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Exciting new programs open for SY 2018-2019

The University of Mindanao expands its roster of programs to provide more educational opportunities for college students looking to experience the signature quality, affordability, and open education of the university. The College of Architecture and Fine Arts Education will now be offering Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning, a program crafted to...

Pride of UM, Pride of the Philippines

An opportunity to meet and learn with the world’s top business developers this coming July was bagged by the only Philippine representatives to the prestigious Hult Prize 2018 in Ecuador, South America. Traversing thousands of miles and the craziness of intercontinental travel reaped rewards for Neil Anthony Jamili and Prasef Karl Andres Cortes, both...

UM stages fifth successful Mobility Day

The External Relations and International Affairs Office had its fifth successful run of the Mobility Day last March 9-10, wherein outbound and inbound exchange students share their experiences in their host country; and encourage other students to take part in the exchange programs of the university. Doubly special this year is the fact that...

UM study finds younger workers favor TRAIN law

A study conducted by the University Of Mindanao Institute Of Popular Opinion found that working individuals between the ages of 18 – 29 years were strongly in favor of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. Out of a population of 1, 200 Dabawenyos surveyed  across the three Congressional districts,  the mentioned...

UM Research team headed to Europe

A team of researchers from the University of Mindanao’s Research and Publication Center (RPC) is set to leave for Europe by June through a grant for research exchange with Erasmus. The Erasmus Program supported by the European Union and partners with different countries to promote intercultural education, student and faculty, as well as exchange...

UM Research Team unveils new flower species named after City Mayor Sara Duterte

The University of Mindanao Research and Publication Center unveiled the newly discovered, pink-hued flowering plant dubbed Hoya indaysarae in honor of the city mayor and Presidential daughter, Sara Z. Duterte. Discovered by the research and conservation team of  Milton Medina, director for for Biodiversity and Environment at the RPC, in the Central Dinagat Islands during...

Learn about different cultures and experiences on Mobility Day

Students are encouraged to attend the festivities planned on Mobility Day, a gathering of the University of Mindanao’s foreign students and outbound exchange students as they share their cultures and experiences through food, music, and discussions. The 2-day event is set on March 8- 9, 2018 at GET Building, and will open at 8:30am...

UM- IPO finds Davaoenos still trust Paolo Duterte as a leader

A majority of respondents surveyed by the University of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion found that former Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte was still a trusted leader and authority figure despite his resignation out of ‘delicadeza’ due to public and personal matters. Out of a population of 1, 200 respondents, 696 (58%) said they still...

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...