Team Ateneo/Philppines: The 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge Global Champions
The Ateneo de Manila University, through its Disaster Response and Management (DReaM) Team, calls upon the University community to reciprocate the humanitarian generosity and charity shown by the international community on many occasions of response to disasters in the Philippines, by donating ONLY IN CASH on behalf of victims of Typhoon Maysak which struck portions of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Northwest Pacific on March 29, 2015.
A team from Ateneo de Manila University bagged first place in the World Citizenship category of the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 held April 15 at Blue Leaf Filipinas, Paranaque.
Members of the Vi academic network include world-renowned educational institutions with strong trade and development programs such as the World Trade Institute in Switzerland, France’s Pierre Mendès France University, Canada’s Carleton University Centre for Trade Policy and Law, and China’s University of International Business and Economics, among others.
A group of AB and BS Psychology 2015 graduates from the Ateneo de Manila University presented their theses at the 15th Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference (SUPC) in Jordan Hall, Stanford University, California, on May 16, 2015.
Seton Hall University (SHU) in New Jersey has honored Dr. Nicanor Tiongson with the 2015 Grant Goodman Prize in Historical Studies. The scholar, writer, and playwright was recognized by Philippine Studies Group of the SHU Association of Asian Studies-Southeast Asia Council in March this year.
A capstone project about the Ateneo de Manila University’s Office of Social Concern and Involvement (OSCI) was a co-winner of the 2015 Freeman-Stassen Award at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota in the United States.
While Filipino teams battled for gold at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, another Philippine contingent, Ateneo Theater Arts, stood tall at the 8th Asia-Pacific Bureau Festival of Theater Schools held from June 6-11 at the Singapore’s La Salle College of Arts. Over 200 teachers and students from 23 schools in the region gathered for the yearly festival.
A student of the Ateneo de Manila University will be representing the Philippines in the World Nuclear University Olympiad to be held at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria in September 2015.
For being “a global citizen” whose academic and social responsibilities and duties have brought him all over the world, the Université Catholique de Lille (UCL) bestowed on Fr. Bienvenido Nebres, SJ an honorary doctorate on June 17, 2015.
IT WILL come as a big surprise for many that, in 1991, the 1734 Murillo Velarde map, now making front-page news, was offered with a starting bid of 10,000 German marks (P186,000) at an auction in Frankfurt!
Last 17-18 July 2015, four BS Health Sciences students representing Project LAAN, Inc. participated as speakers at the 2015 Humanitarian Innovation Conference, which was held at Keble College of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
As announced earlier, the special academic convocation for the 2015 Traditional University Awards will be held at the Henry Lee Irwin Theatre, on 22 September 2015 (Tuesday), at 3:00pm.
After 3 ½ years of training public school teachers, the Policy, Governance, and Capacity Building Programme (PGCB) implemented by the Ateneo Center for Educational Development (ACED) concluded with a turn-over ceremony of equipment and materials to partner schools.
The Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH) through the Ateneo Center for Health Evidence, Action and Leadership (A-HEALS) has received a grant from United Kingdom’s Newton Fund to lead a workshop in assessing the Philippine progress on Universal Health Care (UHC).
To enhance the eHealth programs of their respective countries, and to strengthen the internationalization programs of their universities, the Institute of Philippine Culture-Ateneo de Manila University (IPC) and Chulalongkorn University jointly held an eHealth conference in Bangkok, Thailand, last October 12 to 13, 2015. The College of Public Health Sciences of Chulalongkorn University hosted the event.
The Ateneo de Manila University, with support from the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus and the Jesuit Residence, has partnered with Gawad Kalinga (GK) to implement a school feeding program in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Kusina ng Kalinga, GK’s flagship program, will prepare the meals for the feeding activities.
Students, staff and faculty members alike took part in "Tornaviaje," a procession of the image of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage held on November 23, 2015 at the College Lane. This special event was organized by the School of Humanities, the Department of Modern Languages and the Loyola Schools Office of Campus Ministry.
Speaking before a jam-packed Church of the Gesu inside the Ateneo de Manila University campus in Quezon City on November 11, 2015, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle gave the keynote address at the Special Theological Forum on the Synod of the Family. Tagle disclosed the key points tackled at the recent Synod of Bishops on the Family, which he attended in Rome last October.
