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UP Concert Chorus wows audiences with music and environmentalist spirit

Photo from UP Concert Chorus Facebook page.
The UP Concert Chorus (UPCC), one of the country’s foremost internationally awarded choral groups and the University’s premier show choir, brought their Filipino audiences to their feet with stirring performances of foreign religious, inspirational, Broadway and pop music, and of original music and classic OPMs, during their concert at the UP Diliman Carillon Plaza on May 5. The concert was their farewell performance before they embark on their 2017 international concert tour dubbed “Musikalikasan”, as they take the message of music and environmentalism to Europe with them
The concert at the Carillon Plaza was held …

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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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UP hosts 1st Asian Journalism Research Conference

Keynote speakers with International faculty. 1st row: Profs. Juliana Wahab (USM), Lay Kim Wang (USM), Terry Congjuico (UP), Azwan Azmawati (USM), Cherian George (HKBU), UP Chancellor Michael Tan, Up Journ Chair Rachel Khan, Prof. Yvonne Chua (UP), PUP Profs. Maria Garcia, Hemmady Mora and one other. Photo by Jeuel Barroso/UP Journalism Club
Some 300 students and faculty from various universities in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Hong Kong attended the first Asian Journalism Research Conference last April 24-25, 2017 at the University of the Philippines (UP), the only academic conference for undergraduate students in the region. The conference was organized by …

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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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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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Kabuluhan ng ‘k’wentong bayan’ sa iba’t ibang disiplina tinalakay sa “Sampaksaan”

Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
Nagtipon ang mga dalubhasa, guro, iskolar, at mga estudyante sa Panitikang Pilipino mula sa Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Benguet at iba’t ibang rehiyon sa bansa sa kumperensiyang pinamagatang “Sampaksaan sa K’wentong Bayan.”
Ang kumperensiya ay ginanap noong Pebrero 23 sa UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) Auditorium bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng UP Diliman Month 2017.
“Nilalayon ng ‘Sampaksaan’ na mailahad ang kasaysayan at kabuluhan ng mga k’wentong bayan at kaugnayan ng mga ito sa pagbuo ng pambansang kamalayan. Dagdag pa rito, layunin din nito ang (1) maging lunan ng talastasan para sa mga …

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UP literary award named after Abad

Asked to give a few words to close the program, University Professor Emeritus Gemino Abad thanks the anonymous donor of the awards named after him, UP, his parents, and his wife. Photo by Bong Arboleda.
In honor of the University Professor Emeritus for his lifetime work in the humanities, UP established the Gémino Abad Awards for Poetry and Literary Criticism which had its first awarding ceremony on November 11, 2016, at the Executive House in UP Diliman.
Thomas David Chaves, UP Diliman Department of English and Comparative Literature (UPD-DECL) assistant professor and PhD student of Creative Writing, won in the poetry category …

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UP co-hosts AsiaEngage 2016

A souvenir shot of the delegates, organizers, and presenters of AsiaEngage 2016. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
ASEAN University Network (AUN) co-members Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), the University of the Philippines (UP), De La Salle University (DLSU), and the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) jointly conducted the biennial AsiaEngage Regional Conference this year from November 21 to 23 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
With the UP Padayon Public Service Office serving as its secretariat, the 3rd AsiaEngage Regional Conference presented cases of university engagement with government, communities, industries, and civil society in the Asia-Pacific region, which resulted in excellent public …

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NIMBB students win best poster awards at ICKSMCB 2016

UP NIMBB Students at the 2016 International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology in Gangnam, Seoul, Korea on October 12-14, 2016. (From left) Charles Christopher Bataclan, Marian Abigaile Manongdo, Arman Ghodsinia, Rey Garcia, Krizelle Mae Alcantara, Kenneth Anthony Roquid, Daniel Paul Uy, Ryan Timothy Yu, Carmela Cruz, Joanne Marie Sytangco, J-Ann Marie Lego, Aileen Uy (Photo: Isay Viola)
Four students from the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in UP Diliman were recipients of the Sigma-Aldrich Excellent Poster Awards at the 2016 International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology held in Gangnam, …

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The 4th President’s Toast

The University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) will host the Fourth President’s Toast on 28 October 2016, Friday, 2:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon at the Bahay ng Alumni, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.
The Fourth President’s Toast is a salutation to significant projects and achievements initiated by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA), namely the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research (EIDR) and the Balik-PhD programs.
For queries, please contact CIDS through the following e-mail addresses: [email protected], Ms. Lea Diño at [email protected], and Ms. Jori Pamintuan at [email protected]
Learn more about EIDR and the Balik-PhD …

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