The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE) in cooperation with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA), conducted an Orientation-Seminar for faculty members and researchers on UPV academic and research programs and initiatives on March 21, 2018 at the Conference Room of the Administration Building, UPV Miagao, Iloilo.
The participants of the seminar were junior faculty members and researchers and faculty members who want to be active in research. They are from the College of Management (CM), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) and College of Arts and Sciences- Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (CAS-DPSM). The following are the topics discussed during the orientation-seminar:
Eastern Visayas once again witnessed a celebration of love, pride, diversity, and inclusivity in what has come to be known as the region’s most colorful week of the year.
For the third time in a row, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Psychology class of the Division of Social Sciences in UPV Tacloban College (UPVTC) spearheaded the annual celebration of the Eastern Visayas Pride Week last 19-24 March 2018, with the theme “Building Bridges, Tearing Down Walls.”
The University of the Philippine Visayas entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Interior and Local Government for “SUC-Assisted Approach in the formulation of the Comprehensive Development Plan.” A formal agreement signing was held on March 23, 2018 at the UPV Graduate and Continuing Education Training Rooms, Iloilo City campus.
Regional Director of DILG VI Atty. Anthony C. Nuyda and UPV Chancellor Dr. Ricardo P. Babaran were the signatories of the agreement.
It was a three-way win for the 4th year BS Biology students of UP Visayas who participated in the BIOTA Regional Student Research Competition held on March 10, 2018 at Central Philippine University, Iloilo City.
The first win was as best paper for Alain Jeff Nonod and Kingsley John Delos Santos’ paper presentation entitled, "Species Diversity, Above and Below Ground Biomass, and Carbon Stock Assessments of Mangrove Forests in Tandog Island, Taklong Island National Marine Reserve, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras." They both also competed for the oral presentation competition.