IN APRIL 2016 in UP Mindanao, classes enter the final term of the 2nd Semester of 2015-2016. Pre-registration for academic year 2016-2017 begins on April 18.
On April 2 the newly-created UP Mindanao Swimming Varsity begins its competition track record in the 79th Araw ng Dabaw Swimming Competition.
The BS Food Technology curriculum for 2018 onward will be the subject of a workshop on April 4 and will be presented to BSFT students on April 18.
Also on April 4 onward is the Donation Drive for Farmers of North Cotabato at the Elias B. Lopez Hall Dormitory.
Piniliay 2016 Student Council Elections is in April. Filing of Candidacy ends on April 11; the Campaign Period is on April 11-26 and Election Day is on April 27.
On April 18 is the Capacity-building workshop on RA 9184 (Gov't Procurement).
On April 21 is UPelikula: Screenings of "Esoterika: Manila" and "Honor Thy Father".
A Career Placement Orientation and Pre-employment Seminar for graduating students will be held on April 22, followed by a Job Fair with the Dept. of Labor and Employment and the Davao City Placement and Employment Service Office on April 25.
For National Literature Month, on April 23 is the "Kumbira" spoken word readings, with dance and visual art interpretations, at People's Park, 6pm.
On April 25 is the Post-harvest Seminar for IP Vegetable Farmers in the Marilog Land Reservation.
Basic papers for the appointment of faculty members for Academic Year 2016-2017 will be due on April 29.
On April 30, 4-5pm, is the Kumbira spoken word readings on DXLL OneRadio FM at 94.7 Mhz.
"Juan Discoberi", the science program, broadcasts every Saturday, 10am-12nn at DXRA Radyo ni Juan at 783 khz.
In the "UP sa Halalan 2016" public service project, on April 7 at Lorenzo Hall are "Ina, Kapatid, Anak: Forum on Political Dynasties" and at 5:30pm is the "Mock Debate on the Mining Law" between UP Debate Society and Panalipdan.
On April 13, 3pm, at the Atrium is the first "Panagtigom: A Forum for Presidential Candidates" featuring the representative of Vice President Jejomar Binay, Atty. Jay Layug.
On April 24 is the public live stream of the 3rd Presidential Debate to be provided by SPARCS computer science students in Lorenzo Hall.
On April 27-29 is the "Pulso ng UPMin" automated mock-elections from the University Student Council and Omega Alpha, and other student orgs.
On May 5 is the visit by presidential candidate Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago at the second "Panagtigom" Forum.
All events are open to the interested public. (This update as of 8 April)