UP-Los Banos - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UP-Los Banos


Stranded for weeks, UPLB dormers battle anxiety, criticism

Mar 28, 2020 - 9:40 PM

More than 2,000 UP Los Baños students are stranded inside and around the campus

STRANDED. UPLB dormers strive to have semblance of normalcy during the Luzon lockdown. Photo from UPLB Community Affairs

UPLB's Engineering Congress to tackle dev't of PH public transport system

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:16 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The congress is open to delegates who want to learn more about engineering and are passionate to improve the Philippine public transportation system

[OPINION] 'Tuesdays with Morrie' moments with my high school literature teacher

Jul 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Have you ever bonded with a truly inspirational teacher outside the classroom?

'Reverberate': U.P. Los Baños Babaylan launches Pride Series 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause

UPLB encourages students to converse offline through human library

May 31, 2019 - 4:19 PM

People become an open book through University of the Philippines Los Baños' Human Library

U.P. Board of Regents: Unenrolled UPLB students can register

Mar 30, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents also directs chancellors to conduct dialogues and consultations with their respective constituents

UPLB community slams ‘repressive’ ban on unenrolled students in classes

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:10 PM

'Nakakalungkot lang na hindi ako makaka-graduate, hindi dahil sa negligence ko but sa negligence ng admin,' says graduating student Kirby Vicente

Spooky school stories: UP Los Baños edition

Oct 31, 2018 - 8:00 PM

For countless years, these spooky stories have passed on from generation to generation – sending chills running down everyone's spines

LOOK: UPLB students hold indignation protest against Sereno ouster

May 15, 2018 - 8:38 PM

UPLB student council chairperson Charm Maranan urges the UPLB community to join their call in resisting the tyranny of the Duterte administration

WATCH: Meet hardworking lolo, lola in Los Baños

May 13, 2018 - 10:10 PM

Rene Mojado is already 82 years old, but he still drives a jeepney to and from the UP Los Baños campus. By his side all day is his wife Aida, 76.

Aquino camp denies role in UPLB political action vs Marcoses

Oct 05, 2017 - 7:16 PM

'Pasensiya na kay Senador Bongbong Marcos dahil 'di namin kayang sumang-ayon sa pantasya niyang pagbigyan at pansinin sila,' says Abigail Valte, spokesperson of former president Benigno Aquino III

ASEAN region to lose 70-90% of habitats by 2100 – report

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The ASEAN Center for Biodiversity releases the second edition of the ASEAN Biodiversity Outlook as it opens its new headquarters in UP Los Baños

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

Protests staged across PH after Supreme Court allows Marcos burial

Nov 08, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED Shortly after the Supreme Court decision is announced protest rallies are held in Quezon City Makati Baguio Los Baños Cebu and Davao mostly at universities

NO TO MARCOS. University of Philippines students join Martial Law Victims in a protest rally at the UP compound on Tuesday to condemn the Supreme Court's decision granting hero's burial to the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporada/ Rappler

4 things to know about eUP’s SAIS

Aug 01, 2016 - 2:58 PM

The goal of the eUP Student Academic Information System SAIS to ease up registration and harmonize the ICT infrastructure and systems of all campus units is promising What went wrong?

UP Visayas' first summa cum laude is next student regent

Jul 18, 2016 - 12:53 PM

As the next student regent Raoul Manuel will represent the 50 000 undergraduate and graduate students of the UP system nationwide in the Board of Regents

STUDENT LEADER. Raoul Danniel Manuel is the 34th UP Student Regent. Photo from UP Visayas' official Facebook page

The battle’s not over for mothers of desaparecidos

Jun 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Ten years have passed since the abduction of Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan but their mothers remain hopeful that they will be found

'Protecting Benham Bank key to food security' - Oceana

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:55 AM

The Philippines newest under water territory could help ensure the country s food security if we can protect it for the future

Miriam Santiago in UPLB: ‘Surveys are unreliable’

Apr 28, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Survey firms will be the kingmakers this elections That should not be allowed the senator says

AT HOME. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago says she feels at home whenever she is in her alma mater the University of the Philippines. Photo by Abigail Abigan/ Rappler

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

Duterte to supporters: Be civil, intelligent, decent, compassionate

Mar 13, 2016 - 11:45 PM

UPDATED The statement from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte s camp comes as his supporters threaten a student who asked him a question at a forum

UPLB students to Duterte: Give us direct answers

Mar 12, 2016 - 9:35 AM

Students ask Duterte hard questions and his answers draw mixed reactions

Watch ‘Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me:’ The musical

Feb 12, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Tabsing Kolektib presents the first musical adapation of Eros Atalia’s bestselling novel

10 social media stories that caught your attention in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 - 11:28 AM

BinayBwisitsUPLB PrayForJollibee AlDub and MissUniverse2015 are some of the most read Rappler social media stories in 2015

PH national scientist Benito Vergara dies

Oct 25, 2015 - 11:34 PM

Vergara who was named National Scientist in 2001 for his contribution on rice research dies at the age of 81

RICE RESEARCH. In a photo taken in 1991, Benito Vergara is seen conducting a study on a rice field. Photo from Vergara's Flickr page

