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MONITORING VISIT BY IUE SOCIOLOGISTS
MONITORING VISIT BY IUE SOCIOLOGISTS

Students of Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Science, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), studied the mechanisms of Izmir Probation Directorate.


IUE ARCHITECT IN VENICE
IUE ARCHITECT IN VENICE

Seyit Koyuncu, a junior at Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is among the 122 students selected for Vardiya / The Shift titled project that will be exhibited at the Pavilion of Turkey at the 16th Venice International Architecture Biennale on May 26 – November 25, 2018. Within the scope of Vardiya / The Shift, architecture students will be attending both the biennale and various workshops for one week.


CAREER FIRST STEPS
CAREER FIRST STEPS

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) brought students and graduates together with human resources managers as part of the Career Days event to get them familiar with business world, and help them shape their career. Human resources officials of 50 companies and representatives of 13 international universities interviewed with graduates and students.


IZMIR TO BECOME A WORLDWIDE GOURMET CITY
IZMIR TO BECOME A WORLDWIDE GOURMET CITY

Exquisite tastes of Aegean and Turkish cuisine will go global with young chefs of Izmir University of Economics (IUE). All the groundwork for Izmir, the 23rd city that became a member of DELICE Network of Gourmet Cities in 2015, to become a worldwide gourmet city is taking place at Izmir University of Economics. 86 students from Department of Culinary Arts and Management performed their internship, and experienced the details of world cuisine at Michelin Starred restaurants in France so far, and this year 16 student chefs will perform their internship for 3 months with Michelin starred chefs. Students did a lecture with Michelin starred famous French Chef Joseph Viola, Lecturer at IUE Department of Culinary Arts and Management who has been awarded the Best Chef Award in 2014 in France, and selected their internship places in France.


PARTIES CAME TO AN AGREEMENT ON 223 THOUSAND 400 CASES IN TURKEY
PARTIES CAME TO AN AGREEMENT ON 223 THOUSAND 400 CASES IN TURKEY

Turkey adopted the arbitration system in justice. 223 thousand 400 cases nationwide were resolved through arbitration in 2017 within the framework of Ministry of Justice’s "restorative justice" system, a system of criminal justice which focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large. Orhan Cüni, Head of Department of Alternative Resolutions, Directorate General for Criminal Affairs, Ministry of Justice, reported that the 223 thousand 400 files made up 20% of the cases in Courts of General Jurisdiction.


IZMIR FURNITURE WULL GO GLOBAL WITH IUE ARCHITECTS
IZMIR FURNITURE WULL GO GLOBAL WITH IUE ARCHITECTS

Turkish furniture industry, in terms of design and production, will find its place in international markets with the power of education.  Ekrem Demirtaş, President of the Board of Trustees, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who stated that Turkey’s share among world furniture market was $2.7 billion, said that Izmir’s $120 million export in this industry would reach billions of dollars with design.


‘DIGITAL IDENTITY MARKET EMERGES IN TURKEY’
‘DIGITAL IDENTITY MARKET EMERGES IN TURKEY’

The experts discussed the blockchain system, a digitized, decentralized, public ledger of bitcoin and all other cryptocurrency transactions, in Izmir. The “Blockchain and Unchain Economy” titled conference, which was moderated by Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, Vice Rector of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), took place at Izmir Chamber of Commerce.  Prof. Dr. Coşkun Küçüközmen, Lecturer, IUE Faculty of Business, Gökhan Seçkin, CEO, Kimlic, İlker Oğuz, CMO, Kimlic & Blokzincir, and Kadir Kurtuluş Vice Chairman, Blasea (Blockchain Association of Eurasia) attended the conference, which was co-organized by IUE Technology Transfer Office, IUE Embryonix Teknoloji A.Ş, IUE Izmir Sciencepark, and Izmir Chamber of Commerce. The experts pointed out that blockchain, which is based on the principle of validation of money flow from multiple sources at the same time, was a new concept in Turkey although a growing digital identity emerged worldwide.


GLOBALIZATION AND URBAN NETWORKS MEETING
GLOBALIZATION AND URBAN NETWORKS MEETING

Union of Municipalities of the Marmara Region (MBB) and Izmir University of Economics (IUE) co-organized “Globalization and Urban Networks Meeting”. Role of cities in economics, politics, transportation, tourism, and migration was discussed at the meeting coordinated by MBB Center for Urban Policies and supported by City and Society Association.


IZMIR UNIVERSITIES’ ‘OLIVE BRANCH’ SUPPORT
IZMIR UNIVERSITIES’ ‘OLIVE BRANCH’ SUPPORT

Izmir based universities will support "Operation Olive Branch" by Turkish Armed Forces in Afrin, through activities and events promoting Turkish culture instead of celebrating spring fest this year. Dokuz Eylül, Kâtip Çelebi, Yaşar Universities, and Izmir Democracy University agreed to change the scope of spring festival upon the recommendation of Student Council of Izmir University of Economics (IUE).   


DRESSING NATURE
DRESSING NATURE

IUE fashion designers colored the nature. Students, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Head of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and Lecturer Jovita Sakalauskaite, added more color to nature with textile waste.