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LIVES OF HIGH SCHOOLERS DOCUMENTED
LIVES OF HIGH SCHOOLERS DOCUMENTED

High schoolers made a documentary of the experiences of their peers on social media, peer victimization, correct use of Turkish, racism, discrimination, and gender. More than 60 high school students, who attended the 7th Communication Workshop organized by Faculty of Communication, Izmir University of Economics, projected the daily life problems they face personally in the creative documentary, media, and play workshops.  


AWARD WINNING SOLUTIONS BY IUE STUDENTS
AWARD WINNING SOLUTIONS BY IUE STUDENTS

Buse Bircan, Berk Arık, and Beril Bayer, Students from Department of Industrial Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in first place at the Product Supply Challenge case analysis competition held by Procter & Gamble (P&G). Students, who competed as Busy B’s titled team, outcompeted third and fourth year undergraduate students, and graduate students nationwide, and achieved a phenomenal success.


NEW COMMUNICATION NETWORK FOR STUDENTS
NEW COMMUNICATION NETWORK FOR STUDENTS

University students find solutions to their problems such as finding a rental, roommate, making friends, accessing course grades, etc. with a social networking site named, “geyiklife”, founded by entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE).  Aydan Gül, student at IUE Department of Psychology, and Burcu Durmaz, student at IUE Department of Public Relations and Advertising, the masterminds behind the project, which allows students to be interact efficiently with each other, not only make friends at IUE, they can also make friends at other universities.  


NEW GAMES WILL BE DEVELOPED IN 48 SLEEPLESS HOURS
NEW GAMES WILL BE DEVELOPED IN 48 SLEEPLESS HOURS

Digital game sector’s most important game development organization Global Game Jam’s (GGJ) Izmir leg, GGJ Aegean, brings software developers, designers, and members of computer world together at Izmir University of Economics (IUE). Two hundred participants will develop games within 48 hours at this year’s event, which had been hosted by IUE since 2012. Expert software developers will also provide support.

 

 


CURATING Z FOTOFEST PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
CURATING Z FOTOFEST PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Emre Küheylan, Lecturer at Radio and TV Programming, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is curating the Z FotoFest’s photography exhibition that has the main theme of “Oxygen” this year.


TRAVELERS CAN NOW PAY WITH “BITCOIN”
TRAVELERS CAN NOW PAY WITH “BITCOIN”

Travelling is getting cheaper, and with bitcoin payment option. Entrepreneurial graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) are paving the way for travelers to use worldwide popular crypto currencies in order to ease their lives. Hakan Eren, Graduate of IUE International Trade and Finance, founded the enterprise, “Hesaplitur.com”, for cheaper and better quality travelling.  


ROBOTS HELPING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS
ROBOTS HELPING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

Freshmen of Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), displayed the robots they developed within the scope of “MCE102 Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering” course to 150 high school students. The event, which took place at IUE Conference Hall, showcased robots that were designed by 1st year students to bring solution proposals to various daily problems, including putting out fires to writing dates, time on the board, etc.


DESIGNS BEYOND BORDERS
DESIGNS BEYOND BORDERS

IUE fashion designers are going global with the. As the graduates of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), are displaying their designs at the fair, they are also engaging in collaboration agreements with participants coming from different parts of the world. By signing agreements with countries such as France, Germany, England, Russia, Dubai, and Iran, the young fashion designers are going global with their collections.   


PHYSICAL THERAPY WILL GET EASIER WITH SMART BALANCE BOARD
PHYSICAL THERAPY WILL GET EASIER WITH SMART BALANCE BOARD

Treating balance disorders is just going to get easier with the “smart balance board” developed by IUE entrepreneurs. İrem Gürsoy, Junior at Department of Psychology, Izmir University of Economics, developed a mobile device, under the guidance of Asst. Prof. Dr. Burak Erdeniz, Lecturer at Department of Psychology, which will be used in diagnosis of balance disorders, and in physical therapy and rehabilitation department to treat these disorders.


IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS, WINNER OF TUSIAD’S “BU GENÇLİKTE İŞ VAR” COMPETITION YET AGAIN
IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS, WINNER OF TUSIAD’S “BU GENÇLİKTE İŞ VAR” COMPETITION YET AGAIN

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has been pre-selected for training camp with the highest number of projects among 37 projects at the “Bu Gençlikte İş Var” titled competition organized by Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD)”. IUE students, who have raised the “Entrepreneurship Flag” up to the flagpole for the third time for the most number of enterprising projects, will attend the training camp with 5 projects this time.