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.
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.
At daybreak on October 20, the UP community and friends gathered at UP Diliman’s Palma Hall steps to mark the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód’s new chapter, as it celebrated it’s 26th inception anniversary through a fun run.
“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.