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UP-Harvard University Collaborative Workshop/Meeting Held at UP Diliman, UP Manila Sunday, 09 Apr 2017 17:29 by: Office of Institutional Linkag UP System, System

The University of the Philippines (UP) hosted a three-day workshop/meeting with officials of the Harvard University from March 13 to 15. The activity aimed to effectively start cooperation between UP, the country’s national university, and Harvard, the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

 

On March 13, UP President Danilo Concepcion, together with members of UP’s organizing committee, met with the Harvard delegation headed by Dr. Margot Gill, Administrative Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University. The meeting was held at the UP Board of Regents Room in Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, to formally start the discussions on how UP and Harvard faculty, researchers, and students can collaborate on academic programs, courses, and projects. After the meeting, the group proceeded to the auditorium of the Institute of Biology, College of Science, for an open forum with students. A meeting ...

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Hokkaido University Officials Visit UP Sunday, 09 Apr 2017 17:27 by: Office of Institutional Linkag UP System, System

Officials and faculty of the Hokkaido University of Japan visited the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus on March 15, 2017. Activities included concurrent seminars by professors from Hokkaido University, a tour around the campus, a lunch meeting with UP President Danilo L. Concepcion, and an Appointment Ceremony for Hokkaido University Ambassadors and Partner at the UP Executive House.

 

By way of orientation for the visiting professors, Dean Jose Maria Balmaceda of UP Diliman, College of Science (CS) gave an overview of the UP System, the UP Diliman campus, and the degree granting units of CS. Dean Koichiro Ishimori of the Faculty of Science of Hokkaido University in turn presented an overview of his university. Seminars conducted by the Japanese professors were then held simultaneously at the National Institute of Geological Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and Institute of ...

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