University of the Philippines Los Baños - updates

Rappler's latest stories on University of the Philippines Los Baños


UPLB alliance calls on school officials to protect students from red-tagging

May 25, 2020 - 1:59 PM

(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

[OPINION] Fantastic coconuts and what to do next

Dec 21, 2019 - 11:04 AM

Studying and propagating coconuts with improved characteristics will be beneficial to an estimated 3.5 million coconut farmers and 22 million Filipinos

UPLB graduate wants to help farmers like his grandfather

Jun 23, 2019 - 3:31 PM

University of the Philippines Los Baños graduate Romel Arrobang recalls his grandfather saying, 'Kung hindi ako magtatanim, paano kakain ang mga tao?'

  Photo by Romel Arrobang

UPLB students win award for promoting agriculture

Feb 24, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Promoting agriculture, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) bag the 2018 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Award

LAKBIOTEKNOLOHIYA. UP GRAINS representative Albert Caraan receives Lenovo Tech Visionary Award during TAYO Awarding Ceremonies on Thursday, February 22 at AG New World Manila Bay Hotel. Photo by Keb Cuevas/Rappler

ASEAN businesses not a threat to Filipino farmers

Nov 01, 2017 - 1:39 PM

Helping farmers should form part of companies' corporate strategy and not just fall under their corporate social responsibility, say experts at the 2nd Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship Conference

Aquinos behind UPLB ‘political action’ vs Marcoses – Bongbong

Oct 05, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos on his belief the Aquinos are behind the UPLB gathering: 'Who in the past years had nothing to do except destroy the names of the Marcoses?'

MARCOSES VS AQUINOS? Former senator Bongbong Marcos believes the Aquino family had something do with a recent gathering of Marcos supporters at UPLB. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Thousands flock UPLB for 'promised cash' from Marcos wealth

Sep 23, 2017 - 3:08 PM

(UPDATED) 'Mabuhay si Apo!' thousands chant at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, as organizers promise them 'blessings'

LATE STRONGMAN. Booklets detailing the achievements of former President Ferdinand Marcos were given during an event in UP Los Banos. Photo by Jan Jacob Jansalin/Rappler

WATCH: Empowering housewives through social enterprises

Apr 02, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Student organization Enactus UPLB helps the housewives of Bayan ni Juan in Calauan Laguna with running small scale businesses

ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTION. Members of Enactus UPLB helps enable progress through entrepreneurial action. All photos from Kevin Cuevas

UPLB students teach housewives how to do business

Sep 24, 2016 - 4:44 PM

The project of Amiga Philippines wins Rappler’s Social Good Summit workshop on education and jobs

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

UPLB students hold #JunkSAIS protest on first day of classes

Aug 03, 2016 - 7:04 PM

The eUP project team claims that the SAIS was attacked to make the service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic

JUNK SAIS? More than 800 students skip their classes to protest against eUP's SAIS. Photo by Jaira Roxas/Rappler

Poe visits UPLB as campaign wraps up

May 07, 2016 - 6:51 AM

According to Poe UP students are the most critical thinkers and have been known to grill candidates in forums

UP FIGHT. Grace Poe addresses students of UP Los Banos. Photo by Karla Sambajon

UPLB students: ‘Miriam is the answer!’

Apr 28, 2016 - 3:54 PM

Santiago may be trailing behind other presidential candidates in the polls; but in her alma matter she s at the head of the pack

YOUTH FOR MIRIAM. Supporters of Miriam Defensor-Santiago wait for the senator to arrive at a forum in the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Photo by Karla Sambjaon/ Rappler

Pulse Asia, Bangladesh bank heist, ExoMars 2016 | 6PM wRap

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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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

Umalohokan, Inc. presents 38th annual Isko't Iska

Nov 09, 2015 - 11:25 AM

Isko’t Iska is an annual theater production headed by Umalohokan Inc a UPLB socio cultural organization

UPLB students to Binay: Fulfill promises, or we oust you as president

Sep 16, 2015 - 5:13 PM

Jejomar Binay promise before students to support agrarian reform end labor contractualization lessen the number of OFWs amend the FOI bill and probe human rights violations

TAAS KAMAO. UPLB students expect Vice President Jejomar Binay to fulfill the promises he made during the forum on September 15. File photo by Rappler

VIDEO REPORT: Binay braves open forum at UPLB

Sep 16, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Despite the heat the Vice President took everything in stride even posing for selfies

FULL VIDEO: Binay answers questions from UP Los Baños students

Sep 16, 2015 - 9:38 AM

Watch the full Q A here on Rappler

VP Binay: Dynasties don't cause poverty

Sep 15, 2015 - 11:47 PM

Political dynasties do not cause poverty Poverty is caused by poor leadership the Vice President tells students and professors at UPLB

Students roast Binay at UPLB forum: 'Wala namang ganyanan'

Sep 15, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Sometimes piqued but remaining calm the Vice President answers questions about informal settlers in Makati corruption and why he criticizes an administration he was long part of

Binay to talk transparency in UPLB

Sep 15, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The Vice President speaks Tuesday at the Forum on Governance Transparency and Social Transformation that political science students have organized

TRANSPARENCY SPEAKER. Vice President Jejomar Binay will speak at a forum on transparency at UP Los Baños on Tuesday, September 15. File OVP photo

New moth species named after Filipino scientist

Jan 25, 2015 - 6:04 PM

A new moth species is named after a Filipino entomologist and curator from the University of the Philippines Los Baños Museum of Natural History

UPLB student raped just outside campus

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:33 PM

The alleged suspect is a tricycle driver who picked up the student outside the UP Los Baños campus Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs Dr Enrique Tolentino Jr says

Another rape incident involving a UPLB student took place just outside the campus. Photo from Wikimedia

New plant species could detox mining-contaminated soil

May 17, 2014 - 2:23 PM

Metal plant hyperaccumulators are important discoveries in the country since these plants can help clean up mine areas

UPLB Com Arts Soc: [Re]Play: A Haunting of Nostalgic Nightmares

Feb 26, 2014 - 2:19 PM

It will be a series of two one act plays about the remains of the past as they haunt the present lives of the characters

UP Los Baños to hold Science and Technology Forum and Exhibit

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:28 PM

The event will highlight the role of science and technology in envisioning and creating a sustainable future

Remembering one's roots

Sep 05, 2013 - 4:40 AM

A night of cultural performances is organized by the International Students Association of the University of the Philippines Los Baños

List of passers for July 2013 Forester Licensure Exams

Jul 17, 2013 - 4:33 PM

189 out of 638 passed the Forester Licensure Examination administered by the Board for Foresters in the cities of Manila and Davao this July 2013

Allies turned rivals: Los Baños politics heats up

May 07, 2013 - 11:36 PM

Former allies are now in a heated mayoral race in Los Baños

Senate bets at UPLB: What would you ask them?

Jan 31, 2013 - 9:29 AM

Debates will focus on the implementation of reproductive health sin tax mining and agrarian reform laws education and other youth issues

Fewer Pinoys get agri jobs

Oct 27, 2012 - 6:49 PM

There are now less farmers in the Philippines as the sector remains unattractive for most Filipinos

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

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