News and Features

CWVS Director is elected National President of ADHIKA

CWVS Director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, has been elected national president of the Asosasyon ng mga Dalubhasa, may Hilig at Interes sa Kasaysayan (ADHIKA) for 2020-2022. The election of new officers, which was held at University Hotel, UP Diliman, Quezon City on January 24, 2020, was also attended by former ADHIKA presidents. The formal turnover ceremony was facilitated by outgoing officers led by  ADHIKA outgoing president, Dr.  Vicente Villan of UP Diliman.

UP Iloilo Oblation finds a new home after 50 years

The “handsomest” Oblation found a new home in front of the UPV main building and now faces Delgado St. on January 23, 2020. This is exactly 50 years later after it was first installed in the UPV Iloilo City campus.

Indonesian Minister Visits CWVS for Research and Cultural Collaborations

T. Wiweko, the Minister Counsellor of Republic of Indonesia visited CWVS on January 24, 2020 to establish cultural and research collaborations between the Philippines and Indonesia. He promised a research partnership between CWVS and Sri Wijaya University in Palembang, Sumatra through a joint conference on maritime history and inter-cultural relations, which will be held in Iloilo in August. The event will also coincide with the launching of the CWVS-South East Asian Research and Culture Hub (CWVS-SEARCH), which CWVS Director, Dr. Randy Madrid, aimed to achieve in partnership with universities from Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Timor Leste.

CFOS conducts year-end review and planning workshop

To ensure that the College is in the right track towards achieving its goals for this year and beyond, the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas conducted a 2019 Year-end Review and 2020 Planning Workshop at the Conference Room, Umali Hall, CFOS, UP Visayas Miagao campus on January 21, 2020.

UPV partners with GMall Davao to aid Typhoon Ursula-affected communities in Panay

University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) organized a relief assistance team to distribute more than 15,000 pieces of unused T-shirts on January 29-30, 2020 to the municipalities in Northern Panay which were affected by Typhoon Ursula in December 2019 and left at least 15 people dead and millions of damage to properties in Panay.

Pontevedra SHS students immerse at IMFO

Senior high school (SHS) students of the Pontevedra National High School in Pontevedra, Province of Capiz had their work immersion program at UP Visayas (UPV) Miagao campus.

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