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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...

UM receives PACUCOA special citations

Special citations relating to the various achievements of students from the University of Mindanao in the past year were awarded by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). Foremost in the citations received was PACUCOA’s recognition of the university’s being granted the ISO 9001: 2015 certification, which is a testament...

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...