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The Search Committee for Chancellor of UP Diliman invites all constituents and stakeholders to attend the public forum on January 13 (Monday) at the Abelardo Hall (UP College of Music) from 9AM to 12NN. The public forum will feature the presentation of the candidates for the next UP Diliman Chancellor as well as a report on the state of UP Diliman by Chancellor Michael Tan.

The University of the Philippines will host the 8th ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program Philippines this year. It will revolve around the theme, Education Development and Education for All, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 4.

The lantern parade in UP Diliman bids everyone to soar high, “Pumailanlang”, or “to surpass the suffering and difficulties faced by the country”. Contest hall-of-famer College of Fine Arts mounts a show highlighting issues of Philippine seas.

UP has partnered with academic institutions, government agencies, civil society organizations, and industry representatives in Mindanao to establish the Mindanao Genomics Consortium. The group aims to facilitate the conduct of omics research and collaborations that will enhance omics work in Mindanao.

Seventy-four faculty members from across the UP System were conferred the rank and title of UP Artist in a ceremony held on November 29 at the Asian Institute of Tourism, UP Diliman (UPD). Awardees hold the title for three years, which comes with a yearly monetary incentive. The recognition, which may be renewed or elevated to a higher rank, is given based on the Arts Productivity System of the University.

The UP Symphony Orchestra offers an “Ode to Joy” to the UP Community in a free, open-air concert performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 tonight, December 12, at the University Amphitheater at 6:00 PM, with surprise performances from other UP artists and choirs.

A modern library-learning commons will soon rise in UP Manila. The 12-story building will centralize the campus libraries. It will feature longer hours of operation, an open ground floor, individualized thesis-dissertation rooms, small-group study and collaborative areas, a coffee shop, and free drinking water.