Child morality questions answered at UPLB symposium

“Do young children know right from wrong? Are they accountable for their actions?” These questions and more were answered at a symposium on the child and family entitled “Discernment and moral development among children: psychosocial views and implications” held at the CAS Auditorium on Feb. 18. Dr. Raden Piadozo, dean...

Grad student represents Filipino youth in UN-IFAD

Jim Leandro P. Cano, a UPLB student taking MS Development Management and Governance, represented the Philippines at the 42nd Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the United Nations on Feb. 14-15. Cano, the country representative of the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), presented success...

UPLB cooperates in Ph-wide earthquake drill

UPLB constituents participated in the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Feb. 21 at 2 PM. Upon the wailing of a siren, UPLB staff and students did the prescribed “duck, cover, and hold” survival position and started leaving their respective buildings as soon as the siren stopped. Designated key persons, namely:...

UPLB joins forum on food security partnerships

Collaboration among research and academic institutions is necessary to solve the multifaceted problem of food security. This, according to Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr., one of the panelists in the forum “Catalyzing partnerships in research excellence and internationalization of education towards food security in the Asian and African Regions” on Feb. 11 at the International...

CFNR hosts 13th National Forestry Olympiad

The battle for the best forestry school in the Philippines is now on. Seventeen schools are gearing up for the epic scholastic competition at the 13th National Forestry Olympiad (NFO) at the CFNR from Feb. 18 to 22. The theme for this event is “Conservation of Forests for Sustainable Ecosystem...

UPLB to host 2nd crocodile forum

Wildlife advocates will be pleased to know that the 2nd Forum on Crocodiles in the Philippines will be happening in the green campus of UPLB, at the SEARCA headquarters on March 6 to 8. With the theme “Strengthening partnerships in conservation research and sustainable management of crocodiles,” the forum will...

LQLG banners accomplishments at 89th anniv

This year’s founding anniversary celebration of the Laguna-Quezon Land Grant (LQLG) on Feb. 8 showed that the plans articulated in its past celebrations have started to become reality for the 6,765-hectare property. In his short report during the 89th anniversary program, Dr. Virgilio Villancio, manager of the Land Grant Management...

HEIs, British Council, CHED review Ph-UK transnational grad programs

Ten higher education institutions (HEIs) congregated at UPLB on Feb. 11 to assess the pilot implementation of academic programs under the British Council-Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Transnational Education-Joint Development of Niche Programmes (TNE-JDNP). These HEIs are UP Diliman, Ateneo de Manila University, Bicol University, Central Luzon State University, De...