With the arrival of spring, many of us want to get lean for summer, and go on diets, whereas obesity becomes a major issue for Turkish public. Asst. Prof. Dr. Can Karaca, Lecture, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), stated that obesity was a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Vocational School organized a series of conferences titled, “The Campus of Finance and Development”. The event started with opening speeches of IUE Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, and Burçin Önder, Director of IUE Vocational School. The keynote speaker Halit Soydan, Lecturer at IUE Department of Economics, and Former Managing Director of Yapı Kredi and Garanti Banks, pointed that many successes were achieved in commercial banking under Turkey’s conditions; however, the capital market did not improve.
Faculty members and students of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) are making the dreams of students from Batman come true. Students of Çayönü Çıkarlar Elementary School from Kozluk, Batman, will take part in the dance performance as part of observance of April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day, by wearing the designs of IUE fashion designers.
The allergy season is knocking on our door with the arrival of the spring. The experts state that environmental allergens such as pollens, pet dander, foods, heat, moisture, wind, and pressure, and global climate change have an influence on allergy, which causes symptoms such as itchiness, sneeze, runny or stuffy nose, cough, or itchy throat. The experts point out to the increase in the prevalence of allergies lately, which, based on World Health Organization statistics, affects more than 20% of the world’s population.
There is a remarkable relationship between lifestyle and cancer. Prof. Dr. Kamer Mutafoğlu, Head of Division of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), pointed that majority of cancer types were preventable by avoiding risk factors and opting for healthy life choices. “Nearly one-third of deaths caused by cancer are associated with five main lifestyle factors such as tobacco products, alcohol consumption, malnutrition, obesity, and lack of physical activity. Use of tobacco and tobacco products alone is the most significant cancer risk factor. It is accounted for 22% of leading cause of death globally. Using tobacco products is associated with development of lung, throat, mouth, esophagus, kidney, urinary track, pancreas, stomach, and cervical cancers”.
The “Practical Solutions on Hand and Upper Extremity Soft Tissue Defects Flap Training Course on Cadaver” was organized for the first time in Turkey for surgical assistants of Orthopedics and Traumatology, and Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetics Surgeries.
Prof. Dr. İlber Ortaylı, Honorary Member of the Turkish Historical Society, pointed that the Turkish Revolution was not an imitation or westernization, it was broader than that, it was more worldly-wise.
Juniors of Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, and Department of Industrial Design of Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), exhibited their learn-read-play themed furniture collection at the exhibition hall of Izmir Chamber of Commerce. Approximately 70 students designed benches, bookcases, and swings that motivate children to learn and play.
Faculty members of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) will conquer Ukraine with their designs. Prof. Dr. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Head of IUE Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Lecturers Asst. Prof. Dr. Dilek Himam Er, Dr. Jovita Sakalauskaite, Jörn Fröhlich, and student Mert Serbest, along with Duygu Kocabaş Atılgan, Lecturer, IUE Vocational School, will attend the International Biennial Symposium and Exhibition on Textile Art in Ukraine with their artwork.
Entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), where the medium of instruction is English, proved their success in translation and interpretation area. Ezgi Yağmur Kırlangıç, senior from IUE Department of Translation and Interpretation, came in second place at the Young Translators Competition held by the Ministry of EU Affairs. Kırlangıç qualified to visit the EU institutions located in Brussels.