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U.P. Manila to open 1-day human library experience on February 15

Feb 12, 2020 - 6:11 PM

Watch stories come to life through University of the Philippines Medical Students for Social Responsibility's human library as people share their experiences on various issues

U.P. scientists develop test kit for novel coronavirus

Feb 04, 2020 - 8:45 PM

The test kit, which is still up for evaluation by the Department of Health, would enable faster detection of the novel coronavirus in samples taken from patients

PRECAUTION. Metro Manila commuters wear face mask as protection from the coronavirus on February 3, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

U.P. Manila denies workplace discrimination vs transgender professor

Jul 05, 2019 - 11:05 AM

(UPDATED) 'Being LGBTQ+ has never been a consideration in the hiring, renewal, and evaluation for tenure,' says the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics at UP Manila

[OPINION] Remember who you are, remember whose you are

Jul 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

In the face of all that is going on in our world, be good people. We do not need to become the monsters we seek to defeat.

Who are winning in campus mock senatorial polls?

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Share the results of your campus mock polls with MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm

Teachers to get online training on child abuse intervention

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Safe School for Teens website trains teachers how to properly respond when a student tells them that he or she is being sexually abused – whether at home or in school

EQUIPPING TEACHERS. Teachers can now learn how to properly respond to child abuse reports through the Safe Schools for Teens website.

No tuition for now for UP Manila, UPLB undergrads

Jul 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED In both campuses the suspension – until further notice – is applicable to those enrolling for the first semester of academic year 2017 2018

How the unfulfilled EDSA revolt led to Duterte

Dec 22, 2016 - 8:27 PM

The failure to deliver on the promises of the People Power Revolution made the rise of Duterte politically possible

Then Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte attends the Peasants Electoral Agenda forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman during campaign trail on February 3, 2016 . Photo by Jansen Romero

UP students create mobile app for mental health first aid

Jun 29, 2016 - 8:25 AM

The increasing need to raise the level of mental health awareness leads two UP students in computer science to develop a mobile application that will address such need

PSYCHUP. UP students Chad Errol Booc and Chara Mae San Diego present their project in their thesis defense. Photo courtesy of Chad Errol Booc and Chara Mae San Diego

Luwalhati: UP organizations to unveil joint photo exhibit

Apr 16, 2016 - 9:34 PM

[PRESS RELEASE] UP PhotoS Shoot UP Manila and UP OPTICS will showcase photographs taken by young photography enthusiasts and aspiring photographers The exhibit will run from April 18 to May 6 2016

Ready for UPCAT? Test centers and reminders

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Review what you need to do before taking the University of the Philippines entrance exam

Travails of verifying alumni records of public officials

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:00 AM

UPDATED Universities should be transparent with the educational background of government officials

From the slums to UP

Jul 04, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Nicole Maga was once a scavenger but with her hard work she is set to enter UP Manila in August

RESILIENCE. Nicole Maga did not let her family's financial situation get in the way of her schooling. Photo from the Philippine Business for Social Progress  RESILIENCE. Nicole Maga did not let her family's financial situation get in the way of her schooling. Photo from the Philippine Business for Social Progress

TEDxUPM: Putting passion into action

Feb 10, 2015 - 11:03 AM

The youth of today are challenged to go beyond your comfort zone and embrace life

Garin: Herbosa's DOH post will depend on CSC, DOJ 'input'

Nov 24, 2014 - 2:44 PM

Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin says the health department has asked the civil service and justice agencies to clarify the status of the undersecretary

Palace: Herbosa still health undersecretary

Nov 21, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Malacañang says Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa has returned to the health department and is awaiting further instructions from Acting Secretary Janette Garin

NOT FIRED. Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa will continue his duties in the department. From the Phi Kappa Mu fraternity website

Garin under fire over DOH 'revamp'

Nov 20, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa says he is considering legal action against Acting Secretary Janette Garin for trying to fire him

2 ex-UP Manila officials dismissed over questionable contract

Nov 14, 2014 - 10:41 AM

The Ombudsman orders the dismissal of former Chancellor Manuel Agulto and former Vice Chancellor Joselito Jamir for grave misconduct

DISMISSED. The Office of the Ombudsman orders the dismissal of former Chancellor Manuel Agulto and former Vice Chancellor Joselito Jamir of UP Manila. File photos from UP Manila website

Tagle to UP graduates: Don't join the ranks of crooks

Apr 25, 2014 - 5:25 PM

You have to make a decision: will you serve the people or will you burden them? the Manila Archbishop tells new graduates of the University of the Philippines Manila

Hearts rage against forgetting Kristel Tejada

Mar 18, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Let’s remember Kristel so that her dangerous memory will be our beacon in being persistent in fighting against the system that silently allowed her pointless death

GRIEVING. A black cloth hangs over the oblation statue in UP Diliman in commemoration of Kristel Tejada's first death anniversary. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Dear PNoy: An education wishlist

Mar 15, 2014 - 9:18 PM

Marking the first death anniversary of Kristel Tejada who took her life allegedly after being forced to leave UP Manila groups call for reforms in education

WISHLIST. Protest groups call on President Aquino to act on education issues one year after Kristel Tejada's death. Photo by Thomas Benjamin Roca

Remembering Kristel

Mar 14, 2014 - 3:35 PM

One year after Kristel Tejada s death her father admits he would still allow his other children to enter UP – but with a condition

LAST CHRISTMAS. In this picture, little did Christopher know he will be spending his last Christmas with Kristel. Photo from Christopher Tejada.

