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ASEA-UNINET President visits UP OVPAA

Dr. Carla Locatelli [second from right], currently Professor of Theory and Comparative Literature at the University of Trento, Italy, Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and recently elected president for 2016-2018 of the ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET), dropped by the UP Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs on March 16 to meet with [from left to right]: Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs (R&D Resource Management) Mary Delia Tomacruz, Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) Rhodora Azanza, , Vice-President for Academic Affairs Cynthia-Rose Bautista, Office of International Linkages Deputy Director Aaron Joseph Villaraza, and former …

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UP–Harvard University Collaborative Workshop/Meeting Held at UP Diliman, UP Manila

Officials of the University of the Philippines and Harvard University meet at the Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) hosted a three-day workshop/meeting with officials of the Harvard University from March 13 to 15. The activity aimed to effectively start cooperation between UP, the country’s national university, and Harvard, the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.
On March 13, UP President Danilo Concepcion, together with members of UP’s organizing committee, met with the Harvard delegation headed by Dr. Margot Gill, Administrative Dean for International Affairs, Faculty …

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UP connects with Filipino scholars in Europe

Young Filipino scholars gathered at the Philippine Embassy in London on Friday, April 24, for the UK stop of the University of the Philippines (UP) roadshow.
The three-week tour aims to update UP graduates abroad on developments in the University as well as to encourage them to share their academic expertise or make financial contributions to UP.
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Dr. Aaron Joseph Villaraza, deputy director of the Diliman-based Office of International Linkages, was tasked to meet with the thirteen PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members from the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, …

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UPCIS panel participates in 4th JSA-ASEAN Conference

Presenters from UP at the Bang Pa-in Palace, known as the Summer Palace of Thai Kings. From Left to Right: Patricia Bianca Andres, Jeremy Reuel Dela Cruz, Amparo Adelina Umali III, PhD, and Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete PhD with Ricardo T. Jose PhD, Professor at the UP Department of History and member of the JSA-ASEAN Steering committee.
The UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS) organized the panel, “Acting Cultural Diplomacy: Staging Kabuki, Noh and Bunraku in the Philippines 2002-2013” for the 4th Japan Studies Association- Association of South East Asian Nations (JSA-ASEAN) International Conference.
The conference, with the theme ‘State and Non-state Actors in …

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“Symbiosis”/“Mutualism” and the University of the Philippines’ Enhanced and Strategic Internationalization Agenda

Internationalization is a university’s response to globalization, which is the strong and growing interdependence of countries, economies and cultures (Stromquist 2007). It is the fusion/hybridization of academic culture and pedagogy, including ethos and value systems, of universities across nations. It provides the opportunity for strengthening academic resources, while retaining the university’s distinct identity in the fast changing world. It is therefore essential for the future development of the University of the Philippines (UP) and other Philippine Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to pursue internationalization, given the rapid changes in the socio-political, economic and cultural landscapes, and the desire of universities always …

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