University of the Philippines - Diliman

On 'dilawan' tag, Aquino says listen to message before looking at color

Sep 21, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III: 'Dapat bago tignan nila 'yung kulay, dapat tignan nila kung may saysay ba 'yung sinasabi. Meron bang dahilan para umalma sa mga patayan na nangyayari?'

L-R, Senator Franklin Drilon, Former Pres. Noynoy Aquino, Senator Kiko Pangilinan, Vice Pres. Lenie Robredo and Senator Bam Aquino during a solidarity mass held at Parish of the Holy Sacrifice at UP Diliman in Quezon City on Thursday, to commemorate the 45 years of Marcos declaration of Martial Law. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Aquino, Liberal Party members lead 'Mass for justice'

Sep 21, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Aside from condemning the atrocities during the Martial Law era, they also demand justice for victims of extrajudicial killings under the Duterte administration

Sen. Bam Aquino (right) sings together with Vice President Leni Robredo, Sen. Francis Pangilinan, former President Benigno Aquino III and Sen. Franklin Drilon during the “Misa ng Mamamayan Para sa Katarungan” at the Parish of Holy Sacrifice on Thursday in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration. Photo by Mark Saludes Photo from the Office of Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV

'Prevent martial law from being repeated' – UP Chancellor

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:56 PM

'It is a time of remembering the past, especially martial law. It is a time of reaffirming our commitment to prevent that past from being repeated,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says

REMEMBER THE PAST. UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan said that September 21 is more than a day of protest but a day to remember the past. File photo/Rappler

Students react to 'no tuition collection' in UP Diliman

Jul 12, 2017 - 2:48 PM

The announcement of the university s flagship campus gets mixed reactions from the UP community

IN PHOTOS: Myrtle Sarrosa graduates cum laude from UP

Jun 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The former Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition winner earns a degree in BA Broadcast Communication

Maranao UP graduate: 'Magmalasakit sa mga naaapi'

Jun 25, 2017 - 2:15 PM

UPDATED Sa kasalukuyan po alam nating lahat na patuloy pa rin ang gyera sa Marawi sa ating mahal na Mindanao The lives of our fellow Filipinos – both Muslims and Christians – have been put at risk due to the aggression of certain groups

Arman A. Ghodsinia a BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 2017, Summa Cum Laude deliver his speech during the University of the Philippines 106th Graduation Rites on June 25, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

UP student who hails from Marawi to deliver valedictory speech

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:23 AM

The 22 year old graduating student will speak on behalf of 36 summa cum laude students and 4 000 graduates

PROUD MARANAO. UP student Arman Ali Ghodsinia is expected to deliver the valedictory address during the 106th commencement exercise in UP Diliman. Photo from UP Diliman Information Office

WATCH: Interior design for the poor? UP students make it happen

May 20, 2017 - 4:04 PM

This furniture project of students from the UP College of Home Economics aims to expose the interior design community to the needs of marginalized sectors

ALYANSA, KAISA to lead next year’s UP student council

Apr 06, 2017 - 11:33 PM

This turnout for the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman is slightly higher than in 2016 according to the University Student Electoral Board – 11 951 out of 24 036 eligible voters participated

#CampusIssue: How will the Magna Carta shape UP elections?

Apr 06, 2017 - 1:08 PM

The question needs to be asked: Should a document codify and recognize the rights of the students? The students’ answer to this question might be the tipping point of the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman

What the UP president thinks of fewer GE units in college

Mar 30, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The UP has to ensure that its graduates are well rounded But somehow we also have to make sure that our students are competitive not only locally domestically but also globally says UP President Danilo Concepcion

GENERAL EDUCATION. UP President Danilo Concepcion says he allowed the University Council of UP Diliman to 'decide democratically' on its General Education curriculum. Rappler screenshot

Michael Tan reappointed as UP Diliman chancellor

Jan 26, 2017 - 2:38 PM

Michael Tan has been serving as the constituent unit s chancellor since March 1 2014

