Bilkent Chess Team Wins Out Over Ankara Rivals

Bilkent Chess Team Wins Out Over Ankara Rivals

February 5, 2019

A blitz chess tournament open to university teams from Ankara was held at Başkent University on December 23. The Bilkent team, consisting of Ömer Faruk Özer (IE), Tuna Özateş (EE), Mert Özateş (EE), Batuhan

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Students’ Creative Writing Celebrated at TURK 101–102 Award Ceremony

Students’ Creative Writing Celebrated at TURK 101–102 Award Ceremony

February 5, 2019

Turkish (TURK 101–102) is a required course for Bilkent undergraduates. To celebrate the achievements of students who have completed the course, the Turkish Unit held the first TURK 101–102 award ceremony on December 20.

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Speed Networking Session With Bilkent Alumni

Speed Networking Session With Bilkent Alumni

February 5, 2019

On December 20, the Career Center held its second speed dating/networking session of the semester, bringing third- and fourth-year students together with Bilkent University alumni from various sectors and companies in the Main Library

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Özel Bilkent Middle School Continues to Reach Out to Children

Özel Bilkent Middle School Continues to Reach Out to Children

February 5, 2019

On December 18, as part of Bilkent’s partnership with Children Are the Hope (CATH), a team of students and faculty members from Özel Bilkent Middle School led a day-long service activity in the Mamak

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COMD Students and Syrian Youth Tell Their Stories in Film

COMD Students and Syrian Youth Tell Their Stories in Film

February 5, 2019

Last semester, an EU-supported event called “Tell Me Your Story” brought students of the Communication and Design Department together with their Syrian peers for a filmmaking workshop. The young participants had the opportunity to

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

February 5, 2019

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/III) Name: Maham Soomro Department: Graphic Design/I Country of Origin: Pakistan What do you like best about Turkey? I like the people best. They’re extremely welcoming, and their kindness is unparalleled.

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The Shadow Behind a Great Composer

The Shadow Behind a Great Composer

February 5, 2019

In 2013, German artist Stephan Balkenhol completed a monument commissioned to celebrate the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, one of the most influential composers of the 19th century. This sculpture is fascinating because although

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“Vakıfbank S.K. Win 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship”

“Vakıfbank S.K. Win 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship”

February 5, 2019

Not so long ago, on December 9, Vakıfbank S.K. won the gold medal in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship tournament, held in Shaoxing, China. The world champions beat Brazil’s Minas Tenis

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