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Sister sorority UP Stella Juris says there is 'no place to justify nor tolerate any malicious conduct...allegedly committed by certain individuals who were identified as members of UP Scintilla Juris fraternity.'
Sagip Kabataan gives food packs and other essential goods to stranded students of the University of the Philippines Diliman and the Polytechnic University of the Philippine
The study in question predicted that coronavirus cases could shoot to 40,000 by the end of June
(UPDATED) Palma Hall in UP Diliman has opened its doors as an isolation area for suspected and probable coronavirus cases in the university area
Sandra Aguinaldo, the reporter who originally uploaded the photo under scrutiny, posts photos from other angles and clarifies that there was physical distancing during the protest
(UPDATED) The program at UP Diliman wraps up without any arrests
The UP Visayas website defacement is the latest in a string of cyberattacks targeting schools
The names and passwords to access a site used to let students rate the performance of their lecturers and professors are made public in the breach
UP Cebu urges Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and the chief of the Cebu City police office to 'seriously look into this clear transgression against our constituents and our property'
Here's how you can report accounts pretending to be someone you know or someone that doesn't exist
Even when she was battling cancer, Christopher Al Eugenio's mother saved money to ensure her son can get review classes to enter his dream university
In the latest Times Higher Education rankings, the University of the Philippines climbs 30 points and is now 65th in the region. The De La Salle University, meanwhile, slides down to the 301-350 bracket.
Is it safe to ease the modified community quarantine in Metro Manila?
(UPDATED) UPLB Chancellor Fernando Sanchez Jr defends the students who participated in a demonstration in campus and were implicated in military propaganda against progressive organizations
The University of the Philippines Office of Student Regent describes the approval as a 'big victory for the Iskolar ng Bayan' as they continue their campaign for mass promotion
The Department of Health says that UP experts are already on the last stage of correcting the defects, which the agency doesn't specify
Dubbed as Kanlungang Palma sa Panahon ng Pandemya, the social sciences and humanities hub of University of the Philippines Diliman takes on the responsibility of housing suspected and probable coronavirus cases in the area
PRESS RELEASE: The call is open to all UP-affiliated faculty, students, staff, and alumni. This call is also open to fellows of UP creative writing workshops.
‘An attack on our students is an attack on our college,’ the UP College of Mass Communication reminds the NTF-ELCAC
To help out workers and their families struggling during the coronavirus lockdown, students make good use of their free time and lead donation drives online
The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team, a group of some 200 professors, researchers, alumni, and students, says data sharing 'must be used to generate knowledge'
Those below 20 years of age ‘have a high likelihood of bringing home the infection from school…to the more vulnerable members of their households’
The group also dedicates the song to doctors who died because of the coronavirus
The country's premiere state university has led initiatives to contain the coronavirus outbreak
How can the government ensure inclusivity in responding to the crisis?
Manila police detain student Rexon Aumentado over a supposedly invalid quarantine pass. Human rights lawyer Erin Tañada calls the detention a form of 'harassment.'
University of the Philippines teachers who prefer to give a grade of Pass to students will have to seek approval from the Board of Regents, UP's highest decision-making body
Some netizens think it's too early to set a date for the resumption of classes in the absence of a cure for the coronavirus disease, and suggest the provision of modules to students while waiting
The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team says that the country's health care system should be prepared for an 'expected surge' in coronavirus cases once the Luzon-wide lockdown is lifted
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the President has yet to decide on the suspension of classes
In an act of compassion, several teachers opt to cancel requirements and pass students, allowing them to cope with the changes brought by the coronavirus outbreak
However, academic work for students and faculty will continue under the 'deferred' grade scheme
'UP, as the national university, should set itself as an example of decisively choosing the welfare of its constituents during a crisis like this,' says the UP Office of the Student Regent
The guidelines on the new system for the second semester at the University of the Philippines will be released after Board of Regents decides on the matter
A DOST tool shows that the biggest factor in flattening the coronavirus curve in the Philippines may be the strengthening of the country's testing capabilities, from availability of test kits to availability of health workers, facilities, and devices
The chat bot, called Yani, lets users find information on hospitals near them, as well as information on the Philippine government's policies regarding the coronavirus, and psychosocial support
(UPDATED) A study from the University of the Philippines analyzes 3 possible scenarios after April 12, the day Luzon's 'enhanced community quarantine' was supposed to be lifted
(UPDATED) Renato Velasco, a professor of political science, served the government in different capacities under the Arroyo administration
The locally-made test kits can accommodate up to 120,000 tests and are capable of fast detection of coronavirus in samples taken from patients. The results can be ready in two hours.
The EndCOV.ph dashboard also has an online symptoms checker
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says the University of the Philippines-Manila National Institutes of Health is developing ventilators for local use
A research brief released by the UP Population Institute says 5.5 million Filipinos are most vulnerable to COVID-19 because aside from being among those aged 60 and above, they also have existing high-risk conditions
'While we understand the need for learning to continue, the different circumstances of students across universities are not ideal and conducive for such,' the student governments of ADMU, UP Diliman, DLSU Manila, and UST say in their petition to the Commission on Higher Education
The program includes establishing a P15-million biosafety molecular lab, which will have to be attached to a hospital
The test kit developed by scientists from the University of the Philippines is capable of fast detection of the coronavirus in samples taken from patients
(3RD UPDATE) The former dean of the University of the Philippines Asian Center died at the San Lazaro Hospital early morning of March 21
Health Secretay Francisco Duque III acts on the urgent appeal of medical industry leaders
Developed by PUP's Institute for Science and Technology Research, the alcohol follows the requirements and standards of the Food and Drug Administration
While UAAP games are put to a halt, Nowhere To Go But UP turns to support the healthcare workers and military
FDA chief Eric Domingo says the coronavirus detection kits developed by UP scientists will first undergo field testing on March 16