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.

ITAM’s Seventieth Anniversary Ceremony

On November 1st, ITAM celebrated its seventieth anniversary with a ceremony attended by the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto; ITAM’s President of the Board of Directors, Mr. Alberto Baillères, and ITAM’s President, Dr. Arturo Fernández. The attendees  at the presidium included the Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera; the Minister of Public Education, Aurelio...

Interview with Michael Siebel

Currently, Dr. Michael Siebel is a partner at Y-Combinator. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Socialcam and Justin.tv/Twitch.  Socialcam was acquired in August 2012 for $60M and Justin.tv/Twitch was acquired for $970 M in August 2014.

Chevening Scholarship Ceremony at the British Embassy

The Chevening Scholarship is made available to youth with proven leadership skills from 144 countries and territories by the British government to pursue their university studies in the United Kingdom. This scholarship is intended for future world leaders to grow academically and professionally, to provide a networking opportunity, to experience British culture and to build...

Interview with Silvano Espíndola

Silvano Espíndola is an alumnus, an academic, and a distinguished member of our institution. Since the beginning of his undergraduate studies in economics in 1965, he has been closely connected to ITAM.

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...

Carrera al Universo and Mérito Profesional 2015 Awards Ceremony

ITAM and its Alumni Association have been presenting Carrera al Universo and Mérito Profesional (Professional Merit) awards since 1999.  In its 2015 award edition, Dr. José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Ministry of Social Development, was the deserving recipient of the Carrera al Universo award. This is ITAM’s highest honor which is bestowed to an alumnus for...

ITAM students working in support of the Mexican countryside

“Taking part in Enlace Rural is one of life’s most gratifying experiences, full of learning opportunities and harmony. We wake up and walk more than an hour to arrive to a house. We learn a little about the family’s daily chores: shelling the corn, digging a furrow, sowing, making holes in the ground to plant...