“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare. And UP Fine Arts alumna Celia Diaz Laurel was a woman who successfully fulfilled her many roles on that stage: thespian, theater production designer, painter, writer, philanthropist, arts advocate, mentor, and wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend.
She drew her final curtain on 12 July 2021. She was 93.
Ms. Ana Patricia Non, originator of the Maginhawa Community Pantry, will speak on community pantries as part of the bayanihan spirit in the UPAA’s upcoming “e-Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP”.
Molecular epidemiologist Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvana was positive on the safety and benefit of the vaccines with emergency use authorizations (EUAs) in the Philippines’ fight against COVID-19, and on the manageability of COVID-19 cases in the country as the vaccines were being rolled out. Speaking on February 23, 2021 as the resource person for the […]
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COVID-19 vaccines—how well they work, when they are made available and how much they cost—is the focus of the UP Alumni Association’s e-Kapihan ng Bayan on 23 February, 10:00 a.m., with IATF-EID member Dr. Edsel Salvana as resource speaker.
UP conferred the Doctor of Laws honoris causa on former Finance Secretary and former UP Alumni Association president, Amb. Edgardo B. Espiritu, in a virtual ceremony.
The UP Alumni Association’s upcoming “e-Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP” will tackle the urgent topic facing the youth and Philippine society today—COVID-19 and its impact on education. Join the discussion via Zoom on October 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM (Manila Time).
During the COVID-19 pandemic, knowing your enemy is crucial. The UP Alumni Association’s upcoming eKapihan, “Understanding COVID-19: Its Prevention and Treatment”, will feature Dr. Gerardo B. Abenes, who will discuss the global pandemic and its economic impact on the Philippines.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made existing social inequalities even more pronounced, particularly when it comes to health care. The UP International Nursing and Healthcare Forum will tackle the “Consequences of Social Inequities in the COVID-19 Pandemic” inits upcoming 2020 Summer Webinar on Aug. 21 for US and Canada, and Aug. 22 for the Philippines.
Former NEDA Secretary and UP School of Economics Professor Emeritus Ernesto M. Pernia weighed in on the topic, “COVID-19 and the Economy” at the UP Alumni Association’s KapihanngBayansa UP program.