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Ateneo president on age of criminal liability: ‘No need for changes, strengthen the law’

Jan 25, 2019 - 2:15 PM

'Let us take our children to school. Let us accompany them to God. Let us not bring them to jail,' Villarin says

Ateneo presidents hit lawmakers for 'railroading' Charter Change process

Dec 17, 2018 - 9:48 PM

The 5 Ateneo presidents urge lawmakers to include all sectors in dialogues to establish 'credibility and trust' in federalism debates

APPROVAL. Ateneo presidents slam lawmakers in the House of Representatives for passing the draft federal constitution on final reading with little discussion. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

ADMU, DLSU presidents tell students: Fight attempts to forget Martial Law

Sep 20, 2018 - 11:56 PM

In a joint signed statement, Fr Jose Ramon Villarin SJ and Br Raymundo Suplido FSC say there can be no 'moving on' from Martial Law

Ateneo calls for support to overturn Sereno ouster

May 18, 2018 - 7:20 AM

'May pagkakataon pa na itama ang pagkakamaling ito,' says Ateneo de Manila University president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ

GUEST SPEAKER. Then Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno (left) and Ateneo de Manila University president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, stand onstage on May 26, 2017, when Sereno delivered the Ateneo commencement speech. Photo courtesy of Ateneo

Ateneo president: Junk quo warranto vs Sereno, let impeachment unfold

Apr 14, 2018 - 3:04 PM

Resorting to a quo warranto petition to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno 'circumvents the clear dictates of the Constitution,' says Father Jose Ramon Villarin

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks on separation of Powers Under the Rule of Law at the fellowship of Philippine Bar Association in Manila Golf and Country Club in Forbes Park, Makati City on April 11, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Coach Tai, Lady Eagles still together this season, says Ateneo president

Nov 06, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Coach Tai and the Lady Eagles will continue to aim for the Season 80 volleyball championship together

HAPPY HAPPY. The Lady Eagles will continue their UAAP Season 80 campaign under the leadership of Tai Bundit. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo president backs Sereno, Ombudsman, CHR

Oct 14, 2017 - 1:27 PM

'We call on everyone in the community to defend our democratic institutions,' says Ateneo de Manila president Father Jose Ramon Villarin

DEFEND. Ateneo de Manila University president Jose Ramon Villarin calls on the university community to defend the Philippines' democratic institutions. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Ateneo president hits killings in Philippines

Jul 29, 2016 - 3:25 PM

If real change is to happen it can only come when we hold before us the value and sanctity of every person’s life the Ateneo president says

CATHOLIC VOICE. Ateneo de Manila University president Father Jose Ramon Villarin joins other Catholic leaders in condemning the recent spate of killings in the Philippines. File photo by UCPRO/Ateneo

Ateneo de Manila accepts 246 girls into coed senior high school

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:25 AM

A total of 331 students make it to the senior high school program exceeding the number of slots originally set for transferees

COED SENIOR HIGH. The Ateneo de Manila High School will open its senior high school program to new students, including girls. File photo from the official website of the Ateneo de Manila University

Powering Progress Together 2016: Collaboration for a sustainable future

Mar 15, 2016 - 5:57 PM

Local and international panelists presented examples and solutions for a more developed low carbon Philippines

Ateneo presidents slam Bongbong Marcos ‘revision of history’

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Heads of Jesuit run universities join nearly 530 other signatories against ‘the darkness and oppression of the Marcos years’

DICTATOR’S SON. Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr, a candidate for vice president, gestures during his campaign in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on February 9, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Ateneo to offer coed senior high school in 2016

Mar 13, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The school will open its doors to 300 new students – both boys and girls – who will be chosen from public parochial and select private schools in the Philippines

Jesuit psychologist Jaime Bulatao: 'Seer of hearts'

Feb 14, 2015 - 7:59 PM

Known as one of the fathers of Philippine psychology the late Fr Jaime Bulatao combined heart and mind to understand the Filipino psyche

'SEER OF HEARTS.' Fr Jaime Bulatao, 92, is known for his writings on Filipino psychology and hypnosis. Photo courtesy of Ateneo and the Philippine Jesuits

Universities to gov't: Speed up pork probe, file cases

Feb 12, 2014 - 7:24 PM

Ateneo La Salle Miriam and UP release a joint statement urging continued vigilance over the pork barrel issue

HIGHLIGHTS: Powering Progress Together

Feb 06, 2014 - 2:10 PM

Watch Shell s Powering Progress Together forum live on Rappler The forum aims to spark debate around how to remain resilient in a changing world

Luistro: 'No compelling reason' for school calendar shift

Jan 07, 2014 - 6:02 PM

The education chief gives 4 reasons Philippine primary and secondary schools are fine with a June March academic year

SEPTEMBER OPENING? Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the department is still open to the idea even if there is no compelling reason to push for a shift in academic calendar. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CHED: School calendar shift not for all

Jan 04, 2014 - 6:21 PM

At least 3 universities aim to implement the shift this school year but CHED doubts this will push through

FURTHER STUDY. CHED Chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan creates a technical working group that will study academic calendar shifts further. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

5 leaps in 2013 that make PH education promising

Dec 31, 2013 - 8:30 AM

From K to 12 to the collective awareness of the prospects of ASEAN 2015 here are 5 leaps the country has made in education this 2013

The road to ASEAN 2015: Why are PH colleges lagging behind?

Nov 20, 2013 - 12:42 PM

With less than two years left in the calendar are Philippine higher education institutions ready for the ASEAN economic integration in 2015?

With MVP out, Ateneo sets up 'endowment fund'

Oct 16, 2012 - 2:56 PM

Ateneo is setting up an endowment fund to offset the pull out of longtime supporter Manuel V Pangilinan

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