The University Main Library, the stately building in the very heart of the academic oval of the University of the Philippines Diliman campus (UPD), has been a witness to many, many generations of Iskolar ng Bayan journeying through college and postgraduate studies. The people who have passed through the “UP Main Libe’s” time-cherished reading rooms, […]

National Artist for Music Raymundo Cipriano “Ryan” Cayabyab was named 2021 Most Distinguished Alumnus by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA). Thirty-three other alumni, one organization, and five families received recognition for lifetime achievement, contribution to their fields, and service and loyalty to the University at a dinner ceremony on May 19, 2022, […]

Several UP alumni were among the 2020 and 2021 Search for the Outstanding Government Workers winners, an annual search administered by the Philippine Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Honor Awards Program. The honorees received their awards on November 15 via the Radio Television Malacanang’s Facebook page and YouTube channel and the Civil Service Commission’s Facebook page […]

“At 22, people say that I am ‘accomplished’ and they expect that I’ll be even more accomplished as I grow. This induces a lot of pressure, and the fear of not living up to people’s expectations can cripple anyone. However, I have to remind myself that these accolades are just decoration. The real work lies […]

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) hosted the “Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP”, a regular public forum for nationally relevant issues, on April 18 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman, Quezon City.  Resource speakers discussed the pros and cons of having to shift the Philippines form of government to federalism.