2018

President Rodrigo Duterte confers Philippine Quality Award to University of Mindanao

The most prestigious national recognition for organizational excellence was given to the University of Mindanao, represented by school president Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr, Wednesday afternoon in a ceremony attended by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacañang Palace. Accompanying Dr. Torres was his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Torres, the UM board of directors, and UM...

UM Multimedia Arts student among global grand winners in design contest

Besting more than 3, 000 submissions from across the world, 22-year old Jeuz Sumangil took home $2, 000 as among the five grand winners in Talenthouse’s poster making contest for the movie Marvel movie Venom, set to screen this year. According to The Philippine Star, the poster making contest was a partnership between Talenthouse,...

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...

CTE brings ‘Asia’s King of Games’ to UM for 3-day seminar and workshop

The College of Teacher Education of the University of Mindanao is bringing PROF. MARCO A. BRAZIL, Asia’s King of Games, for the second time in Davao for the “INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR-WORKSHOP ON INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM.” The jam-packed activity is set on November 9-11,2018 at the Auditorium,...

UMians qualify for spot in international design engineering contest

Students taking up their engineering degrees at the University of Mindanao are advancing to the international leg of the James Dyson Award after finishing among the runner-ups in the Philippine leg of the competition. Team sRAD is led by Neil Anthony Jamili, who is in his fifth year taking up his bachelor of science...

Fun and healthy competition at UM’s 67th Intramural Meet

Students took an active part in the annual intramurals of the university last August 16- 19 where various sports and games tested teamwork, patience, and good sportsmanship. The university’s Sports Development Office released the official tally of the games and its winners: EVENT CHAMPION FIRST RUNNER UP SECOND RUNNER UP BADMINTON (MEN) CBAE BASIC...