ART, SCIENCE AND ETHICS IN COMMUNICATION STUDY Dr. Elena E. Pernia DR. ELENA E. PERNIA is a Professor of Communication, and currently the Dean of the UP College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines Diliman. She has over 20 years of experience in communication/media education, research, planning and evaluation. Her highly distinguished academic career […]

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DYNAMICS IN POPULATION Dr. Aimee Dupo DR. AIMEE LYNN BARRION-DUPO is the current Program Leader of the University of the Philippines Los Baños Bee Program. She is an expert in Insect Taxonomy and Ecology. She is also an active curator for moths and spiders of the UP Los Baños Museum of Natural History, where a […]

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C4D: ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVES Dr. Alexander Flor DR. ALEXANDER G. FLOR is a Professor at the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS), UP Open University. He is also currently a Visiting Professor of Development Communication at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, and an Affiliate Professor of Knowledge Management at the College of Development Communication, UP […]

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Dr. Virginia Cuevas DR. VIRGINIA CUEVAS is a Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Biological Sciences at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. She has been named an Academician by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) for her contributions in mycology and environmental biology. She was recognized as an Outstanding Young Scientist […]

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HAIRY BALLS AND DONUTS: WELCOME TO THE FASCINATING WORLD OF GEOMETRY Dr. Jose Maria Balmaceda Dr. Jose Maria Balmaceda is Professor and Dean of the UP Diliman College of Science. He obtained his Ph.D. Mathematics degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Master’s and undergraduate degrees in Math from UP Diliman. An academician […]

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SIYENSINING Dr. Vim Nadera, Jr. Si Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Daelo Nadera, Jr. ay isang Professor sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas sa Diliman, Lungsod Quezon na kasalukuyang nakadestino bilang Direktor IV ng Philippine High School for the Arts. Nagtapos si Vim ng B.S. at M.A. Psychology sa UST at bilang art therapist, siya ay nakatulong na sa […]

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WHAT IS A SPECIES, REALLY? Dr. Ian Kendrich Fontanilla Dr. Fontanilla has been actively working in the academe for 19 years and is currently holding position at the Institute of Biology in UP Diliman as an Associate Professor. He earned his doctoral degree in Genetics in 2010 at University of Nottingham, UK and since then […]

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FROM KILLER SNAILS TO BIODIVERSITY Dr. Lourdes Cruz Dr. Lourdes J. Cruz is a National Scientist and Professor Emeritus of UP Diliman. Dr. Cruz obtained her BS Chemistry degree from UP Diliman in 1962 and her MS and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Iowa in 1966 and 1968. From 1976 to 2006, she […]

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INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL PERFORMANCE: THE FILIPINO CONTEXT Dr. Sir Anril Tiatco Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco earned his Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He was a visiting scholar at the Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures in the University of Manchester from August 2012 to February 2013. His research works on Philippine […]

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SINING AT NASYONALISMO Professor Leonilo Doloricon Leonilo O. Doloricon is a distinguished visual artist and professor at the College of Fine Arts, UP Diliman. His works, known for reflecting social reality, have been exhibited here and abroad, including the Philippine Art Center in New York, Centro Cultural de la Raza in California, Cultural Exposition in […]

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FOSSILS: WINDOWS TO THE EARTH’S PAST Dr. Alyssa Peleo-Alampay Dr. ALYSSA PELEO-ALAMPAY is Professor 2 at the National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS), University of the Philippines Diliman. She earned her Ph.D. in Earth Science from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego in 1997. Her areas of specialization are […]

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Café Antonio in Los Baños, Laguna with MR. JABEZ FLORES Owner, Café Antonio in Los Baños, Laguna Part of the 100 MASTER VOICES series an EMERGING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH (EIDR) Project of the University of the Philippines Open University under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP The Kasaka Makiling and Koshinero’s Premium Native Lechon Way with PROF. PRIMO GARCIA Faculty of Management and Development Studies UP Open University MR. OLIVER JOHN GOMEZ Owner, Kasaka Makiling and Koshinero’s Premium Native Lechon Part of the 100 MASTER VOICES series an EMERGING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH (EIDR) Project of the University of the Philippines […]

