The University of the Philippines will host the 2nd International ASEAN University Network – Health Promotion Conference this 20-21 August 2019 in Manila. The conference, with its theme of “Moving Towards Healthy Universities in Asia,” aims to highlight the roles of universities in promoting healthy lifestyles and environments with the end-goal of empowering communities to embark on activities and programs that promote health. Success stories and challenges will be presented and strategies discussed in the context of local communities and universities.

Pumanaw na ang dating Chairperson ng Civil Service Commission na si Karina Constantino-David. Si David ay isang propesor sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas at dating tagapangulo ng Department of Community Development. Siya ay nagsilbi sa gobyerno sa loob ng mahigit isang dekada sa ilalim ng iba’t ibang administrasyon.

The Center of Policy and Executive Development (CPED) of the University of the Philippines-Diliman National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), together with the Philippine Public Policy Network (PPPN), will organize the two-day Inaugural Conference and Organizational Meeting on 21-22 November 2019 to be held at the International Center for Public Administration, UP NCPAG. Likewise, CPED will receive and review abstracts of conference papers until May 15, 2019.

The Consultative Workshop will be held on April 29-30, 2019, 8:00am to 5:00pm, at Room 301 (Toribio Teodoro Room), Institute for Small-Scale Industries (ISSI), UP Diliman.

  The Football Field at the Davao City-University of the Philippines (UP) Sports Complex was issued a Field Certificate by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for having passed the test that was conducted on 5 February 2019 according to their quality program for Football Turf.

In celebration of UP College of Mass Communication (CMC) Week, the Office of Research and Publication and UP Film Institute present a lecture by Daniel Rudin on People/Power: Counter/Publics of Work, Cinema, and Video this coming April 27 (Saturday) at the Film Studio, UPFI Media Center bldg., UP Diliman Q.C.

With the theme “Journalism in Crisis. Crisis in Journalism,” this year’s annual Asian Journalism Research Conference 2019 (AJRC) highlighted the need to remain vigilant against so-called fake news, especially amidst disasters and conflict.

In celebration of the National Literature Month, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the U.P. Film Institute will hold a conference entitled Interseksiyon: Panitikan, Pelikula, at Wikang Filipino. The conference, directed by film scholar Patrick F. Campos, surveys the rich intertwinings between Filipino literature and cinema, from its inception a hundred years ago until the present. It will also try to show how these interactions across the disciplines helped popularize and spread Filipino language. Films that testify to these intersections will also be shown at the UPFI Film Center – Cine Adarna.