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...

The house that stories built

7th October 2017
by Andre DP. Encarnacion, UP MPRO The video begins with a plaintive piano track to accompany the visuals. Hand-drawn and labeled with black pencil, the story is told via a series of drawings depicting the day Typhoon Pablo made landfall....

The passion of John Gabriel Pelias

7th October 2017
by Stephanie S. Cabigao, UP MPRO On April 17, 2011, under the scorching heat, I and 3,281 other graduates listened keenly to the words of our UP Diliman class valedictorian John Gabriel Pelias.



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.

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...

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.