Faustino B. Aromin (MS Agronomy 1990)

Let’s offer a prayer for our departed alumnus. May he rest in peace. If you have heard or read about any fellow UPLB alumnus/alumna who passed away, please inform us through https://alum.uplb.edu.ph/submit-obituary Source: UPLB Office of Alumni Relations FB

Benedict A. Exconde (MS Agricultural Economics, 2005)

Let’s offer a prayer for our departed alumnus. May he rest in peace. If you have heard or read about any fellow UPLB alumnus/alumna who passed away, please inform us through https://alum.uplb.edu.ph/submit-obituary Source: UPLB Office of Alumni Relations FB

Prof. Ruben F. Balane (1941-2021)

How can you add gold to the sunset, said Justice Holmes. Sometimes, words just aren’t enough. But even though the deepest feelings often seem unremarkable when expressed in language, there are still those precious moments when we just have to take a chance and hazard to articulate what is best said unspoken in the hope […]

National Scientist Ramon Barba passes away

by Charissa Luci-Atienza National Scientist Dr. Ramon C. Barba has died at the age of 82. This was confirmed by Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña to the Manila Bulletin on Monday, Oct. 11. Barba died on Sunday, Oct. 10. “I will honor him in behalf of DOST […]

Dr. Paterno V. Viloria (1923-2021)

Former UP Institute for Small-Scale Industries (ISSI) director, Paterno V. Viloria, Ph.D. passed away on Sept. 22. He was 97. Viloria started working in ISSI in 1968 and became its third director from 1976 to 1979. During his term as ISSI director, Viloria co-founded the Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation (SERDEF), a private company […]

Ms. Elizabeth Castro Molano-Ramos (1926-2021)

My dearest 95yr old Mama Anita peacefully joined our Lord God Almighty (and my Papa Andoy) this morning at 6AM, Oct 10th, in her sleep at our Lingayen home. Thank you so much Ma. You’ll live in our hearts forever! ♥❤💓 CHEERS in heaven! Source: Emiliano Alejandro Molano Ramos FB post

Human Rights Icon Chito Gascon Passes Away

Written by KIM G Quilinguing “Perhaps, when I end my tenure as the Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights, and when I return to perhaps a teaching role or a mentoring role, I am certain, I will return once more to many of these great works of Philosophy and refresh my mind about the […]

Statement of CHR spokesperson, Atty. Jacqueline Ann de Guia, on the passing of CHR Chairperson Chito Gascon

It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of Chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon. He passed away early this Saturday morning, 9 October 2021, due to Covid-19 complications. He was 57. At a time of unprecedented human rights challenges, Chair Chito courageously and steadfastly upheld the constitutional mandate of the Commission. Amidst […]

Dr. Cesar G. Tapia, 73

Retired mathematics professor Cesar G. Tapia, PhD passed away on Sept. 21. He was 73. Tapia worked in UP as instructor at the then Department (now Institute) of Mathematics (IM) immediately after he earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1970.  There he stayed up until his retirement in 2012 with the rank of Professor […]