Nicanor D. Tiongson, Doc Nic to his academic peers, is the definition of a professor. Discussing his works, he impresses with how seamless the ars poetica and the poem can be. His critical and historical work is professed by the creative: his plays, librettos, and scripts. The creative output in turn testifies to the wisdom […]

Maglingkod. MagPahinungód. Thirty years ago, the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód/Oblation Corps—the University of the Philippines’ (UP) volunteer service program—was established after the media posed a question to the country’s national university: “Has UP lost its soul?” UP’s response to this challenge can be seen in the generations of UP Pahinungód volunteers who have traveled to far-flung […]

I would like to help our original culture to re-emerge, help people to understand who they are and what they were. – Datu Waway Saway Rodelio “Waway” Saway, Talaandig datu, brilliant master artist, musician, educator and current Municipal Councilor of Songco, Lantapan in Bukidnon, arrived November 6 at the University of the Philippines (UP) College […]

Jessica Franco Perez Magna cum laude Doctor of Medicine UP College of Medicine   I am Jessica Franco Perez, 32 years old, from San Mateo, Rizal. I studied BS Nutrition in UP Los Baños and graduated magna cum laude in 2011. I passed the Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examination and became a Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian that same year. […]

Hannah Patricia E. Bringas Doctor of Dental Medicine UP College of Dentistry   I am Hannah Patricia E. Bringas, a graduate of Doctor of Dental Medicine of the UP College of Dentistry. I was supposed to graduate from the course back in 2017 but several interventions contributed to my delay. During the preparations for the […]

Virgilio Roi C. Adaptar Cum laude BS Food Technology College of Science and Mathematics, University of the Philippines Mindanao   My name is Virgilio Roi C. Adaptar, 24 years old, born and raised in Davao City, and people call me VR. I am a graduate of the BS Food Technology program at the College of […]

Nixie E. Serna Magna cum laude BA in English (Creative Writing) College of Humanities and Social Sciences University of the Philippines Mindanao   I am Nixie E. Serna, 23 years old, from Surigao City. I studied BA in English (Creative Writing) at the University of the Philippines Mindanao and graduated Magna cum laude. As a […]