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CALL FOR ENTRIES: UP Korea Research Center Essay Contest

Win a Scholarship for Korean Language Class!
The UP Korea Research Center is organizing its 1st Korea Essay Contest in promoting better understanding of Korea among Filipino youths. It aims to inspire young Filipinos to showcase how two countries and people continue friendship in various social domains.
THEME: “What is the significance of Korean community in the Philippines to you?”
GUIDELINES
1. The contest is open to any Filipino college students who are currently enrolled
2. Entries must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be automatically disqualified.
3. Entries must be 1,000 – 1,250 words in English.
-They must be in MS Word (NOT PDF).
-They must …

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Bautista takes oath as VP for Academic Affairs

President Danilo L. Concepcion, administering the oath of office to Vice President for Academic Affairs Cynthia Rose Bautista. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Dr. Maria Cynthia Rose Banzon Bautista took her oath as the University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs on March 16 at the Office of the President in UP Diliman (UPD).
Bautista is a professor of Sociology at the UPD College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), where she served as dean from 2001 to 2004. In the UP System, she headed the Center for Integrative and Development Studies from 1992 to 2000.
She was also a Commissioner of the Commission …

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COE honors professorial chair donors

“Sa ngalan po ng UP, malugod ko pong tinatanggap at pinapahalagahan ang inyong suporta, kabaitan, at kagandahang-loob.”UP President Danilo L. Concepcion expresses his appreciation for the support extended by the alumni engineers. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The UP Diliman College of Engineering (COE) held a reception for donors who funded the establishment of one professorial chair and provided additional support for four existing professorial chairs, on March 15 at the National Engineering Center.
The newly established endowment was for the Honorio T. and Elisa F. Allado Professorial Chair in Civil Engineering, donated by the Allado Construction Company, Inc. According to the …

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ASEA-UNINET President visits UP OVPAA

Dr. Carla Locatelli [second from right], currently Professor of Theory and Comparative Literature at the University of Trento, Italy, Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and recently elected president for 2016-2018 of the ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET), dropped by the UP Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs on March 16 to meet with [from left to right]: Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs (R&D Resource Management) Mary Delia Tomacruz, Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) Rhodora Azanza, , Vice-President for Academic Affairs Cynthia-Rose Bautista, Office of International Linkages Deputy Director Aaron Joseph Villaraza, and former …

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Hokkaido University Officials Visit UP

Officials from Hokkaido University pose with UP President Danilo L. Concepcion (7th from right) and officials of the University of the Philippines. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Officials and faculty of the Hokkaido University of Japan visited the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus on March 15, 2017. Activities included concurrent seminars by professors from Hokkaido University, a tour around the campus, a lunch meeting with UP President Danilo L. Concepcion, and an Appointment Ceremony for Hokkaido University Ambassadors and Partner at the UP Executive House.
By way of orientation for the visiting professors, Dean Jose Maria Balmaceda of UP Diliman, …

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UP–Harvard University Collaborative Workshop/Meeting Held at UP Diliman, UP Manila

Officials of the University of the Philippines and Harvard University meet at the Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) hosted a three-day workshop/meeting with officials of the Harvard University from March 13 to 15. The activity aimed to effectively start cooperation between UP, the country’s national university, and Harvard, the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.
On March 13, UP President Danilo Concepcion, together with members of UP’s organizing committee, met with the Harvard delegation headed by Dr. Margot Gill, Administrative Dean for International Affairs, Faculty …

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UP Profs Named Hokkaido U Ambassadors

Professors from the University of the Philippines and De La Salle University received their official appointments as Hokkaido University Ambassadors on 15 March 2017, 4:00 p.m. at the Executive House, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Former Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary and Retired UP Diliman Professor of Chemistry Amelia Peralta Guevara, DOST Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) Acting Director and UP Diliman Electrical and Electronic Engineering Professor Joel S. Marciano, Jr., and De La Salle University Professor and Vice Dean of Science  Derrick Ethelbhert Yu were named Ambassadors of Hokkaido University. Meanwhile, UP Diliman Professor of Chemistry and former …

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UP Alumni Engineers Vow to Give Back More to UP

UP President Danilo L. Concepcion congratulating members of the new UPAE officers. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Newly-elected UP Alumni Engineers (UPAE) President Engr. Adrian S. Arias pledged to step up its efforts give back to both UP and the College of Engineering, amidst notable changes in the University’s academic landscape this year. Arias spoke during the induction ceremony of the UPAE’s new set of officers on March 6, 2017 in Quezon Hall.
Arias, who takes over from the outgoing UPAE president, Levy V. Espiritu, invited his fellow alumni engineers to invest in the College, its people, and the various projects of …

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2nd and Last Call for Nominations: UP Gawad Plaridel 2017

Deadline for Submission of Nominations is on March 22
The UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is still accepting nominations for the annual UP Gawad Plaridel which recognizes Filipino media practitioners who have excelled in any of the media (print, radio, film, television, and new media) and have performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service. 
For 2017, the thirteenth UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding Television Practitioner. 
The award is named after Marcelo H. del Pilar (nom de plume, Plaridel), the selfless propagandist whose stewardship of the reformist newspaper La Solidaridad helped …

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UP Visual Identity Guidebook 2017 now available online

This is a digital copy of the University of the Philippines Visual Identity Guidebook 2017. This guide serves to define the elements found in official trademarks of the university, such as the seal, university colors, logo type and The Oblation.
The VIG also prescribes how these symbols should be used in official communications, websites, social media accounts and other materials of the university’s units, offices, organizations, faculty, students and staff.
The adoption of the UP VIG was approved by the Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting held last 26 January 2017, at the Board Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

To …

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