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.
In 2016, National Geographic ran a story on the case of Sierra Bouzigard, a 19-year-old from Louisiana, USA who was found beaten to death seven years prior. Although in the fatal struggle Bouzigard managed to get some of her attacker’s tissue under her nails, traditional methods of matching DNA to suspect failed to yield any […]
“Will Australia defend the rules-based order?” At a public lecture held at Palma Hall of the University of the Philippines Diliman on October 20, 2017, Professor Benjamin Schreer addressed this question as he discussed the “rules-based order” in the Asia-Pacific in relation to the rise of China as a global power. Schreer, the head of the Security and Strategic Studies department of Macquarie University in Australia, presented several scenarios and challenges in preserving the “rules-based order”, which he said is a key policy objective of the Australian government.
UP Diliman (UPD) signalled the start of the Yuletide season with the annual Pag-iilaw or lighting ceremony on November 24. The UPD community gathered at the Oblation Plaza to witness the event, where it was also treated to performances by the UP Staff Chorale Society, the UP Rondalla and Marynor Madamesila, UP Dance Company and Sandwich.
Given its re-balanced diplomatic relations with major global powers, the Philippines, along with other “middle powers” in the region, has a critical role in maintaining peace and stability in East Asia, according to scholars and diplomats in the 2017 Korea-Philippines/Korea-ASEAN Partnership Forum held on October 27, 2017 at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City.
Trees are silent, and many, like hermits, are dying lonely and unseen. But their silence is deceptive, for they have stories to tell.