“Nobel Day” at Bilkent

“Nobel Day” at Bilkent

December 17, 2018

Last week, on December 10, Bilkent University celebrated the awarding of the 2018 Nobel Prizes by holding a symposium to mark the event. The Nobel Day Symposium, on the theme “Enhancement of Cultures of

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A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

December 17, 2018

For most of us, a new role in life presents a variety of challenges and some surprises, too. Advice from someone who’s already been there can help get us through the rough spots. In

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TDP Campaign Draws Attention to a Serious Problem: Violence Against Women

TDP Campaign Draws Attention to a Serious Problem: Violence Against Women

December 17, 2018

Last week, the student volunteer organization TDP (Toplumsal Duyarlılık Projeleri/Social Awareness Projects) held a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women. At a stand set up in front of A Building, volunteers gave

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A Closer Look at 2018

A Closer Look at 2018

December 17, 2018

What Happened Globally? Jan. 9 Anti-government protests in Iran Feb. 9–25 The Winter Olympics in South Korea, with North Korea participating Feb. 13 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged with fraud Feb. 24 Raul

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Being Mirrors

Being Mirrors

December 17, 2018

This will be the last column I write for Bilkent News. And I want to start with a story in this last column. There once lived a bird. Like other birds, she ate worms

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Schubert’s Winterreise

Schubert’s Winterreise

December 17, 2018

“A stranger I arrived, a stranger I depart.” With these words, the winter journey of a stranger begins. This is the one of the more astonishing moments of classical music. In the late 1820s,

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Racket Sports Festival

Racket Sports Festival

December 17, 2018

Bummed out by too much work and too-short days? Why not take a little break to play in the Sports Center’s fall Racket Sports Festival this week? The festival will take place on Main

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Essay Awards to Be Presented to TURK101–102 Students This Week

Essay Awards to Be Presented to TURK101–102 Students This Week

December 17, 2018

On Thursday, December 20, the Faculty of Humanities and Letters and the Department of Turkish Literature will be holding a ceremony to present awards for outstanding essays written by students in the TURK101–102 course

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