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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 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.

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.

Multi-awarded screenwriter, filmmaker, playwright, writer and editor, Bonifacio Parabuac Ilagan, added a new entry to his long list of accomplishments when he was awarded the 2019 Gawad Plaridel award on November 20, 2019.

Update on UP’s assistance to earthquake-hit communities in Mindanao

A team of engineers from the UP College of Engineering (UP-CoE) further assured the safety of people gravely affected by the recent Mindanao earthquakes by conducting structural assessment of vital buildings in North Cotabato Province and the hard-hit Municipality of Makilala.

As part of its 41st anniversary, the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) will be holding the UP Writers Night celebration, a yearly gathering that pays homage to both the country’s established and up-and-coming writers. The grand homecoming will feature three major events, all taking place on November 22, 2019 at the new UP College of Fine Arts Building, University of Philippines – Diliman.

Media and communication students, faculty, scholars, professionals, and enthusiasts from various parts of the country are set to gather at the annual Philippine College Radio Congress, happening on November 26-28, 2019 at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman.

Even as she occupies one of the top culinary posts in the United States, White House Executive Chef Cristeta Pasia Comerford does not consider herself at the pinnacle of her life. “I am still at a stepping stone to where life will lead me next,” she said after she was conferred a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by the University of the Philippines on November 11.