to SIGGRAPH 2017, the most prestigious computer graphics conference.
On 23 June, the results of the 4th annual Crytur Award for the best diploma thesis in material sciences were announced in Turnov. The first place is shared by Ing. Tomáš Grabec from the CTU Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering and Ing. Petra Janská of the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague. Laureates of Honorable Mention are Ing. Adam Říha and Ing. Jakub Veverka, both from the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering.
Since 23 June, exhibition of architectural designs for reconstruction of the Zámecká recreation area in Dolina, Kokořín Region, is open to public at Kokořín Castle. The authors of the work are students of the 3rd year of Bachelor's degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU.
On June 23, 86 new professors recieved their titles in the big hall at Carolinum of Charles University. Seven professors from the Czech Technical University in Prague were among them.