The Future of Education in Mexico

The La Flecha al Aire Award, founded by Javier Beristain and organized every year by the Fundraising Office, seeks to recognize the rigorous research of newly graduated ITAM students whose thesis focuses on education in Mexico. Prior to an award ceremony, a panel of various education experts discussed the situation in the country, as well…

Cybercrime: What to Do to Prevent It

What does the future of information hold for us, at a time when we have so many digital businesses at our fingertips? In a conference at ITAM, Professor Fernando Gamallo explained the meaning of cybersecurity and the importance of protecting our virtual information to correctly prevent cybercrime, especially in the case of young people. Gamallo…

The Bank of International Settlements’ past and its future under Carstens

According to Dr. Agustín Carstens, former governor of Mexico’s Central Bank, it is by studying the development of financial institutions throughout history that we can better understand its relevance, as well as that of international commerce, global economic growth, and macroeconomic development of advanced and emerging economies.

Interview with Donald A. Norman

It is impossible to explain the significance of user-centered design, design thinking, the theory of human-computer interaction (HIC), and the professional fields of usability and user experience, without the academic contributions, vision, and leadership of Professor Donald A. Norman.

Keynote Speech: “The Humanities and University”

In his keynote speech, Dr. Gabriel Vargas Lozano, distinguished professor from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, encouraged students to protect Mexico’s humanities programs. This was motivated by the government of Japan’s recent decision to force its universities to close all its humanities departments in order to meet the demands of technical professions. He stated the long- and…