No task is too big nor too small in UP’s fight against COVID-19. This is the rallying spirit behind the various UP Bayanihan efforts that range from science and technology to humanitarian efforts, leading the way in social responsibility for its students and staff.

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Classes, both residential and online and alternative learning activities in the UP System (except the UP Open University) are suspended until 14 April 2020 while the University assesses the situation and decides on how best to facilitate learning and manage academic requirements in the time of COVID-19.

The UP Cebu team, employing LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method using light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure variable distances to the Earth, was able to pinpoint the location of structures buried under the Naga City, Cebu landslide debris. It is one of the expertise of CENVI or the Central Visayas Center for Environmental Informatics of UP Cebu.

Pahayag ukol sa Pagkamatay ng UP student na si Kis Tryvl Ramos Labis na ikinalulungkot ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas ang balita ukol sa malagim na pagkamatay ng isa sa mga mag-aaral ng UP Cebu na si Kis Tryvl Ramos. Si Kis ay magtatapos na sana sa kanyang kurso nang mabaril siya noong Miyerkules ng gabi […]

Start-up carves a niche in human resource solutions

Being in UP Cebu also looped it into the culture of cutting-edge research and development of the academe. In handling human resources—and wages and benefits already reaching more than P9 billion—the system is recipient to a huge amount of data, which is huge scientific grist. This makes the start-up not only a business incubatee, but a possible partner of UP in finding what is best for human resources in the country.

UP Cebu holds its 81st commencement exercises at its Lahug campus open grounds on June 27, 2018, capping a centennial year as it graduates 405 students, 344 with a bachelor’s degree, 11 magna cum laude, and 74 cum laude. Chancellor Liza Corro expresses confidence in the batch’s eagerness to “pay it forward,” ahead of any return service requirement.

UP Cebu 100

May 3, 2018 was the culmination of UP Cebu’s centennial celebrations, which carried the theme “Unang Siglo: Halad sa Katawhan, of Academic Excellence and Public Service”. The day saw the unveiling of a “gratitude wall” for UP Cebu donors, the inauguration of the UP Presidents’ markers at the new Oblation Square, awarding ceremonies for constituents, and a grand centennial “cookout” out in the open.

Guests view the artworks featured in UP Cebu's "Sentenaryo" art exhibit at the Jose T. Joya Gallery. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

UP Cebu, which has found a niche in the arts and creative design, showcases the visual art talent it has nurtured through the years and its contribution to the development of Visayan art and culture through an exhibit called “Sentenaryo: 100 Artworks by 100 Artists Celebrating 100 Years of Academic Excellence and Public Service”.