Team Ateneo/Philppines: The 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge Global Champions
Many “pundits” some years back thought that the business- process outsourcing (BPO) will be a transient global phenomenon. Today, about 15 years later, the BPO industry in the Philippines remains growing and expanding across the country.
For over a decade Ateneo de Manila University and La Trobe University have worked together to improve and deepen relations, networks and mutual understanding between the Philippines and Australia through education, exhibitions, research collaboration, and bilateral meetings.
The Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH), through the Ateneo Center for Health (A-HEALS) joined forces with British researchers to review the current efforts in Universal Health Care in the Philippines.
The Loyola Schools began 2016 with good news from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). It is now home to eleven CHED Centers of Excellence and five CHED Centers of Development.
Ateneo de Manila High School’s Rafael Barreto (9E) won a total of four medals- one gold and three bronzes- for Team Philippines at the 39th SEA Age Group Swimming Championship held in Danang, Vietnam from December 4-6, 2015.
Now on its tenth year, the Ateneo de Manila University’s Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies together with the Cultural Section of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Confucius Institute, Film Development Council of the Philippines, and Credit Suisse, and the cooperation of Ateneo Celadon and Shangri-La Plaza, once again brings you the Spring Film Festival this January 29 to February 7, 2016.
Nicolas Antonio Carunungan (4 BS Management of Applied Chemistry) will represent the country in the regional competition of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) to be held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Kritika Kultura (KK), the online international refereed review journal of literature, language and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, featured Mark Sanchez in its lecture series on Feb. 15, 2016 to talk about another angle during the Martial Law period.
An international symposium on biodiversity hosted by the Department of Biology, School of Science and Engineering, brought together fifty participants from 14 institutions.
The Ateneo Department of Sociology & Anthropology and the Rizal Library, with the Georgian National Museum, Cozoz Inc., Crania Heritage Sciences Inc. and Traveling Museum PH, launched on Feb. 9, 2016 the very first exhibit in the country of “The First Humans Out of Africa: The Journey of Mankind.”
At a conferment ceremony held last Saturday, January 30, at the SM North Edsa Skydome, Ateneo de Manila Junior High School student Dion Stephan J. Ong of 8-Campion received the University of New South Wales (UNSW) medal.
The Ateneo Department of Sociology and Anthropology launched on Feb. 4, 2016 an international conference called “Third World Solidarity After the Cold War” featuring the research papers about the Global South of local and international participants.
In an age when an engaging and collaborative educational environment is the norm, digital technology has become a powerful tool in transforming a student’s learning experience.
Man has long been leaping boundaries and reaching highly advanced milestones to keep moving towards the future--but that doesn’t mean man has to stop looking back to the past.
For the third time within seven days, the Ateneo de Manila High School Debaters have won a championship.
The ADMU Department of Psychology has once again been declared by the Commission on Higher Education as a CHED Center of Excellence in Psychology in recognition of the quality of its program, faculty and productivity.
It is with great pride that the School of Humanities congratulates PROFESSOR EMERITUS SOLEDAD S. REYES for being awarded the A.L. Becker Southeast Asian Literature in Translation Prize for 2016 by the Southeast Asian Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies and the Becker Prize Committee for her translation, What Now Ricky (Anvil Publishing, 2013) of Rosario de Guzman Lingat's Ano Ngayon, Ricky (1971).
The Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) of the Ateneo de Manila University and the Center for Integrated Area Studies (CIAS) of Kyoto University jointly organized a two-day international conference-workshop titled “Toward Building a Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia”.
It's a good year for partnerships for the Ateneo as the School of Science and Engineering (SOSE) signed another memorandum of agreement that formalized the school's tie-up with Nomis, a Finnish company that provided information and communications technology solutions.
Before a jam-packed crowd at the auditorium of the Ateneo Professional Schools, international panelists shared lessons from their martial law experiences.
Ateneo Associate Professor Dr. Ambeth R. Ocampo has been named recipient of the Fukuoka Academic Prize for being an outstanding historian and intellectual. The Fukuoka Prize website said Dr. Ocampo “made a great contribution to academic, cultural and social progress in the Philippines, through his university teaching, his writing for newspapers and magazines, and his service in historic and cultural administration.”
