May 13, 2014 — May 19, 2014

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Wednesday, May 14
“The American ‘Relocation’ of 1915 and the Question of ‘Military Necessity,’” by Vis. Assoc. Prof. Jeremy Salt (Bilkent University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:30 p.m. Organized by POLS.

Wednesday, May 14
“Human Resources,” by Zeynep Kuleyin (Inditex Türkiye Eğitim Müdürü), at R-Building, Banquet Room, RC-202, 1:40 p.m. Organized by the Career Center.

Wednesday, May 14
“ITER and Nuclear Fusion: An Energy Source for the Future,” by Axel Winter (ITER), at EE-01, 3:40 p.m. Organized by PHYS.


Thursday, May 15
“Applying for Research Grants: Research Funding, Research Grant Applications and Postdocs,” by Assoc. Prof. Selin Sayek Böke (Bilkent University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:30 p.m. Organized by FEASS.


Thursday, May 15
“ME-384 Mechatronics Projects,” at the fountain area in front of FS, 1:30 p.m. Organized by ME.

Tuesday, May 20
“ME-482 Final Project Exhibition,” at EE-411, 2:30 p.m. Organized by BİLMECH.


Tuesday, May 13
“TÜBİTAK ARDEB Project Financial Issues for,” at FEASS, A-130, 1:40 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent Technology Transfer Office in collaboration with TÜBİTAK.


Wednesday, May 14
“Resale in Second-Price Auctions with Costly Participation,” by Tahir Okan Yılankaya (Koç University), at FEASS, A-228, 2 p.m. Organized by ECON.


Wednesday, May 14
“Well-Done: On Chemistry and Cooking,” by Assoc. Prof. Ulrike Salzner (Bilkent University), at the Library Art Gallery, 12:40 p.m. Organized by the Library.


Wednesday, May 14
Duo Carmesi
Piano: Nurlan Bağırov, Çiğdem Çilesiz, at the Bilkent Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 17
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra,
Youth Concert, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, Conductor: Artun Hoinic, at the Bilkent Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

Homecoming Weekend
May 17-18
The annual Homecoming Weekend organized by the Bilkent University Alumni Center will be held on May 17 and 18 this year.
The festivities start on Saturday evening, with a party on the theme “70s to 90s Saturday Night Fever.” Radio Bilkent DJs will provide the music for the event, which will take place in the East Campus fair area beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday is the day for the traditional Alumni Picnic, which will start at 1 p.m. in the Spring Fest area. The picnic will include shows, games and sporting events, all accompanied by a Radio Bilkent broadcast.

Mechatronics Project Competition
Mechanical Engineering students will exhibit their ME-384 Mechatronics projects on Thursday and Friday evenings this week. The exhibit and competition will take place in the fountain area in front of the Faculty of Science.
The project involves the design and construction of an RC (radio-controlled) boat with an autonomous Nerf gun turret for detecting and shooting targets placed around the fountain. The project competition will start with solo demonstrations at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 15. Qualification battles will take place on Friday, May 16, starting at 6 p.m. The Twitter account (giving team lists, weather updates, etc.) for the project competition is: BilMech384.

Psychology Senior Thesis Presentations
The Department of Psychology invites all who are interested to attend its annual senior thesis presentation day, to take place on Friday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in A Building, Room 130. In the morning (9 a.m.-12 noon), some students will give short oral presentations. In the afternoon (1:30-4:30 p.m.), all students will give poster sessions, in which they will talk about their senior projects.