UPLB joins Nat’l Water Summit

UPLB participated in the “National Water Summit Towards Water Security” at Novotel Hotel, Cubao, Quezon, City on Mar. 21. The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded the said nationwide summit. The event was a culmination of the previous national water pre-summits...

Forestry students win Library’s UPLB heritage quiz

Students from the College of Forestry and Natural Resources won this year’s UPIANA Heritage Quiz Bee. The group of Mitzi B. Pamulaklakin, John Marlon P.  Magbuo, and John Michael M. Cornito obtained the highest scores in answering questions about UPLB history, personalities, and events. The University Library, in partnership with...

Nagoya U-Ph campus produces 1st grad

Nagoya, Japan – Ronilo O. de Castro, swine research manager of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development-Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), has successfully completed his PhD Agricultural Science (Animal Production) in Nagoya University (NU). Dr. de Castro pursued his doctorate under the Transnational...

When battling HIV begins with a mobile game

Mobile games have gained a wide popularity due to its portability and its relatively cheaper price than PC and console games.   In the Philippines, games and e-sports analytics provider Newzoo estimates the number of active Filipino gamers at 29.9 million, with more than half belonging to the 10-35 age...

UP Men’s Basketball Team hypes up ‘Palaro’

The Opening Program of the 2019 Palarong UPLB attracted a significantly large turnout this year from the UPLB community with the presence of the UP Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT). UPMBT was invited as guests of the opening ceremony of UPLB’s annual sports fest at the Copeland Gymnasium on Mar. 25....

CVM brings wildlife conservation med into the limelight

A series of discussions showcased the role of medicine in conserving wildlife and biodiversity during a symposium at UPLB. The symposium gathered more than 100 veterinary scholars and practitioners from academe, local government units, zoos, conservation centers, and small animal clinics on Mar. 13 at the IAS Lecture Hall. “Medicine...

UPLB names hibiscus hybrid after Atty. Gaby Concepcion

Lawyer, university lecturer, television host, and public service advocate Atty. Ma. Gabriela “Gaby” Roldan-Concepcion is now immortalized through a gumamela hybrid that has been named in her honor. With the launching of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ‘Gabriela Roldan-Concepcion,’ Atty. Concepcion is the latest addition to a few Filipino women whose name has...

Forum on water value marks World Water Day at UPLB

As the global community observes the World Water Day on Mar. 22, the UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Water (Water Center) spearheaded a knowledge sharing event that looked into the socio-economic component of water. The forum entitled “Valuing water and enhancing water access: gender, culture, and community” is the Water...