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University of Mindanao Makabayan Dance Troupe sweeps contest

The University of Mindanao Makabayan Dance Troupe swept the competition in the recent EGO Supreme Crew Wars4 held at the Araneta Coliseum December 16, 2017. The two teams from UM won first and second place, exhibiting amazing form and performance to urban tunes, ultimately wowing the judges of the clothing brand’s competition.   Watch...

UM is victorious at Philippine Association of Campus Students and Advisers meet

The University of Mindanao’s Neil Anthony Jamili emerged as champion in the recently concluded extemporaneous speaking competition event of the Philippine Association of Campus Student Advisers held last November 25-29 at Baguio City. Jamili, who studies Chemical Engineering, bested more than 104 participating schools and universities in the event, which gathered student leaders all...

UMian is lone Philippine representative in finals of Thailand Speech English Competition, wins third place

A University of Mindanao 4th year AB English student bested other Filipino representatives to place third in the 3rd AUAP Students English Speech Competition last Nov. 24 held in Siam University in Bangkok, Thailand. Candice Faye Kristen Lleses placed third in the competition that gathered 57 contestants coming from 31 universities across seven countries,...

UM gets top national spots in Sept. 2017 LET for Secondary Level

Students of t he University of Mindanao once again prove their mettle after producing placing in the top spots in the September 2017 Licensure Examination for Teachers (Secondary Level). Earning the top spot is Rhoy Omega, with a score of 93.80% and in second place is Brian Ba-an with 92. 60%. Sharing seventh place...

UM President awarded LEAD for education

The University of Mindanao President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr was garnered the Leaders and Achievers of Davao Award 2017 for his contribution to the field of education in the city. The award is handed to deserving Davaoenos 40 years old and above who have made significant contributions to society in the fields of...

UM Senior High takes home DSPC awards

University of Mindanao senior high school participants took home several awards including first place in Sports Writing in the Division School Press Conference culmination held last Oct. 21 at Jose Maria College. Aldan John Tagalog won first place in Sports Writing in Filipino and qualified to advance in the Regional Schools Press Conference. Meanwhile,...

UM tops Mindanao leg of dance competition

All-male dancers from the University of Mindanao showed their prowess and ultimately took home the grand prize at the Ego Supreme Crew Wars Year 4 held last Oct. 8 at the Gaisano Mall of Davao. Besting other participating schools across the region, the UM troop took home the top prize of P 40,000 and...

UM Fine Arts studes are finalists in Shell’s NSAC

Four students from the UM College of Architecture and Fine Arts Education are finalists in the 50th Shell National Students Art Competition (NSAC) with the theme “Golden Voyage.” The UM finalists are students Jun Leonardo Atienza, Jas Buenacosa, Marx Cuizon and Kimmy Perino, according to officials from the UM- CAFAE. The long-running NSAC showcases...

UM outbound exchange student triumphant in Thai speechfest

The University of Mindanao extends its congratulations to Ruben Jr. Tilona, outbound exchange stude in King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand for winning multiple awards during the university’s speechfest held last Oct. 9 and 10. Ruben won gold for essay writing and bronze for impromptu speaking, while he and his teammates bagged the gold for...