4th Brown Bag Research Fora

The Manila Studies Program invites everyone 4th Brown Bag Research Fora hosted by the Department of Arts and Communications (DAC).

  • Date: 18 August 2016 (Thursday)
  • Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Venue: CAS Alumni Conference Room (Rizal Hall)
  • Topic: When Gongs Speak: Performance and Communication in Maguindanaoan Kulintang Music by Prof. Juliet Bien

For inquiries and reservations, please contact the Manila Studies Program (02)3101950 or the Department of Arts and Communication at (02) 5231628. 

Migrant Workers Trained as Para-Counselors

The Extension Office of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), in partnership with the Office of the College Secretary recently held the Para-Counselor's Training on July 13-14, 2016 at CAS. . Participants included former overseas workers and non-government workers. The two day training session was comprised of various lectures and workshops aimed at providing basic counseling skills and proper counseling techniques among the participants working with individuals who demonstrate behavioral problems and mental health needs.

CAS Hosts 2016 Team Building

The UP Manila College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) recently held its annual team building event for 2016.  The event kicked-off on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the UP Manila campus and finished up at Klir Waterpark Resort in Bulacan.

First activity was a one day seminar which focused on the Orientation of the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007.  Mr. Noel V. Salumbides, Director II of the Civil Service Commission was the Guest Speaker during the seminar.

Valedictory Address of Shaira Marie Tagadan (Summa Cum Laude)

(Delivered during CAS Recognition Day held last June 14, 2016 at the UP Theater)

Esteemed guest speaker, Ms. Lilianjoy Laureza, Officers of the University of the Philippines Manila and College of Arts and Sciences, Honored Faculty, Alumni, parents, and fellow graduates – a wonderful morning to you all! 
Before I start, I want my fellow graduates, parents and guardians included, to turn to the person beside you and shake their hand a congratulations!

Eight CAS Faculty Members Named Top UP Scientists

Five professors and three associate professors from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila were among those named top UP scientists based on a list published by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs(OVPAA). The award for Top UP Scientists was based on the latest rankings generated by UP for its own pool of scientists and researchers as of 4 March 2016. The awardees include:


"Higher level education is the key to inclusive growth," says UP President Pascual.

THE COUNTRY can produce the high-level human resource it needs to catch up with its
neighbors if the next government adopts the right set of policies.
This was the gist of a "think paper" on "Knowledge-Based Development and
Governance" presented by the University of the Philippines to all the presidential
candidates for their consideration.

Call for Papers for 5th International Conference on Global Health and Society

You may be interested to attend and submit an abstract for our International Conference on Global Health and Society on January 27-28, 2017 in Manila. The Conference will tackle any topics related to health, ageing, disability, lifestyle and health risk, violence, disaster, safety and well-being, behavior change and communication, gender and health, child and youth at risk, climate change, conflict and health, health demographics, etc.

Deadline of submission: June 30, 2016

For inquiries: upm-globalhealth-conference@up.edu.ph

UP Manila Biochemistry Students Win 2016 PACSIKLaban Competition

PACSIKLaban is an Annual Intercollegiate Chemistry Competition organized by the Philippine Association of Chemistry Students, Incorporated, (PACS Inc.). This year, participating schools included UST, PUP, De la Salle University, Adamson University, PLM and Ateneo De Manila, among others. Adamson University hosted this year’s event held last February 21, 2016 at the Adamson University campus in Manila.