UP experts and scientists who have done research, or are currently involved in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation project, presented their studies at #ThatsMyBay, a forum on UP’s initiatives in keeping Manila Bay alive organized by the Padayon Public Service Office.

In observance of World News Day today, September 28, UP experts share their thoughts on how fake news affects Philippine society, politics and democracy.

As a result of the series of consultations with UP experts and scientists who have done research, or are currently involved in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation project, the UP Padayon Public Service Office of the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs, in cooperation with the UP Diliman Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, will host a forum entitled #ThatsMyBay: A Forum on UP Initiatives in Keeping Manila Bay Alive. This will be held on September 23, 2019 from 8:00AM- 12:00NN at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology Auditorium, UP Diliman.

Space science and technology in the Philippines gains a new home in UP Diliman with the inauguration of the University Laboratory for Small Satellites and Space Engineering Systems, or ULyS3ES for short, in the UP College of Engineering’s Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (EEEI) in Diliman last August 31.

As recognition of the University’s role at the forefront of awareness, vigilance, and militancy, and to build on last year’s inaugural program, the University will launch an expanded lineup of events with the theme, Dambana ng Paggunita at Pagtutuos sa Batas Militar ni Marcos, to banner the key messages: Marahas ang Batas Militar, Lugmok ang Ekonomiya, Niyurakan ang Karapatang Pantao, Sinupil ang Pamamahayag, at Ninakaw ang Kabang-Yaman.

Dr. Eva Cutiongco-dela Paz of UP Manila and Dr. Ricardo T. Jose of UP Diliman have been named 2019 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos for the teacher category. This is the first time that UP had more than one awardee in the same year.

As part of the academe’s role of conscientization, monitoring, and assessing the policies and performance of government, the Center for Policy and Executive Development (CPED) of the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) of the University of the Philippines (UP) held a forum at the NCPAG Audio-Visual Room in the afternoon of September 3, 2019.

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.

The UP Law Moot Court team was declared Overall Champion of the Asia Cup 2019 International Law Moot Court Competition. It also bagged 3rd place for Best Memorial. The problem argued was a “Case Concerning the Maritime Operation “Sheer Cliff” and Certain Criminal Proceedings: Kingdom of Amphit (Applicant) vs. Republic of Rhea (Respondent).