“We now have a greater sense of appreciation of the things that are grown and being consumed. We also have gratitude to the farmers, the traders, the scientists, the policy makers, and other agriculture stakeholders. I hope this exhibit will make an imprint in our collective memory, that we should not take things for granted. Rather, we should learn how to appreciate agriculture beyond its traditional functions, as art embodies the life of agriculture,” said Karla Sajona-Sta. Cruz, one of August Rush’s participating artists.
The University of the Philippines, through the Padayon Public Service Office or UP Padayon, is working for the advancement of the Manila Bay rehabilitation.
Seven UP alumni–five for the teacher awards and two for the police officers competition–are among the 18 finalists for this year’s Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos.
Faculty, researchers and alumni of the University of the Philippines were recognizedatthe recent awarding ceremonies of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) 41st Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), held from July 10 to 11, 2019 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Ortigas.
Thousands of Iskolar ng Bayan and their loved ones converged at the DL Umali Freedom Park of the University of the Philippines Los Baños for the UPLB’s 47th Commencement Exercises on the afternoon of June 22, 2019. The event marked the University’s conferment of degrees to its 2,419 graduates for this year and the conferment of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, on Dr. Simon N. Groot.
Congratulations to the 71 UP Scientists for 2018-2020!
Faculty members and researchers from across the UP System earned the rank of UP Scientist in an awarding ceremony on May 28 at the UP Diliman School of Statistics Auditorium. Forty-four were named UP Scientist I, 11 received the rank of UP Scientist II, and 16 were awarded UP Scientist III.
UP takes pride in being a haven of liberalism, open-mindedness and independent thinking, but it is still no stranger to instances of discrimination and harassment. Here is a brief snapshot of life in UP for members of the LGBTQ community.
Fifteen years ago, the UP Forum examined the state of science in UP—its accomplishments, challenges, and needs for the future.
Soaked in brine and sweat, scientists have uncovered the tale of the tawilis—an increasingly rare delicacy pushed to the brink of extinction through wanton fishing, pollution, and careless human development.
A small area tucked away in the Institute of Biological Sciences of the University of the Philippines in Los Baños gives proof to the saying that good things come in little packages. The wards of the UPLB Bee Program are no bigger than one’s thumb, but they are able to provide a livelihood and a whole range of products to those who are interested.