212 Graduates awarded degrees, medals in UHS Convocation

Lahore:November 18:Punjab Higher Education Commission’s (PHEC) Chairman, Prof Dr Mohammad Nizam-ud-Din, has said that medical education should be reconfigured to produce technically competent, socially sensitive, ethically correct and ready-to-serve health professionals who can respond to the diverse demands of country’s growing health needs.

He was addressing the second convocation of University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Thursday.

Research-friendly environment in varsities stressed

Lahore:November 18:Communal efforts and tangible measures are required to provide research friendly environment. It is the era to exchange the expertise with each other to bring innovation and ensure it for its commercialisation. It was said by UET Vice Chancellor Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Vice Chancellor, University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Dr Sohail H Naqvi, Director Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) Dr Amir Ijaz in their statements.

Punjab University Arranged Workshop on entrepreneurship

Lahore:November 14: Punjab University’s Office of Research Innovation and Commercialisation (ORIC) arranged a workshop on entrepreneurship for the students of Faculty of Engineering and Technology and Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences.

    Prof Ali Sajid, a PhD in engineering management from George Washington University, the US,  who is also a corporate trainer and community development volunteer, was the resource person of the workshop.

University of Engineering MoU signed

Lahore:November 12:A memorandum of understanding was signed between the chemical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore and and a leading construction company providing technical and construction services n Pakistan. According to a press release, the Chemical Engineering Department will provide necessary material characterisation and research support to the company.The news.

Punjab University Awards PhDs

Lahore:November 12:  Punjab University (PU) has awarded PhDs to two scholars. Shafeeq-ur-Rahman, son of Muhammad Haneef, has been awarded a PhD in Islamic studies after approval of his thesis entitled “Iqrar-E-Jurm Ka Murawwaj Tariq-e-Kar aur Islami Taleema---Tahqiqi Jaiza” and Aftab Ahmad, s/o Sikandar Hayat, in Islamic studies after approval of his thesis entitled “Christian-Muslim Approaches to the Life of Jesus Christ (An Analytical Study of Modern Trends)”.The news.




HU signs another pact with Stanford University

Lahore:November 11: Keeping up with an earlier collaboration with Stanford University (SU), Habib University (HU) has signed yet another pact with SU to expand academic horizons by including faculty exchange and research programs at the Stanford Global Studies Division in northern California, United States.

The agreement was signed by HU, President, Wasif Rizvi and Jeremy M. Weinstein, William Fisher Family Director, Stanford Global Studies Division.

WCLA health camp Examines 200 students

Lahore:November 11:Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) in collaboration with a local NGO organised a health camp where over 200 students of different schools were examined and given treatment on Thursday.

The WCLA officials said almost 200 children studying in various schools of walled city visited the camp and got free treatment and medicine. The camp focused on free checkups, body mass index, dental examination of children and they were given free medicines.

Entrepreneurship Career Option at Beaconhouse University

Lahore:November 11:Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) under its move to promote entrepreneurship among educated youths, held a seminar on ‘the Entrepreneurship as a Career Option” at Beaconhouse National University (BNU).

The seminar was addressed by Khaver Zia, Dean of BNU School of Computer & IT, Dr Ahsanullah Awan, and Javed Afzal, Deputy General Manager Smeda-Outreach Division.

Punjab University awards 2 PhD Degrees

Lahore:November 11:Punjab University (PU) has awarded two PhD degrees to scholars.Mariyam Hafeez has been awarded PhD in the subject of Statistics after approval of her thesis entitled “Multivariate Order Statistics for Parametric Distributions” and Hafiz Abdul Basit Aziz in the subject of Islamic Studies after approval of his thesis entitled “Mian Nazeer Husain Dehlvi and Fiqh-ul-Hadees (A Special Study of Fatwa Nazeria)”.

Veterinary University students Given Laptops

Lahore:November 11:Under the Prime Minister’s National Youth Laptop Scheme, 668 students of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) were given laptops here on Thursday.

The ceremony was attended by MNAs Pervaiz Malik, Shaista Pervaiz Malik, UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, Higher Education Commission (HEC) Regional Director Nazir Hussain, faculty members and students from all campuses of the UVAS.

Faiz Festival to begin on 18th

Lahore:November 11: Faiz Foundation Trust is hosting the 2nd Faiz Festival from 18th of November to 20th of November at Alhmara Arts Council, The Mall.

This was announced by Salima Hashmi, Muniza Hashmi and Adeel Hashmi in a joint press briefing at Alhamra Arts Council on Thursday, with Executive Director Capt Atta Muhammad Khan also present on this occasion.


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