The University of the Philippines (UP) National Institute of Physics (NIP) in partnership with RIKEN, Japan’s premier research institute, held the 1st NIP-RIKEN Joint Research Workshop last November 10-11, 2017 in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Maria Margarita R. Lavides, an alumna of the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), bagged the Best Paper Award during the First International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Hilo on 27-28 October 2017.
Given its re-balanced diplomatic relations with major global powers, the Philippines, along with other “middle powers” in the region, has a critical role in maintaining peace and stability in East Asia, according to scholars and diplomats in the 2017 Korea-Philippines/Korea-ASEAN Partnership Forum held on October 27, 2017 at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City.
Through a workshop held on October 24 and 25, 2017 at the National Arts Center, Mt. Makiling, Laguna, the Padayon Public Service Office of the UP System prepared a batch of University personnel to write journal articles based on the public service programs they have been undertaking in the University.
The 15th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day Conference was held on October 5 and 6, 2017 at the UP NISMED Auditorium in Diliman, Quezon City, with the theme, “Legacy and Diplomacy: Celebrating Historical and Modern Ties between the Philippines and Spain”.
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 College of Fine Arts Studio Arts Department faculty member and Master of Fine Arts candidate Abdulmari “Toym” Imao Jr. won Special Citation in the 2017 Metrobank Art and Design Excellence (MADE) national competition.
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.