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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 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.

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CHED-PCARI’s HeLe Project collaborators from UC Davis visit UP

Pediatric medicine and telehealth experts from UC Davis, who are UP’s research collaborators for the CHED-PCARI HeLe project, pay a courtesy call to UP officials. Sitting, from left to right: UP Vice-President for Public Affairs Jose Y. Dalisay; UC Davis Center for Health and Technology Pediatric Telemedicine director and HeLe project co-investigator Dr. James P. Marcin; UP Executive Vice-President Teodoro Herbosa; UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan. Standing, from left to right: Philippine Biomedical Device Innovation Consortium (PBDIC) health analyst Dr. Lorraine Hermosura-Faeldon; UP PGH ENT and otorhinolaryngologist Dr. Patrick John P. Labra; UC Davis Health System Center for Health and …

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UP signs MOA with developers for Mindanao professional school

Officials from the University of the Philippines (right) and Anflocor (left) sign copies of the Memorandum. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
UP, Anflo Management and Investment Corp. (Anflocor) and its affiliate DamosaLand Inc. (DLI) formally entered into a contract to establish the UP Professional School for Agriculture and the Environment (UP PSAE), an extension of UP Los Baños, in the Agriya mixed-use development area of Panabo City, Davao del Norte.
The memorandum of agreement (MOA) was signed by Dr. Alfredo Pascual, then-president of UP, and Anflocor Senior Vice President Ricardo Floirendo and Vice President Ricardo Luis Mateo Lagdameo on January 30, 2017 …

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UP College of Music pays tribute to UP President Alfredo Pascual

Photo by Jun Madrid.
The UP College of Music and the UP College of Music Alumni Association Incorporated (UPCMAAI) presented a thanksgiving concert on February 1 at the Executive House in Diliman to honor UP President Alfredo E. Pascual.
Present at the event were UP faculty, students, and administrative staff of the UP College of Music, UP System officials, as well as National Artists Ramon Santos and Bienvenido Lumbera.
“This concert manifests our greatest gratitude to UP President Alfredo Pascual for his unwavering support to the College since the beginning of his term. The infrastructure development that has been awarded the College is …

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UP, Upsilon Sigma Phi sign agreement to construct UP Promenade

On February 6, the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Assocation, Incorporated (USPAAI) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on the construction of the UP Promenade.
“The construction of the UP Promenade is a legacy project donated by the USPAAI in celebration of the fraternity’s 100th founding anniversary in 2018,” USPAAI President Jesse Andres said.
“The UP Promenade will be constructed in the area fronting Gonzales Hall in the Diliman Campus. It will consist of a 7.5 meter wide (extending to 16 meters, more or less, at certain portions) by 115 meter long pathway with internet and wifi …

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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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The ‘Panday’ Conspiracy

“Panday” by Toym Imao. Left photo: Shows the base which is both an anvil and a seafaring vessel. It also features a a stylized Philippine flag. Center photo: Shows the Oblation at the helm, and “padayon” spelled in baybayin (pre-colonial Filipino scripts). It also shows a stylized rendition of the brain and the letters “UP”. Right photo: Traditional okir patterns created a sail for the ship. The sculpture, when turned sideways, also shows a heart shape. (UP System Information Office).
It all began last week with my fellow chancellors at UP. With the term of the current president, Alfredo E. Pascual, …

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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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