Picture Challenge

Picture Challenge

February 5, 2018

For those of you new to Bilkent News, this is the newspaper’s picture challenge, where each week I choose a photo of somewhere on our campus and let you guess what it is. If

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Get Ready to Make a Splash at the Spring Swim Festival!

Get Ready to Make a Splash at the Spring Swim Festival!

February 5, 2018

This term’s “Sports as a Way of Life” Swim Festival will take place on Thursday, February 22 at Bilkent’s swimming pool. All students who know how to swim are invited to participate in the festival,

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Industry Visits Tourism and Hotel Management Department

Industry Visits Tourism and Hotel Management Department

February 5, 2018

On January 30, two representatives of The Green Park Hotels and Resorts – General Manager Metin Bozkurt and Food and Beverages Director Bülent Baran – visited the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management. Mr.

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Indoor Football (Futsal) Tournament for Bilkent Staff Results

Indoor Football (Futsal) Tournament for Bilkent Staff Results

February 5, 2018

Organized by the Physical Education and Sports Center, the Futsal Tournament for Bilkent Staff has ended and the results are in! The tops teams were: Physical Education and Sports Center Bilintur (BLIS Catering) Housing

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Prof. Hitay Özbay Named IEEE Fellow

Prof. Hitay Özbay Named IEEE Fellow

January 29, 2018

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named Prof. Hitay Özbay of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering an IEEE Fellow. IEEE, which describes itself as “the world’s largest technical professional

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BILWIC’s “Coding Sisters” Project Takes First Place in Chapterthon

BILWIC’s “Coding Sisters” Project Takes First Place in Chapterthon

January 29, 2018

Last November, members of the student organizations BILWIC (Bilkent Women in Computing) and TDP (Social Awareness Projects) implemented a project aimed at optimizing opportunities for girls to become involved in the STEM fields and

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Johns Hopkins Economics Department Award Goes to Bilkent Graduate

Johns Hopkins Economics Department Award Goes to Bilkent Graduate

January 29, 2018

Derin Akşit, a 2015 graduate of the Department of Economics who is currently working toward a PhD degree at Johns Hopkins University in the US, has received an award from that university’s economics department.

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A First for the BSO: New Year’s Concert Broadcast Live Online by COMD

A First for the BSO: New Year’s Concert Broadcast Live Online by COMD

January 29, 2018

The Bilkent Symphony Orchestra ended 2017 with a special event: on December 29, the orchestra’s New Year’s concert was broadcast live on the internet by a team from the Department of Communication and Design,

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