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“Balangay: Ang Seremonya ng Pagwawakas”, programang handog sa pagtatapos ng UP Diliman Month 2017

Video by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
Ang isang buwang pagdiriwang ng UP Diliman Month 2017 o Buwan ng UP Diliman ay ginabayan ng temang “Salaysayan: K’wentong Bayan, Kaalamang Bayan.”
Sa pagbubukas nito, nagkaroon ng mga kulturang pagtatanghal na nagpamalas ng mga k’wentong hinggil sa paglikha ng mundo. Kasabay nito ang pagpapasinaya ng “Sansinukob,” isang interactive-installation na eksibit tampok ang pitong (7) katangi-tanging obra ng mga bantog na manlilikha ng kasalukuyang panahon na sumisimbulo sa mga dakilang tapat lng sansinukob mula sa pananaw ng mga etnolingguwistikong grupo sa Pilipinas.
Kasama sa serye ng mga aktibidad ay ang muling pagpapakinig sa musika ni Pambansang Alagad ng …

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UP Asian Center To Showcase Indian Culture In “Utsav: A Festival Of India”

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman, in cooperation of the Indian Embassy in the Philippines and the New Era University’s Foreign Service Department, will be holding Utsav: A Festival of India, an event that showcases various aspects of Indian culture and society, from dance traditions, culinary delicacies to music and Bollywood. The event is free and open to the public.
Below is the tentative schedule.
0900-09:30: Registration
0930-0940: Indian and Philippine National Anthems
0940-0950: Opening Remarks-Chancellor Michael L. Tan, UP Diliman
0950-1005: Keynote Speech, Ambassador L.D. Ralte
1005-1010: Dean’s Remarks, Dr. Joefe B. Santarita, Asian Center
1015-1020: Performance of Indian Semiclassical Bhajan, Ms. Roma Pradan
1025-1030: …

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You’re Invited: Lectures, A Forum, A Roundtable, A Food Festival, Etc. | The 60th Anniversary Of The UP Asian Center

As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will be holding a series of activities throughout November. Please see the list of events below. If and when available, clicking on a title will jump to a press release that contains more information.

Title/Nature of Activity
Speaker (s)

3 November 201510 a.m. to 12 noon
A State Prosecutor’s View on Extrajudicial Killings: An Introduction of Cases | A Human Rights Colloquium
Atty. Peter Ong, Senior State ProsecutorDepartment of Justice, Philippines
Seminar Room, Hall of Wisdom, UP Asian Center

5 November 20159:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 The Impact of ASEAN Integration on the …

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CHED Gears Up for ASEAN 2015

The crafting of the ASEAN 2015 Action Plan for Philippine Higher Education is underway.
Its development—only one in a set of tasks to be undertaken by the agency—is in preparation for the establishment of an ASEAN Community by 2015.
ASEAN 2015, as it is more commonly known, rose from ASEAN Vision 2020 proposed during the summit in 1997. This vision of the region as a “concert of Southeast Asian nations, outward looking,  living in peace, stability and prosperity, bonded together in partnership in dynamic development and in a community of caring societies” formed the concept of a regional community.
It was not until …

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UPAA to host forum on Bangsamoro Framework Agreement

The UP Alumni Association will host the next session of Kapihan ng Bayan sa U.P. on September 23, 2014, Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 PM, at the Salazar Hall of Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The forum will closely examine a yet pending and still smoldering national issue — the “Bangsamoro Framework Agreement.”
The Kapihan will begin with remarks from U.P. President Alfredo E. Pascual, followed by an exposition of the topic by Ms. Amina Zalmia Rasul Bernardo, president of the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID), as resource person.
All interested parties are invited to partake of the coffee on …

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All UP Academic Employees Union Launches Summer Wellness Program in Diliman

As temperatures continue to rise by the day, the All UP Academic Employees Union (AUPAEU) launched a wellness program to beat the summer heat.
According to AUPAEU Diliman President Perlita Raña, this program is comprised of twelve sessions starting on April 21 until May 16, 2014 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays). Raña said that this wellness program was designed to promote a healthy and active lifestyle among the faculty, REPS, staff, students and the rest of the UP community.
“Health and wellness are major concerns of our community, and it is imperative that we nurture a healthy lifestyle. As members of a militant, …

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UP SURP to hold International Conference on Smarter Cities

The University of the Philippines, through its School of Urban and Regional Planning, is taking the lead in national development initiatives with the International Conference on Smarter Cities.
The conference is a venue for the multi-directional flow of information, expertise, technologies and resources among different stakeholders towards the development of policies, programs and actions for more responsive and sustainable approaches to planning communities. Through consolidated efforts, the conference aims to achieve the goal of developing smarter, sustainable and climate-resilient communities in the future.
Organized by the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning, Prof. Dr. Emeritus Gero Hillmer from the University of …

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UP Diliman as dining, recreation haven

When one talks about UP Diliman (UPD), it is not only scholarly activities or academics that fi gure in the stories. There is another side to the so-called UP Diliman experience. To fully know this other side, one needs to literally go around the 500- hectare campus.
Gastronomic adventures
The UPD campus has a lot to offer to the gastronomically adventurous, from local street fare to the more expensive culinary experience in medium priced venues. If you are after student-friendly, lutong bahay kind of food, you have several options. The most popular and one of the oldest restaurants on campus is Rodics, …

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