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UP Diliman students acclaimed in BPI-DOST Science Awards 2017

Three senior students of UP Diliman, winners of the BPI-DOST Science Awards 2017, received their awards on April 19 at the College of Science Auditorium in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Recognized during the ceremonies were: Jaime Lorenzo N. Dinglasan (BS Biology), for his research on milkfish bacteria; Orville M. Feliciano (BS Electronics and Communications Engineering), for his research on stereolithography; and, Philip Caesar M. Flores (BS Physics), for his research on quantum and classical clocks.
Officials of UP Diliman and BPI Foundation, and the thesis advisers of the awardees, delivered inspiring messages that highlighted the importance of science, research and technology developments …

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UPAA hosts forum on federalism

Photo by Jun Madrid, UP MPRO
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) hosted the “Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP”, a regular public forum for nationally relevant issues, on April 18 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman, Quezon City.  Resource speakers discussed the pros and cons of having to shift the Philippines form of government to federalism.
In his presentation, “Establishing a Stronger, and a More Efficient, Effective, Responsive, and Accountable Philippine Democracy”, Dr. Jose V. Abueva, President of Kalayaan College and former UP President, discussed the need for system change.
Abueva favored a shift to a unitary and …

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UPV OAR launches The Alumni Café Jam

Photo by GC Castro, UPV-OAR
The Alumni Café Jam was launched recently by the UP Visayas (UPV) Office of Alumni Relations (OAR), with various alumni groups, classes, batches and associations as co-sponsors.
An al fresco musical jamming session at the UPV Alumni Terrace, The Alumni Café Jam aims to strengthen ties between and among UP alumni groups, associations, classes and batches.
The kick-off session was sponsored by UP High School Batch ’92 on March 24, 2017. UPV Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development Prof. Evelyn Belleza, Prof. Dea Doromal, UP Hamili/Hamilia Alumni Association members, Pretty Farm Boys, and UPAA officers and board members, …

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COE honors professorial chair donors

“Sa ngalan po ng UP, malugod ko pong tinatanggap at pinapahalagahan ang inyong suporta, kabaitan, at kagandahang-loob.”UP President Danilo L. Concepcion expresses his appreciation for the support extended by the alumni engineers. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The UP Diliman College of Engineering (COE) held a reception for donors who funded the establishment of one professorial chair and provided additional support for four existing professorial chairs, on March 15 at the National Engineering Center.
The newly established endowment was for the Honorio T. and Elisa F. Allado Professorial Chair in Civil Engineering, donated by the Allado Construction Company, Inc. According to the …

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UP Alumni Engineers Vow to Give Back More to UP

UP President Danilo L. Concepcion congratulating members of the new UPAE officers. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Newly-elected UP Alumni Engineers (UPAE) President Engr. Adrian S. Arias pledged to step up its efforts give back to both UP and the College of Engineering, amidst notable changes in the University’s academic landscape this year. Arias spoke during the induction ceremony of the UPAE’s new set of officers on March 6, 2017 in Quezon Hall.
Arias, who takes over from the outgoing UPAE president, Levy V. Espiritu, invited his fellow alumni engineers to invest in the College, its people, and the various projects of …

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UP launches Gawad Oblation

Supporters from government and industry make up first batch of awardees
The UP Gawad Oblation recipients with UP President Alfredo Pascual and Vice President for Public Affairs Edna Estifania Co. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
The UP Gawad Oblation, an award given by the UP President to UP alumni and friends for “extraordinary service with or in the name of UP,” was launched and conferred on 14 individuals from government and industry in a ceremony held on February 7, 2017 at the UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
The awardees each received a medal designed by Prof. Leo Abaya.
The first Gawad …

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UPV recognizes alumni outstanding achievements

Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, Supreme Court of the Philippines. Photo from UPV Office of Alumni Relations.
The University of the Philippines Visayas awarded the UPV Chancellor’s Special Award to Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, Supreme Court of the Philippines, last August 13, 2016, at the UP Alumni & Faculty Homecoming 2016 Dinner and Awards Night held at the Anne Margerette Hall, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. He was given the Oblation Trophy for his invaluable involvement in the arbitration in the West Philippine Sea dispute, from the onset until the time the Arbitral Tribunal served its ruling in favor of …

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UP Salutes Distinguished Alumni

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and UPAA President Ramon Maronilla pose with UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees from different disciplines. Photo by Jun Madrid.
The University of the Philippines (UP), led by President Alfredo E. Pascual, held a dinner at the UP Diliman Executive House to honor the 2016 UP Alumni Association (UPAA) awardees on June 22, 2016.
This year’s field of awardees was led by the Most Distinguished Alumnus, Dr. David M. Consunji (BSCE ’46, LLD ’93) and the Most Distinguished Alumna, Amina Rasul-Bernardo (AB’ 75). They were joined by outstanding alumni in 25 other categories, including: UPAA Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Awardees, …

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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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UP President and PDI’s UP alumni converse over brunch

Alumni of the University of the Philippines from the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) joined UP officials on 30 May 2015 in the Board of Regents Room of UP Diliman’s Quezon Hall to have a conversation with UP President Alfredo E. Pascual over brunch.
The conversation began with Pascual giving a presentation entitled, UP: Moving the National University Forward in the 21st Century. In this presentation, the president updated the alumni on the latest initiatives and projects under his administration.
These projects fell mostly under the banner of two strategic initiatives—academic excellence and operational excellence. Under the former fall some of UP’s most …

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