The UP Badminton Association of Diliman, aptly nicknamed UP BadAss, is scoring points for its support of the local Itneg Community of Namarabar, Penarrubia, Abra. Together with Abra Indigo Manila, the organization is selling face masks created by the community using natural dyes and patterned after designs of Itneg embroidery, part of the proceeds of which will be used to help cushion the community from the ravages of COVID-19. To purchase or to see more designs, visit: https://facebook.com/UPBadAss.
“We need to be self-reliant in testing, prevention, and treatment,” said UP Manila College of Medicine Dean Charlotte Chiong in “COVID-19 and the Heart” streamed live on June 12, the 122ndanniversary of Philippine Independence. The event was the eighth episode of UP’s STOP COVID DEATHS webinar series, where she was the guest speaker.
The UP Institute of Civil Engineering (UP ICE) is celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establishment of the UP Civil Engineering Program with a series of activities marked with the hashtag #UPCEat110. Visit their Facebook pageto find out more.
Of the 12 scientists and researchers who were given the 2020 Outstanding Young Scientist Awards (OYS) by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), seven are from the University of the Philippines.
While the case purports to be a personal one involving a media institution and an “aggrieved” citizen, the UP College of Mass Communication sees this event as a direct threat to freedom of the press. Why?
Statement of the UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations on the COVID-19 crisis impact on labor and call to action
UPV for UPD. In the spirit of solidarity and compassion, UP Visayas alumni led the effort to immediately take care of UP Diliman students from Iloilo upon their arrival back home on May 31. They had been stranded in Metro Manila because of the implemented quarantine measures and resulting suspension of inter-island travel.
The UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is going online with gender and development training through its DAKILA online training platform.
UP Diliman stands with the workers of ABS-CBN. UP Diliman stands for press freedom.
The UPD-NIMBB makes good on a proposal to train medical technicians unable to attend Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine workshops for COVID-19 detection.