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Asia Summer Program 2019 accepting registrants on March 7

With an aim to foster future leaders with a strong understanding of Asian cultures coupled with a board and creative mindset, the Asia Summer Program 2019 (ASP 2019) is ready to accept interested participants starting March 7. ASP 2019 will take place in Petra Christian University in Surabaya, Indonesia; reputed as a learning-friendly, multicultural...

UM inks agreement with Southern Leyte State University for local linkages and knowledge sharing

Expansion of local linkages and sharing of best practices both in school and employee management were among the agreements in the recently inked Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Mindanao and Southern Leyte State University (SLSU). An MOU with local higher education institutions is considered a strategic way for both universities to expand...

UM Debate Society reps shine in Asian English Olympics in Indonesia

Two UMians clinched the top spots for best speaker award at the recent Asian English Olympics at Binus University in Jakarta, Indonesia, as well being the only Philippine representatives to the esteemed debate competition. University of Mindanao Debate Society senior members Florence Desiata and Mico Niel Abad won as the first and third best...

UMian wows at second Asia World Model United Nations

A UMian bagged one of the four major awards given to participating hopefuls at the second Asia World Model United Nations (AWMUN), a youth capacity development gathering organized by the International Global Network (IGN). Johnruf Niño Nuñala earned the Verbal Commendation award, one of four awards given at the event held in Bangkok, Thailand which included...

The 2018 Legion of Topnotchers

The University of Mindanao looks back on the last year as one of fruition; with plans and programs integrated in the curriculum of the university’s various programs contributing to the successful performance of its graduates in the various national licensure examinations. The university has a total of 40 top placers in national licensure examinations...

UMians among top 10 in January 2019 Architect Licensure Exam

The University of Mindanao welcomes its first batch of national licensure exam top placers this year as three Umians get top spots in the January Architect Licensure Examination. Placing fifth is Sofia Marga Vallega Silot with a score of 82.30, while Kim Mark Anthony Talictic Revote takes the eighth spot with 81.70, followed by...

UM Dean of Law launches ‘Evidence Explained,’ becomes first Davao-based lawyer to publish with REX Bookstore

Davao-based lawyers along with law students and administration representatives from the University of Mindanao and other law schools in the city witnessed last January 22, 2019 the launch of ‘Evidence Explained,’ a resource material authored by UM Dean for the College of Law Atty. Jess Zachael Espejo, L.LM. Apart from the achievement of authoring...

Four UMians among Top 10 in December 2018 Criminologist Licensure Exam

The University of Mindanao once again makes it mark in the national examinations as four alumni are among the Top 10 examinees in the December 2018 Criminologist Licensure Examination. Announced by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) last Jan. 12, the following UMians recorded the following scores which earned them spots among the Top 10...