Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Physics Laboratory has been upgraded to allow conducting more comprehensive experiments, which are vital in the education of physical sciences. IUE Rector, Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar said, “Basic sciences underlie applied sciences such as engineering. Being able to experience the theoretical knowledge increases students’ performances in their fields.”
Students of Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) designed buildings for scientists conducting research in the South Pole. Students accumulated background information related to Antarctica’s geography, weather, year-round temperature extremes, logistics and sustainability.
Students of Furniture and Decoration and Interior Design Programs of Vocational School (VS) of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) manufactured furniture for the students of Karabağlar Atatürk Vocational and Technical Anadolu High School. VS students also started a book donation campaign to fill the bookcases they built.
In the spring semester of 2018-2019, for the students of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, İzmir University of Economics, The social responsibility project course named IAED 366 ‘‘Collective Act’’ by Asst. Prof. Didem Kan-Kılıç was opened the first time. The course aims to prepare a social responsibility project that can help the needs of the society by concentrating the knowledge, experience and capabilities of the designers in the social and collective direction of design. At the same time, it aims to create a sustainable solidarity platform at the university level.
In the fall semester of 2018-2019, Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, 3rd Year Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department and Industrial Design Department students produced furniture collection ‘’I am a Prototype’’within the scope of Furniture Design course.
Efforts of Izmir University of Economics Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams are crowned with success. While the Men’s Team maintained their third place in the first league, Women’s team beat all their opponents and left with a victory for the Super League.
The second year students of Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) reconsidered the Yeşilova Mound Visitor Center, which is founded and conducted by Archeologist Dr. Zafer Derin and designed by Architect Evren Başbuğ as a research / resting space for archeology students.
Asst. Prof. Seçkin Eroğlu, Lecturer, Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will increase the iron content of foods via natural ways with his project that qualified to receive TUBITAK grant. Eroğlu plans to solve the iron deficiency problem in humans caused by malnutrition.
İzmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture hosted a colorful workshop by the contributions of Alligator Boya.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) draws attention to the problems faced by women via a weeklong activities and events as part of the International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8 worldwide. Itır Bağdadi, Director of EKOKAM (Social Gender and Women Studies Research and Application Centre) and Lecturer at IUE Department of Political Science and International Relations, stressed that discussion of women’s rights and violence against women should not be confined to a single day.