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

Duterte on Maute, Protesters hit Duterte, Obama on Michelle | Evening wRap

Dec 01, 2016 - 12:08 AM

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Former UP student leaders: Make Duterte pay for Marcos burial

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:18 PM

We former student leaders of the UPD University Student Council express our strongest condemnation for the burial of the dictator in the resting place of heroes

UP Diliman students hold a protest rally at the Pama Hall on Friday, November 25, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporda

Students told after Marcos burial: 'Bigger lessons outside classroom'

Nov 18, 2016 - 9:29 PM

I m suspending your class today There are bigger lessons to be learned outside the classroom now a teacher tells students after the dictator was buried a hero

STUDENTS PROTEST. Ateneo de Manila University president Fr Jose Ramon Villarin speaks to students during a rally outside their school to protest the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo courtesy of Cheska Dosayla

UP students condemn US embassy dispersal

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Students from the University of the Philippines Dilimant denounce the brutal dispersion of protesters at the U S embassy on Wednesday

PROTEST. Students from the University of the Philippines - Diliman hold a protest against violent US Embassy dispersal. Photo by Gabriel Sante

A distinct Mindanao experience under Mayor Duterte

Jun 02, 2016 - 5:51 PM

To witness a city grow and unfold its beauty and potential is an uncomparable experience It restores your faith in humanity

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

Restoring Faculty Center is an overwhelming task – UP president

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Let a different flame be kindled – one which lights up ever so brightly in our hearts – in this our dark moment said UP ​President Alfredo Pascual

What does the UP Faculty Center look like after the fire?

Apr 05, 2016 - 12:54 PM

The video of prizewinning author Butch Dalisay shows the full extent of the damage

Fire hits UP Diliman Faculty Center

Apr 01, 2016 - 3:02 AM

8th UPDATE The Bureau of Fire Protection declares fire out at 11:20 am

Missing UP student comes home

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:24 PM

Ian Calalang rejoins his family after being reportedly missing for 21 days

HOME. Ian Calalang, who was missing for 21 days, is now with his family. Image courtesy of Marisa Patawaran

West Visayan Confab on disasters and resilience in culturescape

Nov 21, 2015 - 6:51 PM

ANNOUNCEMENT: The conference discusses the lessons from other disciplines that answer today s questions on disaster and risk reduction

NEDA chief: Mega Manila flood masterplan subject to 'refinements'

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Notwithstanding the kind of rigor we exercise during program and project deliberations we acknowledge that there is always room for improvement NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan assures the public and critics of the project

PROBLEM PERSISTS. Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson admits in June 2015 that the worsening floods in Metro Manila will not be solved overnight. File photo by George P. Moya/Rappler

UP wins in World Supremacy Battlegrounds street dance contest

Oct 05, 2015 - 8:55 PM

UPeepz a UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics based hip hop dance group wins first place at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds

How a brief thunderstorm can cause horrendous Metro traffic

Sep 11, 2015 - 6:57 PM

With inadequate pumps and drains even brief heavy rain can turn Metro Manila into a swimming pool bringing traffic to a halt transportation experts say

NIGHTMARE. With September 8, 2015 downpour, 4 flights are delayed, LRT2 trains reduced to 5, MRT3 tunnel between Buendia and Ayala flooded, and thousands of commuters and motorists were stranded. Photos by Analette Abesamis/Rappler

Results: August 2015 Mining Engineers board exam

Aug 17, 2015 - 2:12 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman is top performing school at the August 2015 Mining Engineers Licensure Examination

Why are there food trucks in UP Diliman?

