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.

A UPLB scientist and member of the UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team breaks down the epidemic wave of COVID-19 that swept over the country, and at what point can we say that we have reached the peak of that wave. Read more here.

The UP community in each constituent university banded together to give donations and other forms of assistance for UP students who have been stranded in campus and off-campus housing by the enhanced community quarantine.

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.

Twenty-three inventions were awarded incentives by the University in the 5th Invention Disclosure Incentive Awarding Ceremony. Of the 23, six were invention disclosures while the remaining 17 were technology transfers.

Hundreds of scholars from the Philippines and abroad discuss their common home and happiness for Asia at the 5th Asia Future Conference hosted by University of the Philippines Los Baños College of Public Affairs and Development.

“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.