• DOST Sec. Mario G. Montejo, Ms. Ariella Arida, UP Pres. Alfredo E. Pascual and UPLB Chancellor Rex Victor O. Cruz during the opening of EXSCITE, 4 March at SMX Convention Center.

  • 2014 Outstanding Administrative, Research and Extension Personnel/Program, and Faculty with Chancellor Rex Victor O. Cruz and Vice Pres.for Development, Prof. Elvira A. Zamora during the Convocation Program, 5 March at SMX Convention Center.

  • Our online catalog of short courses and training programs for 2013 is now available. Click on photo to check the courses.

  • Young biotechnology researchers find teamwork essential in looking for answers to man's scientific queries.

  • Professor Emeritus Macrina T. Zafaralla in-situ analyzing a water sample, one of her many research activities aimed to characterize our several freshwater lakes.

  • Agricultural engineers hold test drives of developed mini-tractors and other farm machinery for the appreciation of farmers around Laguna.

  • Chancellor Rex Victor Cruz, with Vice-Chancellor Maria Victoria Espaldon and Project Leader Dr. Enrico Supangco, prepares to cut the ribbon to formally open the UPLB TBI.

  • Vice-Chancellor Maria Victoria Espaldon receives in behalf of UPLB SESAM a grant from the Laguna Governor "ER" Ejercito to develop the province's environmental code.

  • BIOTECH Microbial Rennet developer Dr. Susana Mercado receives the 1st Prize during the National Invention Contest from DOST Usec. Fortunato dela Peña, DOST-TAPI Director Edgar Garcia and IPO Director IV Ms. Carmen Peralta.

  • CA Associate Dean Dr. Christian Joseph Cumagun is flanked by his family after winning the 2012 NAST's Eduardo A. Quisumbing Award for Basic Research during the NSTW Opening Program at the SMX Convention Center.

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TO:  All Deans, Directors, Heads of Units, and Faculty Members

SUBJECT: Participation in the 42nd Commencement Exercises

    The 42nd UPLB Commencement Exercises will be held on Saturday, 26 April 2014, at 4:00 PM, as reflected in our Academic Calendar.  The hooding ceremony is scheduled a day before, 25 April 2014 at 7:00 PM, immediately after the graduation rehearsals.

    As part of the UPLB community, I am enjoining your participation in this important University activity.  Let us make our presence felt and be one in congratulating our graduates.

    Light snacks shall be served at the D.L. Umali auditorium before the start of the processional.

    Please be guided by the following appropriate academic costumes to be worn for both occasions:




The Chancellor, Vice-Chancellors, University Registrar, and College Secretaries shall wear the traditional cap and gown or the official academic costume of the University/College where they graduated.


All others shall wear the Sablay except those who are graduates of Universities/Colleges other than the University of the Philippines who shall put on their respective academic costume.

All Faculty Members including the University Officials who are UP Alumni shall wear the Sablay.


All others shall wear the respective academic costume of the University/College where they graduated.


    Your usual cooperation is highly appreciated.        

    Thank you.

The Office for Research, University of the Philippines Mindanao is inviting graduate students, faculty, and researchers to attend its 6th International Conference on Agribusiness Economics and Management (ICAEM2014). It will be held  on 2-3 September 2014 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City. 

They are offering a special rate for paper presenters from the state universities and colleges (SUCs) and other government institutions.The registration is inclusive of lunch and snacks during the two-day conference conference kit, a copy of the book of abstracts, certificate and a conference dinner on the evening of September 2. Accommodation and travel are not included.

Special rate for SUCs:

Professional - PhP 2,500
Student- PhP 2,000

In celebrating the Math Consciousness Week, the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics,  Mathematics Division, UPLB invites everyone to attend the following seminars:

Early Warning System Implementation using Automatic Weather Station (AWS) in selected towns in Laguna
Speaker: Prof. Nelio C. Altoveros
               Associate Professor, IMSP
Date:  February 24, 2:00-4:00 PM
Venue: MB 112, Math Building

Managing Climate Risks
Speaker: Dr. Felino  P. Lansigan
               Professor 12, INSTAT
Date: February 27, 1:30-3:00 PM
Venue: MB 114, Math Building

UPLB invites everyone to attend Part 2 of the lecture series, Celebrating UP's Great Minds.

Date:         21 February 2014
Time:        1:00-4:00 PM
Venue:      Operations Rooms, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB

Topic 1:     Etiquette in Extension
Speaker:   Dr. Cleofas R. Cervancia
                   Professor Emeritus, CA
Time:        1:40-2:20 PM

Topic 2:    Food Safety: Interdisciplinary Partnership in the Academe
Speaker:  Dr. Carmencita D. Mateo
                  Professor Emeritus, CA
Time:       2:20-3:00PM

Topic 3 :  Bringing Science to the End-User
Speaker: Dr. Avelino D. Raymundo
                 Professor Emeritus, CA
Time:      3:00-3:40PM

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