|Hocabey Turns 90!
Professor İhsan Doğramacı turns 90 on
April 3, 2005. We wish Hocabey many happy returns on his birthday!
Seminar Hones Scholars Research Skills
46 Ph.D. students, assistant professors and associate professors from universities
throughout Turkey met at Bilkent to participate in a three-day seminar on Qualitative
Research Methods. Organized in cooperation with Osman Gazi University, the seminar took
place March 24-26 and was given by Prof. Güliz Ger. Intended to hone the research skills
scholars at Turkish universities and increase their chances of publishing their work, the
seminar included sessions on topics such as research techniques and the relationship
between theory and data.
Symphony Orchestra Concert Program
Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m. / Bilkent Concert Hall
Young Composers & Young Performers
Bilkent University, Faculty of Music & Performing Arts
Student musicians: Rohat Cebe, S.Dağhan Doğu, Artun Hoinic, K.Evren
Kalaycıoğlu, Erçin Kaya, Levent Kuterdem, Özben Odabaşı, Orhun Orhon, Güney Özsan,
Serkan Öztürk, Berkay Toprak
|Prefer Organic Food? You Can Grow Your Own at Bilkent!
Name: Organic Paradise Project
Place: Middle Campus
The Gardener: You
Living in the 21st century, we enjoy many conveniences. In fact, we've almost forgotten
how to walk, because we can do so many things without leaving our homes or offices. We can
do research on the internet, chat over cyberspace or use a cell phone to talk to someone
across the country or even the world. When we do need to go out, cars or buses take us
anywhere we like. Everything that we have seems perfectly organized to make our lives
But is it all really so perfect? To begin with, many of us live in tall apartment
buildings in polluted cities. We're addicted to frozen, canned and fast food, and find
ourselves breathing dirty air while we watch the ozone layer shrink. Is this the existence
that human beings have dreamed of?
Maybe in all the complexity of modern life, we've lost something. Well, members of the
Bilkent community are lucky. They have the chance to get back to nature and enjoy eating
healthy food that they've grown themselves, through the Organic Paradise Project organized
by the Environmental Planning Management Unit.
This week's program consists primarily of Company Presentation Meetings and Seminars. You
will find a complete listing of the week's activities below:
Company Presentation Meetings:
Tuesday, March 29
HAVELSAN A.Ş., at FADA, FFB-22, 12:30 p.m.
CTE, PHYS, MATH, CS, IE, EE, CTIS
Monday, April 4
TÜRK TUBORG, at FADA, FFB-22, 5:30 p.m.
AMER, ELIT, CS, EE,
IE, TRIN, ECON, IR, MAN, MBA
Tuesday, April 5
DELOITTE, at FADA, FFB-22, 12:30 p.m.
CS, EE, IE, ECON, IR, MAN, MBA
Koç Holding has organized Personal Development Seminars for university students.
Two of these seminars will be held at Bilkent University. Students who attend will receive
certificates of participation.
Seminar details are given below. Please note that the seminars have a limited capacity. To
attend, you are required to register with the CDPC office (ext. 1326) by 2
p.m., March 31. Also, students must stay for
the entire seminar in order to receive a certificate of participation.
Friday, April 1
Meslek Seçimi, Yaşam Seçimi: Satrançta Kaç Adım Ötesi?, by Prof. Dr. Üstün
Dökmen, at FADA,
FFB-22, 12:30 p.m.
Monday, April 4
Altı Şapka Düşünce Tekniği, by Mehmet Kocabas, at FADA, FFB-22, 12:30 p.m.
for Le Piment Rouge Restaurant
The board of directors of the international gastronomic organization "Confrerie de la
Chaine des Rotisseurs" has recognized the contributions made by Bilkent University's
Department of Tourism and Hotel Management and Maitre de Cuisine Henk Kuchlein by awarding
a plaque, which will be displayed at the Le Piment Rouge Restaurant.
The restaurant received the award for hosting the organization's Young Chef competition
for the past two years and in the upcoming year as well. In addition, a very successful
cooking workshop session followed by a friendly dinner was recently held at Le Piment
Rouge by the members of the Chaine. The Chaine's board expressed the hope that Bilkent
will become a permanent home for the Young Chef competition, because of the wonderful
facilities it can provide.
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