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UP EEEI Hosts 1st Technology Fair

The UP Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP EEEI) and Nokia Manila Technology Center, in cooperation with Analog Devices, Inc., Artesyn Embedded Technologies, First Philec, Inc., PHINMA Energy, and Samsung R&D Philippines, will be hosting the 1st EEE Technology Fair, on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 8:00AM-5:00 PM, at the University of the Philippines Bonifacio Global City.
With “Enhanced Industry-Academe Collaboration to Support a Culture of Innovation” as theme, the fair aims to engage state universities and colleges, government agencies, and industry partners in advancing the Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering fields in the Philippines by setting the platform for collaboration.

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Geography in the Field: A Course-Based Extension Program

Participatory 3D Mapping project of Geog 192 students led by Mr. Emmanuel Garcia with the local participants of Paracale, Camarines Norte in partnership with UNICEF.
Geography focuses on the study of the earth as the home of humans. A holistic discipline, it examines human-environment interactions, spatial processes, and the development of places and localities. It studies the physical and human processes of the earth and investigates how these produce different landscapes. It uses geographic techniques such as spatial analysis, cartography, geographic information science (GIScience), remote sensing, and statistical methods to explore and comprehend the complexities of natural and cultural systems and …

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UP DSCTA to hold speech, theater workshops

The UP Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts (DSCTA) will conduct a summer speech and theater workshop for children, teenagers and professionals in May.
The workshop, which will be held for 20 hours, is part of the extramural programs of the UP DSCTA.
The basic speech workshop for kids (7 to 12 years old) and teens (13 to 17 years old) will cover confidence building, voice and diction, effective use of language in presentations, oral interpretation, and public speaking.
The speech workshop for adults and professionals will include basic grammar review, public speaking, confidence building, voice and diction, and essentials and effective …

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Primary Care benefits for all UP faculty and staff

You may visit the Primary Health Care Studies program at the UPD University Health Service Facebook page by clicking through this photo.
New primary care benefits may now be availed of at the University Health Service (UHS) in UP Diliman. These health care benefits are given as part of a pilot study, “Philippine Studies in Primary Care”, which was launched on October 2016 to run for a year until September 30, 2017, unless otherwise extended. Jointly funded by UP System and Philhealth, the study aims to test the effectiveness of a primary care health delivery system in a corporate setting. “Our …

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Inauguration, groundbreaking of road network on UPD Campus

Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
On February 25, UP President Danilo Concepcion, former UP President Alfredo Pascual, and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar led the groundbreaking ceremony on Jacinto Street as well as the inauguration of Ylanan Street as part of the construction, rehabilitation and improvement of various road networks in UP Diliman Campus.
The infrastructure project is a partnership undertaking implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the University of the Philippines (UP) with its tie-up contractors, namely, F.P. De Guzman Construction Inc., Harley Construction, Inc. and Newbig Four J Construction Inc. Also present at the ceremonies were …

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UPD community gets together for Inter-College Socials

The UPD National Institute of Geological Sciences faculty members, led by Acting Acting Deputy Director for Resources and Facilities, Prof. Carlo Arcilla (second from right), perform at the event. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
There was song. There was laughter. There was a good mix of banter and deep conversation. It was the annual UP Diliman (UPD) Inter-College Socials, where the University community gathered to unwind for a night and enjoy the camaraderie among administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
Held on February 17 at the UPD National Science Complex Amphitheater, the event was organized by the College of Science (CS) and served …

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UP SURP inaugurates new building, launches new books

UP SURP logo.
The University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP SURP) welcomed UP officials, representatives from the office of the Ambassador of Germany to the Philippines and UNESCO Philippines to its new building’s soft inauguration and the launching of new books on February 6.
The unveiling of the International Center for Urban and Regional Planning (ICURP) was attended by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual, incoming UP President Danilo M. Concepcion, Vice President for Planning Elvira A. Zamora, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan, Office of the Campus Architect Director Enrico B. Tabafunda, other UP officials, as well …

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UP fetes donors of Centennial Professorial Chairs in Engineering

Former UP Diliman College of Engineering Dean Aura Matias speaking before the donor families. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
“Forging new ties and strengthening of existing ties with the donors of Engineering Professorial Chairs is one way of realizing greater academic productivity that elevates the quality of teaching and excellence through conferences and research,” Dean Rizalinda L. de Leon said in her welcome message at the reception for donors of Centennial Professorial Chairs in Engineering on January 11 at the UP Board Room in Quezon City.
The new batch of donors was dedicated to the “Centennial” Engineering Professorial Chairs as this marked …

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Call for Nominations: UP Gawad Plaridel 2017 (Television Category)

The U.P. College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is now accepting nominations for the annual UP Gawad Plaridel which recognizes Filipino media practitioners who have excelled in any of the media (print, radio, film, television, and new media) and have performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service.
For 2017, the thirteenth U.P. Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding Television Practitioner.
The award is named after Marcelo H. del Pilar (nom de plume, Plaridel), the selfless propagandist whose stewardship of the reformist newspaper La Solidaridad helped crystallize nationalist sentiments and ignite libertarian ideas in …

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Search for next UP Diliman Chancellor begins

The University of the Philippines Diliman has begun its search for its next Chancellor.
On January 4, the Search Committee for the Next UP Diliman Chancellor revealed the names of the three nominees who have qualified for the selection. They are:
Dr. Aura C. Matias
Professor and former Dean, College of Engineering
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Dr. Michael L. Tan
UP Diliman Chancellor and Professor, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy
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Dr. Roland B. Tolentino
Professor and former Dean, College of Mass Communication
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The nominees will face members of the UP Diliman community in a public forum which will be …

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