Second foreign language instruction at Izmir University of Economics (IUE), where medium of instruction is English, is shaping the life of students. Betül Akçakaya, a senior at IUE Department of Translation and Interpretation, who is taking Chinese as a second foreign language, came in first place at the Turkey elimination for the 17th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for International University Students.
Twenty Lecturers of Vocational School of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) are mentoring entrepreneurial high school students in collaboration with Genç Başarı Eğitim Vakfı (Junior Achievement Turkey-JA Turkey), as part of “GençBizz” Company Program. IUE academicians are preparing youth, who is going to shape the ecosystem of the future, for business world. Upon completing their training program on mentoring provided by JA Turkey, IUE Vocational School lecturers started to volunteer for 20 projects of 14 highschools1 located in Izmir.
Jovita Sakalauskaite, Lecturer at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), is teaching the Chinese students at the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University located at Beijing, the reflection of fiber art on fashion design and traditional Turkish art via three-dimensional felt design.
Izmir Economics chefs turned artichoke recipes into world cuisine flavors. The young chefs created new flavors with artichoke in addition to traditional tastes at the "4th Urla International Artichoke Festival", co-organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Urla Municipality, and Izmir University of Economics.
Ersin Özince, Chairman of Board of Directors, İşbank, talked about the digital transformation of the banking industry and reported that 88% of banking procedures took place at a digital environment. Özince adviced students to learn foreign languages and programming languages. Özince, invited by Faculty of Business, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), participated in the “Banking in Digital Era: Where Does İş Bank Stand?” titled chat.
9th "Jimmy Key" and 6th "Universail" universiade races were organized on April 14-15th in Urla, İzmir, with the participation of 23 university teams, 39 teams in total. Our team of students from the Faculty of Medicine representing the Izmir University of Economics has been ranked 1st among 23 boats both in "Jimmy Key" Support-4 category and Overall, Support-4 categories in "Universail" races. We congratulate our students and wish them continuous success.
IUE communicators are opening the doors to new worlds for refugee kids. Students of Faculty of Communication, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), say, “stop” to negative discourse about Syrian children, who have been forced to flee their homes, with the “See Them as a Kid” titled project they developed. As the students get a chance to reminisce about their childhood, they draw and color with refugee kids, play outdoor games, and discover the colors of life together.
Children, the future of Turkey, became acquainted with outdoor games at Izmir University of Economics. They learned and played outdoor games such as hopscotch, dodge ball, jump rope, sack race, etc. on Balçova Campus of IUE. They had fun with educational toys, designed by students of Child Development Program of Vocational School of Health Services, and were engaged with scientific activities.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and Future Circular Collider (FCC) study group of CERN, the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Izmir University of Economics is now one of the 129 institutions from 34 countries to contribute to the studies of CERN FCC study group.
Aspiring young designers created designs with marble. Orçun Umut Kumova, a senior at Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), designed a radiator core by combining marble and copper. Kumova’s “Calient” titled design received the "Marble Most Different Design Award" at the Marble Different Design contest organized by the Young Creative Ideas Platform within the Marble Izmir 2018-24th International Natural Stone and Technology Fair.