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SCIENCE PROCESS AND GENERATION OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE Dr. Luis Rey Velasco Dr. Luis Rey I. Velasco is a Professor of Entomology at the College of Agriculture and Food Science, UP Los Baños. He is an agriculture graduate from UP Los Banos focusing in the field of entomology, the field in which he did graduate studies […]

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FROM EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY TO COMPLEX SYSTEMS Dr. Helen Yap Dr. Helen T. Yap, Professor of Marine Science, graduated from the University of the Philippines – Diliman (BSc Marine Biology, magna cum laude), and obtained her doctorate from the Wilhelm-Pieck University in Rostock, the German Democratic Republic. Among awards she has received are the Third […]

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COMMUNITY-HIGHER EDUCATION ENGAGEMENT: ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICAL PRACTICE Dr. Grace Aguiling-Dalisay Dr. Grace Aguiling-Dalisay is Registered Psychologist and a Certified Specialist in Developmental Psychology. She has spent the past 35 years of her professional life in the joint worlds of the academia and civil society. Early in her career, alongside teaching and research duties at […]

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Empowering People Through Kindness with MR. PAO-CHENG “PICASSO” CHEN President, Kindness Hotel Kaohsiung, Taiwan DR. TIM EING MING WU Chair Professor, Shu-Te University Kaohsiung, Taiwan Part of the 100 MASTER VOICES series an EMERGING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH (EIDR) Project of the University of the Philippines Open University under the UP Office of the Vice […]

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HOW THE PHILIPPINE ISLAND ARC WAS FORMED Dr. Carla Dimalanta Dr. CARLA B. DIMALANTA is Professor 10 at the National Institute of Geological Science of the University of the Philippines Diliman. She completed her Doctorate of Science in Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of Tokyo, while she attained her M.Sc Geology (1992) and […]

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FLAUDETTE MAY DATUIN, Ph.D. is a Professor at the Department of Art Studies, College of Arts and Letter in UP Diliman. Aside from courses on art and society, art theory and aesthetics, art history and art criticism, she teaches a GE course in Disaster Mitigation, Adaptation and Preparedness Strategies (DMAPS) based at the College of […]

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Dr. Maria Corazon A. De Ungria heads the DNA Analysis Laboratory of the Natural Sciences Research Institute, UP Diliman and the Director of the Program on Forensic and Ethnicity of the Philippine Genome Center. Because of her work in promoting the use of DNA technology as a tool for finding justice or “DNA Forensics” and […]

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SURGICAL INNOVATION & INTERVENTION: PHYSICIAN AND PATIENT PERSPECTIVES Dr. Jose Florencio F. Lapeña Dr. José Florencio Lapeña, Jr. is Professor of Otorhinolaryngology of the College of Medicine and former Vice Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Manila, Attending Otolaryngologist at the Philippine General Hospital, and University Scientist III of the UP System with special […]

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Flaudette May Datuin, Ph.D. is a Professor at the Department of Art Studies, College of Arts and Letter in UP Diliman. Aside from courses on art and society, art theory and aesthetics, art history and art criticism, she teaches a GE course in Disaster Mitigation, Adpatation and Preparedness Strategies (DMAPS) based at the College of […]

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Dr. Bienvenido L. Lumbera is a poet, critic, and a Professor Emeritus at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature in UP Diliman. He completed his M.A. and then his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Indiana University in 1967, and has since written numerous works both in Filipino and English. Dr. Lumbera has a poetry […]

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Dr. Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete at a tender age has been thrust to the world of theater and puppetry. She continues to promote the importance of creative expression and learning through theater and puppetry. Bonifacio-Ramolete was the chairperson of the Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts and managing director of Dulaan Unibersidad ng Pilipinas. She is […]

