UP mobilizes in response to Mayon Volcano eruption

30th January 2018
The University of the Philippines is mobilizing its resources to respond to the destruction caused by the ongoing eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay.

UP-Min Student Projects Receive Funds From Alumni

23rd January 2018
UP Alumni Association of America (UPAAA) gave its seal of approval to civic-oriented project proposals from six UP-Mindanao student organizations and granted a total of US$1,600 to be distributed among the student orgs for their implementation. This was done...

UP Alumni Awards 2018

15th January 2018
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) has announced the search for nominees for the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards 2018. The award ceremonies will be held during the U.P. General Alumni Homecoming on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at...


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.




A UP lawyer in the Palace

12th February 2018
by J. Mikhail Solitario “When I face an ordinary Filipino citizen, and he asks me who I am, I want to be able to tell him that I know what he’s going through and that we can help each other.”...

From beauty queen to iska

9th February 2018
by Stephanie S. Cabigao She is just as honest as she was during her final question-and-answer portion at the Miss Universe contest in 2010. But this time, eight years later, she admits that she has a major, major problem when...

The artist as storyteller

9th February 2018
by Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo Funny Komiks made Mervin Malonzo realize he could tell stories with drawings. His family had just moved into another rental house and the former occupants had left copies lying around. The future magna cum laude...