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Career Orientation and Job Fair, 2017

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Graduating students of the Class of 2017 are invited to participate in the Career Placement Orientation and Pre-Employment Seminar and Annual Job Fair.

The Career Placement Orientation and Pre-Employment Seminar will be on 27 April 2017 (Thursday), 8AM-5PM, in the CHSS-AVR.

The Annual Job Fair will be on 28 April (Friday), 9AM-4PM, at the Administration Building Atrium.

The events are organized by the Office of Student Affairs and the Society of Agribusiness Economists. See the poster here

Technology Business Incubation, 2017

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Ms. Russell Pili, Chief of Technology Business Incubation of the Dept. of Science and Technology, and her team visited UP Mindanao on 21 April to promote their support for the creation of enterprises by the University that can create entrepreneurs, jobs, and promote partnerships in economic development.

According to Ms. Pili, the DOST will provide full fund commitment for the first two years, plus technical assistance, legal and intellectual property services, laboratory, and administrative services. The business support program is open to higher educational institutions with business, science, or engineering programs that are willing to commit counterpart resources.

In the meeting were DOST Science Research Specialist Leizel Sueno, UP-Mindanao Research Director Emma Bayogan, Assoc. Prof. Virginia Obsioma, DOST Chief Russell Pili, College of Science and Mathematics Dean Dominica Dacera, I.T. Programmer Krishna Balaga,  DOST-XI SRS Evan Caballero, with (standing, left-right) UP Tech. Transfer and Bus. Dev. Office Assoc. Dyle Legaspi, TTBDO Chief Lynda Buenaobra, Asst. Prof. Thaddeus Acuña, SRS Jejomar Carlos, SRS Edward Apigo, SRS Julius Guinto, Asst. Prof. Miguel Guillermo, Kenneth Morata, UP Office of Extension and Community Service Director Michael Gatela, Dr. Ritchie Mae Gamot, and Asst. Prof. Leo Estaña. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1498310790241517 

Handumanan: Little Tokyo exhibit, 2017

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"HANDUMANAN: REMEMBERING MINTAL AS LITTLE TOKYO OF PRE-WAR PHILIPPINES", a photo exhibit, opened on 19 April in Barangay Mintal Hall, Davao City. The exhibit features historical photographs showing Mintal as a center of Japanese industry in Davao City during the 1930s, mixed with present-day photos. The featured sites are the Ohta Kyosaburo Worship Site and Monument, the Japanese Cemetery, elementary school, hospital, abaca plantation, and hydroelectric power plant.

The news item is published in Sun Star Davao 25 April issue. In the featured photo are exhibit creator Ms. Kendall Joyce Abrio (4BA Communication Arts, UP Mindanao) with resource persons Ms. Lourdes Monteagudo and Mr. Andres Buot, who witnessed the historical period, and exhibit guest Mr. Eamonn Harnett of The Netherlands. Barangay chairman Ramon Bargamento, in his remarks, noted the contribution of the exhibit towards the increased visibility of Mintal in the international scene.

The exhibit is on view in the Mintal Barangay Hall until 28 April. It will be on display in UP Mindanao Administration Building on 2-5 May. (This updates the previous information that the exhibit will be at the Barangay Hall on 19-21 April only). See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1503281256411137.

35th Mindanao Debate, 2017

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UP Mindanao Debate Society fielded four teams in the recent 35th Mindanao Parliamentary Debate Championship held in Fr. Saturnino Urios University in Butuan City on 7-9 April 2017.

In the quarter-finals on international relations, the UPMin Team B composed of Karl Butalid (3rd year, BA Anthropology), Michael Saraña (3BS Biology), Wolfe Ote (3BA Communication Arts) debated to support independence movements within Chinese territories and for a military intervention in Syria.

In the Pre-quarter finals topics on the academe, the UPMin Team A of Bryle Bacatan (3BS Food Technology), Frederick Omalza (3BSB), Renzo Polinar (3BACA), supported websites that provide access to copyrighted scientific literature and of the use by the scientific community of results from unethical research, but contradicted the rise of militant anthropology in the academe.

In earlier rounds, the Teams debated on gender issues such as bisexuality, women in mandatory military service, and men in traditionally female occupations. On media issues, the debates were on religious motivations behind crimes, a neutrality policy for media companies, and the use of social movements in corporate advertising. Propositions on law and order and money and the economy were likewise subjected to debate. 

Completing the UP Mindanao delegation were Kimberly Cabantug (3BACA), Isabel Abonal (3BAA), Justin Villanueva (3BACA), Andres Segovia (3BACA), Tiffany Jungco (3BACA), Yrneh Ladera (3BSB), and adjudicators Sarika Rey (3BA English), Gaily Labasano (3BSB), and Nissa Caderao (2BS Agribusiness Economics).

Perez wins US art contest, 2017

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Datu Bago-awardee and UP Mindanao Asst. Prof. Teody Boylie "Bong" Perez (Dept. of Humanities) once again won an international art contest organized in the USA.

In an announcement made recently by contest organizer Colored Pencil Magazine, Prof. Perez was selected as Winner in the Advanced Category of the March Art Challenge by the magazine which is based in North Carolina, USA.

The CPM Art Challenge-Advance Category is an international competition open to artists who have been working with colored pencils as an art medium for over 2 years. The organizers provided a photograph which the contestants render by hand using the medium of the colored pencil. The photo used in the March contest is "Bridle on the Post".      

The winning work of Prof. Perez will appear in the June 2017 issue of Colored Pencil Magazine.

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