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GRADUATION OF MULTINATIONAL STUDENTS OF ALL AGES
GRADUATION OF MULTINATIONAL STUDENTS OF ALL AGES

Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremony of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) proved that ‘learning has no age limit’! Graduates of different ages and nations reported that they received an international education at Izmir as they received their diplomas.


FEEL CONFIDENT BEFORE YKS!
FEEL CONFIDENT BEFORE YKS!

Almost 2 million 300 thousand candidates will be taking the Higher Education Institutions Exam (YKS) that will be administered on June 30 and July 1. In order to overcome the feelings of stress and excitement, the experts state that students need to stay away from negative and pointless thoughts, and that having self-confidence in their knowledge would bring success.


IZMIR ECONOMICS: THE ADDRESS FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS
IZMIR ECONOMICS: THE ADDRESS FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS

Students of Department of Logistics Management, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) received their training certificates on “SAP” (Systems Applications and Products), used for production, stock, and number of goods sold, numbers of materials purchased, and follow up of staff and data control in companies. 43 students, who received SAP software training as part of the SAP – University Collaboration program by world’s largest inter-enterprise software company, are ready to enter the business world.    


NUTRIENT OR POISON?
NUTRIENT OR POISON?

The experts point out that food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or harmful chemicals causes over 200 diseases, from diarrhea to cancer, and people should pay close attention to facts such as expiration date, food preservation, etc. Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) held "Food: Nutrient or Poison?" titled panel.   


'WE NEED TO MAKE SERIOUS PROGRESS IN PhD EDUCATION'
'WE NEED TO MAKE SERIOUS PROGRESS IN PhD EDUCATION'

Graduate School of Health Sciences, Izmir University of Economics held a “Graduate-Post Graduate Student Supervision in Biomedicine and Health Sciences: ORPHEUS Perspective” titled workshop. It has been pointed out that there were 430 thousand 215 Master’s students and 91 thousand 262 PhD students in 2016 – 2017 academic year in Turkey, and that serious progress was needed to be made in PhD programs.


COOPERATIVE BENEFITS
COOPERATIVE BENEFITS

The shareholders of Tire Dairy Cooperative (Tire Süt Kooperatifi), which was awarded with the best rural development award by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), want their children to run the family business. Department of Sociology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) conducted “A Sociological Research on Tire Dairy Cooperative” titled field study. The study revealed that 43.2% of the producers want their children to keep the business running.


LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER FOR URLA
LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER FOR URLA

Interior architects of Izmir University of Economics designed the Women Producer Market of Urla (Former Repair Shop) as a lifelong learning center. The project designed by second year students of Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), allows the space to become more functionalized with different concepts for women, children, university students, and the elderly.   


GLOCALZONE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM ACADEMICIANS
GLOCALZONE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM ACADEMICIANS

The “Glocalzone”, an online marketing platform established by the entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) to help people order products from other countries, which are hard to find in their country via travelers, received support from academics. Faculty Members Taylan Özgür Demirkaya and Serdar Savaşan provided seed funding worth of 1 million TL for the entrepreneurial students. Academicians’ support increased environment of trust in students’ venture.


GRADUATE DEGREE IN SOUTH KOREA
GRADUATE DEGREE IN SOUTH KOREA

Ilgaz Elif Göcen, student at Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), qualified for master’s scholarship awarded by South Korean Government. Göcen will be studying urban design at Seoul National University.


DESSERTS TO WATCH OUT FOR DURING THE SUGAR FEAST!
DESSERTS TO WATCH OUT FOR DURING THE SUGAR FEAST!

The experts warn about staying away from desserts that increase blood sugar quickly as people get ready to prepare desserts for the sugar feast with the Ramadan ending. They point out that the dessert consumption will increase, and that the body turns excess glucose into fat.