Built in a local university setting, the two cube satellites were designed and developed by the first batch of scholars under the Space Space Science and Technology Proliferation through University Partnerships (STeP-UP) project of the STAMINA4Space Program.
As such, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA) issued a directive that recognizes the inclusion of and affirms transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) students. Memorandum No. OVCAA-MTTP 21-029 recommends the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) guidelines on affirming TGNC students’ names, pronouns, and titles. According to the UPCGWS guidelines, TGNC refers to people whose gender identity does not match their sex assigned at birth and those whose gender expression does not match their gender identity, respectively.
In partnership with the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP MSI), the project launched on July 7 also aims to educate and empower students and communities to practice environmental sustainability through a more science-driven approach to ocean research.
In collaboration with the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum launches PCGG Artworks Collection: Objects of Study, an exhibition showcasing some of the art works recovered from the Marcoses’ trove of ill-gotten wealth.
“To solve the country’s public transportation problem, a University of the Philippines document called on the national government to unify governance on public transportation and include small operators and commuters in the modernization program,” the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Task Force on a Blueprint for Building the Nation said in a recent statement.
In commemoration of Philippine Independence Day, the University of the Philippines (UP) Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), Corps of Sponsors and Cadet Alumni Organization (CAO), spearheaded by Maria Christina Cecelia “Tina” Hernandez, once again conducted the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) Care Package Project.
Electric tricycle and electric vehicle (EV) drivers and owners in Quezon City (QC) now have three additional places to charge their vehicles on the road, with the inauguration of a network of rapid-charging stations for EVs in three locations in QC.
The QC Solar Electric Vehicle Charging Network is composed of three rapid electric vehicle charging – Charging in Minutes (CharM) fast-charging stations located at key points in QC where electric vehicles (EVs) such as electric scooters and e-trikes can charge for free.
Tsek.ph, a coalition of universities and media and civic groups led by the University of the Philippines, said that from November to February, it had flagged at least 58 martial law-related claims that either propagated myths about the late dictator or denied the human rights violations that occurred during his 21-year rule.
For the community and the arts, the partnership between Agricultural Sustainability Initiatives for Nature, Inc. and University of the Philippines-Diliman aims to help the coastal communities in Macalelon, Quezon and the local economy by using a science-based approach to increase the supply of oysters and ensure sustainability.
THE Philippines needs to post GDP growth of 7 to 8 percent annually in the next six years in order to regain what the economy lost during the pandemic, according to an economist from the University of the Philippines School of Economics (UPSE).
In a presentation on Monday at the #PILIpiLUNAS2022 webinar, UPSE Associate Professor Renato Reside Jr. said this level of growth annually, or higher, could help finance future deficits.