The researcher as storyteller

by J. Mikhail Solitario, UP MPRO

“I talked to this jeepney driver who told me he had changed his mind about this administration. He was listening to this daily radio drama where one of the characters was a drug addict who got killed in a police operation. For him, it was a turning point.”

RELAUNCHED: The Carillon

by UP System

The Carillon, the University’s official alumni magazine is now out with a maiden relaunch issue after an absence of several years. This June-December 2017 issue includes news tailored for the hundreds of thousands of UP alumni here and abroad, with features such as the new set of UP System officials, UP’s expanding map, and updated facts and figures about the entire UP System.

UPAA names its distinguished alumni for 2017

by UP System

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) has recently named the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees for 2017. The list is headlined by prominent names honored as 2017 UPAA Most Distinguished Alumni—Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, and Senator Cynthia A. Villar.

UP welcomes back alumni in General Homecoming

by UP System

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) decided to push back its annual general homecoming two months later than usual in view of the academic calendar shift of the UP System which transferred the start of classes from June to August. The 2017 UP General Homecoming is set to take place on August 19 at the Bahay ng Alumni in University of the Philippines Diliman.