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UP designs new campus as technopreneurship hub

The University of the Philippines, the country’s national university, hopes to inaugurate by the end of the year a “technopreneurship campus” to be based in Vista City, Dasmariñas, Cavite.
Project proponent Dr. Aura Matias, who is the outgoing dean of the UP Diliman College of Engineering, said UP Alabang, situated in the Calabarzon industry growth area, would build knowledge capital and technology development specific to the needs of industry, through curricular and technology business incubation offerings.
“An innovation campus, it will focus on development of new products and processes that can be spinned off to business enterprises in the Philippines that can …

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Nagoya U sets up satellite campus at UPLB

UP President Alfredo Pascual and UPLB Chancellor Fernando Sanchez (foreground) and officials of Nagoya University, the Japanese Ministry of Education, and the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines, together with representatives from other Japanese international agencies and international agencies based in UPLB, await the start of a Nagoya University opening and entrance ceremony for its Asian Satellite Campus-Philippines.
Affirming its international reputation, the UP Los Baños Graduate School is now host to Nagoya University’s Asian Satellite Campus (ASC) in the Philippines.
The highest officials of both universities introduced the campus through what Nagoya University called its traditional “opening and entrance ceremony” held on …

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Welcome to the Academic Year 2014-2015

This month marks the adoption of the new academic calendar for the University of the Philippines System.
Classes in the various constituent universities and unit of the university will start as follows: UP Manila – August 6; UP Diliman – August 7; UP Los Baños – August 11; UP Baguio – August 12; UP Visayas, UP Cebu and UP Mindanao – August 18; and UP Open University – August 23.
Padayon mga Iskolar ng Bayan!

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After the Storm: Learning and Rebuilding with UP’s Technical Assessment Team

The Oblation remains standing at the UP Visayas Tacloban College campus. Photo courtesy of Arch. Danilo Silvestre.
On the 8th of November 2013, the world watched as Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) tore through Guian, Samar, causing widespread flooding and landslides. Said to be the strongest storm to make landfall, the typhoon proceeded to devastate much of  central Philippines.
The numbers speak for themselves. A USAID fact sheet released at the end of last year said that an estimated 16 million people were affected by the storm. More than a million houses were either damaged or destroyed, displacing about four times that …

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UP president asks constituent units to accept cross-enrollees from UP Tacloban

The Oblation statue in UP Tacloban stands resilient amid devastation brought by super typhoon Yolanda. Micaela Papa, GMA News
University of the Philippines (UP) president Alfredo Pascual has issued an urgent request to UP constituent universities to allow students from UP Tacloban to cross-enroll for the second semester.
Pascual asked the heads of the other UP units Wednesday to temporarily waive the requirements for cross-registration of students from UP Visayas-Tacloban campus “in light of the “emergency situation” caused by typhoon Yolanda.
He also asked them to accommodate the students’ transfer to other UP campuses in time for the start of classes.
“We will address …

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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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