UP hosts first Akademyang Filipino forum-assembly

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.

Experts discuss Asia-Pacific geopolitics

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.

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Recent incidents within the University of the Philippines have drawn renewed attention to the roles and actuations of fraternities on our campuses—in particular, a brawl involving members of two fraternities, and even more disturbingly, a series of offensive posts on social media attributed to the Upsilon Sigma Phi.

UP, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra bring Handel’s Messiah free to the public

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) and UP’s top soloists and choral groups will perform immortal orchestral selections, Christmas and inspirational music including Handel’s Messiah, one of the grandest and best-known choral and orchestral works of Western music, free for the public.