One thousand 213 students received their diplomas at the second of the graduation ceremonies at Izmir University of Economics (IUE). Selami Özpoyraz, President of Izmir Chamber of Commerce Council, who attended the ceremony, stated that IUE graduates made an impression nationwide with their achievements. President Özpoyraz said, “I am most certain that we will be reading about your success stories in business life in the near future”.
Students of Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design (FFAD), Izmir University of Economics (IUE), one of Turkey’s most successful architecture departments, came in first place at the Shell Design Competition organized as part of the 13th Computational Design Research in Architecture Symposium. Sophomores Tunç Çokuysal, Canberk Kaplan, and Barış Dondar, from IUE Department of Architecture, brought a grand prize to Izmir with their design called the “Rib” at the contest held under the theme of “Overlaps and Crossings”.
Graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) are rewarded for their international standard education with many achievements. Hande Arı, who has graduated from Izmir University of Economics at the top of her class, and double majored in Departments of Business Administration and Logistics Management, ranked among the most successful businesswomen.
The 2018-2019 ‘’Academic Year Graduation Ceremonies’’, with more than five thousand audience, 1213 graduates, and 20 thousand followers watching on social media, started with good news.
The ceremony started with the Rector, Prof. Murat AŞKAR’s welcome speech, and some of the audience had to watch from giant screens, as the amphitheater was over- crowded.
Mahmut ÖZGENER, Chairman of Izmir Chamber of Commerce, and President of Izmir University of Economics Board of Trustees, shared the 4 stages for success and his life experiences with the newly graduates.
Music and technology will come together at Izmir University of Economics (IUE). 40 students from Portugal, Latvia, Romania, and Turkey will develop new entrepreneurial ideas about music at an event hosted by IUE. Students will participate in a 48-hour “Music Hackathon” based on art for development theme, and focus on a specific subject. The event, which also aims for youth to get to know different cultures, will end on July 9.
IUE “paramedics” learn about saving patients, responding to emergencies, and transporting to hospitals, on the field. Students of Paramedic Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who take part in real life rescue scenarios, participated in a training drill where they had to rescue an injured person from a mountain. Students responded to the scene of the accident, and moved the patient to a safer place.
79 students, who completed their master’s and doctoral education at Izmir University of Economics (IUE), received their diplomas at an enthusiastic graduation ceremony. In his speech, IUE Rector, Prof. Murat Aşkar pointed that thanks to the high-quality education offered by the University, they were able to raise well-equipped individuals with high self-confidence, who can develop solutions to subjects with different perspectives. Prof. Aşkar said, “I strongly believe that our graduates will become the future leaders and scientists needed for a stronger and more developed Turkey”.
The “2019 Young Translators Competition”, held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs, took place in Istanbul. 92 students from 25 universities attended the competition held in three languages (56 in English, 20 in German, and 16 in French). Barış Sadıç, senior from Izmir University of Economics Department of Translation and Interpretation, came in first place at the “2019 Young Translators Competition” where 56 students from 25 universities attended.
Entrepreneurial students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) came up with solutions for people with “dyslexia”, a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. The “DysApp” titled application, developed by Esra Ablak, Deniz Öztürk, Büşra Bektaş, and Öykü Demirhan, students from IUE Department of Psychology, and İnan Evin, student from IUE Department of Software Engineering, will help children with dyslexia to increase their reading and writing speeds, and minimize the error rates. The app brought in third prize at TUSIAD’s “Bu Gençlikte İş Var!” contest.
Local tastes of Izmir; “boyoz (a type of Turkish pastry)”, “Izmir köfte (meatballs)”, “artichoke”, “mastic flavored cookies”, “çöp şiş (small pieces of grilled meat on wooden skewers)” turned into art, and qualified to be exhibited at an international event. Prof. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Head of Izmir University of Economics Department of Fashion and Textile Design, and Assoc. Prof. Jovita Sakalauskaite, prepared 35 dishes unique to Izmir, with textile art.