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UP Visual Identity Guidebook 2017 now available online

This is a digital copy of the University of the Philippines Visual Identity Guidebook 2017. This guide serves to define the elements found in official trademarks of the university, such as the seal, university colors, logo type and The Oblation.
The VIG also prescribes how these symbols should be used in official communications, websites, social media accounts and other materials of the university’s units, offices, organizations, faculty, students and staff.
The adoption of the UP VIG was approved by the Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting held last 26 January 2017, at the Board Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

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UP launches Gawad Oblation

Supporters from government and industry make up first batch of awardees
The UP Gawad Oblation recipients with UP President Alfredo Pascual and Vice President for Public Affairs Edna Estifania Co. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
The UP Gawad Oblation, an award given by the UP President to UP alumni and friends for “extraordinary service with or in the name of UP,” was launched and conferred on 14 individuals from government and industry in a ceremony held on February 7, 2017 at the UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
The awardees each received a medal designed by Prof. Leo Abaya.
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UP, mga ahensyang pampamahalaan nagtipon para sa pambansang panalanging Kapatiran

PRES. PASCUAL: ANG OBLATION AY PAG-AALAY NG SARILI PARA SA BAYAN. (Mula sa kaliwa) Nasa likod: Rizal-Blumentritt Pamathalaan Academy President Rafael Morales, UP President Alfredo Pascual, Former Civil Service Commission Commissioner Mary Anna Fernandez-Mendoza, Atty. Grace Andres, Deputy Secretary General, Office of the House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Nasa harap: DENR representative Rey Alcaraz, retired UP Prof. Concepcion Alaras.Sa pagsibol ng umaga noong Lunes, Hulyo 20, sinalubong ito ng mga kasalukuyan at dating opisyal ng mga ahensyang pampamahalaan na nagtipon-tipon sa Oblation Plaza para sa isang pambansang panalanging Kapatiran.
Ayon kay Prop. Concepcion Alaras, “ang pagtitipong ito…ay panawagan para sa isang espirituwal …

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Tales from UP Diliman: Fact or Fiction?

We have heard these stories before, and perhaps even helped spread them.
The UP seal has a parrot. The model for the Oblation is the father of the late action star. The Diliman campus is located on a fault line. The Sunken Garden and the main library are slowly sinking every year. A student will not graduate if he or she has a picture taken with the Oblation.
Upperclassmen have passed on these tales to gullible, innocent freshmen. A classmate heard it from another classmate, who then told you, and perhaps you told another. But is there any truth to these stories?
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