The University of the Philippines (UP) has updated its guidelines for campus activities in the first semester of the Academic Year (AY) 2022-2023, following the August 29 press conference by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). In the press conference, CHED declared that unvaccinated students, faculty, and staff might return to campus for work and […]
Twenty-two alumni of the University of the Philippines (UP) won in all three categories of the recently announced 7th National Children’s Book Awards. The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) honors are given by the National Book Development Board every other year. According to the PBBY, the awards recognize “the best books published […]
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Luzon on July 27 and had devastating effects, especially in the province of Abra, where the quake’s epicenter was located. The University of the Philippines (UP) immediately sprang into action. It has deployed its experts and has begun securing the immediate release of its quick response funds, mobilizing University organizations […]
The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) feted seven UP alumni among this year’s 11 Outstanding Young Scientists of 2022. The awarding ceremony was held on July 14, during the Academy’s 44th Annual Scientific Meeting.
UP President Concepcion and other UP officials attended the IABC awards ceremony in New York to accept the 2022 Gold Quill Award of Merit for UP’s “Stop COVID Deaths” webinar series.
The University of the Philippines (UP) has come a long way since its establishment in 1908. It emerged from the ravages of World War II, fought through political upheavals, braved new frontiers of technology, and soldiered on in this current pandemic. Throughout its history, it has been guided by its traditions of honor, excellence, and […]
On April 29, the University of the Philippines Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (UP OVPAA) issued Memorandum No. 2022-09B, “Grading Policy Related to Remote Teaching and Learning Implemented for the Second Semester/Trimester, Third Trimester AY 2021-2022, and Midyear 2022”. What remains enforced: the no-fail policy, no grade of 4 or 5, […]
University of the Philippines (UP) alumnus and renowned obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Gregorio Pastorfide has been appointed to the UP Board of Regents by President Rodrigo Duterte, replacing Dr. Maria Arlissa Aguiluz. UP President Danilo Concepcion administered Pastorfide’s oath of office on March 10 at the Executive House in UP Diliman. Considered a pioneer of in vitro […]
UP sets up “Tabang sa Iskolar ng Bayan,” a fundraising project to help the estimated 20% of its students who continue to struggle in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette.
University of the Philippines (UP) alumnus and entrepreneur, Yobie Benjamin, with the assistance of Zymo Research Corp. founder and CEO, Dr. Larry Jia, and in partnership with Apl.de.Ap Foundation International (ADAFI) and the UP Alumni Association of San Francisco, Inc. (UPAASF), donated 227,722 Zymo Research DNA/RNA Shield™ Saliva Collection Kits to the UP-Philippine General Hospital […]