This section contains feature profiles of interesting UP alumni about their life or their significant contributions to the community.

Great man, great ideas

10th March 2021
The University of the Philippines recently honored one of the most accomplished men I’ve had the honor to work with. Dr. Emil Quinto Javier, National Scientist, former minister of science, University of the Philippines (UP) president,...

TATAK UPAAE feature: Panfilo “Pompeii” Quedado

8th March 2021
TATAK UPAAE feature: Panfilo “Pompeii” Quedado, a living legacy of the Filipino spirit in Edmonton.

A doctor’s tale: Stepping up in the pandemic

26th February 2021
He has no power nor position that would compel him to stand up and help Cebu City in the pandemic, but he has just the right expertise to do so.

Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio: Patriot and mother who used theater to teach values

12th January 2021
‘Grand dame of Southeast Asian theater’ nurtured puppetry theater for children that has lasted for generations

Topnotcher twice over: 1st as nurse, now as doc

27th November 2020
By: Dexter Cabalza “This guy’s gonna top the board exam. Remember the name, Jomel Lapides.” It was a friendly banter caught on video among Lapides and his batchmates from the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila after taking the...

Thai alumnus speaks on the importance of a strong int’l alumni network

16th October 2020
The webinar featured Dr. Weerapon Thongma, 2019 UPLB Outstanding Alumnus and a faculty-administrator at Maejo University, Thailand, who talked about sustaining the alliance between UPLB and its international alumni.