FEATURED ALUMNI

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.

Shaping a community of readers

8th January 2019
“BIBI Mangki is a reading monkey who believed that there is unity in diversity and that we are more similar than different. It does not matter if you are a monkey, as long as you aspire for a peaceful...

Driving the supply chain of the future: Emmanuel ‘Noel’ Bautista

27th November 2018
Emmanuel Bautista (BSChE 1986 mcl) is taking LF Logistics and its supply chain operation to the next level. LF Logistics is on a mission to create the supply chain of the future. Part of a three-year plan launched by its...

Filipina Designer Tracy Dizon Shows Off Pinoy Pop Culture in Brooklyn

5th November 2018
It is fall in New York. But instead of typical autumnal outfits making an appearance, the audience in front of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall is greeted with the sight of a modern Maria Clara.

Top PH biologist: Tech, data help us understand species better

12th September 2018
New York University dean for science Michael Purugganan talks about mapping genes and genomes and shares insights about evolution and how it helps us understand the world

Refusing to be daunted by failure, mother graduates with 2 children

4th September 2018
“When two of our children were about to graduate in the same university that brought me and my husband together many years ago, I decided to take a leap of faith and enroll in Math 100. I’ve been thinking,...

ALUMNI MILESTONES

UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla wins PRC Awards

25th June 2019
UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla wins the 2019 PRC Award – Outstanding Professional for Medicine and Eric Nubla award for being the best among this year’s winners from the different professions. Source: UP Manila FB Page

Recto conferred UAP highest architecture award

4th June 2019
Noted architect Philip H. Recto (BS Arch ’70) was conferred the Likha Gold Medal Award by the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) last April 11, 2019. This is the highest UAP architecture award and is given to illustrious...

Dalisay is professor emeritus

22nd May 2019
Prof. Jose Y. Dalisay Jr., PhD, former vice president for public affairs, was appointed as professor emeritus by the UP Board of Regents (BOR) at its 1344th meeting on Apr. 29. Dalisay retired as a Professor of English and...

Japan Confers Decoration on Ambassador Delia Domingo Albert

21st May 2019
The Government of Japan announced on May 21, 2019 the conferment of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star on Ambassador Delia Domingo Albert, former foreign secretary, in recognition of her contribution to strengthening the economic...

Karla Bautista-Siao: From beauty queen to lawyer

21st May 2019
Cebu City, Philippines—When she was a kid, Cebuana beauty queen Karla Bautista-Siao dreamt of becoming a lawyer. “I am fascinated about law and I wanted to be the voice for the voiceless,” she told Cebu Daily News Digital. Twenty-six...

Driving the supply chain of the future: Emmanuel ‘Noel’ Bautista

27th November 2018
Emmanuel Bautista (BSChE 1986 mcl) is taking LF Logistics and its supply chain operation to the next level. LF Logistics is on a mission to create the supply chain of the future. Part of a three-year plan launched by its...

Teodoro D. Regala (1933-2019)

7th June 2019
One of ACCRALAW's founding partners dies at 85

Karina Constantino-David, 73

23rd May 2019
MANILA, Philippines — Former Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Karina Constantino-David died on Tuesday. She was 73. Her family confirmed her death in a statement released yesterday. No other details were provided. “Much of her life was spent serving...

Melito S. Salazar, Jr. (August 04, 1949– February 16, 2019)

1st March 2019
Melito S. Salazar, Jr., columnist and Vice President of the Manila Bulletin and an alumnus of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, succumbed to cancer at the age of 69. He had served in UP as a Director...

Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. (October 12, 1958 – February 23, 2019)

27th February 2019
Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor and Chairman; and a University of the Philippines Diliman alumnus, peacefully passed away at the age of 60 years old after battling tongue cancer for more than a year....

SC mourns passing of ex-justice Leonardo Quisumbing

24th January 2019
The high court on Monday, January 21, expressed its grief on its former magistrate, retired Associate Justice Leonardo Quisumbing, who joined the Creator on Sunday at the age of 79.

A pioneer at heart: UP Professor Emeritus Virginia “Betty” Flor-Agbayani, 96

8th November 2018
“Pioneering” is a word that was associated with Prof. Flor-Agbayani throughout her life and career until her passing on October 22, 2018 in Sherman Oaks, California, at the age of 96.