Events

The Importance of a Broad Education: The story of building an innovative university and impacting society

The Importance of a Broad Education: The story of building an innovative university and impacting society

Date and location 20/02/2018 Habib University Auditorium

Making progress on any societal issue requires merging expertise from different disciplines. While a university...

President’s Conference 2018: Questioning South Asia

President’s Conference 2018: Questioning South Asia

Date and location 01/02/2018-02/02/2018 Habib University

The geopolitical significance of South Asia has been a well-known fact in policy and security...

ROAR ’18

ROAR ’18

Date and location 26/01/2018-28/01/2018 Habib University

Big Data and Bitcoins in the 21st Century

Big Data and Bitcoins in the 21st Century

Date and location 05/01/2018 Tariq Rafi Lecture Theater, Habib University

Senior Design Intensive

Senior Design Intensive

Date and location 04/01/2018 Playground

The Playground officially opened its doors to the Habib community on Aug 7, 2017. The...

Design for Education/Policy

Design for Education/Policy

Date and location 04/01/2018 Playground

From Aug 15 - 18, a group of 20 Habib students, interested in challenges faced by primary and secondary education, attended a 4-day Design Thinking workshop conducted by Minahil Asim. Over the course of the workshop, the students worked with the ILAD School in our neighborhood to learn how human-centered design methods can help understand complex challenges in the primary and secondary school ecosystem. At a talk following the workshop, Minahil talked about the tools researchers and policy experts can use when working in education. Ms Asim shared her experiences using Human-Centred Design, ethnographic and quantitative research methods while working on education-related projects in Pakistan, Sierra Leone & Rwanda. She also talked about her experience with using the Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA) framework as a development tool.

2nd Creative Writing Showcase

2nd Creative Writing Showcase

Date and location 07/12/2017 Raza Hussain S. Agha Multipurpose Hall

Arzu Program for Languages and Literature will be launching its second Creative Writing Showcase on Thursday the 7th of December from 2:30 pm to 4:30pm at Habib University.

Replicating Silicon Valley in the Indus Valley

Replicating Silicon Valley in the Indus Valley

Date and location 30/11/2017 Tariq Rafi Lecture Theater, Habib University

In the Neo-Tech-Age, Silicon Valley derives its hub status by acting as a melting pot for the best talent, mentorship and funding for innovative ideas. Creating such a fertile and self-reinforcing eco-system for entrepreneurship is arguably a difficult task and replicating it in other parts of the world presents its own unique challenges.

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