FEATURED ALUMNI

“Doctors For the People”

26th July 2018
Commencement Speech of UP Professor and Vice President for Public Affairs Jose Y. Dalisay Jr., PhD before Batch 2018, UP College of Medicine

New DOT chief is an old hat at marketing, promotions

11th May 2018
THE new Secretary of Tourism is virtually an old hat at marketing and promotions, a major asset in selling Philippine tourism destinations to the world.
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A UP lawyer in the Palace

12th February 2018
by J. Mikhail Solitario “When I face an ordinary Filipino citizen, and he asks me who I am, I want to be able to tell him that I know what he’s going through and that we can help each other.”...
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From beauty queen to iska

9th February 2018
by Stephanie S. Cabigao She is just as honest as she was during her final question-and-answer portion at the Miss Universe contest in 2010. But this time, eight years later, she admits that she has a major, major problem when...
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The artist as storyteller

9th February 2018
by Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo Funny Komiks made Mervin Malonzo realize he could tell stories with drawings. His family had just moved into another rental house and the former occupants had left copies lying around. The future magna cum laude...
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Plant science for the people

10th November 2017
He dreamed of becoming a doctor and now he is addressed as Dr. Pablito Magdalita. Instead of a medical degree, however, he has a PhD in Plant Breeding and Plant Biotechnology from the University of Queensland, Australia. “I went...

ALUMNI MILESTONES

Diwata-2 microsatellite nears completion, handover to Jaxa

15th August 2018
In case some still doubt that the Philippines has already sent its first eye in the sky into space, maybe a second microsatellite would make them believe it is so.

PHL ‘won’t be left out now’ in space program

15th August 2018
‘WE [the Philippines] do not want to be left out…we want to build our space technology capability” in order for the country to benefit from it, Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña declared after Maya-1 cube satellite (CubeSat),...
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UP’s pride: 2017 National Book Awards winners

23rd November 2017
The University takes pride in the accomplishments of its faculty, alumni, and the UP Press in this year’s National Book Awards.
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NCPAG alumna wins Best Paper Award in Hawai’i

8th November 2017
Maria Margarita R. Lavides, an alumna of the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), bagged the Best Paper Award during the First International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Hilo...
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UPLB choir wins world grand prix

3rd August 2017
by Jo. Lontoc, UP MPRO The UP Los Baños Choral Ensemble, beating finalists from five other countries, won the grand prize at the 10th Orientale Concentus International Choral Festival on July 10, 2017 at the Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore.
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NAST honors four UP scientists

20th June 2017
by Jo. Florendo B. Lontoc, UP MPRO The Philippine National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), the country’s highest recognition body in science and technology, announced the elevation of another UP scientist to the Academy, and the granting of its 2017...

Dr. Raymundo S. Magno, a longtime Dundalk family physician, dies

15th August 2018
Dr. Raymundo S. Magno, a longtime Dundalk family physician who cared for generations of families and was also known for his charitable work in his native Philippines, died Thursday at a daughter’s home at Rehoboth Beach, Del., from kidney...

Diplomat Jose Apolinario L. Lozada, Jr., 68

2nd August 2018
FORMER Ambassador Jose Apolinario L. Lozada, Jr. passed away on Tuesday at the age of 68, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Alice G. Guillermo writes 30

1st August 2018
Dr. Alice G. Guillermo, professor emerita and former chair of the UP College of Arts and Letters Department of Arts Studies (DAS), passed away on Jul. 29 after a long illness. She was 80. 

Atty. Andres G. Gatmaitan (June 30, 1940-July 25, 2018)

30th July 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, Attorney Andres G. Gatmaitan, age 78, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Atty. Hermenegildo C. Dumlao (1935-2018)

5th June 2018
The University of the Philippines regrets to announce the passing of Atty. Hermegildo C. Dumlao last 27 May 2018.

“A grand opportunity to serve”: Edgardo J. Angara, 1934-2018

15th May 2018
He was considered one of the best Presidents the country could have had, one of the most accomplished legislators in contemporary Philippine history, and a respected mentor to junior leaders.