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

UPV College of Management Batch 1992 donates for the Delian Day Care Center

8th September 2021
The UP Visayas College of Management batch 1992 contributed funds for the construction of Delian Day Care Center in Coron, Palawan. Aside from this, they also provided books and other school materials for the children. This project is spearheaded...

How conserving an art practice also conserves nature

7th August 2021
by Pao Vergara With the ubiquity of nature photography and videography, thanks to electronic media, one housewife’s passion is reviving a lost art–while also protecting a bigger future On an overcast morning at the Conrad Manila, World Nature Conservation...

‘1941’: In Cordillera, film is a cultural weapon vs distortion

1st August 2021
National Artist Kidlat Tahimik found himself taking a small part in a locally produced war movie that strives to depict a “genuine Cordillera” when the Japanese Imperial Army invaded the country during World War II.

UP Law’s first magna cum laude in over a decade stays grounded

28th July 2021
By: Denver Del Rosario – Social Media Specialist / @DenverINQ MANILA, Philippines — When full-time working student Danica Mae Godornes learned that she would be graduating from the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law both as batch...

Scaling new heights: Aguda’s journey

25th July 2021
A lucky combination: His love for technology and his passion for education may very well be a good marriage of sorts. It was technology that became the winning anchor in transforming the many ways in which we...

Luis “Junyee” Yee, Jr.: A Portrait of an (National) Artist as Filipino

24th July 2021
by Karina Lagdameo-Santillan ARTIST’S PROFILE I first met Junyee when I was a student at the University of the Philippines in the early seventies. Together with some artist friends, we would later visit him when he began living in...