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NEW COMMUNICATION NETWORK FOR STUDENTS
NEW COMMUNICATION NETWORK FOR STUDENTS

University students find solutions to their problems such as finding a rental, roommate, making friends, accessing course grades, etc. with a social networking site named, “geyiklife”, founded by entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE).  Aydan Gül, student at IUE Department of Psychology, and Burcu Durmaz, student at IUE Department of Public Relations and Advertising, the masterminds behind the project, which allows students to be interact efficiently with each other, not only make friends at IUE, they can also make friends at other universities.  


CURATING Z FOTOFEST PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
CURATING Z FOTOFEST PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Emre Küheylan, Lecturer at Radio and TV Programming, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is curating the Z FotoFest’s photography exhibition that has the main theme of “Oxygen” this year.


TRAVELERS CAN NOW PAY WITH “BITCOIN”
TRAVELERS CAN NOW PAY WITH “BITCOIN”

Travelling is getting cheaper, and with bitcoin payment option. Entrepreneurial graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) are paving the way for travelers to use worldwide popular crypto currencies in order to ease their lives. Hakan Eren, Graduate of IUE International Trade and Finance, founded the enterprise, “Hesaplitur.com”, for cheaper and better quality travelling.  


ROBOTS HELPING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS
ROBOTS HELPING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

Freshmen of Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), displayed the robots they developed within the scope of “MCE102 Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering” course to 150 high school students. The event, which took place at IUE Conference Hall, showcased robots that were designed by 1st year students to bring solution proposals to various daily problems, including putting out fires to writing dates, time on the board, etc.


DESIGNS BEYOND BORDERS
DESIGNS BEYOND BORDERS

IUE fashion designers are going global with the. As the graduates of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), are displaying their designs at the fair, they are also engaging in collaboration agreements with participants coming from different parts of the world. By signing agreements with countries such as France, Germany, England, Russia, Dubai, and Iran, the young fashion designers are going global with their collections.   


PHYSICAL THERAPY WILL GET EASIER WITH SMART BALANCE BOARD
PHYSICAL THERAPY WILL GET EASIER WITH SMART BALANCE BOARD

Treating balance disorders is just going to get easier with the “smart balance board” developed by IUE entrepreneurs. İrem Gürsoy, Junior at Department of Psychology, Izmir University of Economics, developed a mobile device, under the guidance of Asst. Prof. Dr. Burak Erdeniz, Lecturer at Department of Psychology, which will be used in diagnosis of balance disorders, and in physical therapy and rehabilitation department to treat these disorders.


IZMIR ECONOMICS, WINNER OF TUSIAD’S “BU GENÇLİKTE İŞ VAR” COMPETITION YET AGAIN
IZMIR ECONOMICS, WINNER OF TUSIAD’S “BU GENÇLİKTE İŞ VAR” COMPETITION YET AGAIN

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has been pre-selected for training camp with the highest number of projects among 37 projects at the “Bu Gençlikte İş Var” titled competition organized by Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD)”. IUE students, who have raised the “Entrepreneurship Flag” up to the flagpole for the third time for the most number of enterprising projects, will attend the training camp with 5 projects this time.


IZMIR ECONOMICS HELPS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CHOOSE THEIR CAREER PATHS
IZMIR ECONOMICS HELPS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CHOOSE THEIR CAREER PATHS

High school seniors, who find themselves in a compelling process to become a “prospective university student” with the constantly changing exam system, and getting ready for the Higher Education Institutions Exam, learned about future professions on-site. Students listened to Ekrem Demirtaş, President of IUE Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, Rector of IUE, and Sadık Gültekin, Education Counselor, at the “5th I am Choosing My Profession” event organized by Izmir University of Economics (IUE) at the Conference Hall. As one thousand 300 students experienced being ‘university students’ for a day, they got a chance to ask academicians about the education professions they are interested in, what kind of education was required, and possible career opportunities.


CANCER AWARENESS THROUGH FASHION DESIGN
CANCER AWARENESS THROUGH FASHION DESIGN

Jörn Fröhlich, Lecturer at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), expressed his battle with cancer in his designs. Fröhlich, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer recently, created a collection titled “PSA”. For his collection created of waste fabrics, Fröhlich said, “I used kind of visible stitches on each piece of fabric, mimicking the texture of a wound in healing process”.


NEW ERA OF SOILLESS AGRICULTURE BEGINS
NEW ERA OF SOILLESS AGRICULTURE BEGINS

IUE entrepreneurs add a new dimension to farming by combining soilless agriculture with plant lighting and software. The “Smart Garden” titled project of Mert Kalaycı, student at  M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Program of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), under the guidance of IUE Vice Rector,  Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, focuses on growing variety of vegetables, fruits, and industry plants including tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, saffron, etc.