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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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Forum on Federalism held in UP College of Law

Atty. Cheryl Daytec-Yangot, Atty. Salma Pir Rasul, and Prof. Florin Hilbay answer questions from the audience. Photo by Abraham Arboleda UPSIO.
With the aim of promoting meaningful conversations about the Duterte administration’s thrust to change the form of Philippine government from a unitary into a federal system, experts on the subject shared their views in the forum, “What the “F”: Understanding Federalism in the Philippine Context”, held on September 21, 2016 at the Malcolm Theater, University of the Philippines College of Law, Diliman, Quezon City. The forum was jointly sponsored by the UP College of Law – Institute of Government and …

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UP policy expert discusses pros, cons of a federal PH in Pangasinan

Facade of the provincial capitol of Pangasinan. Photo by Frances Fatima Cabana.
Top intellectuals and public officials from the province of Pangasinan gathered this July 29, 2016 for a lecture on Federalism by one of the country’s premiere public policy experts.
University of the Philippines (UP) Vice President for Public Affairs and UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) Professor Prospero E. De Vera, III delivered a lecture entitled ‘The Challenges and Opportunities for a Federal Philippines’ at the Sison Auditorium in Lingayen.
His presentation kicked off the Lecture Series of the Center for Pangasinan Studies (CPS), which was signed into …

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