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E-BOOK TO BRING INNOVATION TO THE WORLD OF TRANSLATION
E-BOOK TO BRING INNOVATION TO THE WORLD OF TRANSLATION

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Şahin, Lecturer, Department of Translation and Interpretation, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is preparing an e-book full of animations, visuals, videos with the intent of allowing translation and interpretation students to receive education based on equal opportunity.


EDUCATION COLLABORATION BETWEEN PAKISTAN and TURKEY
EDUCATION COLLABORATION BETWEEN PAKISTAN and TURKEY

Protocol of collaboration was signed between Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and the Superior Group of Colleges (SGC), a chain of colleges and Universities with more than one hundred campuses across Pakistan. Cahit Yaşar Eren, Member of IUE Board of Trustees and Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Izmir, Prof. Dr. Can Şimga Muğan, IUE Rector, and Prof. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, Chairman of the Superior Group, signed the protocol.  


DO NOT USE TECHNOLOGY AS A BABY SITTER!
DO NOT USE TECHNOLOGY AS A BABY SITTER!

Parents are using mobile phones, tablets as “baby sitters”. Exposure to cyber world results in increased violence, consumption, neglect, abuse cases, studies show.  The report by Ministry of Family and Social Policies’ “Workshop on Assessment of Protection and Prevention Policies Regarding Children in Turkey” states that children, as young as age 2, have access to internet, and warns parents about taking precautions against  social media that includes neglect, abuse thematic content.


CREATING VALUE FOR PRODUCTS
CREATING VALUE FOR PRODUCTS

Turkish Patent and Trademark Office has authorized Izmir University of Economics (IUE) in generating higher value-added products via R&D studies. The TURKPATENT- Turkish Patent Information and Documentation Unit has been established within the University. The Unit, authorized by Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and supported by IUE Embyroniks Technology Transfer Office, will be supporting the invention owners as well as providing training.


MASKS GOT COLORFUL!
MASKS GOT COLORFUL!

Masks just got colorful in order to raise awareness about leukemia. Students of Child Development Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), started an awareness campaign titled, “Look At Me, Not My Mask” as part of the “Leukemia Awareness Week” (November 2-8). Students drew pictures of sky, sea, fish, and stars on the masks, got their selfies taken, and posted them on social media.

 


IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS WILL HELP “RECONCILE!”
IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS WILL HELP “RECONCILE!”

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) will be providing training course on conciliation for 5 years with the approval of the Ministry of Justice. Graduates of departments of political sciences, economics and administrative sciences, business management, in addition to lawyers and people who received legal training, will benefit from the training course prepared within the framework specified by Alternative Solutions Department of Directorate General For Criminal Affairs, Ministry of Justice.


A SCIENTIFIC JOURNEY FROM IZMIR TO “MIT”
A SCIENTIFIC JOURNEY FROM IZMIR TO “MIT”

Cansu Tayaksi, who recently completed her Ph.D. in Business Administration at Graduate School of Business, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will continue her academic studies as a scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT, winner of 85 Nobel prizes. Tayaksi, who completed her Ph.D. study in the field of Operations Management, will be representing Izmir University of Economics at MIT, known as the world’s best technical university in technology and engineering, and continue her studies in the field of “Supply Chain Management”. 


INFORMATION ABOUT SWEDISH SOCIETY
INFORMATION ABOUT SWEDISH SOCIETY

Therese Hydén, Consul General of Sweden in Istanbul, has delivered “Swedish Society: Global and Regional Issues in 21st Century" titled seminar to the students of Izmir University of Economics. Before the seminar, Hydén visited Rector Prof. Dr. Can Şimga Muğan at her office.


DO NOT LET THE CHANGE OF SEASONS “TIRE YOU OUT”!
DO NOT LET THE CHANGE OF SEASONS “TIRE YOU OUT”!

As the sunny, warm days, give way to rainy, cold days, fatigue, exhaustion, and moodiness come knocking on our door. The experts believe that seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is triggered by less sunlight during winter, is not all that innocent.


UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S WRITING ISSUES
UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S WRITING ISSUES

Children might be experiencing difficulties in writing; drawing despite it has been a month since the beginning of the academic year. The experts report that muscle development in children occur from shoulders to fingers, basically this means that children develop the larger muscles of the trunk and arms before the smaller muscles of the hands, and that they need time and attention to develop ‘fine motor skills’. The experts recommend a series of activities that would increase children’s hand skills such as hanging objects on the string with clothespins, or playing with play-doh instead of getting angry with children.