Aug 04, 2015 - 8:43 PM

They temporarily take the place of CASAA and the Beach House Tuesdays to Fridays from 9 am to 6 pm

Frat war: UP student council head faces impeachment

Jul 04, 2015 - 9:44 AM

The impeachment proceeding against UP student council chairperson JP Delas Nieves is scheduled on July 13

ALYANSA wins big in UP Diliman elections

Apr 24, 2015 - 1:25 AM

Student party ALYANSA wins the hotly contested race that recorded a high voter turn out

From Pasay to UP: A valedictorian's dream to become engineer

Apr 23, 2015 - 7:23 PM

Incoming Iskolar ng Bayan Alyannah Terite a 4Ps beneficiary cannot wait to give back to the country once she graduates as an engineer

UP Mass Communication professor Florie Mateo writes 30

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:02 PM

Professor Mateo was an inspiring presence who made significant and invaluable contributions within and beyond the University of the Philippines

Shades of gray: Haze in Metro Manila

Mar 21, 2015 - 8:00 AM

What s behind the haze episodes in Metro Manila?

Haze hangs over the eastern skyline of Metro Manila, March 19, 2015. KD Suarez/Rappler

UP Diliman says masked 'Zorro' free to return

Mar 08, 2015 - 11:37 PM

University of the Philippines officials say there is no standing ban on the masked superhero of Diliman

What opportunities await Filipino youth in ASEAN integration?

Mar 05, 2015 - 4:48 PM

Attend UGNAYAN 2015 a conversation that tackles the challenges the Filipino youth need to overcome and the opportunities that will be available for them in the ASEAN community

CoeXYst: Celebrate gender diversity through fashion

Mar 05, 2015 - 11:43 AM

This year s fashion event will let participants and the audience experience fashion that challenges social norms and taboos

Top PH biologist: Tech, data help us understand species better

Feb 04, 2015 - 10:55 AM

New York University dean for science Michael Purugganan talks about mapping genes and genomes and shares insights about evolution and how it helps us understand the world

New York University (NYU) dean for science Michael Purugganan. File photo by Shaira Panela

UP Diliman investigates Abad mobbing incident

Sep 22, 2014 - 12:41 PM

University president Alfredo Pascual says the probe covers the possible involvement of people who are not affiliated with UP

PRC announces 125 new geologists

Sep 02, 2014 - 6:21 PM

The University of the Philippines Diliman is the top performing school with a 98 18 passing rate

Trying to make sense of frat wars

Jul 02, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Too many young men have died due to fraternity hazing and campus frat wars

#BracketAKaNa: UP students rage over STS

Jul 01, 2014 - 7:43 AM

BracketAKaNa trended worldwide on Monday June 30 Here s why

Youth congress for freedom of information bill

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:10 PM

The FOI Youth Initiative calls for the immediate passage of the Freedom of Information Bill

Start changing the world with Good Karma

May 21, 2014 - 9:16 AM

There are many ways to help save the world and they don’t always have to be great leaps in order to make a difference

FOR A CAUSE. Good Karma shirts make donating not a passive act. Photo from Industrial Engineering Club

Social artistry: meaningfully appreciating art and our cultural values

May 18, 2014 - 10:09 AM

A school project pushes people to connect in real life rather than in the virtual world

Who stole the UP sunflowers?

Apr 27, 2014 - 12:42 AM

A family breaks UP s rule and uproots sunflowers along University Avenue Why the fuss on social media?

Results: March 2014 Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination

Mar 21, 2014 - 6:28 PM

2 048 of 3 535 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination in Manila Baguio Cagayan de Oro Cebu Davao Iloilo Legazpi and Lucena this March 2014

Photo by Rappler/John Javellana

UP's disaster preparedness class becoming more popular

Mar 18, 2014 - 9:00 PM

An innovative class on disaster mitigation in UP Diliman is gaining popular ground

What is the youth's role in educational reforms?

Mar 05, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The National Congress of College Councils NCCC serve as an avenue where students can tackle relevant issues on education

#TalkThursday: The UP academic calendar

Feb 28, 2014 - 11:57 AM

Rappler talks to UP Professors Ramon Guillermo and Victor Paz about the academic calendar shift