Quantcast
Home » UP You are browsing entries tagged with “UP”

Democratizing UP education

By
Infographic

Education is an important process by which a society harnesses its vast human resources in order to build a progressive society. Because it is a social responsibility, the 2008 UP Charter has mandated the state to institutionalize—through the University of the Philippines—a mission that fulfills this.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Why we stay

By

Last Thursday, the University of the Philippines’ board of regents appointed me chancellor of UP Diliman, the flagship campus, and although my term did not officially start until March 2, I had to hit the ground running, including arranging for transfers of responsibilities from being a college dean. I’m glad to say, too, that both in UP and the Inquirer, I have been given the go-signal to continue doing this column, thanks in part to readers who wrote in to convince me to continue.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Pilate-an’ statement from university heads

This is in reaction to the article titled, “Top schools call for united front vs corruption” (News, 2/14/14). The four presidents of the so-called top schools (by what standards?) said: “As institutions of higher learning, we send word to our nation that we shall keep vigil until the truth is told and we at last are free.” I call this statement

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Does the academic calendar matter?

By

Three cheers for University of the Philippines Diliman. It refused to be rushed into approving the proposal to change the academic calendar from June-April to August-May and, when it was discussed in its University Council, disapproved it, calling for careful study. The 5-page proposal was apparently unsupported by any real evidence.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Flawed rationale for proposed academic calendar

By

The move to change the academic calendar of the University of the Philippines, as well as other schools like Ateneo de Manila University, from the present June-March cycle to a late August-May cycle should be examined with a fine-toothed comb. Instead, there seems to have been a rush to judgment, which was stopped in its tracks by the members of the university community. The Commission on Higher Education also weighed in on the issue.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • NEWSBRIEFS
  • Campaign on to save ‘cleanest’ river in PH
  • Bill seeks faster return of politicians’ loot
  • UN summit: Full of pomp, little action
  • Pope says religion can’t justify violence
  • Sports

  • Netters, judokas come to grief
  • Dy, Lehnert find Korean aces hard to beat
  • Gilas gets feel of new ball in first workout
  • Pumaren: Experience will make UE a better team
  • NCAA: San Beda guns for twice-to-beat edge vs Perpetual Help
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends’ restores samurai genre
  • The problem with Paulo Coelho’s ‘Adultery’
  • UST Publishing House leads Gintong Aklat Awards winners
  • PEN to launch Dinah Roma’s third book of poetry
  • How to stay amused while stuck in traffic
  • Entertainment

  • Carmina Villarroel: Tax case shocking
  • ‘The Gifted’ succeeds in spoofing only itself
  • Shooting arrows with Sarah G. and Matteo
  • Believe in man’s survival instinct–and miracles
  • Second apparent leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures – US media
  • Business

  • A power plant on every roof
  • PH urged to implement P2.6-T infra plan
  • Aboitiz group expanding in Asean food sector
  • Biz Buzz: Villar on 2016
  • Fear factory
  • Technology

  • SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
  • ‘Yolanda’ aid goes viral with lots of thanks to netizens
  • Online piracy thrives in Internet cloud–study
  • Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch
  • Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, September 22, 2014
  • Regime of lies
  • Binay’s was a cheap political speech
  • Winning, losing
  • Remembering Macario Sakay
  • Global Nation

  • Heroes’ welcome awaits Filipino UN peacekeepers
  • In Boston, Aquino walks down memory lane
  • Hopes dim for return of Philippine troops to Golan
  • Aquino downplays ISIS threat in PH
  • Tropical Storm ‘Mario’ lashes Taiwan
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement