REDC Launches New Programme on Organisational Transformation for Powering Innovation and Growth
The Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) at LUMS has launched a flagship programme on Organisational Transformation for Powering Innovation and Growth, adding to its expanding portfolio of Strategy and Innovation for senior executives.
Developed by Dr. Adeel Zaffar and Dr. Alnoor Bhimani, the programme focuses on the capabilities required to compete in a rapidly transforming business scape, understand digitalisation opportunities and challenges, and launch new strategies enabling them to transform scale and operational efficiencies.
Omer and Maleeha Mahmood Scholarship Fund Set Up for National Outreach Programme
In the spirit of giving back and advancing accessible education, Omer Mahmood, Vice President of Software Engineering - Workforce, Workday, and his wife, Maleeha Mahmood (MBA 2002), Senior Associate at Armanino LLP, have pledged PKR 34 million to set up the ‘Omer and Maleeha Mahmood Scholarship Fund’. The fund will sponsor one National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar at LUMS in perpetuity.
Christmas Celebrations at LUMS
LUMS organised a heart-warming Christmas celebration for all staff members outside Executive Dining Hall on December 21, 2021. The arrangements were made by the Human Resources, LUMS International Office, Office of Accessibility, and Inclusion, Co-Curricular Activities and Campus Climate Unit.
LUMS and University of Baltistan: A Ground-breaking Partnership
Two universities from different provinces of Pakistan have come together to find solutions to the climate crisis and improve teaching and learning practices. This ground-breaking partnership is the start of a series of courses, research opportunities, and faculty and student exchanges between LUMS and the University of Baltistan, Skardu.
REDC at LUMS; Leading the Executives of Today and Tomorrow
The Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) at LUMS, a leading institute for executive education in Pakistan, conducted several open enrolment and custom programmes for industry leaders during the month of November.
Call for Nominations: 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
On December 19, the Vice Chancellor’s Office at LUMS announced the Call for Nominations for the 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. This University-wide teaching award proudly celebrates the contributions of individuals who through innovation, commitment, and continued excellence in teaching have significantly enhanced the quality of their students’ learning experiences. The Award is co-sponsored by the VC Office and the LUMS Learning Institute (LLI).
LUMS Celebrates its Brightest Students at Dean’s Honour List Ceremony
The Dean’s Honour List (DHL) Ceremony at LUMS recognises students' outstanding academic achievements. This year, the events were spread over two days, from December 3 to 4, and gave students the opportunity to celebrate their success in the presence of their teachers, parents and friends. The University’s senior leadership, including Founding Pro Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad were present at the ceremonies and were joined by the deans and faculty.
Office of Research Conducts Intellectual Property Rights Workshop
The Intellectual Property Rights Workshop was hosted on Saturday, December 11, 2021 under the banner of Technology and Innovation Support Centers in collaboration with Intellectual Property Organization Pakistan, and Law and Politics Society, LUMS. The Office of Research (OR) invited legal and industry experts such as Ms. Shakra Kurshid (IPO, Pakistan), Mr. Haseeb Zafar (Zafar and Associates, LLP), Mr. Bilal Farid Rana (Servier Research and Pharmaceuticals, Pakistan), and Barrister Bilal Ashraf (B&S Advocates) to make this workshop comprehensive yet engaging.
University Leadership Comes Together for 84th LUMS Board Meeting
At the LUMS Board of Trustees meeting, the LUMS leadership presented how LUMS is positioning itself in the higher education landscape.
Members of the LUMS Board of Trustees present at the meeting included Founding Pro Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali, Rector, Mr. Shahid Hussain, and Management Committee Member, Osman Khalid Waheed.
LUMS Commemorates its 35-Year Association with Industry Partners
On the occasion of LUMS celebrating its 35th anniversary, the University acknowledged the leadership of its founding members as well as its visionary partnership with the industry through a special commemorative ceremony hosted at the campus on December 11, 2021. The University’s senior leadership including Founding Pro Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali; Pro Chancellor, Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood; Rector, Mr. Shahid Hussain; Member Board of Trustees, Dr. Parvez Hassan and Vice Chancellor, Dr.