The founder of the Republic of Turkey, great leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was commemorated in the 80th anniversary of his passing into eternal life with a ceremony at Izmir University of Economics. Mahmut Özgener, Chairman of Izmir Chamber of Commerce (IZTO), and President of IUE Board of Trustees, also attended the emotional ceremony.
A training course was held regarding the use of the first Industry 4.0 Laboratory in Turkey, which was established within TESLA Laboratory of Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics. The participants received their certificates at the ceremony with the attendance of faculty members.
Gökhan Mura from the Department of Visual Communication Design at IUE Faculty of Fine Arts and Design exhibited his work titled “Object Academy” at the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial.
Turk and Japan design students designed a student house in Yeşilova Mound within the scope of a workshop hosted by IUE.
Esra Sarıhan, Graduate of Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and her sister Melis Sarıhan, Graduate of IUE Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering shared their experiences with students at the Applied Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Workshop.
The seminar given by Ümit Özaydın (General Manager of Dragoman Translation) within the framework of the seminars offered by the Department of Translation and Interpretation (Faculty of Arts and Sciences) draw considerable interest.
Özaydın underlined points to consider in translation based on both his own experiences and the market demands. Providing examples from his experiences in various fields such as football, politics, and technology, Özaydın had an interactive seminar with the participants. Economy in translation, technology, collocation and customer expectations were among the topics addressed in the seminar.
Büşra Olkun and Filiz Egi, students from Department of Sociology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in third place at the ‘’Social Cooperative Train’’ titled project contest held by the Directorate General of Cooperative of Ministry of Trade. Olkun and Egi wanted to create “child-friendly” spaces for children at many locations such as parks, restaurants, bookstores, and hospitals so they can actively take part in life.
Vocational School of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) brings masters and apprentices together. The “Çıraklar Ustalara Soruyor (Apprentices Asking Masters)”event, which was initiated in 2017-2018 academic year for the first time, continues full speed into its second year.
Izmir University of Economics hosted a family education seminar titled, “Little Athletes Project”, as part of the Special Olympics, a joint project initiated under the collaboration of Ege University Ataturk Vocational School of Health Services and Izmir University of Economics Vocational School of Health Services.
The PUSHKA Forum is held third year in a row and second time in an international format, and every year the number of participating universities training in the specialty “industrial design” is growing. This year there are already ten of them from four countries: Belarusian State Academy of Arts, British Higher School of Design, Izmir University of Economics, Bauman Moscow State University, Moscow Stroganoff State Art and Industry Academy, Moscow Polytech, NUST MISIS, St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Art and Industry Academy, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, University of Applied Sciences Lahti (Finland).
Izmir University of Economics, Dept. of Industrial Design 4th year students are participating with projects related to transportation design regarding self-driving passenger and cargo vehicles.