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UP TWSC to mark 40th anniversary with international conference

The University of the Philippines Third World Studies Center is organizing “The Third World Studies Center in Its 40th Year: An International Conference” to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. This conference will be held on 9-10 February 2017 at the GT Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Asian Center, University of the Philippines-Diliman
At forty, the Third World Studies Center gathers in this multidisciplinary conference its vast and resilient network of scholars and public intellectuals, academics and activists, advocates and bearers of unorthodox views from different parts of the globe. The conference aim is twofold. First, it is a time to reflect …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 17-03: Guidelines for the Professional Development Grant (PDG)

The UP Board of Regents at its 1323rd meeting held on 16 December 2016 approved the one-time Professional Development Grant (PDG) of TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND PESOS (Php 25,000) per qualified employee of the University.
This grant is in recognition of the collective effort of the UP faculty and staff in achieving the mandates of the University under the UP Charter of 2008 (RA 9500) and in maintaining its status as the top university in the country and a leader in various areas of specialization in Asia.
In appreciation of such effort and to further the capacity of the organization to achieve its goals, …

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Search for next UP Diliman Chancellor begins

The University of the Philippines Diliman has begun its search for its next Chancellor.
On January 4, the Search Committee for the Next UP Diliman Chancellor revealed the names of the three nominees who have qualified for the selection. They are:
Dr. Aura C. Matias
Professor and former Dean, College of Engineering
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Dr. Michael L. Tan
UP Diliman Chancellor and Professor, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy
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Dr. Roland B. Tolentino
Professor and former Dean, College of Mass Communication
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The nominees will face members of the UP Diliman community in a public forum which will be …

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Call for Expressions of Interest to become Research & Extension Fellows of the new UP Resilience Institute

All regular faculty members of the University of the Philippines who are involved in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) through research, creative work or extension service are invited to send their Expression of Interest to become Research and Extension Fellows and Junior Fellows of the newly created UP Resilience Institute, by emailing [email protected](Attention: Professor Benito Pacheco), on or before 17 January 2017.
The UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) or Resilience Institute at the University of the Philippines for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, shall have the following functions and programs concerning multi-hazard, multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, comprehensive DRRM.

1) Research and Creative Work: undertake policy research, action research, …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-67: Invitation to become Research & Extension Fellows of the new UP Resilience Institute

I. Background/Purpose
The Board of Regents at its 1319th Meeting on 28 July 2016 approved the establishment of the new UP Resilience Institute (RI) or Resilience Institute of the University of the Philippines for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, which shall have the following functions and programs concerning multi-hazard, multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, comprehensive DRRM.
1) Research and Creative Work: undertake policy research, action research, and interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research or creative work;
2) Knowledge Sharing: disseminate research findings, creative works and innovations;
3) Education: establish non-degree educational programs and support degree programs within the UP System;
4) Institution Building: improve the capability of the UP System …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-64: Adjustment in the Mandatory Holiday Break for FY 2016

In view of Malacañang’s Proclamation No.117 declaring 26 December 2016 (Monday)and 02 January 2017 (Monday) as special non-working days, the mandatory holiday break in the University shall start on 22 December 2016 (Thursday), instead of 23 December 2016 (Friday).
The mandatory holiday break will now consist of the following working days:
22 & 23 December 2016
27, 28, & 29 December 2016
(Total of 5 working days)
Please be guided accordingly.
Alfredo E. Pascual
President

For guidelines during the Mandatory Holiday Break, particularly for employees in vital services which will be operating in the same period, please refer to Memorandum No. PAEP 16-59: Mandatory Holiday Break for the …

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UP maps out green goals

President Alfredo Pascual reiterates his vision of a great university whose operational excellence is marked by environmental protection, sustainability and resilience; and whose public service includes contributing to the same objectives for the rest of the country. Photo by Jun Madrid.
To extend and concretize the Green UP vision, the UP System held the “Green UP Summit: Catalyzing Climate Change Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in 2017 and Beyond” on December 6 and 7, 2016 at the University Hotel, UP Diliman.
Held for the first time since President Alfredo Pascual expounded in his vision statement on Green UP as a subtheme of operational …

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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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UPOU prof elected faculty regent

Dr. Patricia B. Arinto. Photo from UP Open University.
Dr. Patricia Arinto is the next faculty regent.
The professor from the UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Education (FEd) has been elected by University faculty to serve as their representative to the UP Board of Regents from 2017 to 2018.
The results of the UP System-wide election were submitted by Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion to President Alfredo Pascual on November 28. Pascual opened the selection process on September 21 through Memorandum No. PAEP 16-51.
In her “Plan of Action as Faculty Regent for 2017-2018,” Arinto listed the following as her proposed …

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