3rd int’l coop conference to be held on Nov. 15-16

The UPLB Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) will hold the 3rd International Conference on Cooperatives (ICOOP 2018) on Nov. 15-16, 2018 at the Development Academy of the Philippines Conference Center, Tagaytay City. With the theme “Cooperative transformation in the changing global economy,” ICOOP 2018 aims to promote exchange...

UPLB topnotchers give board exam tips

So you want to be a licensed professional, or maybe, ace the board exam? Learn from recent exam topnotchers from UPLB on how they passed the board exam with flying colors. Embrace your studies “Take as much learning as possible in your undergraduate years,” started Anton Ian Gabriel “Aiggy” Gozum,...

UPAA honors outstanding UPLB alumni

Felicitations, reminiscences, and music filled the Ang Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman as celebrated graduates and jubilarians were honored during the UP General Alumni Homecoming on Aug. 18. Among them were six UPLB alumni who were recognized for excellence in their fields, and three families who produced multi-generation UP...

UPLB welcomes bio-biz practice students from Tokyo

Twenty-four students from the Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo NODAI) will be in the country from Aug. 22 to Sept. 3 for their Philippine Field Practice Program. Held twice a year since 1999, the Department of Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (DAME) has been organizing this activity for Tokyo NODAI’s BS...

UPLB produces 1st placer, gets 97% in ABE exam

A UPLB graduate leads the country’s 851 new agricultural and biosystems engineers. John Carlo Llamoso Navasero, who earned a rating of 84.96%, placed first in the August 2018 Agricultural and Biosystems Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission. Two more from UPLB were also topnotchers, namely: Ginalyn Robel...

UPLB hosts global agri tour of UTokyo students

UPLB’s Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (IDSC-INREM) is hosting a study tour on global agriculture and culture for 15 students of the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The eight-day activity commenced on Aug. 24 with a courtesy call of...

UPLB gets 100% in nutritionist exam yet again

UPLB has once again registered a passing rate of 100% in the Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission, retaining the record for 11 consecutive years now. The exam’s latest edition given in August 2018 earned for UPLB 104 new Registered Nutritionist and Dietitians and the distinction of...

UPLB hosts workshop on the science of aging

Health workers and researchers gathered at a UPLB-hosted workshop on Aug. 23-24 to better understand the needs of the elderly and the fundamentals of geriatrics. Geriatrics, a branch of medicine that focuses on the health and care of the elderly, is relatively new in the Philippines. But with its growing...