Elvin Ganiyev Places Third in Oistrakh Violin Competition

Elvin Ganiyev Places Third in Oistrakh Violin Competition

October 21, 2013

BY SENA KAYASÜ (ARCH/II) Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev, a student at the Bilkent University Music Preparatory High School, has returned to Ankara after achieving a fine showing in the 5th Moscow International David Oistrakh Violin

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Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond Speaks at Bilkent

Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond Speaks at Bilkent

October 21, 2013

Last week the Department of Economics hosted Prof. Peter Diamond, professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prof. Diamond delivered a lecture at

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CS Department Selected as NVIDIA CUDA Research Center

CS Department Selected as NVIDIA CUDA Research Center

October 21, 2013

The Bilkent University Department of Computer Engineering has been selected as an NVIDIA CUDA Research Center. NVIDIA, a US-based global technology company well known as a dominant player in the GPU market, recognizes and

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Bilkent IEEE Student Branch to Host “Extreme” Programming Contest

Bilkent IEEE Student Branch to Host “Extreme” Programming Contest

October 21, 2013

IEEEXtreme 7.0 is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch and advised and proctored by an IEEE member, compete against each other to solve a

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Nicholas Kralev Meets With Bilkent IR Students

Nicholas Kralev Meets With Bilkent IR Students

October 21, 2013

American author and expert on diplomacy and world affairs Nicholas Kralev gave a talk to senior Bilkent IR students on Monday, October 7 (courtesy of the US Embassy in Turkey). The talk was entitled

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Through the Magnifier

Through the Magnifier

October 21, 2013

If you are Turkish, or you’ve stayed in Turkey for some time, it is most likely that you’ve visited İstanbul. It’s a must-do to walk the streets of that mysterious and beautiful city, and

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Guillotine Tree

Guillotine Tree

October 21, 2013

I must confess that I am, once again, in a pinch — for the last two days, I have been searching to and fro for a set of vials that I require for a

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Madness and the Damage Done: The Birth of Blackjazz

Madness and the Damage Done: The Birth of Blackjazz

October 21, 2013

This week we are featuring the Norwegian experimental blackjazzists Shining in the music recommendations. Shining was formed in 1999 as a jazz quartet. Their first album was a very well-composed, complex and technical, but

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