Team Philippines in the 11th IESO

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.

Prof. Arguelles in one of his class presentations in Central European University

“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.

UPDGO forum

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).