In the midst of the impending passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the attacks on the Lumad, students from the Ateneo de Manila University took time to address issues concerning the Moro and Lumad people in a forum held at the Leong Hall Roofdeck on November 6, 2015.
The Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH) Batch 2019, held a press conference and private screening for “Mga Kwentong Tsubibo,” the medical students turned movie producers’ first advocacy film last November 7, 2015.
On November 3,2015, Dr. Renzo Guinto held a talk titled “First, Do No Harm” at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH). He is a campaigner from Health Care Without Harm-Asia, a global organization that campaigns for the ecological sustainability and greening of the health sector.
The Department of Biology proudly congratulates Kirk Louie V. Amandoron (4 BS LfSci), Johanne Michael B. Flores (4 BS LfSci), and Francis Mart Angelo R. Legitimas (4 BS Bio) for placing 2nd in the prestigious 6th National Intercollegiate Genetics Quiz Contest (NIGQC) held Saturday, November 7, at the SEARCA Building in the University of the Philippines-Los Baños campus.
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) concluded its Foundational Course on business and human rights. The course aimed to capacitate participants with basic knowledge of Business and Human Rights (BHR) principles using a multi-sectoral approach. It also discussed and explored how human rights principles such as gender equality, sustainable development and environmental protection, among other issues can be integrated in business.
Undersecretary Cosette V. Canilao, Executive Director of the Public- Private Partnership Center of the Philippines, gave the Fourteenth Jaime V. Ongpin Annual Memorial Lecture on Public Service in Business and Government on October 28. 2015.
Ateneo’s Programming Varsity Team, Fuchsia Moth, ranked 13th out of 56 in the ACM ICPC Regionals (Inter-Collegiate Programming Championships) held in Singapore last December 10, 2015.
Ricardo Abad, Professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Lecturer in Theater Arts, Fine Arts Program, will fly to India after Christmas to begin a five-week stint as International Guest Director at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi.
High School Batch '55 and AB Journalism Batch '59 alumnus Santiago Robles turned over 180 Filipiniana books as his second donation to the Ateneo Rizal Library on Dec. 10, 2015. He was welcomed and given a short tour inside the Rizal Library by library Director Vernon R. Totanes and Assistant to the President Rose Banzon.
The groundbreaking ceremony and time capsule laying for the Ateneo Senior High School (ASHS) building took place on December 8, 2015. The new building will rise on the portion of the Ateneo High School (AHS) football field adjacent to the Tanghalang Onofre Pagsanghan and the AHS cafeteria.
The 2016 presidential election in the Philippines may yet to be the most challenging in the country’s electoral history. Apart from varied domestic concerns and problems, divisive regional issues await the next president of the Philippines.
The Claudio Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law, in cooperation with the Ateneo Society for International Law and Divina Law, hosted its first Moot Court Competition with the theme “State Responsibility and Cross Border Environmental Damage” from 26 to 27 November 2015. The event was held at the Ateneo Professionals Schools in Rockwell, Makati City.
More undernourished public school students in Victoria, Tarlac stand to benefit from the newly blessed central kitchen located at Victoria Elementary School, Victoria, Tarlac. The kitchen was built in partnership with Ateneo Center for Education Development (ACED) through the generosity of Atenean alumni couple Melissa Yeung- Yap (AB DS 2007) and Christian Yap (AB DS 2007; AB Com 2009).
Orgs in Ateneo have their own lives and spaces on campus. These territories are often defined and the thresholds neatly delineated.
Next year, 2016, marks the birth centenary of Fr. Horacio V. de la Costa, SJ. The School of Humanities has lined up a series of activities to celebrate his 100th year anniversary, starting with a lecture series in the second semester. Fr. Horacio V. de la Costa, SJ was an effective communicator, nationalist, historian, and one of the most prolific and respected Ateneans of the 20th century. He died in March 1977. He was 60 years old.
“Many Journeys, Many Voices, a Tribute to Filipina Overseas Workers,” a collaborative, multi-disciplinary book by the Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (ALiWW), Ateneo Art Gallery and Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) was awarded Best Print (Book) at the 2015 Migration Advocacy & Media Awards (MAM Awards).
An Ateneo student, Socorro Rodrigo, was the youngest Philippine delegate to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris, France. The Department of Physics and School of Science and Engineering hope Rodrigo will be one of the climate champions of her generation for the country.