Distinguished Teachers Honored

The University is pleased to announce the recipients of the Distinguished Teachers of the Year Awards for 2013. Asst. Prof. Tolga Bölükbaşı, Prof. Özer Ergenç, Prof. Ezhan Karaşan, and Asst. Prof. Mustafa Nakeeb were chosen for demonstrating outstanding teaching abilities and for contributing to students' academic and intellectual development.

Bilkent News asked this year's Distinguished Teachers for their thoughts on receiving this award.
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Graduation Ceremony Schedule

This year's graduates will receive their diplomas at three ceremonies to be held on the same day. Graduating students should be sure to arrive at the commencement site at least an hour before the ceremony for their faculty or school begins.

Morning Ceremony:

Saturday, June 15, 10:30 a.m.
Rehearsal: Thursday, June 13, 10:30 a.m.
Faculty of Humanities and Letters, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Business Administration

Midday Ceremony:

Saturday, June 15, 2:30 p.m.
Rehearsal: Friday, June 15, 2:30 p.m.
Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Vocational School of Tourism and Hotel Services, School of Applied Technology and Management, School of Applied Languages

Evening Ceremony:

Saturday, June 15, 6:30 p.m.
Rehearsal: Thursday, June 13, 4:30 p.m.
Vocational School of Computer Technology and Office Management, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, School of English Language, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts

Library Extends Opening Hours During Finals

In order to help students prepare for final exams, during the period May 13-24 the Bilkent University Main Campus Library will remain open from 8:30 a.m. until 3 a.m. These extended opening hours will apply only to the reading rooms in A Block. There will be no circulation service after 11:30 p.m.