a/Prof. Teody Boylie "Bong" Perez (Dept. of Humanities) won the Color Pencil Magazine December Art Challenge-Advance Category. The CPM Art Challenge-Advance Category is an international competition open to all artists who have been working with colored pencils as an art medium for over 2 years or have been acknowledged with high ranking awards and/or accolades. The work of prof. Perez will appear in the March 2016 March issue of Color Pencil Magazine. His work will be seen by thousands of artists and art lovers worldwide through CPM publications.
UP's Pride and Glory
UP Mindanao BA Communication Arts students won second runner-up, ahead of many prestigious schools, at the PANAnaw Awards-16th PANAF IMC Students' Competition for their project "PILI-PINAS" Halalan 2016 Advocacy Campaign and Jingle, which they presented on November 28 to the Phil. Assoc. of National Advertisers at the Phil. Trade Training Center in Pasay City. On 1 December, the students presented their Award to Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion (second from right) in a courtesy call. Holding the Award is team leader Angela Funtilon with faculty adviser Julius Neil Piala (left-most), holding a previous award, and Dean Ma. Stella Salazar (right).
The Ranking of scientists in Philippines institutions according to their Google Scholar Citations public profiles, Second edition, was published by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (http://www.webometrics.info/en/node/148), here accessed on 26 November 2015.
According to the publishers, "This edition was built with data collected during the third week of November 2015 from the public profiles of researchers working in Philippines (South East Asia) institutions. It is a BETA Ranking of the scientists according to their declared (voluntarily) presence in the Google Scholar Citations database."
Six faculty members of UP Mindanao were in the Ranking. They are:
RANK / NAME / INSTITUTION / H-INDEX / CITATIONS
117 Larry N. Digal (School of Management) University of the Philippines 8 216
137 Sylvia B. Concepcion (School of Management) University of the Philippines 7 257
158 Juma Novie A. Alviola (Dept. of Food Science & Chemistry) University of the Philippines 7 113
206 Annabelle U. Novero (Dept. of Biological Science & Environmental Studies) University of the Philippines 6 82
235 Pedro A. Alviola IV (School of Management) University of the Philippines; University of Arkansas 5 86
239 Noreen Grace V. Fundador (Dept. of Food Science & Chemistry) University of the Philippines 5 82
Eleven BA Anthropology students of UP Mindanao presented research papers in the Joint Regional Conference of UGAT (Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao/Anthropological Association of the Philippines) and PGS (Philippine Geographical Society) held at Silliman University, Dumaguete City on 22-24 October 2015. Seated are the research presenters (left-right): Charlene Erbito "Exploring Dimensions of Human-Fish Relations in Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental; Dianara Hinayon "The Social Life of Fishing Vessels in Governor Generoso, Dvo. Or."; Cherry Jhane Mondilla “Barter: The Persistence of Illicit Trade in the Commercial Fishing Industry", Jecelyn Pastor "Ang Mga Kababayen-an sa Kabaybayon (Women of the Coast): Life Histories of Deep-Sea Women Fishers"; Eden Genesis Florendo "Exploring the Obo-Manobo’s Value-ascription on Machetes", Deanna Joyce Neri "Part Fishers, Part Farmers: Livelihood Strategies in a Frontier Community"; together with colleagues and UP Mindanao faculty members Dean Stella Salazar, Jessie Varquez Jr., Albert Santos, and Jay Jomar Quintos. The other student-presenters were Allin Joy Camile on "Dealing with Threats, Fighting for Life: Concepts, Innovations, and Strategies of Water Protection in an Upland Obo-Manobo Village", Pamela Denise Engalan on "Communities and Waterways: Water Supply and its Role in the Relationship of the Tagakaolo and Water", and Glenn Francis C. Lanticse-Pamarilis on "Technological Innovations and Ethnoecological Knowledge in Small-scale Tuna Fishing". (Photo by Gia Samonte)