• LUMS 31st Convocation

    July 03, 2019

    Vice Chancellor’s Address at LUMS Convocation 2019

    Dear graduates. The moment has finally arrived. I am now the last official standing between you and your degree! But, before you get to the podium, it is a time-honoured tradition for the Vice...

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  • Dr. Barbara Oakley’s ‘Learning How To Learn’ at Agha Khan University

    July 01, 2019

    VC’s Introductory Address in Agha Khan University, Karachi at ‘Learning How To Learn’

    From a helicopter view, the Pakistani education system is broken. Schools are trying desperately to keep up with a tsunami of young students coming into the system. The numbers are staggering. 25...

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  • Inauguration of Biosymposium and Workshop on Advanced NMR Techniques in Structural Biology and Chemistry

    May 06, 2019

    Address at the Inauguration Event

    The setting-up of the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering in 2007, is one such example, which has, since its inception, made enormous contributions towards scientific education and the...

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  • DisruptEd: Ideas that matter

    May 06, 2019

    Vice Chancellor’s Address at Opening Session of ‘DisruptEd: Ideas that matter’

    Jazz is pioneering its way through this revolution in Pakistan and you will hear the exciting prospects from Mr. Ibrahim in a moment. But you might ask, what exactly is being disrupted at LUMS?

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  • Thirteenth Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

    April 15, 2019

    VC’s Address for the Thirteenth Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

    VC’s Address for the Thirteenth Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference: “Critical Interventions: Mapping Emerging Scholarship on South Asia”. April 10-11, 2019

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  • Shark Tank Event

    April 10, 2019

    VC’s Address for Shark Tank Event

    There are at least three words that are now becoming synonymous with entrepreneurship. They are design thinking, innovation and disruption. Allow me then to make a pitch about taking LUMS to the next...

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  • HEC NBEAC 6th Deans and Directors Conference

    April 10, 2019

    Dr. Arshad’s Address at the HEC NBEAC 6th Deans and Directors Conference

    Together, with the HEC National Business Education Accreditation Council we can ensure that we embark on a journey to continuously enhance the value of our community, our processes, our research and...

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  • LUMS Fulbright Scholars Alumni Reunion

    April 05, 2019

    VC’s Address for the Event

    Let me say something provocative by quoting the visionary H.G. Wells who wrote almost a century ago that, quote, “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”...

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  • AACSB Accreditation Celebratory Dinner

    February 22, 2019

    Dr. Ahmad Shares a Few Words With Guests During AACSB Accreditation

    AACSB is without a doubt a historic milestone for SDSB, for LUMS, and certainly for Pakistan. With humble beginnings in two little buildings not far from here, the founders of LUMS had the audacity...

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  • China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Managing the Change

    January 17, 2019

    Dr. Arshad Ahmad’s address at ‘China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Managing the Change’, a conference organised by China Pakistan Management Initiative (CPMI) at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB)

    Welcome to the China Pakistan Management Initiative. As many of you know, this is wedding season in Lahore. And if you’ve organised one, it shares many similarities to organising a conference. There...

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