Ms. Charmae F. Antipatia, Regional Corn Coordinator, Corn and Cassava Program of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 6 (DA-RFO 6) visited the cassava experimental site of the project titled, “Cyanide Analysis and Shelf Life Studies of Selected Cassava Varieties at Different Maturity Stages” which is shortly titled “CyAnSS of Cassava” located within the UP Visayas-Miagao campus, specifically in Brgy. Mat-y. The CyAnSS of Cassava Project is funded by the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR).
Tinanggap ni Prof. Jose Julie E. Ramirez ang parangal para sa Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (SWF) Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Visayas (UPV) bilang awardee sa 3rd Gawad Pangulo: Excellence in Public Service na ginanap noong 28 Pebrero 2019 sa UP Diliman, Lungsod Quezon dahil sa dalawang programa, Dayaw at Hanasan, na nilikha ni Prof. Ramirez.
A giant sunfish that was found wounded washed up dead along the beach area near the Diwata Shore complex on 05 March 2019 around 4:00 AM at Brgy. Mambatad, Miagao, Iloilo. Ms. Lorelie Noblezada, a local resident, has reported about the stranded sunfish to the UPV Museum of Natural Sciences, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. After careful examinations and documentation based on its morphological features and descriptions, the stranded sunfish was later identified as Mola mola by the UPV Museum of Natural Sciences.
“In these times of intense crisis, we respond as if we live in normal times,” said Dr. Arnim Weik to the participants of the 1st International Conference on Sustainability organized by UP Visayas on February 26-27 at the District 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. Weik was one of the Plenary Speakers of the Conference.
A training workshop on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CBDRRM) for 10 Barangays of Tubungan, Iloilo with Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous Cultural Communities (IPs/ICCs) was organized by Indigenous Peoples Resource Center (IPRC) of UP Visayas.
The UP Visayas Chemical Engineering student delegates won awards in the Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Student Congress 2019 held on February 26, 2019 at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, Manila.