Peter Lachica, only child of a single mother from Surallah, South Cotabato and freshman at the UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics, talks about his decision to stay in UP despite the odds and his dreams for the future.

  Sally Campus, a freshman studying at the UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics as a Physical Education major and a member of the UP Track and Field Team, becoming a UP student is a special source of pride: in her family of nine siblings, she is the sixth child and the first one to […]

Patrick Pabulayan, student-athlete from Koronadal City, South Cotabato and incoming second-year student at the UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics, talks about the challenges he has faced coming to UP, and what could be his biggest challenge yet.

 Recorded video courtesy of Eugene Laganina, edited by KIM Quilinguing, UP MPRO   Eugene Laganina, a second-year student at the UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics who comes from Umingan, Pangasinan, is not one to shy away from hard work, whether it is balancing between academics and training as a member of the UP […]

In observance of World News Day today, September 28, UP experts share their thoughts on how fake news affects Philippine society, politics and democracy.

Catching killers, identifying disaster victims, correctly analyzing microbes used in bioterrorism. All these and more are possible applications of Forensic Biology, a field that uses the biological sciences to answer legal questions. For the students of Bio 397, a one-of-a-kind class at the UP Institute of Biology, learning forensics not only boosts their scientific acumen but also helps them answer the fundamental question—what can science offer to society?

With the Commission on Elections finally declaring the winners of the recent senatorial elections, it is apparent that some of those who made it are new to the legislature. And with much to learn about the duties and responsibilities of members of the chamber, these senators-elect may need all the tips and help they can get.

Dr. Jean Encinas-Franco, a former Senate director turned UP professor of political science, shares a few tips for new legislators.

Inspired by the work she did on a disease whose victims rarely reach the age of 30, UP Manila-based clinical geneticist and National Institutes of Health Executive Director Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz is using her knowledge of the Filipino’s genetic makeup to heal and manage serious birth defects and illnesses. And with the technology of a newly launched laboratory at the Philippine Genome Center behind her, this Dangal ng Bayan Awardee is ready to take the next step.

Promoting an awareness of federalism

She has spoken countless times on TV and radio as well as other media where her expertise in political science and forms of government were shared with wider and curious audiences. But Professor Maria Ela Atienza still feels that there is a lack of understanding of what federalism is and how it can affect people.