The energy used for heating with the arrival of cold weather is increasing remarkably. Based on the data by Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey has consumed 278.4 billion kilowatt-hours electricity in 2016. It increased up to 4.7% compared to the former year and reached 176.1 billion kilowatt-hours by the end of July. The experts are suggesting ways for providing thermal insulation to maintain the indoor heat.
Prof. Dr. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Head of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), and Dr. Jovita Sakalauskaite, Lecturer from the same department, won an honorary award at the 7th WTA International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art that took place at Montevideo, Uruguay. Artists from 75 countries attended the biennial.
The Great Leader Ataturk was commemorated on the 79th anniversary of his passing at Izmir University of Economics (IUE) with a large crowd of academicians, administrative staff, and students. The ceremony started by Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, Prof. Dr. Kamer Mutafoğlu, Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, and President of Kemalist Thought Club, Mehmet Kılıç laying a wreath at Ataturk Monument, and as the sirens were heard the attendants observed a moment of silence, which was followed by singing of the National Anthem. Students of Furniture and Decoration Program, IUE Vocational School, presented Ataturk's portrait they drew on a wooden surface to the Rector. At the end of the ceremony, academicians and students left carnations at the monument.
Students of Departments of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, and Industrial Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), reinterpreted furniture designs of Italian Designer Enzo Mari. Ekrem Demirtaş, President of IUE Board of Trustees, viewed the furniture being used at various locations on campus.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Şahin, Lecturer, Department of Translation and Interpretation, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is preparing an e-book full of animations, visuals, videos with the intent of allowing translation and interpretation students to receive education based on equal opportunity.
Protocol of collaboration was signed between Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and the Superior Group of Colleges (SGC), a chain of colleges and Universities with more than one hundred campuses across Pakistan. Cahit Yaşar Eren, Member of IUE Board of Trustees and Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Izmir, Prof. Dr. Can Şimga Muğan, IUE Rector, and Prof. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, Chairman of the Superior Group, signed the protocol.
Parents are using mobile phones, tablets as “baby sitters”. Exposure to cyber world results in increased violence, consumption, neglect, abuse cases, studies show. The report by Ministry of Family and Social Policies’ “Workshop on Assessment of Protection and Prevention Policies Regarding Children in Turkey” states that children, as young as age 2, have access to internet, and warns parents about taking precautions against social media that includes neglect, abuse thematic content.
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office has authorized Izmir University of Economics (IUE) in generating higher value-added products via R&D studies. The TURKPATENT- Turkish Patent Information and Documentation Unit has been established within the University. The Unit, authorized by Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and supported by IUE Embyroniks Technology Transfer Office, will be supporting the invention owners as well as providing training.
Masks just got colorful in order to raise awareness about leukemia. Students of Child Development Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), started an awareness campaign titled, “Look At Me, Not My Mask” as part of the “Leukemia Awareness Week” (November 2-8). Students drew pictures of sky, sea, fish, and stars on the masks, got their selfies taken, and posted them on social media.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) will be providing training course on conciliation for 5 years with the approval of the Ministry of Justice. Graduates of departments of political sciences, economics and administrative sciences, business management, in addition to lawyers and people who received legal training, will benefit from the training course prepared within the framework specified by Alternative Solutions Department of Directorate General For Criminal Affairs, Ministry of Justice.