The University of the Philippines Asian Center and CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the King Prajadhipok’s Institute of Thailand, held a forum, “Roles and Positions of the Philippines in the ASEAN and the Global Community”, on February 8, 2018 at the UP Asian Center Seminar Room, GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The winners are Angelica Y. Yang of GMA News Online for Best Science News Story, Nef Luczon of SunStar Cagayan De Oro for Best Science Commentary for Print and Online, Edmund Usman of Rappler for Best Science Feature Story for Print and Online, Michael Joe Delizo of ABS-CBN/DZMM for Best Science Story for Radio, and Mikael Angelo Francisco of GMA News Online for Best UP Science Story.
National Artist for Dance Alice Reyes and Ballet Philippines president Margie Moran Floirendo met recently with President Danilo L. Concepcion and members of the UP dance and music community to explore cooperative programs between UP and Ballet Philippines. In his response, PDLC reiterated UP’s strong support for the arts and his vision for making UP a center for national cultural development.
In continuing exploration of possible collaborations between southern Taiwan universities and the University of the Philippines, a Taiwanese delegation composed of university, government, and industry representatives met with top UP officials on February 4, 2018 at the Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
In its 1332nd meeting on January 26, the UP Board of Regents (BOR) approved the appointment of faculty and researchers as UP Scientists for CY 2017-2019. Thirty-six were new appointments while 32 were retentions and promotions. (See list at the end of article.) They were recommended by the UP System Scientific Career System Committee.
UPLB has reached another milestone in its goal to become a globally competitive graduate and research university.
Humans of Metro Manila witness a day in the life of the world famous digital storyteller, Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York (HONY).
Rice is a major staple food in the Philippines. But while the Philippines is one of the biggest rice producers in the world, it continues to import rice as the million metric tons of palay produced by the country cannot keep up with actual demand and consumption.
The University of the Philippines is mobilizing its resources to respond to the destruction caused by the ongoing eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay.
The UP Board of Regents (BOR) in its January 26 meeting appointed three new UP officials and renewed the appointments of two others.