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Leonardo C. Rosete is a designer, and a professor at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman. He obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts in the same college in 1980. He specializes in space planning and design, product and systems design, and digital media and graphic design. He has exhibited his works in various […]

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Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco earned his Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He was a visiting scholar at the Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures in the University of Manchester from August 2012 to February 2013. His research works on Philippine traditional theatre performances, rituals, festivals, and contemporary theatre (particularly the National […]

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Dr. Tiongson is a Professor Emeritus at the UP Film Institute, and former dean of the UP College of Mass Communication (2003-2006) in Diliman. He served as artistic director and vice president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (1986-1994) and chairman of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (2001). He is a […]

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FINDING GENOA, FINDING MYSELF Prof. Luna Sicat-Cleto Luna Sicat-Cleto is a writer and professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature in the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She has garnered several literary awards for her works including the Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for her short stories, poems, essays, and stories for children; Madrigal […]

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COMMERCIALIZATION OF TECHNOLOGY Dr. Gonzalo Serafica Dr. Gonzalo Serafica is the Co-Founder and Vice President for Technology and Intellectual Property of Xylos Corporation.

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Dr. Rhodora V. Azanza, Professor of the Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines – Diliman and Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology has served the University in various positions including being the first woman dean of the College of Science – Diliman . She has been one of the members for 7 years […]

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Dr. Raniela E. Barbaza is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature in UP DIliman. She completed her PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Binghamton University, New York, in 2010. Afterwards, she was given a Teaching Assistantship by the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York […]

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Dr. Philip Ian P. Padilla finished his Bachelor of Science in Biology at UP Visayas. He took his Doctor of Medicine at the University of the Philippines Manila. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, and a Postgraduate Diploma on Research & Development of Products […]

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Dr. Portia Marcelo obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of the Philippines Manila and her Master in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore, USA. She is currently an Associate Professor in community medicine, social medicine, and global health at the College of Medicine and […]

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Maria Isabel Garcia is a science writer. She conceptualized The Mind Museum and has served as its curator since it was conceived in 2007 to the present. She has written 2 science books especially for the non-scientists. One is Science Solitaire (2006, National Book Award) and the other is Twenty One Grams of Spirit and […]

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Dr. Fontanilla has been actively working in the academe for 19 years and is currently holding position at the Institute of Biology in UP Diliman as an Associate Professor. He earned his doctoral degree in Genetics in 2010 at University of Nottingham, UK and since then has written and co-written numerous scientific papers, journal articles […]

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Dr. Maria Victoria Espaldon obtained her BSc in Biology and MSc in Forestry at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and her PhD in Geography at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. In 2005, she became the recipient of the United Nations Zayed Environment Award for her work on the ecosystem assessment […]

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Ramon Guillermo is a Professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature (DFPP), University of the Philippines Diliman. He has written several books, which include the novel Ang Makina ni Mang Turing, Translation and Revolution: A Study of Jose Rizal’s Guillermo Tell, and Pook at Paninidigan: Kritika ng Pantayong Pananaw. His areas of expertise […]

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PROMOTING RICE AND WHITE CORN COMBINATION AS FOOD STAPLE FOR FILIPINOS Dr. Artemio Salazar Dr. Artemio Salazar obtained his BSc in Agricultural Chemistry and MSc in Plant Breeding at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and his PhD in Plant Breeding at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA. He currently heads the […]

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PHILIPPINE ARTS & CULTURE IN THE SOCIO-HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF NATION, REGION & GLOBALIZATION Reuben R. Cañete, Ph.D. Reuben Ramas Cañete, Ph.D. is currently a full professor and assistant to the Dean for research and publications at the Asian Center, UP Diliman. He has written numerous articles of Philippine Arts and Culture, and has publish nine […]

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Dr. Arnel Salvador earned his bachelor’s degree in Physics, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines in May 1983; his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States, in December 1993. Dr. Salvador led a team of scientists from the National Institute of Physics (NIP), who made breakthroughs […]

