Alumni and representatives of both the University of the Philippines and Kyoto University joined their fellow leaders from the public and private sectors at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on January 29, 2019 to attend the 13th Kyoto University Southeast Asia Network Forum. This international conference was co-sponsored by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and Kyoto University, with Japanese-trained UP alumni at the forefront.
Senator Cynthia A. Villar received the title of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) and served as the guest of honor and speaker at the 46th commencement exercises of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) on June 23, 2018 at the D.L. Umali Freedom Park in UPLB, Los Baños, Laguna.
Seeing signs of diminishing social responsibility among students in the early 1990s, UP instituted a program to encourage volunteer service to underserved communities. The underlying belief was that UP’s soul resided in connecting to the people, i.e., public service that went beyond mere fulfillment of requirements to something more integral and committed.
UPLB has reached another milestone in its goal to become a globally competitive graduate and research university.
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 Los Baños is pleased to announce the upcoming XXII SHE 2017 International Conference on November 28 to December 1, 2017. This will be the first time that the Society for Human Ecology international conference will be held in the ASEAN region where past SHE conferences were held in USA, Australia, and United Kingdom. This year, the College of Human Ecology of the University of the Philippines Los Baños in partnership with the Society for Human Ecology (SHE), and the International Organization for Human Ecology will host the said conference.