“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.
The University of the Philippines recently signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of South Australia (UniSA) on the conduct of an internship program for UniSA sports science majors in UP Diliman.
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.
Sixty-one years after it was inaugurated, Wenceslao Q. Vinzons Hall—UP Diliman’s student center—is set to undergo the first phase of its renovation. The P100-million project was launched on February 11 and is expected to be completed in 2020.
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.
Dr. Elena E. Pernia, dean of the UP Diliman College of Mass Communication, has taken her oath as VP for Public Affairs. Her appointment has been in effect since January 16, the day after her predecessor Dr. Jose Dalisay Jr. retired from service.
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.
“Keep the liberal spirit alive, maintain harmony between all branches of our University administration, and take care of the UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW).”