Prof. Arthur P. Barrido is the new dean of the UP Visayas College of Management (CM).
Prof. Barrido was appointed by the UP Board of Regents during its 1334th meeting on 6 April 2018. He will serve a three-year term effective 6 April 2018 until 5 April 2021. A nomination process was chosen by the CM faculty and staff for the selection, instead of the usual search process. Barrido was the lone nominee for the position.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE), through the Office of Continuing Education and Pahinungod (OCEP), organized a workshop for Research, Extension, and Professional staff (REPS), Administrative personnel, and faculty on April 25-26, 2018 in the GCEB Training Rooms, in UP Visayas, Iloilo City.
(L) Ostichthys alamai from Iloilo, Philippines; (R) Mr. Ulysses B. Alama
(Photo source: https://reefbuilders.com/2018/03/13/ostichthys-alamai-a-new-species-of-bony-soldierfish-from-japan/)
Over the course of history, many scientists named newly discovered species or organisms they come across after famous people they admire - from athletes, celebrities to political leaders or even fictional characters for various reasons. Some named them after the places where they are found or their morphological characteristics.
Mr. Ulysses B. Alama, an administrative staff of the Museum of Natural Sciences (MNS), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas (UPV), is forever immortalized in taxonomy, the branch of science concerned with classification of organisms, after Japanese scientists named the fish, of the genus Ostichthys, after him.
In a time when teens treat technology as a regular part of their daily lives, just as integrated as any other tool, the UPV Summer Personality Enhancement Program (PEP), now on its fifth year, introduced Teens in a Techy World. The program is a means of recognizing the essence technology, utilizing gadgets positively, and helping out teens become responsible online citizens.