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.
Students of Department of Visual Communication Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), projected the concept of “street” in the photographs. Students exhibited the photos they took on portrait, object, and landscape, and primarily on the concept of street at Izmir Chamber of Commerce with the attendance of Ekrem Demirtaş, the President of IUE Board of Trustees.
Izmir University of Economics Technology Transfer Office brought R&D centers in Izmir together as part of university-industry collaboration activities. Fifty representatives from 24 R&D companies participated at the event, which was organized for the first time in Izmir.
Izmir University of Economics ranked among the top five universities at the CFA Institute Research Challenge held by CFA Institute, one of the leading finance institutions worldwide.
Future architects designed underwater living spaces, as the earth will be submerged almost 3 meters in the next 100 years because of global warming and melting of the glaciers. Students of Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) planned underwater living units as part of their future themed projects.
Angela Burns, Lecturer at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who successfully combines exquisite historical artifacts and cultural components of Turkey with illustration, will be exhibiting her illustrations of Turkish culture with the collaboration of Embassy of Ireland in Ankara. The exhibition, which will take place between the dates of March 1- April 4 at Art Gallery of Bilkent University Library in Ankara, will include variety of drawings unique to Turkish culture such as Turkish breakfast, blue voyage, fruit gardens, fairy chimneys, etc. from a perspective of a foreigner.
The experts emphasize the importance of parents taking a primary role in raising their kids and ensuring the family rules are being followed. Clinical Psychologist, Emre Konuk, guest speaker invited by Buca Guidance and Research Center, delivered a seminar to 550 guidance teachers on family therapy and post-traumatic solutions at the event hosted by Izmir University of Economics (IUE).
Cezmi Baskın, a popular character actor of Turkish cinema, attended the “Çıraklar Ustalara Soruyor (Apprentices Asking Masters)” event, held by Vocational School of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), as a guest speaker. Baskın, who shared his memoirs and thoughts on theater, cinema, and TV series, working conditions within those industries, stated that today’s productions were a result of contract manufacturing, that real cinema would only be possible with actors creating emotions.
Ekrem Demirtaş, President of Board of Trustees, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), pointed that the tender invitation by General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMİ) on construction of Çeşme Alaçatı Airport should include not only seasonal flights during summer months, but also a training base for aviation and pilot training, which is very essential for Turkey.
Didem Pehlivanoğlu, Graduate of Department of Psychology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has been awarded APA (American Psychological Association) Science Directorate's Dissertation Research Award 2017 for her thesis on perception, attention and memory processes in old age. Pehlivanoğlu, whose dissertation costs are covered by the award, is about to complete her study, will continue to research about the changes occurring in cognitive processes in old age.