• International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
    On this Tuesday 17 May, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, I would like to give here the floor to Professor Liliane Michalik, Vice-Rector of "Equality, Diversity and Careers"...
  • We are not on the right track at all!
    These are the words of Julia Steinberger, Professor of Societal Issues related to the Impact of Climate Change at the Institute of Geography and Sustainability of the Faculty of Geosciences...
  • Thoughts about the latest IPCC report
    Today the 3rd part of the 6th IPCC report is released. Like all the previous reports, the science tells us unequivocally that we are continuing in the wrong direction...
  • International Women's Day
    International Women's Day aims to commemorate the cultural, political and socio-economic achievements of women and to draw attention to issues such as gender equality and violence and abuse against women...
  • 6 months
    On this new academic semester, I have decided to inaugurate a new way of communicating. This blog offers me a more personal channel of expression that complements the institutional and scientific content already in place...


Created in February 2021, this blog aims to establish a direct communication channel between the Rector of the University of Lausanne Frédéric Herman,  the Dorigny campus and the Cité.


Plus personnel, son contenu ouvre une lucarne sur le quotidien de la Direction, son vécu, ses enthousiasmes et préoccupations.

Sujets d’actualité, coups de cœur, coups de sang, la pensée développée ici est à appréhender avant tout comme un partage subjectif d’expériences susceptible de nourrir les échanges, et comme une invitation sans cesse renouvelée à découvrir de nouveaux projets, personnalités et angles de vue.

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