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CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION OF HEIRLOOM TEXTILES
CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION OF HEIRLOOM TEXTILES

Textile objects left to perish are returning to life. 100 to 150 year old textile objects such as carpets, bedspreads, curtains, embroidered bundles, etc. are being conserved at Izmir University of Economics (IUE) by the Department of Textile Conservation, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Weak and damaged parts of the objects are being salvaged and conserved.


IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS WILL WELCOME NEW ACADEMIC YEAR WITH CAN BONOMO
IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS WILL WELCOME NEW ACADEMIC YEAR WITH CAN BONOMO

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) is getting ready to welcome the new academic year with its more than 10 thousand students. The University organized a “Welcome Day” event for its students who are going to start education in 2018 - 2019 Academic Year. On Friday, September 21, teen idol Can Bonomo will take the stage for its fans at IUE Amphitheatre at 9 p.m., and sing the songs written and composed by him.   


'TIS THE SEASON TO EAT FISH
'TIS THE SEASON TO EAT FISH

As the fish counters are overflowing with fish with lifting of fishing ban, it has been reported that Turkish public do not consume enough fish, which is a very rich source of Omega-3.  According to 2017 Turkish Seas Report, global per capita fish consumption is 19.2 kg, 24 kg in European Union, whereas per capita fish consumption in Turkey is only as high as 7.6. The experts state that fish consumption has a preventative and curative effect on cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, depression, and mental diseases, and they strongly urge people to eat fish. 


THE BEAUTY OF MANUAL LABOUR
THE BEAUTY OF MANUAL LABOUR

She crowned female beauty with accessories; her designs became an important source of income for homemakers. Özüm Yelkencioğlu, Graduate of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), provided employment for over 20 women with her handmade belts under the brand of “Katun”.


NEW ERA AT IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
NEW ERA AT IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) is getting ready to start the new academic year with changes. Prof. Murat Borovalı has been given the responsibility to coordinate IUE Board of Trustees, academic and administrative units, and restructure the University. Prof. Dr. Borovalı, Professor of Political Science, pointed that Izmir University of Economics was the rising university of a rising city. Prof. Borovalı said, “We are going to take steps forward and improve the potential of the University so it can take its well-deserved place among the institutions that serve the region and future of the nation”.

 


A TOUCH OF DESIGN BY TURKISH – JAPANESE STUDENTS
A TOUCH OF DESIGN BY TURKISH – JAPANESE STUDENTS

Turkish and Japanese industrial design students are working on restructuring of Mount Fuji Airport located in Shizuoka, Japan. Turkish and Japanese design students, who came together for the fifth time this year as part of the collaboration between Izmir University of Economics (IUE), Shizuoka University of Art, and Culture, Japan, are learning about Japanese and Asian cuisine culture also.


INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE
INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) hosted FEBS - Federation of European Biochemical Societies’ “FEBS Workshop on Molecular Life Sciences Education: Training Tomorrow’s Scientists”.


BEWARE WHAT YOU WEAR!
BEWARE WHAT YOU WEAR!

As the countdown for new school year started, the parents and students find themselves on a shopping spree. Many items including stationary to school uniforms are on the shopping list of students. While parents try to find high quality, affordable products, the experts strongly warn about the fabric of the uniforms to be sanitary and convenient. 


SPECIALIZED BIKE DESIGN FOR SAFER RIDES
SPECIALIZED BIKE DESIGN FOR SAFER RIDES

Bicycles, which are popular modes of sports and transportation, are becoming more functional. Efe Çukur, Graduate of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), designed a foldable 4-wheeled mountain bike. Çukur stated that people, who did not feel safe with 2-wheeled bikes but wanted to enjoy the winding trails, would now be able to use his special design called, “Wolfstrike”. Çukur reported that his design also allowed attaching a child’s seat in front of the bike.  


HISTORICAL BUILDINGS IN 3 DIMENSIONS
HISTORICAL BUILDINGS IN 3 DIMENSIONS

Ancient cities are coming back to life in 3 dimensional virtual models. Ruins of monuments and buildings emerging from the depths of history reach the spectacular look of their era in virtual models in the hands of engineers of Izmir University of Economics. Students Onur Kaya, Mert Ertekin and Graduate Emre Mutlu of Department of Computer Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), modelled the ancient city of Agora, Izmir under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Gazihan Alankuş. Interested parties will be able to view the ancient city with their smart phones and with 3D virtual reality glasses.