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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...

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...

Your chance at an Australian education is possible with Australia Awards

Home to six of the world’s top universities, Australian education is every scholar’s dream. But those dreams can become reality, as Australia Awards once again opens its doors for those aspiring to seek post-graduate degrees. Australia Awards Scholarhips are international awards offered by the Australian government for the “next generation of global leaders for...

UMians shine in APSCUR events

Contestants from the University of Mindanao showed their skills and talents in the recent cluster elimination of the APSCUR (Association of Private and State Colleges and Universities in Region XI) Culture and Arts Competition last Jan. 17 and 18. With the theme “One Vision, One APSCUR: Revitalizing Culture and Arts towards Holistic Formation,” the...

UMians cinch fifth spot in Dec. 2017 Criminologist Board Exam results

Two University of Mindanao graduates shared the fifth spot in the December  2017 Criminologist Licensure Examination, with results posted earlier in the week. Ariel Camote Olnagan from the UM Main campus and Maria Rosalie Maglana from UM Tagum campus both got a score of 88.80%, securing for UM an overall passing rate of 65.54%,...

Final interview & screening for 5th batch Outbound Exchange students on Jan. 17

The final screening for outbound exchange program hopefuls is set Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the International Affairs Office, second floor, Embassy area from 9am to 3pm. The outbound exchange program for students interested in pursuing a semester with partner schools of the University of Mindanao in different Asian countries like Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, and...