A team of students from Ateneo’s John Gokongwei School of Management (JGSOM) emerged as the champions of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Business Case Competition held last May 14, 2016.
A team from the Ateneo de Manila University is headed to Paris in June 2016 to represent the country in the 2016 L’Oréal Brandstorm Challenge Finals.
The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies (ACAS), together with the Southeast Asian Studies Program and the Indonesian Embassy, will be hosting the 8th International Conference on August 26, 2016.
The Ateneo de Manila University ranked 99th in the 2016 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top 350 Asian University Rankings released last June 14, 2016.
Barely a month left till the Rio Olympics 2016 and the ‘Bulacan Bullet,’ Jessie Khing Lacuna, finally gets the nod from FINA, the world governing body for aquatics, to be one of the nine hundred participants in the swimming event of the quadrennial meet. Lacuna also received confirmation from local Olympic body, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), of his inclusion in the list of Philippine delegates.
Blue Eagle Joseph Bernard Capinpin and Lady Eagle Kimberly Zulueta from the Ateneo Track and Field teams bore the Philippine flag in the athletics tournament of the 18th ASEAN University Games held last July 14, 2016- July 15, 2016 at the Choa Chu Kang Stadium in Singapore.
Department of Filipino faculty member and film writer and director Dr. Alvin B. Yapan has walked away with the Best Picture prize for the film “EDSA” (view the trailer) at the 2016 World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF). This is his second Best Picture win in a row, having won in the category at last year’s WPFF with the film “An Kubo sa Kawayanan.”
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio returned to the Ateneo last Sept. 9, 2016 to talk about the final arbitrations on the islands in the West Philippine Sea.Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio returned to the Ateneo last Sept. 9, 2016 to talk about the final arbitrations on the islands in the West Philippine Sea.
There is a saying that goes 'what you reap is what you sow,' and for the Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines, what they have sown had always been good seeds--seeds of compassion, genuine concern and love.
On 11 March 2016, the BS Computer Science program of the Ateneo de Manila University received a certification from the ASEAN University Network (AUN) for successfully completing Quality Assessment at the Programme Level.
For all its global economic success and technological advancements, Japan remains one of the most culturally homogeneous nations.
Metro Manila – the world's 10th largest megacity and 6th largest conurbation, based on official statistics – is not a place where one would normally expect to discover new species, even in a country that is known as a biodiversity hotspot.
Graduates of the Ateneo Psychology Department topped the August 2016 psychologist and psychometrician licensure board exams set by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
My Friend Has Come, a Filipino-Japanese intercultural production about the sweetness and pain of connecting with another human being, won critical acclaim at the recently concluded Asia-Pacific Bond (APB) of Theater Schools Festival held at the National School of Drama in New Delhi on October 19-26, 2016.
PRESENTING AN alternative approach in measuring a country’s development, the Ateneo de Manila University and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) held a lecture on “Gross National Happiness” (GNH) at the Henry Lee Irwin Theatre on October 22.
In 2014, the Ateneo de Manila University’s Department of Biology started an international cooperation with three German research institutions based on the project “Establishment of a consortium for biodiversity research by Philippine and German Scientists” (BIOPHIL) supported by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research of Germany.
Dr. John Wong, a faculty member of the Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Science and Engineering’s Health Sciences Program, is the recipient of the 2016 Roux Prize given by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent global health research center at the University of Washington in Seattle.
The Ateneo team beat 5 other universities in the Hong Kong Baptist University-Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development (HKBU-IIBD) Business Case Competition last Nov. 19, 2016 in Zwolle, the Netherlands.
Ten years ago, studying at the Ateneo de Manila University was never an option for Marie Gene Cruz. Financial resources were stretched thinly for the Cruz family, especially after her father suffered a heart attack and had to undergo a heart bypass surgery. Fortunately, in her second year at Marikina Science High School Marie Gene learned about Pathways to Higher Education, a program providing assistance to academically gifted but financially disadvantaged students.
ADMU Varsity Programming Team Fuchsia Moth are ranked 8th place at this year’s Association of Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest that was held in Jakarta last November 6, beating teams from universities from Singapore, Japan, and Indonesia.