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UP leaps into THE Asia’s Top 200

Riding on its research being cited by the world’s scholars, the University of the Philippines made a big jump in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings or the THE ranking of the top 359 universities of the region. The Philippine national university leaped from the 201st-250th ranked group in 2017 to the top 200, placing 156th, in 2018.


Fire at the frontlines: UP PGH staff step up to save lives, awarded the Order of Lapu-Lapu for their bravery and heroism

For the medical staff and personnel of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, heroism is part of their standard operating procedure. In recognition of this, ten members of the UP-PGH staff were conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu for their bravery and disciplined disaster response that saved lives during the fire last May 16.


Vulnerability assessment of coastal areas in Davao Gulf to climate-related hazards mapped

UP Mindanao and Davao del Norte State College turned over to the CHED vulnerability maps that can help local fishing communities be aware of and adapt to climate change.


UP Mindanao to co-present webinar on fact-checking in the time of coronavirus

UP Mindanao and its College of Humanities and Social Science will co-present a webinar on “Fact-checking in the Time of Coronavirus” in collaboration with MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement unit. Watch the webinar on Friday, 11 June, 4:00 p.m.


UP webinar to focus on the LGU’s role in the COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

Local government units play a critical part in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, but are they up to the task? Find out in the upcoming episode of UP’s “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar series this Friday, 11 June, at 12:00 noon.


Sandigan, Sandalan training and advocacy program for mental health to be held in June

To champion mental health promotion in the University, the UP System is holding the next Sandigan, Sandalan: Training and Advocacy Programs for Mental Health in June.


Help! Ayaw magpabakuna ni Lolo at Lola

Lolo and Lola don’t want to get vaccinated. What do you do? This week’s UP “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar will take on the issue of vaccine hesitancy among senior citizens. Watch the webinar on Friday, 4 June, at 12:00 noon.


UP Baguio research journal website launched

The UP Baguio Cordillera Studies Center launched the website of its official research journal, The Cordillera Review, making it an open-access electronic journal that is free to download and to share on social media.