September 2018

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...