Jovita Sakalauskaite, Lecturer at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will be representing Turkey in China at an international exhibition entitled, “A Different Voice: Fiber Art in Expression of a Diligence/Anxiety”, among 19 artists from countries such as America, China, Poland, Argentina, Canada, England, Pakistan, Spain. Sakalauskaite will display three-dimensional sculptures she created with needle felting.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) ranked 21st in overall student satisfaction among 172 universities and ranked 12th among 63 foundation universities across Turkey. The 2018 results of “Turkey’s University Satisfaction Survey”, held by the University Assessment & Research Laboratory, have been announced. The survey conducted by collecting data from more than 26,000 students studying at 172 universities comprising 109 state and 63 foundation universities reveals the top universities by “student’s level of satisfaction”. Student answers were based on six evaluation criteria such as “Satisfaction with Learning Experience”, “Satisfaction with Campus Life”, “Academic Support and Interest”, “Satisfaction with the Institution’s Management and Operation”, “Learning Opportunities and Richness of Resources” and “Personal Development and Career Support”. Izmir University of Economics ranked in the A and A+ group, which is known as the highest satisfaction level.
Basmane district of Izmir, which became a residential area for different groups of people from different nations, turned into an area of education, accommodation, library for foreigners thanks to the future architects of Izmir University of Economics (IUE). The plans designed by students for Basmane have been granted an award at the senior design project competition organized by Association of Izmir Freelance Architects. İrem Kaleci, student from IUE Department of Architecture, has been granted the Venice Architecture Biennale trip award. Projects by students Cansu Nur Tatar, Deniz Taşkın, and Onur Polat also qualified to be exhibited.
Graduates of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) returned from the 2018 A’Design Award and Competition with awards. A’Design Award and Competition is a design contest held in Italy where thousands of people apply from 80 countries across the world.İsmail Güneş Ötken, Graduate of IUE Department of Industrial Design (2015), has been granted the famed Silver A' Design Award for his Sound Amplifier Project “Petalis”. Mert Karaman, who graduated from the same department in 2016, has been granted the Bronze Award on behalf of Gravity Design and Consultancy firm.
High school students ranking the highest at the “Energy-Efficient, Environment-Friendly Robot" competition, held by Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Faculty of Engineering, received their awards. Students showcased their various designs such as minesweeping and waste separating robots, robots that give commands via brain waves or mow grass. They received their awards from IUE Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, IUE Faculty of Engineering Dean Prof. Dr. Yaşar Güneri Şahin, and Vice Dean Dr. Görkem Uçtuğ.
Within the scope of July 15th Democracy and National Unity Day, a talk on Historical Development of Democracy was held at Izmir University of Economics. Selami Özpoyraz, Chairman of the Assembly of Izmir Chamber of Commerce, IUE Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan and a large number of academicians and students attended the talk. IUE Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Filiz Başkan, Asst. Prof. Dr. Serkan Yolcu, member of Faculty of Law and Buğra Kaan Günay, President of Student Council spoke on the development of democracy from past to present.
In order to cool off during high temperatures, many people go to sea, lakes and streams or swimming pools. Experts state that properly trained lifeguards should be on duty at coastal regions and emphasize that trying to swim without proper knowledge could result in death.
Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who has taken Sümerbank fabrics, garments, home textile products, which make up the legacy of industrialization revolution in Turkey under protection, is now keeping a register of traces of Turkish fashion history through the donations from 1920’s to 1990’s.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Vocational School came together with the guidance teachers of high schools in Izmir on Friday, 29 June 2018.
IUE Vocational School lecturers held an interactive training on “Basics of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)”. Following the training, lecturers of Furniture & Decoration Program of IUE Vocational School held a workshop on Pyrogravure (the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks) where guidance teachers engraved their names on wooden name plaques that were later on gifted to them.
The new Board of Trustees held its first meeting at Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which was established in 2001 by Izmir Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation (ITO) at the initiative of Izmir Chamber of Commerce (IZTO). Mahmut Özgener, President of the Executive Board of ITO Education and Health Foundation, has been elected as the new President of IUE Board of Trustees by unanimous vote at the meeting.