As part of its 41st anniversary, the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) will be holding the UP Writers Night celebration, a yearly gathering that pays homage to both the country’s established and up-and-coming writers. The grand homecoming will feature three major events, all taking place on November 22, 2019 at the new UP College of Fine Arts Building, University of Philippines – Diliman.

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The University of the Philippines continues its disaster response efforts for the victims of the recent earthquakes in Mindanao. Cash donations are still being accepted through the UP Foundation, Inc. Donations will be used to purchase additional tents and bedding materials, medicine, sanitary items, and other immediate needs.

Media and communication students, faculty, scholars, professionals, and enthusiasts from various parts of the country are set to gather at the annual Philippine College Radio Congress, happening on November 26-28, 2019 at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman.

The University of the Philippines is committed in sending its group of geology experts from the UP Resilience Institute today to conduct a needs assessment in light of the Mindanao earthquakes last October 29 and 31 with magnitudes 6.6 and 6.5, respectively. 

The Program on Social and Political Change (PSPC) of the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), together with the UP CIDS Program on Alternative Development (AltDev), invites everyone to Empowering Local Governance in the Philippines: Policy Studies for the National Capital Region, a public forum happening on 8 November 2019 (Friday), 9:00 AM–3:00 PM, at the UP CIDS Conference Hall, Lower Ground Floor, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

Five highly accomplished communicators will receive the 2019 Glory Award given to outstanding University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) alumni. To be recognized at the college’s alumni homecoming are Carolyn Arguillas for journalism; Nona Andaya-Castillo and Samira Gutoc for social advocacy; Jeffrey Jeturian for film and visual communication; and Florencio “Floy” Quintos for performing arts.