Danilo L. Concepción installed as 21st UP president

3rd October 2017
by UP System Atty. Danilo Lardizabal Concepción was formally installed as the 21st president of the University of the Philippines on September 20 at the University Theater, UP Diliman. He has been in office for seven months.

RELAUNCHED: The Carillon

25th August 2017
by UP System The Carillon, the University’s official alumni magazine is now out with a maiden relaunch issue after an absence of several years. This June-December 2017 issue includes news tailored for the hundreds of thousands of UP alumni here...

UPAA names its distinguished alumni for 2017

4th August 2017
by UP System The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) has recently named the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees for 2017. The list is headlined by prominent names honored as 2017 UPAA Most Distinguished Alumni—Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio,...


The Carillon is the official UP alumni newsletter, published since the1950s. Its publication and distribution are managed by the Office of Alumni Relations, UP System, with the Director as official editor. With the objective of giving UP alumni a continuing communication link with and a sense of connection to the University and fellowalumni, The Carillon contains original news and feature articles,press releases as well as reprints of news articles from the different UP units, the UP Alumni Association, the different UP alumni chapters, and from fellow individual alumni.




Plant science for the people

10th November 2017
He dreamed of becoming a doctor and now he is addressed as Dr. Pablito Magdalita. Instead of a medical degree, however, he has a PhD in Plant Breeding and Plant Biotechnology from the University of Queensland, Australia. “I went...

The house that stories built

7th October 2017
by Andre DP. Encarnacion, UP MPRO The video begins with a plaintive piano track to accompany the visuals. Hand-drawn and labeled with black pencil, the story is told via a series of drawings depicting the day Typhoon Pablo made landfall....

The passion of John Gabriel Pelias

7th October 2017
by Stephanie S. Cabigao, UP MPRO On April 17, 2011, under the scorching heat, I and 3,281 other graduates listened keenly to the words of our UP Diliman class valedictorian John Gabriel Pelias.