Creativity receives ’17 million TL’ support
Izmir University of Economics Creative Economy Research and Application Center’s (IUE+KREA) project, “Create In Izmir”, which aims to make the city the focal point of creativity by producing projects in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation, qualified for approximately 17 million TL (2.3 million Euros) support from the Ministry of Industry and Technology.
Job system in Turkey depends on the state
Prof. Şükrü Özen, Lecturer at Department of Business Administration, has been the last guest of the “Online Seminar Series” organized by the Graduate School as part of the Campus Izmir Talks of Izmir University of Economics. Prof. Özen, who delivered the “Job System in Turkey” titled seminar, stated that said that when viewed from the National Business System, Turkey has the state-dependent business system properties. “State in Turkey can be directly involved in economic activities. We see that the state is a central actor even in the liberal system implemented since the 1980s. As a legislator, regulator, supplier, partner, competitor and customer, we can feel the presence of the state in the market,” Prof. Özen.
The kindness campaign of students
Students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) carried the “Abla-Ağabey-Kardeş (The Sibling Project)”, which aims to support disadvantaged children for 13 years continuously, to online platform. Göztepe team football players did not stand idle by the exemplary behavior of students, who meet with children between the ages of 10 and 13 in digital environment, help them with their lessons, and do their best to meet the needs of these children.
Economic concerns should not prevent sustainability efforts
Asst. Prof. Zeynep Özdamar Ertekin has been the guest of the “Online Seminar Series” held by IUE Graduate School as part of Campus Izmir Talks. Ertekin, who delivered “Sustainable Marketing and COVID-19” titled seminar, stated that everyone should work collaboratively to ensure that sustainability efforts are not reduced, and sustainable development goals are not adversely affected post-coronavirus.
Follow an adequate and balanced diet to strengthen the immune system
Prof. K. Nazan Turhan, Head of Department of Food Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), reported that there was insufficient evidence that any food or diet could strengthen the immune system and prevent Covid – 19, that an adequate and balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables should be preferred to keep the immune system strong.
The corona made us 'filmaholic'
Millions of people, who have been looking for ways to spend time at home by not going out unless it is necessary due to coronavirus, found cure in watching movies and series. In Turkey, while the number of Netflix users, an online series and movie viewing platform, exceeded 4 million, the epidemic movies have seen intense interest.
Kids and Glasses
Hasan Durmuş, Lecturer at Department of Opticianry, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), delivered, “the use of glasses and vision in children”, titled seminar. Stating that people achieve nearly 80 percent of what they learn through their lives through seeing, Durmuş stated that it is important to distribute the weight of the frame equally on the face at young ages.
Online ‘creativity’ festival
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) will organize a “GençYaratıcı (Young Creative) Festival” in order to improve the vision of young people in the field of advertising and to bring them together with the leading names of the communication sector. The online festival that will take place on 29-30 May, will be broadcast live on IUE Faculty of Communication’s YouTube page and will be open to everyone.
Make plans for 18 months
Taylan Demirkaya, Lecturer from IUE Faculty of Business has been the first guest of the series of webinars titled, “Transformation in Tough Times”, co-organized by Izmir Chamber of Commerce (IZTO) and Faculty of Business, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) to support companies in the difficult period caused by the coronavirus.
University graduates kept their jobs
Those, who were least affected by the coronavirus epidemic, were highly skilled university graduates with opportunities to work from home. Prof. Oğuz Esen, Lecturer, Department of Economics, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who had been the guest of Pandemic Academy, held by IUE Faculty of Communication as part of Campus Izmir talks, stated that the university graduates kept both their health, their income and their jobs.