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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.


True, false, or maybe? Facts on COVID-19 prevention and treatment

As the pandemic rages on, more and more information about COVID-19 continues to circulate. Get help sorting between truth and fake news from the experts in a webinar on “Facts and Fiction on COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment” on 16 April, 12:00 noon.


Democracy and Disinformation: The role of campuses, campus journalism, citizen journalism and fact-checking in the struggle for democracy

“The role of the media in protecting our democracy cannot be understated.” A look back at the role of mass media, campus journalism, citizen journalism and fact-checking in keeping our democracy alive.


UP KRC and Ateneo Korean Studies Program hold public lecture on “Accounting for Popular Taste: Neoliberalism in Reality Talent Shows”

The UP Korea Research Center recently delved into the real backdrop behind Korean reality talent shows and K-pop idol formation in a public lecture on “Accounting for Popular Taste: Neoliberalism in Reality Talent Shows”.


UP Tacloban launches Kaagi, Kabilin, Kultura (History, Heritage, Culture) Conversation Series

UP Visayas Tacloban launched a series of conversations about history, heritage and culture in commemoration of the quincentennial anniversary of the Philippine leg of the first circumnavigation of the world. Watch the next conversation on 15 April, 2:30 pm, on Bátì UP Tacloban’s Facebook page.


UP webinar to discuss the country’s outlook in the next 12 months under COVID-19

With life under the pandemic seemingly getting worse, can we know what is in store for us within the next 12 months? The next UP “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar will explore possible scenarios based on the trend data. Be part of this special edition webinar on 9 April, Friday, at 12:00 noon.


UP-CIFAL Philippines offers the online Professional Course on Global Migration (PCGM)

The UP-CIFAL’s third Professional Course on Global Migration will be held this April via a remote learning platform to provide learners from different countries around the world with a critical understanding of the complex issue of global migration.


Sandigan, Sandalan: Training and Advocacy Programs for Mental Health to be held for 2nd batch of mental health advocates in UP

The “Sandigan, Sandalan: Training and Advocacy programs for Mental Health” for the second batch of mental health advocates for UP students has been scheduled for April.


Repainting of UP Chapel’s dome interior completed in time for Holy Week

DMCI Homes has completed the repair and repainting of the famous UP Chapel in Diliman in time for the observance of Holy Week.