DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Mindanao rededicated a masjid inside its campus in Mintal, Davao City during a short ceremony on 14 September.
DILIMAN, Quezon City — The University of the Philippines Diliman College of Engineering and the UPD National Engineering Center, in partnership with MERALCO Power Academy, discussed the potential of nuclear energy for the Philippines during the i-conNECt on the Potential of Nuclear Energy (Small Modular Reactor) for Energy Sustainability and Security (Potential of Nuclear Energy) at the NEC Audiovisual Room on 14 September.
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna — The University of the Philippines Los Baños was addressed by Her Excellency Laure Beaufils, ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Philippines, at the REDREC Auditorium on 7 September in a pivotal dialogue centered on science, technology and climate change.
ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines — Researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resource and Environment Management (UPLB-INREM) conducted fieldwork in Calapan City and the municipalities of Pola and Gloria, Oriental Mindoro on 13-22 August, to assess the damage caused by the 800,000 liter oil spill from MV Princess Empress which sank off the province’s coast.
LIGAO CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Los Baños Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (UPLB-INREM) and the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) facilitated a project proposal planning session on resilience-building for the Quinali A watershed at the Office of the Mayor of Ligao City on 5 September.
BATANGAS CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) and the University of Batangas Distance Education (UBDE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 11 September at the University of Batangas, Kumintang Ibaba, Batangas City.
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines, September 2 — The University of Philippines Padayon Public Service Office successfully conducted its two-day Writing Workshop for the 4th Public Service Writing Fellowship (PSWF) from 31 August to 1 September 2023, at Hotel Vivo in Baguio City. The Writing Workshop (Writeshop) was held to support the Padayon Fellows in developing and publishing their research output and to serve as a platform for the discussion of their research proposals with mentors and peers.
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) Library staff participated in the Core Group of Specialists and Social Welfare and Development Learning Network (CGS & SWDL-Net) Interface and Learning Conversation of the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Cordillera Administrative Region.
The University of the Philippines Padayon Public Service Office launched its UPskilling Program last 22 August, with a workshop on project management facilitated by Dr. Wilfredo Awitan, faculty member of UP College of Social Work and Community Development and Philippine Women’s University, and consultant on various national and international projects.
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) visited the Padayon Public Service Office to interview its Director, Dr. Cherish Aileen Brillon, on the topic of the right to protest and express dissent. The interview is part of AHRC’s social media campaign on freedom of speech.