2 days, 6 hours, 3 minutes ago
Researchers From LUMS Win Facebook Research Award 2020
Have you ever used filters on your Snapchat? Of course, you have! We love filters that can make us look older, younger, or just outright funny. However, a sinister extension of this technology, appropriately named ‘Deepfake’, can recreate anyone’s voice and video with unprecedented accuracy and can be used to project fake identities of influential people to create anarchy, distrust and political polarisation.
5 days, 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
LUMS Alumni Set to Revolutionise EdTech in the Country Through Their Start-up
As the Coronavirus holds the world in its grip and restricts the majority of the population to their homes, businesses and organisations have had to rethink their operations. The biggest aspect of this ‘new normal’ has been the transition of all services and functions to an online medium. A transition that has been easier for institutions in the developed world but has had its challenges in developing countries such as Pakistan.
1 week, 19 hours, 31 minutes ago
LUMS Makes a Mark at the Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championship 2020
The Debates and Recitation Society at LUMS (DRUMS) recently competed at the Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championship 2020, held by Monash University, Australia from July 11-15, 2020, and was able to make a mark with some tremendous achievements.
1 week, 2 days, 5 hours, 38 minutes ago
In Conversation with Dr. Hadia Majid, Director, Saida Waheed Gender Initiative
Dr. Hadia Majid, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), has been appointed the Director of the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative (SWGI).
3 weeks, 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
LUMS Pays Tribute to Graduating Batch Through Virtual Convocation
3 weeks, 1 day, 18 hours, 5 minutes ago
LUMS Live Session with Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai
3 weeks, 3 days, 5 hours, 36 minutes ago
LUMS Alumni Achieve the Highest Pass Ratio in the 2019 CSS Exam
In a moment of great pride for LUMS, this year LUMS alumni achieved the highest pass ratio in the Central Superior Services (CSS) examination. The number of candidates recommended for appointment to BPS-17 under Federal Government in various groups/services is 214, out of which 24 candidates are from LUMS.
4 weeks, 1 day, 23 hours, 12 minutes ago
REDC Conducts Series of Successful Live Online Programmes
The Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) at LUMS has been at the forefront in providing world-class executive education. Whether in-person or live online; REDC programmes offer the latest in-practice insights and business knowledge for the leaders of today and tomorrow.
1 month, 3 days, 3 hours, 41 minutes ago
DAAS Foundation Sponsors NOP Scholar
DAAS foundation provides educational support to the families effected by terrorism in Pakistan irrespective of race, religion and caste. It was founded in 2017 to continue the mission set forth by Dr. Abad Ali Shah and provide education to all, regardless of circumstances. DAAS foundation believes that everyone, despite external factors, should have equal opportunity to attain higher education and has collaborated with LUMS to sponsor a scholar from our National Outreach Programme (NOP).
1 month, 1 week, 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
LUMS Stakeholders Come Together to Discuss Safety on Campus
To discuss ways of making the LUMS campus safer for all, and to deter all forms of harassment, a student-led discussion was held on July 7, 2020. It was co-moderated by Ms. Mahnoor Saeed, member of the LUMS Student Council, and Dr. Nida Kirmani, Associate Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences.