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

Pandemic almost crushed my spirit, says 3rd placer in architect’s exam

28th June 2022
After the architecture licensure examination he was about to take got postponed several times because of the pandemic, Julius Benedict Brillante said he began to have doubts. So, when news reached him that he had made it to the...

Read, sleep, repeat: Former students look back on memories of UP Library in Diliman

20th June 2022
As the UP Library marks it’s 100th year as an institution, and as the Diliman Main Library completes its renovation work, alums wax nostalgic

Art hop: Images of boyhood memories at Shangri-la, cloud paintings at Leon, floral still lives in Cebu

15th June 2022
UP alumnus and Guerrilla Advertising founder Julien Tan to hold art exhibit

Dolly de Leon and acting as activism

9th June 2022
De Leon began her acting career through the BA Theater Arts program at the University of the Philippines Diliman, where she was mentored by the late Tony Mabesa.

A dramatic assembly of humans and nature

4th May 2022
Buensuceso is a graduate of Visual Communications from the College of Fine Arts of the University of the Philippines-Diliman.

Cone snails: From lethal killers to medical marvels

28th April 2022
Who could imagine that something as small as cone snails, popular among shell collectors and tropical-themed jewelry makers for their intricately colored shells, is the key to a substantial medical breakthrough waiting to be unlocked?