High school seniors, who find themselves in a compelling process to become a “prospective university student” with the constantly changing exam system, and getting ready for the Higher Education Institutions Exam, learned about future professions on-site. Students listened to Ekrem Demirtaş, President of IUE Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, Rector of IUE, and Sadık Gültekin, Education Counselor, at the “5th I am Choosing My Profession” event organized by Izmir University of Economics (IUE) at the Conference Hall. As one thousand 300 students experienced being ‘university students’ for a day, they got a chance to ask academicians about the education professions they are interested in, what kind of education was required, and possible career opportunities.
Jörn Fröhlich, Lecturer at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), expressed his battle with cancer in his designs. Fröhlich, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer recently, created a collection titled “PSA”. For his collection created of waste fabrics, Fröhlich said, “I used kind of visible stitches on each piece of fabric, mimicking the texture of a wound in healing process”.
IUE entrepreneurs add a new dimension to farming by combining soilless agriculture with plant lighting and software. The “Smart Garden” titled project of Mert Kalaycı, student at M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Program of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), under the guidance of IUE Vice Rector, Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, focuses on growing variety of vegetables, fruits, and industry plants including tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, saffron, etc.
Sümerbank fabrics, garments, home textile products, which make up the legacy of industrialization revolution in Turkey, are being exhibited in Ankara. The exhibition on Sümerbank fabrics, which were re-manufactured by Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will start on January 12 at Contemporary Arts Center with cooperation of Çankaya Municipality, Ankara.
Fairytale heroines come to life in the amazing illustrations created by Dr. Duygu Kocabaş Atılgan, Lecturer at Graphics Design Program, Vocational School, Izmir University of Economics (IUE). The stories, which features beauty, courage, independence, and intelligence of women, will be on display at Buca Cultural Center until January 11.
TUBITAK’s ranking of universities based on their entrepreneurship and innovation performances, “The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2017” list has been announced by Faruk Özlü, Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, and Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has achieved another phenomenal success by moving up to 22nd place. Izmir University of Economics made it to the list with 45.15 points from the Aegean Region, and moved from 29th place to 22nd by jumping seven places with its performance in entrepreneurship and innovation.
Books opened the doors to new worlds for preschool students. Students of Child Development Program of Vocational School of Health Sciences, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) have donated books to the students of Kemalpaşa 75. Yıl Pre School as part of their “Children’s Literature and Media” course. IUE students attended classes with preschoolers, read books to them, and acted out the stories in the books.
Successful students at Department of Logistics Management, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) receive education via Doğan Turhan Scholarship. The protocol was signed back in 2014 between Ekrem Demirtaş, President of IUE Board of Trustees, and Engin Turhan, son of the late Doğan Turhan, in order to grant a merit scholarship for students and research support for academicians. Forty-four students qualified to receive scholarship so far. Students of Department of Logistics Management can benefit from the scholarship that is a first for Aegean Region and Izmir University of Economics.
Student chefs baked their traditional New Year’s cookies to support sick children. The New Year’s cookies baked by students of Department of Culinary Arts and Management, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) as part of their “Pastry” course, were sold in order to help the “Butterfly Children”. Student chefs donated the fund to buy the ointment used in treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), which results from a defect in anchoring between the epidermis and dermis.
Students of Paramedic Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), created emergency scenarios and participated in a training drill on campus. The lifelike applications were appreciated by the audience. Paramedics, who play a significant role in emergencies before hospitalization, are getting ready to take part in emergency health services.