Some of the country’s leading lights in science and engineering trooped to the University of the Philippines Board of Regents Room in UP Diliman (UPD) to witness the renewal of UP’s academic partnership with Kogakuin University of Japan on September 18, 2018.
As part of the efforts of the University of the Philippines to build a more disaster-free and climate-resilient nation, UP, through its Resilience Institute and the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center, held a ceremonial signing of Memoranda of Agreement and Understanding (MOA/MOU) with seven private organizations and local government units (LGU) on Sept. 12, 2018 at the College of Science Auditorium in the National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Eight hundred kilometers southeast of Manila is Siargao Island. Much has been written in travel blogs about this surfer’s paradise, this next big thing of a tourist destination. Like many travelers, Marja Abad has been backpacking most of her life in and out of the Philippines and has gone to Siargao. However, unlike many of them who have to the island come and gone, she chose to stay.
Athletes and sports enthusiasts are excited to see new facilities slowly shaping up in the University. Among these facilities are the Davao City-UP and UP Diliman sports complexes. With features at par with world-class standards, they are expected to boost sports not only in the University but in the entire country as well where there is a lack of sports venues available to the public.
UP Diliman candidates for graduation and their families and friends, UP officials and most respected faculty members, and guests from the diplomatic corps attend the University’s 107th commencement exercises on June 24, 2018 morning, at the UP Diliman Amphitheater, Quezon City.
Philippine representative Johanne Jazmin Tan Jabines, a third-year BS Business Administration and Accountancy student of UP Diliman, won the International Public Speaking (IPS) Grand Final on May 18, 2018 at the Royal Institution, Mayfair, London.
Shakespeare, Traffics, Tropics is the 3rd biennial conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association jointly hosted by the University of the Philippines Diliman and the Ateneo de Manila University. It features leading Shakespearean scholars and theatre practitioners from around the globe with a keen interest in Shakespeare as produced in and by Asia and a mini-festival of Shakespearean performances from Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
It was a yearning she just couldn’t shake off. As a high school senior back in 1963, Virgie Garcia wanted to study painting and pursue a Fine Arts degree in UP Diliman. Fifty years later, she finally enrolled in the program.
In that most technical of colleges in UP Diliman, the College of Engineering, is an advanced course with a different flavor.
Come and share in stories of hope, healing, and courage this coming April 11, 2018 at the Malcolm Hall Theater at #YouWillBeAlRight: Building Resilience and Nurturing Hope, a forum and discussion featuring TJ Manotoc, Dr. Guy Claudio, and Dhan De Leon! Registration starts at 4pm and food and drinks will be served.