The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication is holding the 2nd Communication Research International Conference (CRIC) at the Film Center of UP Diliman on 17 and 18 October 2019.

All thirteen (13) examinees from the University of the Philippines Manila – College of Pharmacy successfully passed the Pharmacist Licensure Examination held last month, with three of them making it into the Top Ten list of passers.

To commemorate the UP College of Music’s 103rd Founding Anniversary, the UP College of Music and the UP College of Music Alumni Association, Inc. proudly present two shows for its founding month. It will aptly greet the month with ICONOGRAPHY: Homage to the Shapers of Philippine Music on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and close it with KÁROLY, JENÖ AND FRANZ on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

First game, first win. The UP Fighting Maroons took the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws by the horns to win its Season 82 opener in the University Athletics Association of Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament on September 4 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

The UP Men’s Basketball Team has once again become a UAAP basketball team bet. Sliding into a fresh season, the team is powered by not only a solid player line up, but also its ardent sponsors, such as the asset management company, Januarius Holdings Inc.

“A UP education is a great gift and privilege. . . .The University gave us the skills, the knowledge, and wisdom that we needed to face our future; honed our talents towards achieving our dreams; and most importantly, provided us the values that we hold dear and that also formed our character: love of country, service to our countrymen, professionalism and pursuit of excellence, integrity, and a sense of justice and fairness.” —Ambassador Edgardo B. Espiritu, UPAA Most Distinguished Alumnus for 2019, in his response on behalf of the alumni awardees

The UP Alumni Association handed out its awards during “Pandayan ng Bayan,” the General Alumni Homecoming on August 24 at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman. The recipients were 33 individuals, 13 families, and an alumni chapter. The individual honorees consisted of the Most Distinguished Alumnus, four Lifetime Distinguished Achievement awardees, and 28 Distinguished Alumni in 25 fields.

UP System employees were the first recipients of the new UP ID produced by PayMaya, free of charge, for the University.

In a ceremonial presentation, UP President Danilo Concepcion, Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa, and Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora received their new IDs from UP alumnus and PayMaya founder and CEO Orlando Vea on August 27, the first day of release.

The result of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines’ (NHCP) P54-million two-year restoration of the UP Visayas (UPV) Main Building in its Iloilo City campus was finally unveiled on August 16.