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Embracing the fullness of transition: UST’s new academics chief

On August 1, 2017, UST welcomed the new academic year with its new Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs: Prof. Cheryl R. Peralta, DrPH, former Dean...

Notes on the Proposed Tax Reform

The National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 or Republic Act (RA) No. 8424 was enacted almost 20 years ago. There were amendments made here...

Espaldon, Tayao, Coronacion weigh in on Martial Law declaration in Mindanao

On May 23, 2017 (Tuesday), the atrocities in Marawi City led by the ISIS-leaning Maute group made headlines. At that time, the President of...

Higher Education in the Philippines: VRAA Carillo weighs in through QS Feature

In the 2017 QS Showcase Asia Country Features, UST’s Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Clarita D. Carillo, PhD presented the case of higher education in...

The Provincial from the peripheries: Fr. Napoleon B. Sipalay, O.P.

On October 20, 2016, the Provincial Chapter of the Dominican Province of the Philippines (DPP) elected its new Prior Provincial: the Very Rev. Fr....

The Mother: Evelyn B. Ariola-Songco, PhD

When a child enters his home, it is almost a certainty that he will ask where his mother is. There is a comfort in...

The Mentor: Fortunato B. Sevilla III, PhD

“The teacher, if he is indeed wise, does not bid you to enter the house of his own wisdom, but rather leads you to...

The Philosopher: Alfredo P. Co, PhD

Philosophy and teaching go hand in hand; they are not exclusive but complementary. Each reinforces the other; they provide credit to one another. Perhaps...