UPLB signs MOA with the Dep’t of Human Settlements

The College of Human Ecology (CHE) has cemented its partnership with the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Region 4A as they signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on July 23 at the Bienvenido M. (BM) Gonzalez Hall. The MOA covers their collaborative partnership for the implementation of...

Research collab brings LIFE to PH conflict areas

A research collaboration project by national and international development agencies and state universities like UPLB, is bringing new life to conflict areas in Mindanao. This is through an innovative extension model that combines farmer education with community building and institutional partnerships.  Known as the Livelihood Improvement through Facilitated Extension model,...

BIDANI retrains SUC partners for community nutrition

The Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (BIDANI) launched a week-long online training workshop for its regional partners in state colleges and universities (SUCs). The training workshop, conducted from June 28 to July 2, was meant to reinforce BIDANI’s goals and strategies for both long-time team members and new...

Celebrating the life of Tita Nelia

(Originally published in https://mb.com.ph/2018/02/24/celebrating-the-life-of-tita-nelia/. With permission to repost from National Scientist Emil Q. Javier.) There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?’ – Robert Kennedy Last week, I attended the birthday celebration of a...

Chancellor Camacho shares insights about the future of HEIs

Higher education should strike a balance between technology-mediated and face-to-face learning and get the best from each of them. This is the future that higher education institutions (HEI) face, said Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr. in his talk before administrators and staff of the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture...

9th Pintig to tackle adolescent substance use amid pandemic

The Department of Human and Family Development Studies of the College of Human Ecology will hold the 9th Pintig from May 10 to 14 at 9:30-11:30 am (Philippine time). This is in response to the risk of substance use as a coping mechanism to isolation, stress, and other psychosocial issues...

UPLB leads Fulbright PH scholar’s forum

UPLB Fulbright alumni encouraged applicants from all over the country to apply for seven Fulbright scholarship programs at a webinar that UPLB spearheaded as part of its internationalization efforts. The webinar entitled “Fulbright Conversations: A Fulbright Scholar’s Journey to a World of Possibilities and Positivity,” held on March 14 was...

DSS holds first Dwight David A. Diestro annual lecture series

The Department of Social Science (DSS) of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) held the first Dwight David A. Diestro Annual Lecture Series on the occasion of his first death anniversary on April 27. Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr. gave a message expressing his support for DSS-CAS’ initiative to...