UP has partnered with academic institutions, government agencies, civil society organizations, and industry representatives in Mindanao to establish the Mindanao Genomics Consortium. The group aims to facilitate the conduct of omics research and collaborations that will enhance omics work in Mindanao.
Seventy-four faculty members from across the UP System were conferred the rank and title of UP Artist in a ceremony held on November 29 at the Asian Institute of Tourism, UP Diliman (UPD). Awardees hold the title for three years, which comes with a yearly monetary incentive. The recognition, which may be renewed or elevated to a higher rank, is given based on the Arts Productivity System of the University.
The UP Fighting Maroons closed the men’s basketball tournament of UAAP Season 82 with a podium finish at third place. This after the UST Growling Tigers tore through UP’s second-seed twice-to-beat advantage in the stepladder semifinals to nab the finals berth. In its last UAAP match on November 13 at the MOA Arena, the Diliman squad lost to the team from España by three, 65-68.
UP Open University, in partnership with the Digital Freedom Network, is set to offer an online certification course for data protection officers. Visit the UPOU website for updates.
Even as she occupies one of the top culinary posts in the United States, White House Executive Chef Cristeta Pasia Comerford does not consider herself at the pinnacle of her life. “I am still at a stepping stone to where life will lead me next,” she said after she was conferred a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by the University of the Philippines on November 11.
Hey, UP go! UP fight! Hey, let’s go, let’s fight! Get ready to cheer for your UP Fighting Maroons on November 10, 4pm, at the Big Dome, as they battle the UST Growling Tigers for that sweet spot in the UAAP finals.
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UP Open University (UPOU) conferred degrees and titles upon the 427 members of the Class of 2019 on October 12 in the UPOU Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna. Of the graduating class, 81 earned their undergraduate degrees while the rest received their graduate degrees.
The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) conducted its 1st National Genomics Conference on October 10 to showcase its research programs and further encourage collaboration among Filipino scientists to beef up omics research in the country. The daylong event was also part of the Center’s year-long tenth anniversary celebration.
They were down by 12 twice in the first three minutes of the fourth quarter. And then it happened. That re-energized Fighting Maroon spirit emerged, eager to bounce back from a previous game’s defeat. That hunger for victory powerfully played out in a 21-5 run in the last seven minutes of the game.