“Rethinking Rizal for the 21st Century: Unexplored Themes and New Interpretations”, a forum hosted by the University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) last June 19, aimed to uncover “hidden treasures”, open new venues for researches, and promote discussions on the country’s national hero.

Insist on what is true, what is just, and what is right. Do that through our scholarly research; through the use of science to find the truth; through multi-disciplinary engagements that allow us to see beyond where we find ourselves now,” advised Atty. Theodore O. Te, guest speaker at the 110th Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines Manila last June 26.

Thousands of Iskolar ng Bayan and their loved ones converged at the DL Umali Freedom Park of the University of the Philippines Los Baños for the UPLB’s 47th Commencement Exercises on the afternoon of June 22, 2019. The event marked the University’s conferment of degrees to its 2,419 graduates for this year and the conferment of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, on Dr. Simon N. Groot.

Virtual reality applications for phobia therapies; electronic medical record systems; and medicines derived from Tsaang gubat, Ulasimang bato, Yerba buena, and Akapulko herbs.

These were among the innovative products showcased at the 21st anniversary conference of the National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines Manila early this year.

Take a look at some of the data showing the plight of Filipino workers, factors that compel thousands daily to leave the country for jobs abroad, and their proposed solutions to identified problems.

When a delegation from the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society in America visited UP Diliman early this year, proposals of assistance for the improvement of facilities in the UP Los Baños Health Service or Infirmary, and support for the planned establishment of the Philippine General Hospital in UP Diliman were discussed.

February 2019 marked the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) community’s month-long celebration of its 70th year since the University’s transfer or exodus from its original campus or birthplace in Ermita, Manila to the flagship Diliman campus in Quezon City. The actual transfer of the UP Oblation statue by members of the UP faculty and students on February 11, 1949 symbolized the community’s exodus.

The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) faculty, staff, students, and residents of Barangay UP Campus gathered at Quezon Hall on March 8 for a festive and militant multisectoral program in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019. The event featured the public launching of “Sayaw ng Paghihimagsik”, one of the UPD community’s contributions to the annual “One Billion Rising” (OBR) global campaign and the local series of activities in March, Women’s Month.

The 21st anniversary conference of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila), held in partnership with the UP Manila Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (TTBDO), focused on the objective of turning health research into innovative products, policies and solutions for the benefit of society. It was held on February 28 at the Bayanihan Center, UNILAB Inc. complex, Pasig City.

National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of the Philippines (UP) officials discussed prospects for stronger academic collaboration between the two universities during the meeting held in the UP Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, on February 19, 2019. The NUS delegation aimed to “learn about UP’s plans on research, innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization, which could be building blocks that will facilitate the flow of ideas, talent and access to markets, and funding opportunities between Singapore and the Philippines.”