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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...

University of Mindanao has back-to-back top placers in LET, NLE

Graduates from the University of Mindanao placed back-to-back top placer results in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) and Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) released last Friday, Dec .7. A total of 22 Umians were in the top spots of the LET, with Samuel John Parreño from the UM Digos College topping the LET for...

President Rodrigo Duterte awards former CLE assistant dean with Presidential Citation for ASEAN contributions

The University of Mindanao’s former assistant dean for the College of Legal Education received a Presidential Citation from Malacanang Palace for his valuable input during the country’s chairmanship of the ASEAN 2017. Photos courtesy of Atty. Roland Pondoc Atty. Roland Pondoc, CPA is presently commissioner for the Commission on Audit and served in various capacities...

UM reaps awards at PACUCOA 29th General Assembly

Recognition for its programs and special citations for exemplary accomplishments in the past year and in recent months abounded for the University of Mindanao during the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) Assembly last Dec. 4 in Manila. The university was handed the following awards: university with the 2nd highest...

UM student among top winners in business development contest

UMian Mark Anthony Garvida along with teammates from UP Diliman and De La Salle University cinched the third spot in the Group Final Big Idea Case Study of the Markprof Foundation (MPF) with their ‘Add On! Fun On!’ study, a business proposal that aimed to create more revenue for Cebu Pacific. The winners of...

Mid-year Graduation Rites on Dec. 5

The University of Mindanao’s annual mid-year graduation rites will see 1, 285 graduates across the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral  programs; as well as the technical school, receive their hard earned credentials on December 5 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang. Exemplary graduates will also be handed their awards at the baccalaureate ceremonies...

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...