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Junk DNA Diseases
Junk DNA Diseases

Diseases, in genes that have lost function over thousands of years, are being encoded during the initial 3-4 days of the fetal development. Traces of diseases, which have been carried along over thousands of years in these DNA sequences, called as ‘Junk DNA’ by scientists, distinctively emerged for the first in the development of fetus. Assistant Professor Cihangir Yandım, Lecturer at Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), stated that scientists have overlooked this area; however, they established a new data for junk DNA research.  

 


Clinical Psychologist in demand will be trained at Izmir University of Economics
Clinical Psychologist in demand will be trained at Izmir University of Economics

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Department of Psychology opens its doors to students who want to pursue their academic studies by doing masters in the field of clinical psychology. IUE Department of Psychology completed all preparations to offer best quality education to prospective graduate students. The medium of education will be in English and applications will be made to the School of Graduate Studies until 2 September. The introductory meeting of the program will take place on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 18.30 at Izmir Chamber of Commerce with the participation of Prof. Falih Köksal, Assoc. Prof. Seda Can, and Asst. Prof. Yasemin Meral Öğütçü.

 


A great interest to Campus Izmir
A great interest to Campus Izmir

Prospective student counseling service started by Izmir University of Economics (IUE) in order to help students make the right decisions about their education choices, has attracted great attention of the prospective students and their parents from day one. A team of 100 people including academicians, guidance counselors and volunteering students started one-on-one meetings with the candidates at three different locations on Campus Izmir, one of a kind university-industry collaboration model nationwide. Prof. Murat Borovalı, Consultant to IUE Board of Trustees (General Coordinator) stated that making the right university/program choice was just as important as the examination period. Prof. Murat Borovalı said, “During this time, it is very important to get help from people who are experts in their field, have good command about the subject, and are dependable. We hope to see all prospective students at the University.”


Continuous Scholarship Support By Izmir Universitey of Economics
Continuous Scholarship Support By Izmir Universitey of Economics

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) supports its students with “uninterrupted scholarship” so they can reach their goals. Students and prospective students of Izmir University of Economics will be able to pursue their academic goals without worrying their scholarship will be terminated. They will be eligible for scholarship throughout the education period allowed by the Higher Education Council (YOK).


Educational collaboration between Izmir University of Economics and the University of Missouri
Educational collaboration between Izmir University of Economics and the University of Missouri

Izmir University of Economics, which has educational collaborations with over 200 universities worldwide, also signed a collaboration with the University of Missouri (MU), USA to offer education opportunities abroad for its students. Based on the academic collaboration between IUE and University of Missouri, students of Computer, Software, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering will receive both undergraduate and graduate degrees in 5 years with the 3+2 system.


Supporting the prospective students to make the right choice
Supporting the prospective students to make the right choice

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) is going to help shape the future of the young people with a team of 100 people. IUE academicians, guidance counselors and volunteering students will provide guidance services to the prospective university students on campus between the dates of 18-29 July 2019 as part of the “IUE Prospective Student Counseling Service”. The prospective students will get all their questions and concerns answered.


Democracy is the confirmation of lawful conduct
Democracy is the confirmation of lawful conduct

The importance of national values and democracy were addressed at Izmir University of Economics (IUE) as part of the third anniversary of the malicious coup attempt on July 15.  “Democracy; The Past, Present, and Future”, and “History of Turkish Democracy” titled panels were held at IUE Conference Hall as part of the observance of July 15 the Democracy and National Unity Day with the participation of students, academic and administrative staff.


Izmir University of Economics ranks first among 25 universities
Izmir University of Economics ranks first among 25 universities

Barış Sadıç, senior from Izmir University of Economics Department of Translation and Interpretation, who came in first place at the “Young Translators Competition” where 56 students from 25 universities attended, received his award. Sadıç, who was given his award by Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs, said, “I am very happy to see that my hard work paid off.”


Special event to observe July 15 The Democracy and National Unity Day
Special event to observe July 15 The Democracy and National Unity Day

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) prepared a special event as part of the third anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt in order to draw attention to the importance of national values and democracy. “Democracy; The Past, Present, and Future”, and “Ataturk and the Democracy” titled panels will be held as part of the observance of July 15 the Democracy and National Unity Day.


Vocational training for Syrian women
Vocational training for Syrian women

18 Syrian women, who fled their country and came to Izmir because of an ongoing civil war in their country, are trying to make a new life and they just got the chance to do at Izmir University of Economics.  The Syrian women started to learn how to cook dishes such as “tarhana çorbası (sundried food made of curd, tomato and flour)”, “imam bayıldı (eggplant cooked in olive oil with onions, garlic and tomatoes)”, “hünkar beğendi (lamb stew served on mashed eggplant)” unique to Turkish Cuisine as part of the project initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations with the purpose of increasing intercultural communication.