Adil Najam, Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, presented at the Boston University Alumni Leadership Summit on June 29, 2018 at the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering.
The Alumni Leadership Summit featured a jam-packed day of thoughtful dialogue, engaging discussions, and impactful presentations by Boston University faculty, staff, and leadership, along with industry leaders.
Najam outlined the history and recent developments at the Pardee School, Boston University’s newest initiative to advance human progress. The school is dedicated to improving the human condition through rigorous and creative education, path-breaking interdisciplinary research, and innovative initiatives to make a real-world difference in the critical challenges humanity faces.
The Alumni Leadership Summit, which kicked off on June 28, 2018 with a welcome reception at the Questrom School of Business, also featured presentations on alumni engagement and volunteer opportunities at Boston University.
Adil Najam is the inaugural dean of the Pardee School and a professor of international relations and also of earth and environment at Boston University. He was a co-author for the Third and Fourth Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); work for which the IPCC was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize for advancing the public understanding of climate change science.