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INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Students will carry out their social responsibility projects through collaboration with universities in the European Union (EU). As part of an EU project, partnered by Izmir University of Economics, students who enroll in “Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility” course will both carry out their own social projects and work with businesses in this field.

 


A KITCHEN WORKSHOP UNITING HEARTS
A KITCHEN WORKSHOP UNITING HEARTS

Delicate work in the kitchen softens hearts and improves communication. In his cooking workshop, Mehmet Can Altunay, an entrepreneur chef from Izmir University of Economics, shares his kitchen with people of all ages. Chef Altunay says that kitchen is also a place of emotions where they touch people’s hearts. Being a graduate of IUE Culinary Arts and Management Department, Can Altunay, introduces new tastes to children, teenagers and families in Roka Kitchen Workshop.


EYE HEALTH AND QUALITY OF SUNGLASSES
EYE HEALTH AND QUALITY OF SUNGLASSES

Sunglasses help protect the eyes. While they are just an accessory for some, sunglasses protect the retina from ultraviolet (UV) rays. Experts, who recommend people not to stay under the sun for a long time especially in summer, underline that people should choose high quality sunglasses and consult an expert before purchasing a pair of them.


‘WOMAN’ DEPICTED BY FELT ON HER WAY TO URUGUAY
‘WOMAN’ DEPICTED BY FELT ON HER WAY TO URUGUAY

Describing the presence, fertility and death of woman, by using felt in their works, artists from IUE will represent Izmir at “The 7th WTA International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art. Prof. Dr. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, the Head of the Department of Fashion and Textile Design at Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, and Instructor Jovita Sakalauskaite at Izmir University of Economics will present Turkey’s contemporary artistic works on the biennial event, which will be held in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, with the participation of artists from 75 countries.


NEW ERA IN INTERNET SHOPPING
NEW ERA IN INTERNET SHOPPING

Customer approval will be required for online shopping by August 17 based on the decision by the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK). Customers may choose to ban their credit cards from online shopping as well. The experts state that measures are very timely, and that it is time for consumers to take responsibility, however, virus and internet security programs need to be extended nationwide.


IZMIR ECONOMICS WELCOMES 1912 NEW STUDENTS
IZMIR ECONOMICS WELCOMES 1912 NEW STUDENTS

Izmir University of Economics is excited to welcome 1.912 new students based on the undergraduate placement results announced by OSYM (Student Selection and Placement Centre). According to OSYM, Izmir University of Economics, with 1.273 undergraduate and 639 associate program placements, will be educating students that will shape the future. 


WE PREFER TO “VISIT” ON HOLIDAYS
WE PREFER TO “VISIT” ON HOLIDAYS

We prefer “visiting relatives” on our holidays or travels. Based on the data by Turkish Statistical Institute (TSI), primary purpose of trip was “visiting relatives” with 72.1% in the first quarter of 2017. The secondary purpose of trip was “health” with 10% and the third was “travel, leisure, holiday” with 8.5%.


A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS
A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS

The fact that use of words related to environment, nature, and plants was minimized when being translated into Turkish in classics of children's literature such as the “Coral Island”, “Treasure Island”, “Black Beauty”, etc. has been identified with a method developed by experts. A measuring device, capable of measuring the transfer of knowledge and attitude in translations and comparing the original texts and translated texts, was developed within the TUBITAK funded project coordinated by Prof. Dr. Neslihan Kansu Yetkiner, Lecturer, Department of Translation and Interpretation, Izmir University of Economics (IUE). The device will be used in an international project in order to measure the transfer of environmental literacy among other languages.

 


IUE CHEFS’ EXPERIENCE IN FRANCE
IUE CHEFS’ EXPERIENCE IN FRANCE

IUE young chefs, who are learning about the Aegean and Turkish cuisine finesse, are also experiencing the details of world cuisine in France. Students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Department of Culinary Arts and Management are performing their internship in France as part of the agreement with Les Toques Blanches Lyonnaises established by world famous chefs of France. 16 IUE prospective chefs are learning the art of cuisine at Michelin Starred restaurants from the world famous chefs in Lyon, France. 


APRONS BECOME ARTISTIC
APRONS BECOME ARTISTIC

Chefs, cafe workers, baristas, as well as artists will be wearing designer aprons. Nihan Çakıroğlu Erküçük, Graduate of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), reports that she designs more than an apron, rather a custom design “new generation assistant”.