CHE-DCERP conference tackles sustainable settlements

The first International Conference on Human Settlements Planning and Development (ICHSPD) held on July 23-25 at the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center brought to the fore issues on and related to sustainable settlements. Mr. Christopher E. Rollo, country programme manager of the UN-Habitat Philippines, discussed in his keynote address...

UPLB plans for a more holistic NSTP

UPLB set the foundations for improving the implementation of the National Service Training Program during the 2018 UPLB-NSTP Planning Workshop and Trainors’ Training on July 23-25 at the Chateau Royale Hotel Resort and Spa in Nasugbu, Batangas. Experts on law, disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM), first aid, and group...

UPLB-CEM looks back on its 99-year history

The College of Economics and Management (CEM) took a trip down memory lane a year before its centenary. Its past administrators and retired professors looked back at CEM’s 99-year history and shared insights on the future direction of the College during a panel talk on July 26 at the REDREC...

ENERCON 2018 explores sustainable energy in the ASEAN

National and international thought leaders and scholars exchanged insights on the adoption and development of sustainable energy during the 2nd International Conference on Energy Economics (ENERCON 2018). The knowledge sharing event organized by the UPLB Department of Economics (DE) featured plenary and parallel sessions on the theme “Energy and the...

New, GE faculty to train in interactive learning

New UPLB faculty members will undergo training-workshops on interactive teaching and learning as part of efforts to further mainstream interactive learning in the University. Completion of the training-workshops is one of the prerequisites to qualify for grants on the development of interactive instructional materials. Led by the Interactive Learning Center...

UPLB holds 1st S. Luzon studies nat’l conference

As a home to a number of fast-growing provinces and as a seat of cultural heritage, Southern Luzon is a geographical area that draws interest among academics and researchers. This was reflected in the diversity of topics and research that were featured during the first ever National Conference on Southern...

UPLB hosts CALABARZON’s educ meeting

UPLB joined fellow members of the CALABARZON Regional Committee on Quality Education for All (RCQEFA) to tackle the status of Region IV-A’s education sector on July 17 at the Executive Conference Room, BM Gonzalez Hall. As host of the RCQEFA’s 3rd Quarter Meeting, UPLB welcomed the representatives from line agencies,...

BIOTECH is now ISO-certified

The entire UPLB National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) is now certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It officially received its ISO 9001:2015 certificate from Mr. Renato V. Navarrete, president of Certification Internationale Philippines, Inc., during a ceremony on July 9 at the BIOTECH Seminar Room....