When he was younger, UP Integrated School (UPIS) 12th grader Adrian Jeremiah C. Bornilla would make it a point to go over the natural and earth science sections of the almanacs his family had at home. The boy found the topic endlessly fascinating, and it was no surprise that his parents, both engineers, would fill his and his siblings’ younger years with even more books on science and engineering.
In barricades embattled, fighting in delirium,
Others give you their lives without doubts, without gloom.
The site nought matters: cypress, laurel or lily:
Gibbet or open field: combat or cruel martyrdom
Are equal if demanded by country and home.
Main Building. That’s what it’s called. A name that’s both nondescript and imposing. It doesn’t say much about the structure. It’s not named after a person, an office, or unit. Yet being called “Main Building” carries that air of supreme importance.
For an old campus such as UP Los Baños, established in 1909, an iconic tree could simply be any one of those trees that have survived the years since.
“I talked to this jeepney driver who told me he had changed his mind about this administration. He was listening to this daily radio drama where one of the characters was a drug addict who got killed in a police operation. For him, it was a turning point.” This is how Assistant Professor Cleve Kevin Robert Arguelles retells a story of one of his interviewees for his research on populism which earned him the distinction of best thesis in his master’s program abroad.
University of the Philippines officials welcomed the Taiwan Academic/Educational Delegation at the UP Board Room in Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City on 28 August 2017. The delegates from top Taiwan universities and government units visited UP campuses to establish partnerships with the University through the UP Office of International Linkages.
The UP Diliman Gender Office (UPDGO) conducted a forum about extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in urban and rural communities on September 20 at the UPDGO Seminar Room, Benton Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City. “Nanay, Tatay, gusto kong tinapay, Nanay, Tatay, gusto kong MABUHAY” served as a venue for dialogue and psychosocial guidance for participants from Barangay UP Campus and Sitio Sandugo (Kampuhansa UP Diliman).
Atty. Danilo Lardizabal Concepción will be formally installed as the 21st president of the University of the Philippines on September 20, 5:00 pm, at the University Theater, UP Diliman.
Officials of the National Kaohsiung Marine University (NKMU) visited UP Diliman on September 4, 2017 to sign a memorandum of student exchange (MOSE) and explore areas of collaboration with UP.
Students of journalism joined some of the most illustrious names in the profession to witness the University of the Philippines (UP) confer the Gawad Plaridel Award to broadcast journalist Tina Monzon-Palma at the Cine Adarna in UP Diliman on August 23, 2017.