• Brown Bag Seminar: “Optimal Lying in Online Dating Profiles”
    Empirical studies have found that people frequently lie in online dating profiles, and that the lower the online daters’ attractiveness, the more likely they are to enhance their profile photographs and lie about physical descriptors such as...
  • Gurmani Centre Scholar’s Punjabi Book wins the Syed Waris Shah Award
    Zahid Hassan, research scholar at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature, has won the Syed Waris Shah Award worth PKR 200,000, which is awarded by the Pakistan Academy of Letters to the best Punjabi literary fiction of the year. The book is...
  • LUMS-USIP Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies, Spring Semester, 2017
    LUMS and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to groom and train young scholars in the field of Peace...
  • LUMS Graduate Declared Rhodes Scholar Elect 2017 From Pakistan
    Saman Tariq Malik, an English major from the Class of 2016 has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Each year the Rhodes Trust awards this scholarship to one person from each member country to study at Oxford. Saman is the Rhodes Scholar-elect...
  • Gurmani Centre Hosts Ongoing ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’ Series
    This Fall semester, the Gurmani Centre in collaboration with Gad and Brigit Rausing Library is hosting ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’, a series of eight lectures on the renowned Urdu poet, Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib.Each lecture is led by a...
  • LUMS Faculty Members Awarded Competitive Research Grant by IPA
    LUMS faculty members Dr. Kashif Zaheer Malik and Dr. Faisal Bari has been awarded one of most competitive research grants of 300,000 USD from Innovation for Poverty action (IPA) to conduct field experiment on Lease-based Microfinance Contracts for...