Binay and the duty to ask tough questions

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Asking tough questions should challenge presidential aspirants to go beyond bullet points of beautiful things

Binay: I enjoyed UPLB forum, no offense taken

Sep 16, 2015 - 5:13 PM

While a good sport the Vice President cannot help but describe as disrespectful agriculture student Lucky Patrick Lopez who questioned the city s informal settlers relocated to Calauan Laguna

'I'M GLAD.' Vice President Jejomar Binay says he is happy to have the opportunity to engage with UPLB students in a heated forum. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

#BinayBwisitsUPLB: Students take to Twitter to criticize Binay

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:15 AM

UP Los Baños students roast VP Binay online after school visit

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

'Superhots' spicing up PH chili industry

Jul 11, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Superhots enter as the newcomer with the nuclear heat that has taken over the world Like fruits that are turned into wine chilies are differentiated by variety origin and harvest time

BUDDING VENTURE. Martin Nunga and the Anatalio sisters Auie (not in photo) and Alyssa, the young social entrepreneurs behind the hit Hot Papa chili salsa at the Second Chili Festival. Photos by Shadz Loresco/Rappler

'Stand up for equality' - UP Los Baños valedictorian

Jul 06, 2015 - 1:23 AM

UP taught me genuine respect and love and genuine respect for all forms of love

UPLB valedictorian to graduates: Fight inequality

Jul 06, 2015 - 12:52 AM

Find out why this UP student s speech has gone viral

UP: More international linkages after calendar shift

Jun 18, 2015 - 3:59 PM

UP Los Baños for one now hosts a lot of students from Indonesia and other ASEAN countries because of the practicality of opening classes in August

Australia’s best undergraduate students to study in PH

Apr 21, 2015 - 3:04 PM

A prestigious education program aims to increase understanding of Australia’s neighbors in the Indo Pacific region by supporting Australia’s best undergraduate students to study and undertake internships

(From left) Ambassador Bill Tweddell, New Colombo Plan Philippines Fellow Emily Pritchard, Hon Willem Westra van Holthe, Deputy Chief Minister of the Northern Territory of Australia, and Commissioner Alex Brillantes, Jr of the Commission on Higher Education attend the New Colombo Plan launch. Photo from the Australian Embassy.

After rape incident, UPLB to secure campus entry points

Oct 23, 2014 - 7:28 PM

The state university calls on authorities to ensure that every nook and cranny of Los Baños and neighboring communities is rid of potential offenders and criminals who prey on our students and the general public

Rape suspect arrested, but UPLB community still doesn't feel safe

Oct 17, 2014 - 10:33 PM

The Laguna police has arrested the tricycle driver who allegedly raped a University of the Philippines student but students and residents remain apprehensive

ASSAULT. The alleged suspect is the tricycle driver who picked up the student outside the campus. Photo from Wikimedia

'Mass murder' in Mt. Makiling

Jun 25, 2014 - 5:33 PM

The trees lay like murder victims on the side of the road

‘Overheard at UP’ to hit the stage

Feb 28, 2014 - 5:46 PM

UP Los Baños Tabsing Kolektib features the play Overheard – a collection of stories from the popular Facebook page Narinig ko sa UP

Senate cites in contempt another alleged rice smuggler

Feb 24, 2014 - 4:15 PM

Rice trader Judilyne Lim denies that her company used farmers cooperatives as fronts to import rice but documents indicate otherwise

Battle Royale III: Amateur Mixed Martial Arts event in UPLB

Feb 11, 2014 - 8:09 PM

The UP Beta Sigma Fraternity will host its 3rd Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Competition titled BATTLE ROYALE III: Legends will Rise

Graft court told: Don't junk wealth case vs Calauan’s Sanchez

Aug 12, 2013 - 7:44 PM

Former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez wants the Sandiganbayan to dismiss a P15 million ill gotten wealth case against him and his wife

HOSPITAL ARREST? The Sandiganbayan served the arrest warrant for incumbent Lanao del Norte Rep Abdullah Dimaporo while he is in the hospital. File photo by AFP

A wallflower no more

May 26, 2013 - 12:58 PM

Because of Rappler I realized that I can do so much more and that I can be so much more than what I am today

Two UPLB students drown in Mt Makiling

Dec 07, 2012 - 8:24 PM

Autopsy results established the cause of their death to be asphyxiation by drowning

Filipinos' high rice consumption fueled by the poor

Sep 30, 2012 - 1:01 PM

Despite rising per capita income the Philippines is still consuming more rice due to high consumption by low income Filipinos a study said

#MoveLB: Pushing development forward

Sep 12, 2012 - 12:36 PM

In partnership with UP Los Baños social news network Rappler will gather development communication practitoners students and the academe for the fifth leg of its Social Media for Social Change chat series

Move.PH UP Los Baños registration

Sep 12, 2012 - 12:04 PM

Online registration will facilitate entry to the SEARCA auditorium in UPLB the venue of next Wednesday s event

As demand for paper rises, DOST looks at other sources

Jun 07, 2012 - 11:13 AM

With eco friendly packaging in mind the department s Forest Product Research and Development Institute is looking for better ways of producing paper based packaging