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University of the Philippines

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 66. Chapters: University of the Philippines Los Baños, University of the Philippines Diliman, University of the Philippines Mindanao, List of University of the Philippines people, List of University of the Philippines College of Law alumni, List of University of the Philippines - Diliman student organizations, University of the Philippines Visayas, List of University of the Philippines Los Baños people, University of the Philippines Cebu College, University of the Philippines Baguio, Oblation, University of the Philippines School of Labor and Industrial Relations, UP Engineering Radio Guild, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Concert Chorus, University of the Philippines Manila, University of the Philippines Open University, UP Sigma Rho Fraternity, U.P. Centennial Year, University of the Philippines Visayas - Cebu High School, The Parliament: UPLB Debate Society, UP Diliman Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute, Gawad Plaridel Award, Leandro Alejandro, University of the Philippines College Admission Test, U.P. Naming Mahal, Upsilon Phi Sigma, UP Ibalon, Campus of University of the Philippines Los Baños, Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino, President of the University of the Philippines, University of the Philippines Official Seal, Philippine Law Journal, University of the Philippines Zamboanga, University of the Philippines Cherubim and Seraphim, University of the Philippines Computer Center, University of the Philippines Press, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development. Excerpt: The University of the Philippines Los Baños (also referred to as UPLB, UP Los Baños, and Elbi) is a state university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila. It traces its roots to the UP College of Agriculture (UPCA), which was founded in 1909 by the American colonial government to promote agricultural education and research in the Philippines. Edwin B. Copeland, an American botanist and Thomasite from the Philippine Normal College in Manila, served as its first dean. UPLB was formally established in 1972 following the union of UPCA with four other Los Baños and Diliman-based UP units. The university has played an influential role in Asian agriculture and biotechnology due to its pioneering efforts in plant breeding and bioengineering, particularly on the development of high-yielding and pest-resistant crops. In recognition of its work, it received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding in 1977. It also hosts a number of local and international research centers, including the International Rice Research Institute, ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, World Agroforestry Centre and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture. UPLB offers more than 100 degree programs in the natural sciences, engineering, formal sciences, social sciences and liberal arts through its nine colleges and two schools. As of October 2010, the Commission on Higher Education has accredited eight of its units as Centers of Excellence and two as Centers of Development. While UPLB alumni have been recognized in a wide range of fields, most of them tend to specialize in science, engineering and information technology. These include 13 national scientists, members of the UN IPCC (winner of the 200...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156621400

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