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UP Manila welcomes its 2016 Freshmen

Students at the UP Manila Freshmen Assembly. Photo by Bong Arboleda (UPSIO).
At the UP Manila Welcome Freshmen Assembly held on August 1st at the Girl Scouts of the Philippines Auditorium in Manila, UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita D. Padilla opened the program with a message to the new batch of Iskolar ng Bayan entering the University.
Padilla said that for the first time only 278 made it to UP Manila as a result of the K-12 program in basic and secondary education. The batch is composed mostly of students from private schools, such as the Ateneo de Manila High School, Miriam College, …

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UPM breaks ground for new P1B NIH building

Ceremonial groundbreaking by officials (from left to right): UP Manila (UPM) Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development Michael Tee, UP President Pascual, UPM Chancellor Padilla, PERI Director Cubillan, and UPM Vice Chancellor for Research and NIH Executive Director Eva Maria Cutiongco-dela Paz. Photo by Misael Bacani.
UP President Alfredo Pascual called it “our biggest infrastructure project.” He was referring to the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) building in UP Manila (UPM) at the groundbreaking ceremony held on July 20.
The University has allocated P1 billion for the construction of this 15-level structure. The current NIH building is more than 100 years …

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New Faculty Regent Takes Oath

Taking oath before University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual as the UP System’s new Faculty Regent is Associate Professor Philip Ian Prieto Padilla, MD, PhD of University of the Philippines Visayas. The oath taking was held on 6 January 2015 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Professor Padilla, who received his doctorate degree in Medical Science at the Nagasaki University, specializing in Cell and Molecular Biology as well as Tropical Medicine and Public Health, will serve a two-year term succeeding Regent Professor Lourdes E. Abadingo.
As the new representative of the faculty in the Board of Regents, Padilla’s program …

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