Dealing with confusion and information overload when it comes to the government’s policies to fight COVID-19? The UP Resilience Institute has developed a two-volume policy sourcebook to help Filipinos keep track of the government’s policies and measures to fight the pandemic.
UP is moving forward into the “next normal” of a COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 world, and getting ready to explore new prospects, platforms, and possibilities for remote and blended remote and face-to-face teaching and learning, with a series of initiatives, preparations, webinar-workshops and dialogues for the next two months.
The UP Institute of Civil Engineering (UP ICE) is celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establishment of the UP Civil Engineering Program with a series of activities marked with the hashtag #UPCEat110. Visit their Facebook pageto find out more.
Physical distancing or “social distancing” prevents the spread of COVID-19, but it is a challenge to enforce in highly dense communities such as those in the Philippines. An upcoming webinar by the UP CIFAL, scheduled on July 3, Friday,will focus on this particular challenge in the fight against the pandemic.
For this year’s successful UPCAT qualifiers who will be enrolling in UP, their first taste of university life will be that of the “new normal”: remote teaching and learning, with the possibility of blending remote and face-to-face meetings. A memorandum issued by the UP Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs lays down what this year’s crop of UPCAT qualifiers can expect for the coming academic year.
“No personal and technical data breach happened.” This is the finding of the University of the Philippines Cebu Data Privacy Officer following an investigation in response to reports of an alleged data breach in the local student evaluation on teaching (SET) system, which led to a list of names and login credentials of UP Cebu students being posted online.
The UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is going online with gender and development training through its DAKILA online training platform.
COVID-19 famously targets the lungs, but it doesn’t stop there. Dr. Elizabeth Montemayor, Vice President of the Philippine Nephrology Society, discusses the way COVID-19 attacks the kidneys, rendering patients with kidney problems especially vulnerable to the virus.
The UP Cebu Central Visayas Center for Informatics created last May 5 a story map showing the series of events that took place after the first COVID-19 cases were reported in Cebu City.
The Philippines is taking part In the global race to find a treatment for COVID-19. Find out more in Dr. Marissa Alejandria’s talk in the third installment of the UP webinar series, “Stop COVID Deaths: Clinical Management Updates”.