Nearly 40 individuals took part in the trekking activities held during the “Sports As a Way of Life” Walking Week. The participants covered a distance of about five km by walking two laps around Bilkent Lake. Students who completed the event received a GE250/251 score.
Following the invitation of Stelios Kympouropoulos, Member of the European Parliament (EPP, Greece), Asst. Prof. Lutz Peschke from the Department of Communication and Design presented the first results of the Horizon 2020 project PandeVITA in the European Parliament on March 21 in Brussels. Lutz Peschke is the coordinator of this[Read More…]
Assoc. Prof. Thomas Zimmermann, Department of Archaeology, was recently elected scientific board member of the German-Turkish Academics Association at Göttingen (Deutsch-Türkischer Akademikerbund Göttingen, DTAB). Amongst the prominent and internationally renowned board members are geologist Prof. Dr. Celal Şengör, historian Prof. Dr. İlber Ortaylı, economist Prof. Dr. Şevket Pamuk and Turcologist[Read More…]
April 3rd is the birthday of Bilkent University’s founder, Prof. İhsan Doğramacı. Each year, the university community celebrates the occasion as Bilkent Day, with special events including the annual Bilkent Day Conference and a commemorative concert. All of the day’s events took place in the Bilkent Concert Hall. The Bilkent[Read More…]
Assoc. Prof. Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş Çukur was appointed Associate Provost, effective April 1, 2023. We wish her every success in this position.
BY PELİN SU UZUNCAGİL (AMER/II) Dr. Craig Ireland teaches at the American Culture and Literature department. He received his BA from Berkeley and PhD from Université de Montréal. Prior to joining Bilkent, Dr. Ireland taught for the philosophy and comparative literature departments at the Université de Montréal. His research and[Read More…]
On February 27th, students from the Master of Conference Interpreting program participated in a special virtual session organized by the Directorate-General for Interpretation of the European Commission. Over 200 students from 28 universities joined the virtual session and practiced note-taking skills with professional interpreters. Note taking is an essential part[Read More…]
Name: Kıvanç Batu Bilgen Department: Mechanical Engineering How often do you exercise?I exercise three or four times per week. How has regular exercise affected your life?Regular exercise has a number of positive effects on mental health due to the release of the hormones dopamine and serotonine. Staying active helps me[Read More…]
BY MAHİR HASSAN MİAN (ECON/I) Name: Abdul Wasay Department: Management Country of Origin: Pakistan What do you like best about Turkey?I absolutely love the rich culture and history of Turkey. With its colorful bazaars and stunning architecture, it is no wonder that Turkey is such a popular destination for both[Read More…]