Monday, November 5, 2012

Dean's Office needs Student Assistant

The Office of the Dean needs one (1) student assistant for Second Semester, AY 2012-2013.

Student assistant must be proficient in use of Office Applications and internet search.

For those interested, please come to the Dean's Office and look for Ricky. Bring your Form 5.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

2013-2014 Student Exchange Program with a Korean University and Japanese Universities


September 24, 2012

Memorandum:   ABH (2012) - 64

To:

VCAA Ronald S. Banzon, UP Diliman
VCAA Wilfredo V. Alangui, UP Baguio
VCAA Marie Josephine M. De Luna, UP Manila
VCI Oscar B. Zamora, UPLB
VCAA Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap, UP Visayas
VCAA  Emma Ruth V. Bayogan, UP Mindanao
VCAA   Ma. Fe. V. Mendoza, Open University
OVSA Prof. Ma. Corazon J. Tan, UP Diliman
OIC Teresita J. Rodriguez, OIC- UP Cebu
OIL Dir. Jean O. Loyola, UPLB
OSA Dir. Prof. Honey Libertine Anchanzar-Labor, UP Manila
OSA Dir. Celia Parcon, UP Visayas,
OSA Dir. Corazon L. Abansi, UP Baguio
OSA Dir. Leticia E. Afuang, UPLB
OSA Dir. Evelina E. Ayson, UP Mindanao


FROM:       PROF. ANTOINETTE BASS- HERNANDEZ, PH.D.
                    Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
                    and Office of Institutional Linkages Director
             
The Office of Institutional Linkages is now accepting application to the 2013-2014 Student Exchange Program with a Korean University and Japanese Universities.  For the next academic year, we will be sending UP students to the following universities:

                Korea
                Kyungpook National University

                Japan  
                Kyushu University
                International Christian University
                Takushoku University
                Tokyo University of Foreign University
                University of Tokyo
                Tsuda College
                Waseda University
                Tsukuba University
                Osaka University.

Students who meet the following qualifications are eligible to apply: enrolled in UP at the time of application, sophomore or junior standing, with very good scholastic record[1] and with keen interest in Korean and Japanese studies. Proficiency in Korean or Nihongo is a definite advantage, though not a requirement.

Students are required to submit three copies (one original and two photocopies) of the following documents:

1.       Curriculum Vitae with 2X2 photos
2.       Transcript of Records
3.       Letter of recommendation from previous professor
4.       Computation of General Weighted Average certified by their Department Head or
College Secretary
5.       A 500-word essay on how the Philippines will benefit from the student’s exchange experience

Tuition is free at the host university. The student/s who shall represent UP in student exchange program with Kyungpook National University shall also receive a scholarship (stipend) from KNU while students who are nominated to the Japanese universities shall be nominated for the JASSO Scholarship as well. For details about the JASSO Scholarship, students may visit http://www.jasso.go.jp.  Finally, students are encouraged to visit the OIL Office to browse the brochures of the above-mentioned universities or their respective websites to learn more about student life in these foreign universities.

Students may refer to the information sheet attached to this memo regarding the specific requirements for admission of the Korean and Japanese universities should they be selected by UP to the Exchange Program. We encourage students to prepare in advance the documents that may take some time to obtain (e.g. passport) to enable them to meet the deadlines set by the foreign universities.

The deadline for the submission of application documents to our office is on November 26, 2012.  Students shall be notified by email not later than December 8, 2012 if they qualified in the first round of screening. Students may also refer to www.oil.up.edu.ph for announcements from our office.

May I request you to disseminate the above information to your students?

Thank you.

Download Attachment

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

On-line Pre-Enlistment for Second Semester, 2012-2013


ANNOUNCEMENT
ON-LINE PRE-ENLISTMENT FOR SECOND SEMESTER, 2012-2013
(For Students who Filled-out ESF on July 26-August 1, 2012)

(FRESHMEN are not required to undergo on-line pre-enlistment)                                                          

ON-LINE PRE-ENLISTMENT - OCTOBER 9-15, 2012
     ON-CAMPUS                     - Cybernook, Rizal Hall                                                                                                
     OFF-CAMPUS                   - any cybercafe

        VIEWING OF RESULTS OF ON-LINE PRE-ENLISTMENT
    OCTOBER 26-28, 2012

ISSUANCE OF PASSWORD   - OCTOBER 1-5, 2012
(For those students who lost their password)        OCS-Window 2

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

UP Manila Library Resources and Journals now available outside UPMNET through VPN


September 25, 2012

The UPM IMS is pleased to announce that UPM faculty, students and staff can now access the UP Manila Library resources and journals from outside the UP Manila network through VPN.

Interested users are requested to ask for assistance from the UP Manila Library on how to configure their computers (Windows, MacOs and Ubuntu) to access the UPM Library VPN.  For users of mobile devices, only Ipads and Iphones are presently supported.

Thank you

R L Villarta Jr., MD, MPH
Director
UPM IMS

UP Manila Library Resources and Journals now available outside UPMNET through VPN


September 25, 2012

The UPM IMS is pleased to announce that UPM faculty, students and staff can now access the UP Manila Library resources and journals from outside the UP Manila network through VPN.

