The University of the Philippines Los Baños is pleased to announce the upcoming XXII SHE 2017 International Conference on November 28 to December 1, 2017. This will be the first time that the Society for Human Ecology international conference will be held in the ASEAN region where past SHE conferences were held in USA, Australia, and United Kingdom. This year, the College of Human Ecology of the University of the Philippines Los Baños in partnership with the Society for Human Ecology (SHE), and the International Organization for Human Ecology will host the said conference.
Atty. Danilo Lardizabal Concepción was formally installed as the 21st president of the University of the Philippines on September 20 at the University Theater, UP Diliman. He has been in office for seven months.
UP Architecture graduate and Master of Fine Arts candidate Abdulmari “Toym” Imao Jr. won Special Citation in the 2017 Metrobank Art and Design Excellence (MADE) national competition.
The UP Center for Integrative Studies (UPCIDS) Programs on Alternative Development, and Social and Political Change, together with the UP Department of Political Science will be holding a roundtable discussion on the book “Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East,” on 21 October 2017, 10:00 a.m. onwards at the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies, Lower Ground Floor, Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman. The discussion is free and open to the public, but seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
The UP Forum July – September 2017 Vol. 18 No. 3 issue is now available online. It features seven articles on the theme “Pride of Place,” including a round table discussion on places as well as services to watch out for across the UP System.
Philippine accounting pioneer Washington Z. SyCip (LLD, honoris causa, 2001) passed away last October 7 from an apparent heart attack en route to Vancouver. He was 96.
Practitioners and scholars of constitution building from across Asia and the Pacific converged in UP on October 3 and 4, 2017 to share experiences in a forum with the theme “From Big Bang to Incrementalism: Choices and Challenges in Constitution Building”.
Ipinagdiriwang ng All UP Workers Union ang ika-30 anibersaryo nito sa temang “Patuloy na paglilingkod sa kawani at bayan.” Isang buong araw ng iba’t ibang aktibidad ang inilunsad kasama na ang parada ng mga miyembrong kawani sa buong Academic Oval noong ika-29 ng Setyembre sa kampus ng Diliman.
The University of the Philippines, through its UP Diliman Community and Musician Artists, sent donations and aid to fellow Filipinos who were affected by the ongoing crisis in Marawi City.
The UP Department of Political Science, International IDEA, Constitution Transformation Network, and the UP-Center for Integrative and Development Studies Social and Political Change Program invite you to a forum entitled “The Challenges of Constitution Building: The Fiji and Taiwan Experience” on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am at the UP-CIDS Conference Room located at the Lower Ground Floor of Ang Bahay ng Alumni at UP Diliman. Dr. Naidu Vijay from the University of South Pacific, Fiji and Dr. Wen Chen Chang from the National Taiwan University will be giving lectures on the subject.