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Book Launch of "Sum of Her Parts"

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The Davao Writers Guild invites everyone to PAGBUBUO(D),
a virtual book launch of Ria Valdez's poetry collection, "Sum of Her Parts" published by the Road Map Series.
The event will feature a poetry reading and a brief conversation with the author, a faculty member of the UP Mindanao Department of Humanities.
Streaming will go live this SATURDAY, March 26, at 6:00 PM on this page:

UP Mindanao hosts Pinoy Media Congress Digital Caravan

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UP Mindanao hosted the Mindanao Leg of the ABS-CBN Pinoy Media Congress (PMC) Digital Caravan on 19 March 2022. The Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE) selected UP Mindanao as the member institution to represent the southern Philippines in the 2021 digital caravan tour. Assoc. Prof. Karen Joyce G. Cayamanda, faculty of the BA Communication and Media Arts program and a member of the PACE's Board of Trustees served as coordinator of the Mindanao Leg. The roll-call of the 32 participating schools within Mindanao showed the diverse locations from which students converged for the congress. Opening messages were given by ABS-CBN corporate communications head Kane Errol Choa, PACE VP for Mindanao Dr. Fraulein Oclarit, and UP Mindanao Chancellor Lyre Anni Murao. The resource speakers were journalist Jaque Manabat, TV executive producer EJ Mallari, also a PMC alumnus, and ABS-CBN head of international distribution Pia Bacungan-Laurel. UP Mindanao's BA Communication & Media Arts (BACMA) students participated in the open forum with questions that elicited thoughtful answers from the resource persons. The congress was interspersed with performances, quiz games, and surprise greetings from television celebrities. BACMA students Maya Miclat and Renz Ibanez stood up to the challenge of playing master of ceremonies to a national audience and came through with energy and finesse.

Dr. Rasco's Lecture on Agri-fishery Transformation

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2022 032522 DBSES RASCOThe University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao Department of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies (DBSES) invites the interested public to the Special Lecture Series: Lecture 1 on 25 March 2022.

Eufemio T. Rasco Jr. will deliver a lecture on "Data- and Values-driven Approach to Agri-fishery Transformation." Dr. Rasco is UP Mindanao's first Professor Emeritus and is an Academician of the National Academy of Science & Technology. The event is an offering by the DBSES for the 27th Anniversary of UP Mindanao   Please check the poster for details. 


[Under] Currents: Reflections on COVID-19 Communication

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3rd Session PosterThe BA Communication and Media Arts program of the University of the Philippines Mindanao launches the second session of the "[Under] Currents: Series of Virtual Academic Lectures on Contemporary Communication and Media Matters" on March 26, 2022 (Saturday). This session carries the theme, "Reflections on COVID-19 Communication" and will feature talks by Prof. Raymundo Pavo (College of Humanities and Social Sciences – University of the Philippines Mindanao) and Asst. Prof. Nelfa M. Glova (Department of Humanities – University of the Philippines Mindanao). The program will start at 1:00 PM and end at 4:00 PM via Zoom.

Prof. Pavo is an expert and dedicated scholar in the field of philosophy and social sciences. His research interests include Philosophical Methods, Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Collingwood Studies, Gender and Development, and Urban Night Markets while Assistant Professor Glova is a well-reputed and dedicated researcher in the field of Health Communication. She also serves as a Research Consultant for various projects under the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) and PCHRD-DOST.

[updated] REVISED Academic Calendar 2021-2022 [24 March 2022]

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The Academic Calendar 2021-2022 is further REVISED effective 24 March 2022. The salient revisions are the dates for the deadline for dropping of subjects. A copy of this REVISED Academic Calendar 2021-2022 may be downloaded here: 

NOTE/UPDATE: Commencement/Graduation is moved to 19 July 2022 [posted by PRO, 28 July 2022]

Revised 2021-2022 Academic Calendar UP Mindanao

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