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 (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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) became the 76th academic institution with the most citations per faculty between the 2.938 universities across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. IUE also moved up to the 104th place in faculty per student ratio, and #200-250 in general ranking conducted by QS World University Rankings 2018 Regional Ranking.
IUE “paramedics” learn about saving patients, responding to emergencies, and transporting to hospitals on the field. Students of Paramedic Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who take part in real life rescue scenarios, participated in a training drill where they had to rescue an injured person at a mountain. Students responded to the scene of the accident, and moved the patient to a safer place.
Özgün İnceoğlu, IUE Fashion Designer, who reflects the idea of freedom of women to her designs, came in second place with her “Athena” titled collection at the “7th Deri’n Fikirler” Leather Design and Production Contest held by Aegean Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association. Deri’n Fikirler (Profound Ideas- there is a word play in the Turkish name with “Deri” which means leather is associated with the word “derin” which means profound, deep), as of its objective, is a competition that has been implemented with the thought of adding values both to its participants and the future of the country.
A system, which will be able to detect heart diseases through electrocardiogram (ECG) signals “beforehand”, has been developed. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Türker İnce, Head of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), developed a monitoring and advance warning system for heart diseases together with Prof. Dr. Moncef Gabbouj, Professor of Signal Processing at the Department of Signal Processing, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, and Prof. Dr. Serkan Kıranyaz, Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University.