Four of eight Filipinos listed in this year’s Asian Scientist 100 list are UP faculty and/or alumni: Dr. Kathleen Aviso, Dr. Salvacion Gatchalian (†), Dr. Desiree Hautea, and Dr. Francis Aldrine Uy.
Dr. Corazon Abansi, who previously served as Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, started her three-year term as the third chancellor of UP Baguio (UPB) on April 14. While UPB has been a constituent university for a little over 18 years, Abansi is only its third chancellor, as both Rovillos and UPB’s first chancellor, Dr. Priscilla Supnet Macansantos, served three consecutive terms.
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.
“At some point in one’s life, death is the only thing that must happen,” Professor Emeritus Felix Librero once reflected. As the University community mourns his passing on March 16, it is grateful to have been part of Dr. Librero’s life for almost six decades.
Academic freedom. The term has been tossed around so much in recent weeks, on social media, in the news, on the streets, but what is it really? And why are people so determined to defend it? The recent abrogation by the Department of National Defense (DND) of its 1989 Accord with the University […]
From CA to SC: UP alumnus and Philippine Court of Appeals Associate Justice Jhosep Ylarde Lopez took his oath as the Supreme Court’s 190th Associate Justice on January 26.
Attention: UP faculty, students, and researchers. More library resources will be available to you in the coming semester as the University acquires additional database subscriptions for deployment across the UP System. Along with the implementation of homegrown library information systems, these initiatives aim to improve remote teaching and learning in UP.
Getting ready to roll up your sleeves and be injected with the COVID-19 vaccine? First make sure it has been authorized and regulated for use by the Philippine FDA. Listen to FDA Chief Dr. Eric Domingo discuss the country status of COVID-19 vaccines in the 37th Stop COVID Deaths webinar on January 22 via Zoom.
UP reports on how it dealt with the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 on teaching and learning in the first semester; and how it will move on to the second semester armed with lessons learned and insights gained.
The UP Open University conferred 412 degrees and titles to its Class of 2020 in virtual commencement exercises live streamed on December 5.