Interested users are requested to ask for assistance from the UP Manila Library on how to configure their computers (Windows, MacOs and Ubuntu) to access the UPM Library VPN.  For users of mobile devices, only Ipads and Iphones are presently supported.

Thank you

R L Villarta Jr., MD, MPH
Director
UPM IMS

Monday, September 24, 2012

State of the College Address and Sectoral Consultation

Everyone is invited!

What: State of the College Address and Sectoral Consultation for the Search of the next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
When: 26 September 2012, Wednesday, 1 PM
Where: CAS Little Theater

The Address will be delivered by Dean Imperial. The Sectoral Consultation will be facilitated by Dr Marie Josephine De Luna, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

MSP and DSS Research Dissemination Forum: Spratlys in the 21st Century

The Manila Studies Program and the Department of Social Sciences teamed up to hold a forum on Prof. Sharon Caringal's research entitled “Spratlys in the 21st Century: Implications on Regional Stability and Maritime Security in the Asia Pacific Region on September 26, 2012 9AM at the CAS Little Theater. This is the 3rd forum and part of the monthly research dissemination activities spearheaded by the MSP and the Dean's office in coordination with the different CAS Departments. This aims to promote and strengthen the research culture among faculty and students of the College.

Thesis advisers and students are welcome to attend and may coordinate with Ms. Junz Celoy of the MSP office at tel # 522-5208 loc.114/09053739145/09184491808.

Friday, September 7, 2012

CAS Dean Selection Process

Please follow this link to download the schedule of the CAS Dean's Selection Process.

The schedule is based on the consultation meeting held 6 September 2012 at the CAS Little Theater.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Holidays for 2013


Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012

MALACA√ĎAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 459

DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2013

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 9492, dated July 24, 2007, amended Section 26, Chapter 7, Book I of Executive Order (EO) No. 292, also known as the Administrative Code of 1987, by declaring certain days (specific or movable) as special or regular holidays;

WHEREAS, RA No. 9492 provides that holidays, except those which are religious in nature, are moved to the nearest Monday unless otherwise modified by law, order or proclamation;

WHEREAS, RA No. 9849 provides that the Eidul Adha shall be celebrated as a national holiday;

WHEREAS, the EDSA People Power Revolution, which restored and ushered political, social and economic reforms in the country, serves as an inspiration to Filipinos everywhere as a nation and as a people:

WHEREAS, Saturday, 30 March 2013 falls between Good Friday and Easter Sunday; Black Saturday, falling between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, has been traditionally declared a special (non-working) day throughout the country because the observance of Holy Week is one of our people’s most cherished traditions and they must be given the full and uninterrupted opportunity to ponder on the significance of Holy Week and to properly observe its traditions with religious fervor, without prejudice to public interest;

WHEREAS, Saturday, 2 November 2013, falling between Friday, 1 November 2013 (All Saints Day) and Sunday, has been traditionally declared a special (non-working) day throughout the country;

WHEREAS, to give full opportunity to our people to properly observe All Saints Day with all its religious fervor which invariably requires them to travel to and from different regions in the country, Saturday, 2 November 2013, may be declared as a special (non-working) day without detriment to public interest;

WHEREAS, in order to foster closer family ties and enable our countrymen to observe Christmas more meaningfully, it is but fitting to declare December 24, (Tuesday) as an additional special (non-working) day throughout the country;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as President of the Philippines, do hereby declare:

SECTION 1. The following regular holidays and special days for the year 2013 shall be observed in the country:

A. Regular Hoidays


New Year’s Day - January 1 (Tuesday)
Maundy Thursday - March 28
Good Friday - March 29
Araw ng Kagitingan - April 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day - May 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day - June 12 (Wednesday)
National Heroes Day - August 26 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day - November 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day - December 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day - December 30 (Monday)

B. Special (Non-Working) Days

Black Saturday - March 30
Ninoy Aquino Day - August 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day - November 1 (Friday)

Additional special (non-working) days

November 2 (Saturday)
December 24 (Tuesday)
Last Day of the Year - December 31 (Tuesday)

C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary - February 25 (Monday)

SECTION 2 The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which day the holiday shall fall.


SECTION 3. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) shall promulgate the implementing guidelines for this Proclamation.

SECTION 4. This Proclamation shall take effect immediately.

SECTION 5. This Proclamation shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of thePhilippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 16th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:

(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Executive Secretary


Original Post: http://www.gov.ph/2012/08/16/proclamation-no-459-s-2012/

Thursday, August 16, 2012

DPSM Seminar: Of Mice and Sponges: Insights into the Determinants and Origins of Neuronal Identity

Lecturer:

Cecilia Conaco, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Neuroscience Research Institute, University of California
Visiting Scientist under DOST Balik Scientist Program

When: 22 August 2012, 9 AM
Where: LRC Audio-Visual Room, Old Neda Bldg
University of the Philippines Manila

For more information, please contact the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics at 5265858 or 5163228 loc 118.