The University of the Philippines is committed in sending its group of geology experts from the UP Resilience Institute today to conduct a needs assessment in light of the Mindanao earthquakes last October 29 and 31 with magnitudes 6.6 and 6.5, respectively.
Experts from the UP Resilience Institute and UP Mindanao Earthquake Task Force have been sent to visit the hard-hit barangays of Makilala, Cotabato for geological assessment in light of the Mindanao earthquakes last October 29 and 31. This is in response to Acting Vice-Governor Shirlyn D. Macasarte-Villanueva’s request to UP for assistance on geological surveys, structural damage assessment, and psychosocial support for trauma victims.
The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) conducted its 1st National Genomics Conference on October 10 to showcase its research programs and further encourage collaboration among Filipino scientists to beef up omics research in the country. The daylong event was also part of the Center’s year-long tenth anniversary celebration.
The University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao registered a 100% passing rate during the October 2019 Licensure Examination for Chemical Technicians. Last 14 October 2019, all twenty graduates of UP Mindanao’s BS Food Technology program who took the exam received the good news as the Professional Regulation Commission released the results. The national passing rate is 81%, with 2,298 passers out of 2,834 takers in the country.
A professional researcher and undergraduate students of the University of the Philippines Mindanao received top awards during the 9th Health Research and Development Expo competitions organized by the Regional Health Research and Development Consortium-XI held on 3-4 October 2019 in Davao City.
UP Mindanao’s first summa cum laude graduate and new chancellor both allude to God working in their lives, and uphold the UP core values of honor and excellence in their commencement and valedictory speeches.
UP Mindanao graduates achieve 100% passing in the architecture board exams.
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.
“The Sports Complex is the testimony of the partnership of the University of the Philippines and the City Government of Davao in nurturing the athletes of Mindanao and the Country.” These are the words on the marker that was unveiled at the Davao City-University of the Philippines Sports Complex on 26 January 2019.
“UP is supposed to be helping the country, but why is it not here in the poorest regions?” John Gaisano posed the question. In this piece, he recalls the behind-the-scenes story of how his fellow UP alumni lobbied for the creation of UP Mindanao, one of the younger constituent universities of the UP System.