“In the Philippines, two-thirds of pediatric patients with cancer are diagnosed at advanced stages,” says Prof. Loyda Cajucom of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, UP Open University (UPOU). This is one of the reasons that led her to conceptualize Aruga sa Batang may Cancer, an online resource designed specifically for Filipino pediatric palliative care.

UP Diliman students visited information booths and listened to resource persons during the first UPD Study Abroad Week held from March 26 to 29 at the School of Statistics. The four-day event featured talks on studying in: the USA; Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, and Thailand; and, European countries like the Czech Republic, France, Germany, and Spain, among others.

The UP Open University (UPOU) commemorated its 24th anniversary on March 1 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna with its usual celebratory activities. Memoranda were signed, projects and publications launched, partners recognized, the Gawad Chancellor given, and Family Day celebrated.   UPOU 2019 Programs and Projects Projects and programs that UPOU shall pursue starting […]

Genomics and next-generation sequencing are integral to precision medicine, where a patient’s genes determine drug therapy and dosage. Precision medicine is only one of the groundbreaking initiatives being done at the Shared Genomics Core Laboratory, which was inaugurated on February 20 at the Philippine Genome Center, UP Diliman.

The Philippines Learning Commons provides lifelong learners in Kaohsiung, Taiwan a technology-equipped educational facility and the space to converge and converse, where they can learn from quality resource materials and from each other.

Three years after it was ravaged by fire, the Faculty Center (FC) is set to be reborn as a new and improved facility. It will be a cluster of structures that includes a nine-level faculty building, a six-level parking building, a single story hall, and an amphitheater.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 25 to kick off the construction project.