Mehmet Baykara Named One of the World’s “Ten Outstanding Young Persons”

Mehmet Baykara Named One of the World’s “Ten Outstanding Young Persons”

October 10, 2016

Junior Chamber International (JCI), an international nonprofit leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages of 18 and 40, is one of the largest and most active such groups in the world,

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Book by Sübidey Togan Examines Economic Liberalization of Transport Services

Book by Sübidey Togan Examines Economic Liberalization of Transport Services

October 10, 2016

A new book by Prof. Sübidey Togan of the Department of Economics, “The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey,” has recently been published by Oxford University Press. The book offers a

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Genomic Landscape of the Mediterranean Basin and Beyond

Genomic Landscape of the Mediterranean Basin and Beyond

October 3, 2016

In an article published in the September 2016 issue of Nature Genetics, scientists reported the genomic landscape of the Mediterranean basin and the greater Middle East, a central hub of ancient civilizations and home

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Ablation Cooling: From Rocket Science to Laser Surgery

Ablation Cooling: From Rocket Science to Laser Surgery

October 3, 2016

In the September 1 issue of Nature (Vol. 537, pp. 84-88), a group of scientists from Bilkent University reported the development of a new technique—which they call “ablation cooling”—to allow much faster and damage-free

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Bilkent Hosts Photonics 2016

Bilkent Hosts Photonics 2016

October 3, 2016

This year’s national photonics conference, Photonics 2016, was held at Bilkent University on September 23. The director of the Bilkent University Nanotechnology Research Center (NANOTAM), Prof. Ekmel Özbay, served as general chair of the

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TDP Film Promotes Community Service

TDP Film Promotes Community Service

October 3, 2016

TDP (Toplumsal Duyarlılık Projeleri/Social Awareness Projects) is an umbrella organization active in promoting volunteerism among Bilkent students. At present, over 750 volunteers from TDP’s many projects are trying to eliminate obstacles, support education and,

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New Book by E. Lâle Demirtürk

New Book by E. Lâle Demirtürk

October 3, 2016

Department of American Culture and Literature faculty member Prof. E. Lâle Demirtürk has a new book. “The Twenty-First Century African American Novel and the Critique of Whiteness in Everyday Life: Blackness as Strategy for

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Bilkent Community Mourns the Loss of Halil İnalcık

Bilkent Community Mourns the Loss of Halil İnalcık

September 26, 2016

Prof. Halil İnalcık, prominent Ottoman historian and founder of the Department of History at Bilkent, passed away on July 25, 2016, at the age of 100. A professor of Ottoman history at Bilkent University

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