UP school calendar shift: Who benefits?

Feb 28, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Two UP Diliman professors believe the calendar shift only benefits a minority of the academic community

‘Sayaw Manila 10Q’: Dancing down memory lane

Jan 28, 2014 - 7:06 PM

Sayaw Manila left a resonating Thank you with their audience during their 10Q concert held January 26

QUIZZES. The male student body goes crazy over a teacher. Photo by Ira Agting/Rappler

UP Manila Indayog stages Sayaw Manila benefit concert

Jan 10, 2014 - 8:32 AM

UP Manila s Indayog Dance varsity will stage Sayaw Manila a benefit concert on Jan 25 and 26

7 die of leptospirosis in PGH

Sep 06, 2013 - 5:24 PM

7 deaths in just 4 days is considered high given the yearly average of 40 deaths due to leptospirosis

1,834 pass medical board exams

Aug 27, 2013 - 6:03 PM

The Cebu Institute of Medicine tops the August 2013 physician licensure exam

#AskMargie: Suicide (part 2)

Apr 06, 2013 - 3:56 PM

Clinical psychologist Dr Margie Holmes continues the discussion on suicide this time focusing on its psychological and more pragmatic issues

#AskMargie: Suicide

Mar 30, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Clinical psychologist Dr Margie Holmes tackles a sensitive issue: suicide

Beyond the politics, psychiatry of suicide

Mar 25, 2013 - 1:58 PM

Every cause needs a poster child that can evoke passion in a way that the nameless cannot

Who's talking about mental healthcare?

Mar 24, 2013 - 9:30 AM

In the heated debate over poverty and education mental healthcare access is not brought up at all

Lawyers file complaint vs. UP Manila officials

Mar 22, 2013 - 11:52 PM

UP Manila officials face administrative charges over the death of Kristel Tejada after two lawyers filed cases before the Office of the Ombudsman

'No late payment' lifted; UP students want STFAP scrapped

Mar 21, 2013 - 5:21 PM

Members of the newly formed Justice for Kristel Alliance stage a symbolic surrender of their IDs as they demand the scrapping of the STFAP

#TalkThursday: Anatomy of a suicide

Mar 21, 2013 - 5:20 PM

Rappler talks to grief educator and counselor Cathy Babao on the suicide of a UP Manila student

UP lifts 'no late payment policy,' admits it's archaic

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:28 PM

Any student with financial constraints will no longer have any problems with regard to tuition fee payment deadlines

Black parade for Kristel Tejada

Mar 19, 2013 - 4:47 PM

Not everyone however is pleased with the outrage and the sudden surge of organized student action

UP Manila suspends 'no late payment policy'

Mar 19, 2013 - 2:27 PM

UPDATED UP Manila Chancellor Manuel Agulto suspended on Tuesday March 19 the no late payment policy that had been widely criticized after the death of a UP Manila student

Rappler Newscast | March 18, 2013

Mar 18, 2013 - 8:50 PM

PNoy acknowledges gov t atrocities in Jabidah Massacre Team PNoy UNA draw small crowds in Baguio UP Manila says it is not to blame for student s suicide

Do we really care about education?

Mar 18, 2013 - 6:00 PM

It is easy not to accord education the importance it deserves There is a human tendency to prefer immediate rewards over long term gains

UP Manila Chancellor: No guilt

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:32 PM

UPDATED We do not wish to give anyone a difficult time We dream for them as they aspire for their future As administrators we are not enemies

UP student's death: A campaign issue?

Mar 17, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Rappler s online community weighs in on whether or not the death of a UP Manila student is a legitimate campaign issue

UP students hold vigil for 'Lorena'

Mar 15, 2013 - 9:22 PM

UP students say the state education system should be giving preference to the under privileged

Online outrage erupts over student suicide

Mar 15, 2013 - 5:22 PM

UP Manila and LOA become trending topics on Twitter as netizens react to the news of a UP student taking her life on account of tuition

How do Lim and Erap intend to fix Manila?

Mar 14, 2013 - 5:32 PM

They used up most of the program s time trading personal insults they only got to present vague plans on traffic flood control and the relocation of the oil depot

Erap vs Lim: Who's the better candidate?

Mar 14, 2013 - 12:39 AM

It s round 2 of the Erap vs Lim political battle royal this time in UP Manila Were students impressed?

Good science, good governance in Guimaras

Nov 11, 2012 - 11:57 PM

How an environmental tragedy opened a path for the province of Guimaras to integrate science in local governance

Bloggers, students join SC petition vs cybercrime law

Oct 01, 2012 - 4:00 PM

This is the 6th petition to be filed against the Cybercrime Prevention Act


UP grad tops physicians' exam

Aug 31, 2012 - 6:03 PM

A UP Manila graduate leads the list of 1 684 successful examinees