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UST CCWLS holds 2018 Nat’l Writers Workshop

Ust ccwls holds 2018 nat’l writers workshop

Last March 18-25, 2018, the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies held its annual National Writers’ Workshop at the Ridgewood Residences, Baguio City. The 15 selected fellows were: Paul Cyrian M. Baltazar (katha; DLS-College of St. Benilde), Jose Socrates S. Delos Reyes (tula; AdMU), Kristine Inez Q. Estioko (CNF; AdMU), Bayani M. Gabriel (sanaysay;

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Embassy of Israel presents Film Screening of Son of Saul and Exhibition in commemoration of Holocaust victims

Embassy of israel presents film screening of son of saul and exhibition in commemoration of holocaust victims

The Embassy of Israel and the Embassy of Hungary opened the exhibit titled “Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations” and the Film Screening of Son of Saul last April 10, 2018 at the Buenaventura G. Paredes O.P. Building.  His Excellency Effie Ben Matityau, Ambassador of Israel to the Philippines said the unique story of

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Varsitarian celebrates 33rd Gawad USTetika, Abrigo bags the Rector’s Literary Award

Varsitarian celebrates 33rd gawad ustetika, abrigo bags the rector’s literary award

Last March 10, 2018, the Varsitarian awarded the winning works of students on the 33rd Gawad USTetika, the longest running campus literary derby, at the Dr. George SK Ty Function Hall, Buenaventura G. Paredes, O.P. Building. AB Literature senior Arielle Abrigo’s poetry collection titled LAKASA received the Rector’s Literary Award.Parangal

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Bachmann, BPE-SWM student, wins Best Presenter award in San Beda colloquium on physical education

Bachmann, bpe-swm student, wins best presenter award in san beda colloquium on physical education

Ms. Sabine F. Bachmann, a fourth-year Bachelor of Physical Education, major in Sports and Wellness Management student of the Institute of Physical Education and Athletics, won the Best Research Paper Presenter award during the 1st San Beda University Research Colloquium on Physical Education, held last March 7, 2018. The colloquium bore the theme “Trends, Issues,

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Asean university network certifies 4 bachelor’s programs

The ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) Group certified four bachelor’s programs of the University of Santo Tomas, granting recognition until 2022. Certified were the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Bachelor of Elementary Education, and Bachelor of Secondary Education programs, which underwent the

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5 Science programs receive PACUCOA’s highest level re-accreditation

5 science programs receive pacucoa’s highest level re-accreditation

Five of the programs of the College of Science received the highest re-accreditation—Level IV—from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). The distinction will be valid until 2021. Receiving the highest distinctions are the BS Applied Mathematics, major in Actuarial Science, BS Biology, BS Chemistry, BS

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Mañosa exhibit mounted in UST Museum

Mañosa exhibit mounted in ust museum

The life of the renowed Thomasian architect Francisco “Bobby” Manosa was celebrated last February 27, 2018 at the exhibit titled the “Visionary Comes Home: A Manosa Beyond Architecture” at the UST Museum Gallery . Manosa’s contribution to architecture—spanning for more than six decades—had enriched the Philippine culture and identity. Concentrated on the

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Kritike one of five philippine journals in included in ched incentive program

Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy, maintained by the UST Department of Philosophy, was one of five research journals included in the Journal Incentive Program (JIP) of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), per CHEd Memorandum Order 66, series of 2017. The program entails the CHEd Journal Challenge Grant, which caters to Scopus- or ISI-indexed journals.

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Ust is top performing school in aug. 2017 physical therapy, occupational therapy boards; 9 ot grads in top 9

Thomasian graduates made the University of Santo Tomas – College of Rehabilitation Sciences the Top Performing School in the August 2017 Licensure Exams for Physical Therapists and the Licensure Exams for Occupational Therapists, administered by the Professional Regulation Commission. A total of 96 new physical therapists scored a 98.67% passing rate, while 67 new

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Rector reminds thomasians of deeper meaning of beauty in st. dominic’s mass

