UPLB steps up technology commercialization

The numbers are unprecedented. Fourteen UPLB products that had been approved by the Department of Science and Technology Fairness Opinion Board (FOB) in 2017 have recently been picked up by the private sector for commercialization. The 14 that were the subject of a signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)...

Movillon, Fernando are named prof emeriti

The UP Board of Regents (BOR) appointed two UPLB faculty members as professor emeriti at its 1334th meeting on April 6. They are Dr. Jovita D. Layoso-Movillon from the College of Engineering and Agro-industrial Technology (CEAT) and Dr. Edwino S. Fernando from the College of Forestry and Natural Resources (CFNR)....

389 UPLB GS students complete their degrees

The UPLB Graduate School (GS) has 83 PhD and 306 MS candidates for graduation this year. Leading them are Academic Excellence award recipient Eva A. Goyena, PhD in Human Nutrition and John Kenneth T. Malilay, MS in Animal Science. The top graduate students, together with the rest of the graduating...

UPLB to honor 2450 graduates, Senator Villar

UPLB’s 46th Commencement Exercises is going to be a double celebration - the conferment of degrees upon 2,450 candidates for graduation and the Doctor of Laws upon Senator Cynthia A. Villar, who is also the guest speaker. The Class of 2018, 2,450 all in all, is led by Paul Joshua...

Regent Laurel to speak at GS Hooding, recognition rites

UPLB alumnus and UP Regent Francis C. Laurel is the guest of honor and keynote speaker at the Graduate School’s (GS) Hooding and Recognition Ceremonies on June 22, at 6:00 PM, at the DL Umali Freedom Park. The GS Class of 2018 has produced 306 master’s and 83 doctoral degree...

UPLB-CEAT students win BPI-DOST Science Awards

Two students who found clever ways to use agro-industrial wastes for greater purposes were added to UPLB’s growing list of BPI-DOST Science Awardees. The annual quest, spearheaded by the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), recognized John Christopher A....

Phi Kappa Phi inducts new members from UPLB

One hundred fifty-three of UPLB’s best and brightest are now official members of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  The international organization welcomed 11 juniors, 109 undergraduate and 31 graduate students, an alumna, and a faculty member from UPLB to its roster during an induction ceremony on June 13...

UPLB grad ranks 4th in chem eng board exam

In a rare occasion of having less than the usual 10 board exam topnotchers, a UPLB graduate made it to the elite top four of the May 2018 Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination. Aries Fernan M. Garcia placed fourth at 80.20% rating. Fifteen others from UPLB passed the said examination given...