From the Rector
I welcome you all to the 1999-2000 academic year. This semester started with sorrow for all of us. One of the most tragic eartquakes of the century hit Marmara Region in mid-August and Bilkent suffered quite a few loses among the students, faculty and staff. I extend my sympathies to those who lost their beloved ones...
Bilkent Grieves for Earthquake Victims
We are saddened to report that some students from Bilkent University were lost in the recent earthquake. We would like to express our soncere condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the earthquake...
Also in this issue:
Medical Staff Rushes to Heal Wounds
When the earthquake hit Marmara Region, Bilkent University responded immediately to help the survivors. First-aid materials, food, clothing, sleeping-bags, tents, blankets and a variety of supplies were sent to the site by truck loads...
Bilkent Graduate Saves Lives
Nasuh Mahruki, the funder of AKUT (Arama Kurtarma Derneği / Search and Rescue Organization), graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration at Bilkent University in 1992...