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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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Danilo Concepcion steps in as 21st UP president

UP President Danilo L. Concepcion delivering his acceptance speech. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) welcomed its 21st president, UP Diliman College of Law Dean Danilo Concepcion, on February 10 in a ceremonial turnover of the university leadership at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. He will serve a term of six years.
“Today, I will pass on, with both pride and humility, the mantle of leadership to my successor, whose outstanding qualifications give me confidence that the future of UP is in good hands,” said outgoing UP President Alfredo Pascual in his valedictory address. “I call on our …

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UPOU kicks off tributes to Pascual with “#Pasasalamat”

Seated (from left to right): Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Melinda Lumanta, Faculty Regent Patricia Arinto, Mrs. Carmen Pascual, UP President Alfredo Pascual, Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, former Chancellor Grace Javier AlfonsoStanding (from left to right): ICT Development Office Director Al Librero, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Jean Saludadez, Faculty of Information and Communication Studies Dean Alexander Flor, Information Office Director and Multimedia Center OIC-Director Joane Serrano, and Faculty of Management and Development Studies Dean Primo Garcia. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The UP Open University (UPOU) paid tribute to outgoing UP President Alfredo Pascual and his team on January 24 …

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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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Call for Papers: Asian Journalism Research Conference 2017

The Department of Journalism of the University of the Philippines Diliman will hold the Asian Journalism Research Conference 2017 on 26-27 April 2017 at the College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Originally organized as the annual Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC), the AJRC is part of the department’s extension work, aimed at encouraging journalism students and researchers in conducting studies on the profession and the issues which confronting its professionals. The conference is intended to:
1. Encourage Mass Communication and Journalism students around the country to pursue research in the field;
2. Provide Journalism students from around the country a venue …

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Chinese embassy scholars, profs experience China winter camp

The delegation at the Great Wall of China. Contributed photo.
Select students and professors from three Philippine universities participated in the one-week in-depth Winter Camp in China hosted by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Philippines.
“We aim to promote understanding and collaboration among people,” said China Education Association for International Exchange’s (CEAIE) representative Shen Xuesong during the welcoming banquet for the Filipino delegates.
This is also the goal of the said camp participated by 18 students and three professors from the University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD), Bicol University (BU) and Philippine Normal University (PNU).
The camp, which featured …

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UPMin Kasadya Lantern Parade Held

BisKis, 1st Prize, Parol. Photo by Rene Estremera, UP Mindanao.
The Kasadya Parolan Christmas Lantern Parade and Celebration was successfully held on December 7 in UP Mindanao on the theme, “”Kaugalíngon, Tinúbdan sa Níndot nga Kausában: Átong Pagláum sa Karóng Kapáskuhan” (Self, the Source of Positive Change: Our Hope for this Christmas). The Mintal Elementary School Drum and Lyre and majorettes led the Parade and performed their competition routine and repertoire.
Parol Christmas Lanterns were paraded by University constituents and were individually presented in the Kasadya Christmas Program, alternating with the Kasadya Epic Dance Showdown and the Awarding Ceremonies.
Kappa Epsilon, 2nd Prize, …

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UP faculty members find new home in Acacia Residence Hall

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (second from right) leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony opening the new faculty rooms at the Acacia Dorm. With him are UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan (second from left) and UP College of Law Dean and incoming UP President Danilo L. Concepcion (rightmost). Photo by Jun Madrid.
Seven months after the fire that hit the University of the Philippines Faculty Center, the UP Acacia Residence Hall is now the new home to some 250 faculty members and staff who were displaced by the blaze.
On November 7, the inauguration of the new faculty rooms was attended by UP …

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Shu Te University confers honorary doctorate degree to UP President

UP President Alfredo Pascual being conferred the honorary degree by STU President, Dr. Yuan Hsiang Chu. Photo by Agnes Mejia.
UP President Alfredo E. Pascual was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Social Science by the Shu Te University (STU), Taiwan in a formal ceremony held at the STU’s administration building on November 21, 2016.  The conferment was officiated by the STU president, Dr. Yuan Hsiang Chu, who was assisted by the STU dean of the College of Applied Social Sciences, Dr. Yen Ching Lin.
In the Honorary Doctorate Certificate read by Dean Lin during the conferment ceremony, highlighted were President …

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UP launches online public service television network TVUP

The TVUP website.
On November 24th, the University of the Philippines launched TVUP, its online public service television network at the Executive House in Diliman, Quezon City.
“TVUP is an internet television (online broadcast) network that is owned and operated by the University of the Philippines that delivers content for educational purposes. It will participate in generating open educational resources (OER) to be made public by producing its own materials and collecting other content from existing sources,” said TVUP Executive Director Grace J. Alfonso.
“The network aims to spark movement to help foster a well-informed audience by providing content that is professionally-produced and …

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