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Dr. Giovanni Tapang is a Professor in the National Institute of Physics. He has also been a member and researcher of the Instrumentation Physics Laboratory of UP Diliman since 1997. He earned his doctoral degree in Physics in 2002 and since then has written and co-written numerous scientific papers, with over a hundred journal articles […]

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Dr. Jose Dalisay Jr. (Butch Dalisay to readers of his “Penman” column in the Philippine STAR) was born in Romblon, Philippines in 1954. He has published over 30 books of his stories, plays, and nonfiction in both English and Filipino, with six of those books receiving the National Book Award. More than 20 of his […]

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Dr. Clarissa David is a Professor in the College of Mass Communication at the University of the Philippines. She obtained her PhD at Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. She conducts research in public opinion, political communication, public interventions, and communicating policy. Her recent book “The RH Wars: Framing the Population and Health Debate” […]

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Dr. Gonzalo Campoamor II is currently Associate professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature in UP Diliman. He completed his MA in Filipino in UP Diliman, and his MA and PhD in History at the Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, where he was a Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) scholar. Dr. Campoamor is also the editor for […]

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Leonilo O. Doloricon is a distinguished visual artist and professor at the College of Fine Arts, UP Diliman. His works, known for reflecting social reality, have been exhibited here and abroad, including the Philippine Art Center in New York, Cento Cultura de la Raza in California, Cultural Exposition in Madrid, and the UP Vargas Museum. […]

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Leonardo C. Rosete is a designer, and a professor at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman. He obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts in the same college in 1980. He specializes in space planning and design, product and systems design, and digital media and graphic design. He has exhibited his works in various […]

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Roberto G. Paulino is an Associate Professor at the Department of Art Studies, College of Arts and Letters in UP Diliman, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in Philippine Studies. He is the recipient of the Washington Sycip Award for Best General Education Learning Material conferred by the Office of the Vice President for Academic […]

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Dr. Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete at a tender age has been thrust to the world of theater and puppetry. She continues to promote the importance of creative expression and learning through theater and puppetry. Bonifacio-Ramolete was the chairperson of the Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts and managing director of Dulaan Unibersidad ng Pilipinas. She is […]

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Dr. Vim Nadera, Jr. Si Victor Emmanuel Daelo Carmelo Nadera Jr. ay isang Professor sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas sa Diliman, Lungsod Quezon na kasalukuyang nakadestino bilang Direktor IV ng Philippine High School for the Arts. Nagtapos si Vim ng B.S. at M.A. Psychology sa UST at bilang art therapist, siya ay nakatulong na sa mga […]

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FILM LITERACY AND CRITICISM Dr. Rolando B. Tolentino Dr. Roland B. Tolentino is currently a Professor at the University of the Philippines Film Institute in Diliman. He has been a fellow at the UP Institute of Creative Writing since 2000, and has also taught at the University of California Berkeley, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, […]

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Dr. Jose Neil Garcia teaches creative writing and comparative literature in the University of the Philippines, Diliman, where he serves as Director of the University Press and a fellow for poetry in the Institute of Creative Writing. He is the author of numerous poety collections and works in literary and cultural criticism, including The Sorrows […]

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Dr. Dalisay graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1984 (AB English, cum laude), the University of Michigan (MFA, 1988) and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Ph.D. English, 1991). He teaches English and Creative Writing as a full professor at the University of the Philippines. Among his distinctions, he has won 16 Palanca Awards in […]

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Kasalukuyang Propesor ng Sosyolohiya sa Kolehiyo ng Agham Panlipunan at Pilosoiya at Faculty Affiliate ng Tri-College Philipine Studies Program ng Pamantasan ng Pilipinas Diliman, si Clemen C. Aquino ay nagtapos ng AB Sociology cum laude (1979) at MA Sociology (1984) sa Pamantasan ng Pilipinas Diliman, at ng DPhil in Sociological Studies (1990) sa University of […]

