Malacañang named eight new National Artists for 2022 on June 10. Of these eight, five are the University of the Philippines (UP) community members— Professors Emeriti, former faculty members, former students, and alumni. The new National Artists from UP are: poet-critic Gemino Abad, National Artist for Literature, for providing future generations with a “comprehensive view […]

The University of the Philippines (UP) takes pride in its students, passionately generating and sharing their ideas to address real-world problems and encouraging fellow scholars to thrive. A UP Visayas 4th year student, Grand C. Gascon, was recognized as the only Chemical Engineering undergraduate and Filipino who became a finalist of Bayer’s International Youth Agriculture […]

Romanian Ambassador to the Philippines Raduta Dana Matache and Minister-Counsellor William Korbl met with UP officials on May 24, 2022, in the Office of the UP President, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, to express her country’s interest in establishing academic ties with the University. The Romanian delegation talked with UP President Danilo Concepcion, Vice President for […]

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a significant rise in pregnancies due to inaccessibility to birth control treatments amid numerous lockdowns. Experts estimate that 214,000 unplanned babies were born during the pandemic, adding to the 1.7 million births a year. Most worrisome is that 40,000 to 60,000 of these births were among minors. We are still not […]

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, […]