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New beetle specie named after UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres, Jr.

The University of Mindanao’s research team dedicated its newly discovered beetle specie to university president and chief executive officer Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. in special reveal during the inauguration of the school’s new research hangar at the Matina campus last September 28, 2018. Dubbed Metapocyrtus willietorresi, alluding to Dr. Torres’ nickname, the beetle...

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The University of Mindanao was established in 1946 and is one of the oldest universities in Southern Philippines. It is a non-sectarian school offering the most number of academic programs in this part of the country.