“As graduates of the national university, we have the duty to give back.” Commission on Higher Education Officer-in-Charge J. Prospero de Vera III reminded the 348-strong UP Open University (UPOU) Class of 2018 on September 29 at the UPOU Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna.     He also highlighted the unique experiences of UPOU […]

The lives and careers of twelve distinguished alumni of the UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) were honored with the 2018 Glory Awards on October 6, 2018 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni. The recipients of the awards are chosen from alumni of the College who have made significant contributions in its four core disciplines: broadcasting, communication research, film, and journalism; or in allied communication fields.

PGC inaugurates building

The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) inaugurated its building on September 11, nine years after the Center was established by the UP Board of Regents in July 2009. According to UP President Danilo Concepcion, the structure is just the first phase and the second building behind it is still being completed.

As part of the efforts of the University of the Philippines to build a more disaster-free and climate-resilient nation, UP, through its Resilience Institute and the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center, held a ceremonial signing of Memoranda of Agreement and Understanding (MOA/MOU) with seven private organizations and local government units (LGU) on Sept. 12, 2018 at the College of Science Auditorium in the National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

University of the Philippines President Danilo L. Concepcion signs a proclamation declaring September 21 as UP Day of Remembrance this morning in the UP Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, Diliman, Quezon City. The proclamation was issued in honor of UP’s contributions to the fight against dictatorship and despotism, UP having stood at the forefront of the resistance to martial law.