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UP Baguio inaugurates Museo Kordilyera

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (2nd from right) talking with National Artist for Visual Arts Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera (rightmost) at the opening of the museum. With Pascual is UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos (to Pascual’s right). Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
UP Baguio (UPB) formally opened its three-story ethnographic museum, Museo Kordilyera, on January 31, seven months after its soft opening in 2016. Its main areas of focus are the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts and other objects unique to the Cordillera region, its peoples, and its cultures and traditions.
Conforming to the campus terrain, only the first story of the …

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UP President Danilo L. Concepcion names Executive Team

University of the Philippines President Danilo L. Concepcion accepts the University Mace from President Alfredo Pascual, as Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Lilian de las Llagas (leftmost) and Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara (rightmost). Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Newly-installed UP President Danilo Concepcion has introduced the members of his executive team in his acceptance speech during the ceremonial turnover of the university leadership on February 10 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. Oath-taking of the Vice Presidents and the Secretary of the University took place at the Office of …

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UPLB pays tribute to Pascual, names corn variety after him

Presentation of Mais PAEP or PAEP Corn to UP President Alfredo Pascual. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The presentation of Mais na Pinagbuti Alay sa Ekonomiyang Pangkanayunan or Mais PAEP, picking up the abbreviated reference within the University to UP President Alfredo E. Pascual’s , was the highlight of UP Los Baños’s (UPLB) tribute to the outgoing leader on January 24 at the Dioscoro L. Umali Hall.
In his welcome message, UPLB Chancellor Fernando Sanchez thanked Pascual for his “unwavering support in making UPLB’s vision and goals into reality.” As the center of education and research in agriculture and related fields within …

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UP College of Architecture forges construction partnership for new infrastructure

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual speaking before those witnessing the signing of the memorandum. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
On January 19, the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the University of the Philippines and New Golden City Builders and Development Corporation for the development and construction of the UP Diliman College of Architecture Auditorium took place at the UP College of Architecture.
The signing of donation by Engr. Manuel Sy, head of the New Golden City Builders and Development Corporation, was an expression of gratitude and a tribute to his father for giving importance to education. Representing the University at …

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Call for Nominations: UP Gawad Plaridel 2017 (Television Category)

The U.P. College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is now 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 U.P. 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 crystallize nationalist sentiments and ignite libertarian ideas in …

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UP literary award named after Abad

Asked to give a few words to close the program, University Professor Emeritus Gemino Abad thanks the anonymous donor of the awards named after him, UP, his parents, and his wife. Photo by Bong Arboleda.
In honor of the University Professor Emeritus for his lifetime work in the humanities, UP established the Gémino Abad Awards for Poetry and Literary Criticism which had its first awarding ceremony on November 11, 2016, at the Executive House in UP Diliman.
Thomas David Chaves, UP Diliman Department of English and Comparative Literature (UPD-DECL) assistant professor and PhD student of Creative Writing, won in the poetry category …

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Tsinghua University officials visit the University of the Philippines

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan joined by the Tsinghua University officials in an academic visit. Photo by El Bacani.
On November 11, Tsinghua University (TU) officials from Beijing, China visited the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.
UP System President Alfredo E. Pascual and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan, and Professor Herman Joseph S. Kraft welcomed TU School of Sciences Vice Dean Chen Qi, International Office Assistant Director Zhang Jian, along with other officials of TU.
The meeting aimed to “develop an academic and educational cooperation and promote mutual understanding between the two …

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Pacific universities highlight women academe leadership in UP Cebu meet

Association of Pacific Rim Universities hold 2016 APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership Workshop
UP officials, workshop participants from the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and guests pose for the group photo. Photo from UP Cebu Public Information Office.
To discuss the progress of gender mainstreaming as strategy for promoting gender equality and challenges of women leadership in the academe, senior university leaders, researchers and administrators from four Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) member universities convened at the 2016 APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Workshop, Wednesday.
Launched in June 2013, APWiL serves as a platform for sharing practices in advancing women’s participation …

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Comm Res holds first int’l conference

Pres. Pascual discusses three ideas related to the conference theme: internationalization, ASEAN integration, and communication. Photo by Misael Bacani
The Department of Communication Research (Comm Res) of the College of Mass Communication (CMC) held its first international conference from September 22 to 23 at the UP Diliman (UPD) campus.
Titled “Voices and Noises: Communication and Integration within and across ASEAN Communities,” the event was an offshoot of the department’s National Communication Research Conference (NCRC) which began in 2012. The NCRC, on the other hand, was an expansion of its Metro Manila-wide Communication Research Student Conference which began in 2007.
During the CRIC opening …

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UP hosts Pacific Rim universities in higher education meeting

Representatives from the attending Pacific Rim Universities pose for a group photo. Photo from UP Cebu Information Office.
Education leaders from 45 premier research universities gathered in Lapu-lapu City, Cebu to discuss strategies toward academic linkages in the Asia-Pacific at the 14th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Senior Staff Meeting (SSM) on September 7, 2016.
This year’s meeting, which focused on the theme of “The Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific,” was hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP), through the Office of International Linkages (UP OIL), a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs …

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