This December saw the return of a familiar sight in UP campuses across the nation as crowds gathered—the first time for many since the COVID-19 pandemic began—to celebrate their respective pag-iilaw or lighting ceremonies. From UP’s Baguio to Mindanao campus, officials, performers, and onlookers gathered to switch on the lights and decorations that herald the […]
Author: Andre DP Encarnacion
Retired Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, conferred a UP honorary Doctor of Laws, on the “the most powerful weapon” in the defense of PH sovereignty: “The great equalizer is the Rule of Law. Under the Rule of Law, right prevails over might.”
In this “new normal”, how do we meet every Filipino student’s remote learning needs without pervasive internet access? The answer from UP professor Dr. Joel Joseph Marciano Jr. and DOST-ASTI engineers: a set-up box to allow analogue TVs to receive digital broadcasts and datacasting, allowing interactivity for educational purposes.
In a virtual ceremony on November 28, UP will confer its highest honor, the Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to UP Law alumnus and former finance secretary, Amb. Edgardo B. Espiritu.
The first two batches of Filipino satellite builders met virtually with the pioneering 2019 class of Space Science and Technology Proliferation through University Partnerships (STeP-UP) scholars welcoming their successors in a kick-off ceremony over Zoom.
After a succession of typhoons battered the country, the UP administration has declared the week of 16-21 November 2020 a period of recovery for the UP community to allow affected faculty, students and staff to get back on their feet and the rest of the UP community to continue with its disaster relief-related activities. Synchronous and asynchronous classes, as well as the submission of all course requirements, are suspended during this period.
COVID-19’s now recognized complications include neurological damage from blood clots and inflammation, which further endanger patients with cerebrovascular disease or stroke. The UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar no. 28 will focus on one such case of “Stroke and COVID-19”. Join the discussion on Friday, October 30, 12:00 noon.
UP officially welcomed in an online ceremony its newest batch of Oblation Scholars, freshman qualifiers with the highest UPCAT scores and University Predicted Grades.
In this time of pandemic and “the new normal”, when education is compelled to shift to remote and online learning, several iskolar ng bayan need help and support to complete their studies at UP. Here is how one UP alumnus has found a way to be a kaagapay to UP students by sharing what he has: a cool, affordable learning space.
Amidst COVID-19 troubles on the ground, the nation continues to find hope in space in an event dubbed “Our Place in Space: What’s Next for the Philippines Space Sector”, organized by the UP-led STAMINA4Space Program.