Good News for Swimmers: The Pool Is Open!

Good News for Swimmers: The Pool Is Open!

December 16, 2014

Here’s some news the Bilkent community has been looking forward to hearing: the new university swimming pool is ready for use. The pool is a half Olympic-size pool, 25 meters in length and 15

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Bilkent Loses Mürşide İçmeli

Bilkent Loses Mürşide İçmeli

December 16, 2014

Prof. Mürşide İçmeli, former faculty member in the Department of Graphic Design, in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. We wish to extend our condolences to

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CS Students  Compete at DefCamp Conference

CS Students Compete at DefCamp Conference

December 16, 2014

A five-student team from the Department of Computer Engineering came in fourth in the two-round D-CTF (Capture the Flag) competition held at the DefCamp #5 International Hacking and Information Security Conference. The conference took

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İstanbul Design Biennial Features Works by COMD Students

İstanbul Design Biennial Features Works by COMD Students

December 16, 2014

Department of Communication and Design students have participated in the second İstanbul Design Biennial, which was held by the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) from November 1 to December 14. In addition

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Bilkent Graduate Student Wins MRS Best Poster Award

Bilkent Graduate Student Wins MRS Best Poster Award

December 16, 2014

This month, graduate student Fahri Emre Öztürk from the National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) received the best poster award at the fall 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in Boston, USA. The organization’s yearly

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Computer-Aided vs. Computer-Generated Music

Computer-Aided vs. Computer-Generated Music

December 16, 2014

Unfortunately, due to confusion in scheduling, I will have to postpone the Kadebostany concert review to the next column. In this column, I will review the recent Kiasmos concert in Istanbul and discuss the

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

December 16, 2014

By Ayesha Bilal (PSYC/II) Name: Çağla Akpınar (FA/II) What’s your favorite triple? a) Movie: “Now Is Good” b) Book: “Zero Limits” by Joe Vitale c) Song: “The Bay” by Metronomy Can you describe yourself

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Major Lecture on Nazım Hikmet

Major Lecture on Nazım Hikmet

December 16, 2014

The English-speaking world has applauded the 11 books on Nazım Hikmet published by Mutlu Konuk Blasing, a professor of American literature at Brown University since the 1980s. This week, she will be giving a

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