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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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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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Kabuluhan ng ‘k’wentong bayan’ sa iba’t ibang disiplina tinalakay sa “Sampaksaan”

Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Nagtipon ang mga dalubhasa, guro, iskolar, at mga estudyante sa Panitikang Pilipino mula sa Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Benguet at iba’t ibang rehiyon sa bansa sa kumperensiyang pinamagatang “Sampaksaan sa K’wentong Bayan.”
Ang kumperensiya ay ginanap noong Pebrero 23 sa UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) Auditorium bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng UP Diliman Month 2017.
“Nilalayon ng ‘Sampaksaan’ na mailahad ang kasaysayan at kabuluhan ng mga k’wentong bayan at kaugnayan ng mga ito sa pagbuo ng pambansang kamalayan. Dagdag pa rito, layunin din nito ang (1) maging lunan ng talastasan para sa mga …

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“Balangay: Ang Seremonya ng Pagwawakas”, programang handog sa pagtatapos ng UP Diliman Month 2017

Video by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
Ang isang buwang pagdiriwang ng UP Diliman Month 2017 o Buwan ng UP Diliman ay ginabayan ng temang “Salaysayan: K’wentong Bayan, Kaalamang Bayan.”
Sa pagbubukas nito, nagkaroon ng mga kulturang pagtatanghal na nagpamalas ng mga k’wentong hinggil sa paglikha ng mundo. Kasabay nito ang pagpapasinaya ng “Sansinukob,” isang interactive-installation na eksibit tampok ang pitong (7) katangi-tanging obra ng mga bantog na manlilikha ng kasalukuyang panahon na sumisimbulo sa mga dakilang tapat lng sansinukob mula sa pananaw ng mga etnolingguwistikong grupo sa Pilipinas.
Kasama sa serye ng mga aktibidad ay ang muling pagpapakinig sa musika ni Pambansang Alagad ng …

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CSWCD confers 3rd Gawad Tandang Sora on Lumad leader

DSWD and UP officials raise their fists in solidarity with Bai Bibyaon Ligkayan Bigkay and her companions from Mindanao. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Bai Bibyaon Ligkayan Bigkay, Manobo chieftain from Mindanao’s Pantaron Range, is UP Gawad Tandang Sora’s 2017 recipient. 92-year old Bigkay continues to defend Manobo ancestral land and other rights of indigenous peoples (IPs).
The awarding ceremony was held on February 23, 2017 at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora of the College of Social Work and Community Development (cswcd), UP Diliman.
The College described Bigkay as the “Mother of the Lumad Revolution and Tandang Sora of the Countryside”. In the 1990s, …

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Komunidad ng UP Diliman nakiisa sa One Billion Rising 2017

Participants performing their dance at the AS Steps, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Binuksan ng pagsasayaw ng Zumba ang pagtitipon para sa pandaigdigang kampanyang tinaguriang One Billion Rising 2017. Dinaluhan ng mga guro, REPS, administrative personnel maging ng mga residente ng Barangay UP Campus at mga kababaihang estudyante ng Balara High School ang nasabing kaganapan noong ika-14 ng Pebrero sa A.S. Steps sa UP Diliman.
“Ang paglahok ng UP Diliman sa pandaigdigang kampanyang ito upang wakasan ang karahasan laban sa kababaihan at ibang kasarian. Sabay-sabay tayong sasayaw laban sa pananakit, pang-aabuso, pambabastos at pagpapahiya, pagsasantabi at pag-apak sa …

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UP School of Statistics inaugurates new building

The new School of Statistics building. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
Three years after its ground breaking ceremony, the new UP School of Statistics building was inaugurated on February 7in Diliman .
“The permanent home of the UP School of Statistics has classrooms, computing laboratories, a seminar room, a student organizations room and center, also a wellness center. By the third quarter of this year, the auditorium which can house up to 400 persons will be installed, as well as simulation rooms,” said UP School of Statistics Dean Claire Dennis S. Mapa.
Mapa added, “It is about time that the new building is …

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UP President Alfredo E. Pascual unveils UP Covenant Monument marker

File photo of retired UP Prof Consolacion Alaras leading the ceremonies for the commemoration of Emilio Jacinto’s 141st birthday anniversary at the Dambana ng Bayan or UP Covenant Marker. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
On February 2, the blessing of the UP Covenant Monument was led by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and Rizal-Blumentritt Pamathalaan Academy President Rafael A. Morales.
The blessing of the marker was initiated by Fr. Rey Vigo, Malacañang chaplain of the Presidential Security Guard. “It serves as a marker for leaders and citizens in their renewal for unity, peace and prosperity,” said retired UP Professor Consolacion Alaras, head …

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