In his homily during the August 7, 2017 (Monday) Mass in honor of the Feast Day of St. Dominic de Guzman, Founder of the Order of Preachers, the Very Rev. Fr. Herminio V. Dagohoy, O.P., PhD, UST Rector, reminded Thomasians of how the lives of saints like Dominic are models of the true meaning of beauty, using one’s feet as a symbolism.   The symbolism of the feet In

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Loa of nursing wins best research poster award in int’l mental health conference in thailand

Assistant Professor Ritzmond Loa of the College of Nursing won the best research poster for their paper entitled “Lived Experiences of Families with Children with Autism” in the 5th Child Development and Mental Health International Forum as part of the 16th Annual International Mental Health Conference conjoined with the 14th Annual Child Mental Health and

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Thomasian researchers undertake pioneering nat’l catechetical study with CBCP

Thomasian researchers undertake pioneering nat’l catechetical study with cbcp

A research team from the University of Santo Tomas is undertaking the pioneering study that will describe the present state of the Philippine Catechetical Ministry. The project, commissioned by the Episcopal Commission on Catechism and Catholic Education (ECCCE) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines – began in July 2016 and targets a census of all

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Aranda of english elected vp for ncr of nat’l organization for campus student advisers

Assoc. Prof. Rosario R. Aranda, MEd of the Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Letters was elected as the Vice-President for the National Capital Region of the Philippine Association of Campus Student Advisers (PACSA), for fiscal year

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Psychology co-organizes training on Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders

Psychology co-organizes training on universal treatment curriculum for substance use disorders

UST College of Science, Department of Psychology co-organized a 10-day training for trainors with Colombo Plan International on “Walk Through on the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for Substance Use Disorders (SUD)” on 17-27 July 2017 at the Blas Hall, UST-CS. The training was supported by the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

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The value of Catholic educational institutions highlighted in Opening Exercises

The value of catholic educational institutions highlighted in opening exercises

During the August 1, 2017 (Tuesday) Opening Exercises for Academic Year 2017-2018, the value of Catholic educational institutions in a changing world was stressed, in both the homily during the Misa de Apertura and the Discurso de Apertura, both held in the Santísimo Rosario Parish.   The coveted presence of the Holy Spirit In his homily, Most Rev. Roberto C.

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Bulanadi of Interior Design elected into Council of Interior Design Educators

Bulanadi of interior design elected into council of interior design educators

Bulanadi (left, standing) joins the newly elected board members and officers of the Council of Interior Design Educators. Asst. Prof. Mary Ann Venturina-Bulanadi of the Department of Interior Design of the College of Fine Arts and Design was elected as the Director for Research and Publication of the Council of Interior Design Educators, during its board meeting held at

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Lintao of english, grad. school presents paper on syntactic structures of philippine consumer-finance contracts in portugal

Assoc. Prof. Rachelle B. Lintao, Ph.D. of the Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Letters presented her paper entitled “Transforming the Complex Syntactic Structures of a Philippine Consumer-Finance Contract” at the 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) at the University of Porto in Porto, Portugal, held

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Bsc biology alumni, senior student recognized in biodiversity symposium

Thomasian Biologists were recognized at 26th Philippine Biodiversity Symposium at the 26th Philippine Biodiversity Symposium last July 18-22, 2017 at Ateneo de Manila University. BS Biology alumna Alexis Belen was adjudged 2nd place in the Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation and the incoming senior Mika Yungca landed on the 3rd place in the Best Undergraduate Poster

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Ust hosts fulbright visiting professor from utah state university

The Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Industrial Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering are hosting the two-week visit of a Fulbright Visiting Professor from Utah State University, Assoc. Prof. Brian A. Nummer, PhD, a food safety specialist.  His stint with UST is jointly funded by the University and the US Department of State through the

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BS Entrepreneurship alumna wins 2017 NxtGen Franchising Award

Bs entrepreneurship alumna wins 2017 nxtgen franchising award

Thomasian alumna Celine Tabia bagged the 2017 NxtGen Franchising Award for her chicken joint Chiquitos in the Franchise Excellence Awards Night held last July 19, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City.“I joined the NxtGen Franchising Awards by the Philippine Franchise Association held during the Franchise Asia Philippines and we had to pitch

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