Diwata-2 takes flight

A replica of Diwata-2 overlooks the GT-Toyota Auditorium. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)   The University of the Philippines PHL-Microsat Team and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) achieved another milestone on October 29, 2018, as Diwata-2, the second microsatellite built and designed by Filipinos was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in […]

UP launches DRRM handbook

(Photo by Jun Madrid, UP MPRO)   The University of the Philippines Padayon Public Service Office and the UP Resilience Institute (RI), together with the College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD), launched the first Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) handbook for academic institutions on October 24, 2018 at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora, […]

Fraternity turns over health and fitness center to UP

The Epsilon Chi Center is located between the Ang Bahay ng Alumni and the Molave Residence Hall in UP Diliman. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)   The Epsilon Chi Fraternity, based in the College of Engineering of the University of the Philippines (UP), turned over a health and fitness facility to UP, in an […]

UP experts join PAASE bid to improve lives via science and innovation

Sec. Ernesto Pernia (center) with PAASE President Joel Cuello and Dr. Gisela Concepcion. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)   Experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) joined other scientists based locally and abroad at the UP Diliman National Institute of Physics from October 24 to 25, 2018 to hold a series of discussions […]

UP Manila team effort celebrated

UP Manila celebrated the 39th anniversary of its autonomy as the country’s Health Sciences Center and the 36th of its name, UP Manila, on October 22, 2018, with an affirmation of the virtues “Mahusay, Makabuluhan, Pampagbabago” (roughly translated, excellent, relevant, change-oriented). The celebrations included the blessing of new and renovated facilities, the ground-breaking for an […]