The UP Diliman signaled the start of the holiday season on campus with its annual lighting ceremony or Pag-iilaw on November 29.
Eight candidates for the Philippine Senate and their supporters trooped to the University Theater in UP Diliman on the afternoon of December 2, 2018 to participate in The Filipino Votes, a senatorial forum jointly organized by UP and CNN Philippines.
The University of the Philippines hosted on November 24, 2018, the first general assembly and forum of Akademyang Filipino, a gathering of the country’s thought leaders who aim to elevate the discourse on national issues. UP President Danilo Concepcion welcomed the Akademya’s trustees and members to the main auditorium of the UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
Supreme Court Associate Justice and UP alumnus Lucas Bersamin has been chosen as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Our boys finally did it. But the biggest battle has just begun.
A UP alumna was recently appointed the newest justice of the Supreme Court, bringing the number of UP alumni currently sitting as justices in the highest court in the land to four.
Two international relations scholars from the Australian National University (ANU) shared their views on the geopolitical situation in the Asia-Pacific region at the lecture hosted by the Strategic Studies Program (SSP) of the University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) and the UP Office of International Linkages (UP OIL) in the Audiovisual Room of the UP Marine Science Institute in UP Diliman, Quezon City on October 23, 2018.
In ceremonies which he said “touched him the most,” Dr. Richard J. Roberts, 1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, was conferred by UP the Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, for his contributions in molecular biology, without which UPLB would not have been able to produce its biotechnology products.
Experts from across the world gathered at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology Auditorium and the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) on November 5 and 8, 2018 for the multidisciplinary symposium , “Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases 2018” (GEID 2018).
The UP Padayon Public Service Office has accepted its second batch of writing fellows and has oriented them on writing scholarly articles based on their public service programs. The eight teaching, research and extension personnel underwent a two-day “write-shop” on November 8 and 9, 2018 at the National Institute for Science and Math Education Development, UP Diliman.