Thousand year old natural tastes of Izmir turn into miracle in the hands of talented Italian chefs. Chefs of Izmir University of Economics prepared Izmir and Italy’s healthy tastes, which take shape under the same sun and climate, with the Italian Chef Antonio Franzé. Thousand year old recipes of Izmir and Mediterranean cuisine that come into mind when talking about healthy eating, come to the tables with tastes added by the entrepreneurial young chefs.
Works of writers and poets, shaping the Turkish literature lately, are being translated into English. Nilgün Dungan, Lecturer at Department of Translation and Interpretation, Faculty of Arts and Science, Izmir University of Economics, has translated works of many valuable writers and poets such as Hasan Ali Toptaş, Ataol Behramoğlu, Murathan Mungan, Murat Gülsoy, Behçet Çelik, Ahmet Büke, Saba Altınsay, Gül İrepoğlu, Sezer Ayvaz, Mine Söğüt, Müge İplikçi, Behçet Necatigil, Gülten Akın, and Haydar Ergülen, and contributed to publicity of these literary works in English.
Hilal Karakaş, fourth year student at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), has been awarded the special jury award at the 7th House-wear and Beachwear Design Contest held by Denizli Exporters Association.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and Izmir Provincial Directorate of National Education collaborated to organize a “Communication Workshop” in order to increase the self-expression skills of students aged 7-14, and to contribute to their social development.
Balca Demirbilek, Cansu Türkoğlu, Ramazan Say and Umut Onat,2nd year Visual Communication and Design students at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Izmir University of Economics, have been the youngest designers to be invited to Good Design Izmir, which is organized by Municipality of Izmir and Izmir Akdeniz Academy.
Organized annually by the Mediterranean Academy affiliated to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the "Good Design Izmir" event and the Universities Design and Art Graduation Projects Exhibition (üTAS) took place together.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) participated in the mass tree-planting campaign launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The campaign came with the slogan “The Breath for the Future.”
The students, academics and graduates of the university who got together in Çatalca, Menderes, a place severely damaged by the forest fires last summer, took part in the plantation of saplings.
İzmir Dyslexia Awareness seminar was held by the mobile application Dysapp Founders Esra Ablak and Deniz Öztürk, Graduates of the İzmir University of Economics Psychology Department. One of the most common learning disorders is Dyslexia. The mobile application was developed to minimize the error rates of children with dyslexia in areas such as literacy and arithmetic. In the application there are games with exercises. In the seminar held within the scope of activities of the Izmir University of Economics Technology Transfer office, IUE Physiotherapy Program Doctor Lecturer Şermin Tükel made a presentation titled Dyslexia with Academic Approach. Then the participants were shown the documentary “Looking Glass” directed by Alkın Türköz.
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) held a ‘Tax Consciousness Conference’ in order to increase tax awareness among students and inform them about the latest developments in that area.
Memorial Ceremony to pay tribute to the Great Leader Ataturk on his 81st Anniversary of death took place on November 10, 2019 at 08.45 at the University Ceremony Field with the intense participation of academicians, students and the administrative staff. The bust of Atatürk was decorated with carnations in the ceremony. IUE Rector Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, Consultant to Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Murat Borovalı, faculty deans, academicians, administrative staff and students participated in The Memorial Ceremony which took part at the University Ceremony Ground.