STORIES

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.

Chari Heredia-Reyes brings tastes of home to the US

22nd September 2020
By Carla Bianca Ravanes-Higham Just like most Filipinos, Chari Heredia-Reyes grew up surrounded by everything sweet “in a full household where fruitcakes and pastries were lined up by the hundreds during the Christmas season.” Coming from a family of...

Google doodles Filipina artist Pacita Abad

5th August 2020
By MARK CRUZET GOOGLE on Friday paid tribute to award-winning Filipina artist Pacita Abad with a doodle of herself and her work. Abad was born in 1946 in Basco, Batanes. In 1967, she graduated with a degree in Political...

He discovered his career by accident and is now a top LA photographer

23rd January 2019
LOS ANGELES–If you’ve flipped through a fitness or health magazine, chances are you have seen the work of Filipino American Noel Daganta of Daganta Photography, who is a rising star in the photography industry.