Ex Libris: News from the Library

Ex Libris: News from the Library

September 17, 2014

The Library would like to welcome all Bilkenters for the academic year 2014-15! Bilkent librarians have already met many new undergraduates as part of the GE100 Introduction to Academic Life program on September 4-6.

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Recent Administrative Changes

Recent Administrative Changes

September 17, 2014

A number of new administrative appointments have been made recently, marking the beginning of the 2014 fall semester. Two administrative departments have seen new appointments due to the retirement of their longtime heads.  Seval

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Changes in Academic Administration

Changes in Academic Administration

September 17, 2014

Two Bilkent faculties have new appointments at the dean/associate dean levels. In the Faculty of Law, Professor Turgut Tan has been appointed dean, replacing Professor Osman Berat Gürzumar in the position. In the Faculty

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BELS Teacher is Norman Mailer Poetry Fellow

BELS Teacher is Norman Mailer Poetry Fellow

September 17, 2014

Melanie Swetz, head of English at Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School, spent three weeks in Salt Lake City, Utah, this summer on a fellowship from the Norman Mailer Center and Writer’s Colony. This is the

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Caterpillars and Butterflies

Caterpillars and Butterflies

September 17, 2014

The first article of the year is always tricky to write. What if this column happens to be one of the first things you read this semester? I want it to sound welcoming but

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Godless Month

Godless Month

September 17, 2014

One thing I really appreciate about polytheistic religions is how inclusive they can get. The Hittite Empire, for example, fancied itself the land of a thousand gods, and the Hittites certainly had the religious

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Psychedelic Meets Ethnic, Blinks to Post-Rock

Psychedelic Meets Ethnic, Blinks to Post-Rock

September 17, 2014

This week I want to talk about a Turkish band, Nekropsi. They have a genuine style of their own, and I can easily say that they are one of the most original bands I

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Bilkent MBA Students Enter Bloomberg “Hall of Fame”

Bilkent MBA Students Enter Bloomberg “Hall of Fame”

September 17, 2014

Each year, thousands of students interested in a career in finance take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT), which measures individuals’ strengths and weaknesses as related to a career in finance. Employers such as investment

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