UP Visayas (UPV) and Ocean University of China (OUC) conducted an exploratory dialogue for a China-Philippines joint laboratory. The undertaking will be between the College of Marine Life Sciences, OUC and the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UPV. It was held at the FC Conference Room, CFOS, UPV Miagao campus on November 9, 2017.
The talk was aimed at exploring and in coming up with ideas on other possible collaborations between the two higher educational institutions and on how to carry out with these partnerships.
Prof. Rex Ferdinand Traifalgar, faculty member and Director of the Institute of Aquaculture (IA), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) UP Visayas, was one of the plenary speakers during the 49th Annual National Convention of the Federation of Institutions for Marine and Freshwater Sciences (FIMFS). The annual convention was held at Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology City, Zamboanga City on October 18-19, 2017.
Traifalgar’s presentation was about the “Alternative Feed Proteins and Additives for Sustainable Aquaculture.”
The UPV HSU conducted a lecture-forum on smoking and lung diseases attributed to smoking on November 22, 2017 at the MILC, UPV Miagao campus.
The lecture forum was participated in by 61 students and employees. Most of the participants are students of the BS Public Health program of the university. The said lecture was organized to safeguard the students and employees against the ill effects of smoking.
The University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo (UPHSI), in collaboration with the UPHSI Library, Hubon Manunulat and Kasingkasing Press, celebrated the National Reading Month 2017 with the theme: 'Nasa Pagbasa ang Pag-asa' from Nov. 20 – 24, 2017 at the UPHSI Conference Room, UP Visayas Iloilo City campus.
Students and teachers from UPV and book lovers outside of the university joined the one-week celebration that consists of the following activities and competitions: Poster Making Contest, Bulletin Board Design Contest, Book Swap, Book Buffet, Blind Date with a Book, Live Reading and lectures from recognized writers.