London-based magazine Times Higher Education (THE) has placed the University of the Philippines in the world’s top 500 universities according to the 2020 THE World University Rankings. The national university is listed in the 401-500 group of 1,396 ranked research universities.This is UP’s fourth year in the rankings.
The Second Philippine Koreanist Congress, with the theme: “Mapping the Korean diaspora in the Philippines: 70-year history and friendship in retrospect”, was spearheaded by the UP Korea Research Center.
The UP Visayas commencement exercises present a fishing industry leader as an example of how the varied expertise of the constituent university can be combined to make a small fishing-based enterprise flourish sustainably and internationally.
UP Mindanao’s first summa cum laude graduate and new chancellor both allude to God working in their lives, and uphold the UP core values of honor and excellence in their commencement and valedictory speeches.
By heeding the call to serve, UP College of Home Economics’ Interior Design students, led by Prof. Adelaida Mayo, prove that Interior Design is not just for elitists. Read more here.
Soaked in brine and sweat, scientists have uncovered the tale of the tawilis—an increasingly rare delicacy pushed to the brink of extinction through wanton fishing, pollution, and careless human development.
The Philippine squadron of the Company of Armagnac Musketeers led by UP Regent Francis Laurel is launched with the induction of 13 Musketeers, including the President of the University of the Philippines.
At “Gender Mainstreaming Program for Students and Student Organizations: A Consultative Workshop,” UP offices which provide student services drafted resolutions for adoption by the UP System Technical Working Group on Gender Sensitivity and Equality.
The UP Cebu team, employing LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method using light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure variable distances to the Earth, was able to pinpoint the location of structures buried under the Naga City, Cebu landslide debris. It is one of the expertise of CENVI or the Central Visayas Center for Environmental Informatics of UP Cebu.
The UP Symphony Orchestra inspires the audience toward Lenten reflections through its second concert offering for 2019.