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Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco earned his Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He was a visiting scholar at the Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures in the University of Manchester from August 2012 to February 2013. His research works on Philippine traditional theatre performances, rituals, festivals, and contemporary theatre (particularly the National […]

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Dr. Jose Wendell P. Capili Professor Jose Wendell P. Capili earned his degrees from UST, UP Diliman, University of Tokyo, University of Cambridge and The Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (now School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia and the Pacific), Australian National University, where he completed his PhD on the […]

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DANAS NA GANAP: REALIZING LIFE VIA THEATER Dr. Glecy Atienza Dr. Glecy Cruz Atienza is a Full Professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, where she teaches Philippine literature, creative writing and Philippine theater. She is a performing artist-director-playwright-essayist and theater scholar. She has conducted various […]

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Dr. Alleli Domingo Dr. Alleli Ester C. Domingo is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). She obtained her BS Applied Mathematics from UPLB (cum laude) and MSc in Mathematics from Melbourne University, Australia. She received the 2004 UPLB […]

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POSTCOLONIAL PATHS TO CONSTRUCTING THE NATION/BAYAN Dr. Priscelina Patajo-Legasto Dr. Priscelina Patajo-Legasto is a writer, critic, and a full professor at the Department of English and Comparative Literature in UP Diliman. She specializes and teaches courses in literary, cultural, feminist and Marxist theory and criticism, Philippine theater history and post-colonial studies. She completed her MA […]

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Dr. Tiongson is a Professor Emeritus at the UP Film Institute, and former dean of the UP College of Mass Communication (2003-2006) in Diliman. He served as artistic director and vice president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (1986-1994) and chairman of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (2001). He is a […]

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PHILIPPINE ART AND CULTURE & WOMEN IN THE ARTS Dr. Brenda Fajardo Brenda V. Fajardo, a Professor Emerita of the University of the Philippines, taught art at the Department of Art Studies, UP Diliman. She finished her M.S. in Art Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and completed her PhD in Philippine Studies at […]

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Si Dr. Althea Enriquez ay Kawaksing Propesor sa Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas ng Kolehiyo ng Arte at Literatura, UP Diliman. Nagtapos ng batsilyer at masteradong digri sa Linggwistiks sa UP Diliman at PhD Language Studies sa National University of Singapore. Nakapaglathala ng mga artikulo tungkol sa istruktura at pagtuturo ng Filipino sa […]

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Dr. Pamela Constantino is a Professor of Filipino and former chair at the Department of Filipino, UP Diliman. She finished her AB, MA and Ph. D. Philippone Studies in U.P. Diliman, specializing in the field of Filipino Language: Socialinguistics, Psycholinguistics and History. She is currently a faculty resource person of the Graduate Diploma in Cultural […]

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Dr. Agnes Rola obtained her BSc. in Statistics and MSc. in Agricultural Economics at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and her PhD. in Agricultural Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She teaches econometrics, production economics, policy analysis, and mixed methods of research at the UPLB’s College of Public Affairs and Development. Her […]

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Dr. Alexander Flor is a Professor at the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS), UP Open University. He is also currently a Visiting Professor of Development Communication at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, and an Affiliate Professor of Knowledge Management at the College of Development Communication, UP Los Baños. Dr. Flor has been involved in […]

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Dr. Raul V. Destura Dr. Raul V. Destura is the current Director for Health of the Philippine Genome Center, Co-chair of the NIH Building Committee, and Medical Sciences Division Chair of the National Research Council of the Philippines, DOST. He has undergone several post-graduate internships and trainings such as fellowships in the University of the […]

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Atty. Arnel Casanova Atty. Arnel Casanova, President and CEO of Bases Conversion and Development Authority, a state-owned enterprise developing former US military bases into urban districts, freeports, and economic zones, is involved in the development of Bonifacio Global City, the prime central business district in the Philippines and of Subic and Clark Freeport Zones. He […]

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