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The ‘Panday’ Conspiracy

“Panday” by Toym Imao. Left photo: Shows the base which is both an anvil and a seafaring vessel. It also features a a stylized Philippine flag. Center photo: Shows the Oblation at the helm, and “padayon” spelled in baybayin (pre-colonial Filipino scripts). It also shows a stylized rendition of the brain and the letters “UP”. Right photo: Traditional okir patterns created a sail for the ship. The sculpture, when turned sideways, also shows a heart shape. (UP System Information Office).
It all began last week with my fellow chancellors at UP. With the term of the current president, Alfredo E. Pascual, …

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Padayon UP Award for Excellence in Public Service launched

The Office of the UP Vice President for Public Affairs has made a call for nominations to the first Padayon UP Award for Excellence in Public Service, with the theme “Galing UP, Lingkod Bayan,” which aims to reward outstanding public service initiatives of units anywhere in the UP System.
A cash prize of P100,000 awaits a winner from each of five clusters: Arts and Letters, and Communications; Science and Technology; Social Sciences, Management, and Law; Health and Allied Sciences; and, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery, and Natural Resource Management.
Vice President for Public Affairs J. Prospero de Vera III said the award also aims …

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UP launches RESILIENCE website

In celebration of Earth Day, the University of the Philippines (UP) launches an online knowledge hub featuring UP’s expertise and resources on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) including both climate change adaptation and disaster risk mitigation.
RESILIENCE or REsources for Science-Informed LIteracy and ENgagement towards Building Community ResiliencE, is the UP website which will respond to the need for climate- and disaster-related information and services from the country’s experts in the engineering, geology, governance, community development and other fields integral to the mitigation and preparation of communities for the impacts of climate change and disaster risk.
The website is a product …

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