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The Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines takes note of the apology of Regent Frederick Mikhail I. Farolan during the Board of Regents meeting today regarding his post on social media that appeared to advocate the use of violence against members of the men’s basketball team of the Ateneo de Manila University.

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Recent incidents within the University of the Philippines have drawn renewed attention to the roles and actuations of fraternities on our campuses—in particular, a brawl involving members of two fraternities, and even more disturbingly, a series of offensive posts on social media attributed to the Upsilon Sigma Phi.

For Season 2’s fourth and final offering, the UP College of Music and the UP College of Music Alumni Association, Inc., in cooperation with the Office of the Chancellor thru the Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, proudly present: “Ang Pag-ibig Naghahari” featuring the UP Concert Chorus and Baihana.

Akademyang Filipino to discuss West Philippine Sea dispute in first general assembly

The country’s thought leaders, who have come together as Akademyang Filipino to help the country solve its biggest challenges to national advancement, will hold their first general assembly and a forum on defending Philippine sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea, on November 24, 2018, at the UP Professional Schools Auditorium, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

Diwata-2, second PH microsatellite, set for launch

Diwata-2 is set to be launched on October 29, 2018 between 12:08 to 12:30 GMT+08 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan via H-IIA F40 rocket. It is the Philippines’ second microsatellite developed and built under the Development of Philippine Scientific Earth Observation Microsatellite (PHL-Microsat) Program, which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), monitored by DOST-Philippine Council for Industry and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), and done through the collaboration between the University of the Philippines Diliman, the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), Hokkaido University and Tohoku University.