Space science and technology in the Philippines gains a new home in UP Diliman with the inauguration of the University Laboratory for Small Satellites and Space Engineering Systems, or ULyS3ES for short, in the UP College of Engineering’s Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (EEEI) in Diliman last August 31.

A land dispute that hundreds of years, a revolution and a world war failed to resolve has apparently been settled by the stroke of a pen with the signing of Republic Act 11454. Long-time residents of Krus Na Ligas, once regarded as “illegal settlers’’ on property owned by the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, will soon become rightful owners of the land that their ancestors had occupied long before the city or the university even existed.

Faculty, researchers and alumni of the University of the Philippines were recognizedatthe recent awarding ceremonies of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) 41st Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), held from July 10 to 11, 2019 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Ortigas.

UP takes pride in being a haven of liberalism, open-mindedness and independent thinking, but it is still no stranger to instances of discrimination and harassment. Here is a brief snapshot of life in UP for members of the LGBTQ community.

Q. What are the warning signs of an impending stroke or heart attack?

Cabral:These warning signs are late in coming. When you see a warning sign, it’s too late already. You should instead prevent these warning signs by keeping the blood pressure under control, not smoking, eating a balanced diet, and exercising as much as you can tolerate. Just live a healthy life; that is the best way of preventing strokes and heart attacks.