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GEN-Y STORIES
GEN-Y STORIES

Generation Y transferred their imagination to paper, their stories became a book. 16 students, led by Asst. Prof. Dr. Derya Duman, Lecturer, IUE Department of Translation and Interpretation, wrote stories as part of “Creative Writing” course, and brought their stories together in a book titled, “Y Kuşağı’ndan Öyküler (Gen-Y Stories)”. Students relayed topics like hope, love, wisdom, and doubts from the perspective of their generation. Young authors’ book, which reflects their determinism and strong character in the stories, met with the readers via Kafekültür Publications. 


‘FASHION LOVES ART’
‘FASHION LOVES ART’

Senior students of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics, will be completing their education journey with “Fashion Loves Art” titled fashion show. IUE students will be display the ready-to-wear clothing they designed based on the theme fashion loves art at the graduation fashion Show on June 5 at 21.00 at IUE Ceremony Field.


LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING MORE CHINESE STUDENTS, AND TEACHING CHINESE TO MORE STUDENTS AT IUE
LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING MORE CHINESE STUDENTS, AND TEACHING CHINESE TO MORE STUDENTS AT IUE

A cooperation agreement has been signed between Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and Shanghai International Studies University – SISU. President of Board of Trustees stated that they wanted to welcome more Chinese students.


IZMIR ECONOMICS’ ‘TRANSLATION’ SUCCESS!
IZMIR ECONOMICS’ ‘TRANSLATION’ SUCCESS!

Entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), where the medium of instruction is English, proved that they have a say in translation and interpretation department. IUE translators came in first place and second place at the Young Translators Competition for two consecutive years held by the Ministry of EU Affairs. Osman Tufan, senior from IUE Department of Translation and Interpretation came in first place, and Berfu Solak came in second place.


‘WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SHOULD BE A LAST RESORT’
‘WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SHOULD BE A LAST RESORT’

Those, who want to look “fit” in summer, opt for weight loss surgery when they fail to lose weight via dieting. It has been reported that for many, a fast surgical procedure seemed like a great option, however, weight loss surgeries are designed for the severely obese- generally those people with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 and higher. The experts strongly emphasize, “Weight loss surgery should be a last resort”.


DEAN’S LIST HONORS
DEAN’S LIST HONORS

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Faculty of Business awarded students with high grade point averages. The successful students from a previous semester were awarded their certificates of achievement at the “Dean’s List” event, which is being held by Faculty of Business since 2014 – 2015 Academic Year Spring Semester. Students and their parents attend the certificate ceremony.  


‘BANKING SECTOR DEPENDS ON HUMAN POWER’
‘BANKING SECTOR DEPENDS ON HUMAN POWER’

The seminar titled, “Finance Talks-3”, organized by Department of International Trade and Finance, Faculty of Business, Izmir University of Economics welcomed Ege Gültekin, Vice President of Akbank, as a guest speaker.


IZMIR ECONOMICS WELCOMED CFA
IZMIR ECONOMICS WELCOMED CFA

Department of International Trade and Finance, Faculty of Business, Izmir University of Economics welcomed Albert Krespin, Member of the Board of Directors, Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, and İlke Takımoğlu Homriş, Member of the Committee.   


LITTLE INVENTORS ON THE JOB
LITTLE INVENTORS ON THE JOB

Kindergartners reach to information via experiments. Little inventors did experiments under the guidance of students of Child Development Program of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Vocational School of Health Services and learned about scientific thinking, observation, understanding cause and effect relationship, problem solving, and doing analysis. Students of IZELMAN Selçuk Yaşar Balçova Kindergarten had lots of fun while they did dry ice, oobleck, color channels, and foam volcano experiments. 


USING DRONE TECHNOLOGY FOR HEAT LOSS
USING DRONE TECHNOLOGY FOR HEAT LOSS

Drones, which are changing our lives more and more every day, will measure heat loss. Burak Çiçeksoy, Hakan Kayan, and Oğuzhan Ulucan, students at Department of Electrical and Electronics, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), combined drone and thermal camera and started to measure heat loss in buildings with the software they developed for their “Heat Loss Control with Drone” project. Students, who are funded by TUBITAK Program offering support for research projects of undergraduate students, aim to come up with an innovative solution for controlling loss of energy.

The young entrepreneurs will be measuring the heat loss occurring especially in the rooftops and facade of the buildings, and share the information such as the extent of the heat loss and its financial cost with the users. This way, users will be able to start saving and get informed about heat loss issue whose importance is increasing day by day.