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’NAMES OF JULY 15TH MARTYRS IN THE SKY’
’NAMES OF JULY 15TH MARTYRS IN THE SKY’

The names of July 15th Martyrs of Democracy were released into the sky with a high altitude balloon developed by students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE). The high altitude balloon, containing the Turkish Flag and the names of martyrs of Democracy, rose into the sky with the participation of Erol Ayyıldız, Governor of Izmir, Ekrem Demirtaş, President of IUE Board of Trustees, and Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, IUE Rector and academicians and students.


NAMES OF JULY 15TH MARTYRS WILL BE RELEASED INTO THE SKY
NAMES OF JULY 15TH MARTYRS WILL BE RELEASED INTO THE SKY

The high altitude balloon, developed by students of Izmir University of Economics, within the mission of accelerating the aerospace studies in Turkey, will take off for July 15th Martyrs of Democracy. The high altitude balloon, containing the Turkish Flag and the names of martyrs of Democracy will be released into the sky from Izmir University of Economics campus on July 15 at 10.30 a.m.


IDEAS ARE TURNING INTO PRODUCTS
IDEAS ARE TURNING INTO PRODUCTS

Turkish Airlines (THY) are turning the ideas of young people into reality. THY, with collaboration of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Embryonix Technology Transfer Office, is supporting projects of the future. Gizem Acar Yavuz, who made a presentation at the “Technology Development Program: From Idea to Product” passed the initial stage and came in first place with her “Coffee Art Machine” titled project, whereas Can Dörtkardeşler came in second place with his “Udentify” titled project.


NEW GENE DISCOVERED TO IDENTIFY PLANT IRON DEFICIENCY
NEW GENE DISCOVERED TO IDENTIFY PLANT IRON DEFICIENCY

Extreme fatigue and weakness, loss of hair, cold hands and feet are among the symptoms of “iron deficiency”, world’s most common nutritional disorder. Lack of iron in your diet is the major cause of this disease also known as “anemia”, and one out of three people are anemic. The experts point that we fail to get iron from the foods we eat, and they are looking for new ways to fix this. Promising outcomes were obtained from a research conducted by Izmir University of Economics (IUE) where a new gene has been found.


IZMIR ECONOMICS; FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO SHAPE THEIR FUTURE
IZMIR ECONOMICS; FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO SHAPE THEIR FUTURE

Experienced experts are supporting prospective students to make the right education choices at Izmir University of Economics. The expert guidance counselors, in addition to 60 students and all academic units, are providing guidance services to the prospective university students at IUE Conference Hall at 14 guidance and information tables. Students will be informed about their dream occupations as part of the “Izmir University of Economics Prospective Student Counseling Days” event which will go on until July 26, 2017.


SLEEP MONITORING DEVICE FOR CHILDREN
SLEEP MONITORING DEVICE FOR CHILDREN

Children will get enough sleep. Nektar Ege Altıntoprak, student at Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), designed a “sleep device”, consisting of a smart alarm and an ankle band for children aged 8 – 12 in order to prevent bed-wetting.


YOUNG PEOPLE WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE ENTERED BUSINESS WORLD
YOUNG PEOPLE WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE ENTERED BUSINESS WORLD

IUE Graduates of Faculties of Business, Communication, Law, Arts and Science, who successfully completed their studies in 2016 – 2017 Academic Year, received their diplomas. The students, singing the IUE and the 10th Year Anthems, threw their caps into the air proudly at the third of the graduation ceremonies that took place at IUE Amphitheatre.   


MORE COMFORTABLE WAY TO DEAL WITH TRAVEL FATIGUE
MORE COMFORTABLE WAY TO DEAL WITH TRAVEL FATIGUE

Extended waiting at airports is no longer a hassle. Ece Mercan, student from Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), designed a sleeping capsule for airports. Particularly, passengers, who have long stopover times or experience extended waiting, will be able to use “Napport”, the sleeping capsule, for sleeping and relaxation, working, or changing clothes.   


IUE GRADUATES ENTERED THE BUSINESS WORLD WITH 4.0 GPA
IUE GRADUATES ENTERED THE BUSINESS WORLD WITH 4.0 GPA

2017 graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) entered the business world. One thousand 667 students, who’ve completed the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year successfully, were awarded their diplomas at the ceremony that took place at IUE Amphitheatre. At the end of the ceremony, the graduates proudly threw their caps into the air.


SMART IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY
SMART IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY

Traditional irrigation methods became more technological thanks to entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE). IUE students developed a self-sufficient, remote control irrigation system called “Green Insight” which works with renewable energy that can be controlled on a mobile application.