Behind a screeching glass door is a cozy space for learners who somehow found their way to what can be called “tambayan”- the basement of the College Union Building where the student lounge of the Teaching and Learning Resource Center is housed.
The University of the Philippines Visayas National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (UPV-NIMBB) is now led by a new director after the appointment of Dr. Carmelo del Castillo, effective June 15, 2022.
Inspiration can come in different forms, and that’s the beauty of being an artist – they are not boxed by rules when they execute their work to bring life to an idea; they have the license to display their creativity and panache.
UPV’s Bamboo Initiatives
Fast-growing, renewable, and versatile are just some of the adjectives used to describe bamboo. It can be turned into furniture, used to create structures, or serve as ornaments. While it’s gaining traction as an alternative to wood, it still has some ways to go before it hits its full potential, which is why the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) is promoting bamboo and the industry through its initiatives.
Two years since the pandemic shut down theatres and rendered many cultural productions floating in limbo, the UPV Cinematheque opens its doors for the grand three-day screening and awarding of Kevin Pison Piamonte's FAMAS-winning masterpiece "SOLO".