The UP Alumni Association, in cooperation with the Sigma Rho Fraternity Alumni Council, is staging a concert entitled “MarAwit… Awit para sa Marawi” on February 27, 2018 (Tuesday), 6:00 p.m., at Cine Adarna of the UP Film Institute in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The University of the Philippines Asian Center and CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the King Prajadhipok’s Institute of Thailand, held a forum, “Roles and Positions of the Philippines in the ASEAN and the Global Community”, on February 8, 2018 at the UP Asian Center Seminar Room, GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Alamin ang sagot ng mismong mga miyembro ng 1986 Constitutional Commission na sina Florangel Rosario Braid, Wilfrido Villacorta, Ponciano Bennagen, at Edmundo G. Garcia. Dumalo at makilahok sa isang malayang talakayan sa Benitez Theater, College of Education, University of the Philippines Diliman sa 23 Pebrero 2018 (Biyernes), mula 1:00-4:00 ng hapon. Si Propesor Randy David ang moderator sa public forum.
The winners are Angelica Y. Yang of GMA News Online for Best Science News Story, Nef Luczon of SunStar Cagayan De Oro for Best Science Commentary for Print and Online, Edmund Usman of Rappler for Best Science Feature Story for Print and Online, Michael Joe Delizo of ABS-CBN/DZMM for Best Science Story for Radio, and Mikael Angelo Francisco of GMA News Online for Best UP Science Story.
National Artist, recognized “Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture” and esteemed alumnus of the UP College of Fine Arts Napoleon Abueva passed away Friday morning, February 16, at the age of 88.
National Artist for Dance Alice Reyes and Ballet Philippines president Margie Moran Floirendo met recently with President Danilo L. Concepcion and members of the UP dance and music community to explore cooperative programs between UP and Ballet Philippines. In his response, PDLC reiterated UP’s strong support for the arts and his vision for making UP a center for national cultural development.
In continuing exploration of possible collaborations between southern Taiwan universities and the University of the Philippines, a Taiwanese delegation composed of university, government, and industry representatives met with top UP officials on February 4, 2018 at the Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The Strategic Studies Program (SSP) of the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), in partnership with the Institute of Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea (IMLOS) is hosting the 3rd Katipunan Conference: The Philippine Strategic Outlook 2018 – 2019 on February 27 – 28, 2018 (Tuesday 8:30 – 5:00 & Wednesday 8:30 – 12:00) at the Law Center, University of the Philippines, Osmena Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101.
The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. has opened the call for nominations for the search for the 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos to recognize and honor ten (10) exemplary Filipinos: Four teachers, three soldiers, and three police officers. Each Outstanding Filipino shall receive PHP1,000,000 as cash prize, a trophy, and a gold medallion.
In its 1332nd meeting on January 26, the UP Board of Regents (BOR) approved the appointment of faculty and researchers as UP Scientists for CY 2017-2019. Thirty-six were new appointments while 32 were retentions and promotions. (See list at the end of article.) They were recommended by the UP System Scientific Career System Committee.