February 2018

Learn about different cultures and experiences on Mobility Day

Students are encouraged to attend the festivities planned on Mobility Day, a gathering of the University of Mindanao’s foreign students and outbound exchange students as they share their cultures and experiences through food, music, and discussions. The 2-day event is set on March 8- 9, 2018 at GET Building, and will open at 8:30am...

UM- IPO finds Davaoenos still trust Paolo Duterte as a leader

A majority of respondents surveyed by the University of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion found that former Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte was still a trusted leader and authority figure despite his resignation out of ‘delicadeza’ due to public and personal matters. Out of a population of 1, 200 respondents, 696 (58%) said they still...

UM offices lead in waste management

A greener and more efficient University of Mindanao is envisioned as offices and colleges implement environmentally friendly and cost-effective ways to dispose of everyday trash. As paper is the most common everyday waste in offices, UM’s offices  are now simply placing aside their used bond papers, scratch papers, and other paper detritus, so it...

DAVRAA 2018 opens at UM

Ceremonies for the official start of the Davao Regional Athletic Association Meet 2018 opened without a hitch as student-athletes from all across Davao region proudly paraded their team colors. The University of Mindanao is proud to have played host to the more than 7, 000 athletes and their guardians, in a truly historic moment...

Fostering a love of reading

Learning how to read and take in information allows a child to develop fully, broaden the imagination and their learning horizons, and allows more awareness about one’s surroundings; hence the University of Mindanao Genuine Love for Reading program was launched. A banner project of the Basic Education faculty, Senior High school, and College of...

UM welcomes Indonesian guests

Students from Grade 11 and 12 levels of the Indonesian School of Davao looked forward to the facilities, programs, and inviting school culture of the University of Mindanao after a successful campus visit last Wednesday, Feb. 7. Accompanied by Indonesian Consul General Berlian Napitupulu and school staff, the students; who are descendants of Indonesians...

UM team victorious in Inter-Mindanao Chemical Engineering Pitching competition

The University of Mindanao’s representatives to last Thursday’s Inter-Mindanao Chemical Engineering Pitching competition were victorious in all categories with their Pyroclave Solaris machine, which converts medical waste for agricultural use. Held at the Ateneo de Davao University, the UM team composed of Neil Anthony S. Jamili, B.S in ChE as team leader, and members...

Hephestus Project: Bringing robotics to Mindanao youth

Eyeing a future in which robotics aid in education and learning, the University of Mindanao through the Academic Planning Services (APS) is set to launch the Hephestus Project, an educational robotics course for planning, invention, and development of robots and droids. Named after the Greek god who served as blacksmith of the gods, the...