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Thomasian-led pyrotechnics team wins international fireworks competition

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:14
TWO THOMASIANS clinched the grand prize in the 34th L’International des Feux Loto-Québec 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Their show, titled “Of Games and Thrones,” took on a mixture of game and royalty inspired by the popular TV series “Game of Thrones,” the musical “The Greatest Showman” and the video game “Mortal Kombat.” Fine Arts alumni […]

UST muling nanguna sa OT board, pumangalawa sa PT board

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:11
MULING idineklarang top-performing school ang Unibersidad sa katatapos lamang na occupational therapy board examinations. Pumangalawa naman ang UST sa mga paaralang namayagpag sa physical therapy licensure examinations. Nakapagtala ng 97.18-porsiyentong passing rate, o 69 na pumasa mula sa 71 kumuha ng pagsusulit, ang Unibersidad sa occupational therapy board examinations. Mas mataas ito kumpara sa 94.37-porsiyentong […]

Ventura emosiyonal sa pagtestigo laban sa mga miyembro ng Aegis Juris

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:44
EMOSIYONAL na tumestigo si Marc Ventura laban sa kaniyang mga kasamahan sa Aegis Juris Fraternity sa unang paglilitis sa pagkamatay ng Civil Law freshman na si Horacio “Atio” Castillo III. Pinasalamatan ni Carmina Castillo, ang ina ng biktima, si Ventura sa kaniyang pagbibigay ng salaysay na, ayon sa kaniya, ay malaking tulong sa pag-usad ng kaso. “Talagang […]

UST kicks out Viray after new complaint of abuse

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:12
COLLEGE of Science student Kyle Viray has been kicked out from the University following another complaint of physical abuse on fellow Thomasian. Viray was found guilty anew of violating UST’s Code of Conduct and Discipline, thus he was “excluded” from the roll of students and was “disqualified”  from taking any courses or programs offered by […]

UST authors: Discipline, practice important in writing

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 11:41
UST PUBLISHING House authors on Friday urged aspiring writers to continuously develop their craft through practice and discipline, during a panel discussion at Raffles Makati. Chuckberry Pascual, fellow at the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies, said a strict routine in writing would help a writer develop ideas. “Sometimes even if you find […]

Dominicans urged to emulate St. Dominic’s fight against heresies

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 09:16
A FRANCISCAN friar on Wednesday urged the members of the Order of Preachers to be missionaries who combat modern-day heresies, during the Mass in honor of St. Dominic de Guzman at Santo Domingo Church in Quezon City. Fr. Cielo Almazan, O.F.M., minister provincial of the province of San Pedro Bautista, called on Dominicans to emulate […]

CSC President signs statement in support of Sogie bill

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 21:19
INVOKING the “Christian value of love and acceptance,” the heads of the student councils of seven Catholic schools, including UST Central Student Council (CSC) President Francis Santos, have signed a statement calling on the Senate to pass the “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (Sogie) Equality” Bill. The Sogie Equality Bill, the student council […]

4 Thomasians top August 2018 pharmacy board exams

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 19:28
THE UNIVERSITY was named the fourth top-performing school in the August 2018 pharmacist licensure examinations, with four Thomasians making it to the list of top 10 examinees. Patrick Joshua Galura led the new batch of Thomasian pharmacists, securing the third spot with a score of 91.35 percent. Thomasian Biehn Beryl Que grabbed fourth place with a score […]

Teksbuk, pagtuturo ng Filipino sa K12, binusisi

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 17:50
PINUNA ng mga dalubguro ang pagtalakay ng gramatikang Filipino sa mga teksbuk ng kurikulum na K to 12, sa huling dalawang araw ng Kongreso sa Wika 2018. Iginiit ni April Perez, propesor ng lingguwistika, na nakatuon lamang sa pagtutukoy sa mga uri ng salita at pagbibigay ng halimbawa ang pag-aaral ng mga paksang panggramatika, at […]

Rector open to reviewing UST Student Code of Conduct and Discipline

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:18
Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P has said he was open to reviewing student policies amid criticism over the “conforme” document put online as a requirement for enrollment in the University this academic year. Provisions of the Student Code of Conduct and Discipline uploaded to the MyUSTe Student Portal were posted on social media last month, […]

UST Hospital chaplain passes away at 69

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:13
UST HOSPITAL chaplain Fr. Hector Mariñas, O.P. died on Sunday following cardiac arrest, at the Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas. He was 69. Mariñas obtained his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and sacred theology at the UST Ecclesiastical Faculties in 1972 and 1976, respectively. He also earned a master’s degree in education major in mathematics from […]

Promote dialogue through education, Dominicans urged in Mass for St. Dominic’s feast

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:25
MEMBERS of the Order of Preachers must promote dialogue between God and communities through education, the leader of Filipino Dominicans said during Holy Mass on the eve of the feast of St. Dominic de Guzman, the founder of the Dominican Order, at the Santisimo Rosario Parish Church. Fr. Napoleon Sipalay Jr., O.P., prior provincial of […]

Immersion in literature forms national solidarity – Thomasian scholar

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:00
A THOMASIAN poet and critic has called for Filipinos’ deeper immersion into literature to boost national solidarity, during Paglulunsad 2018, the midyear book launch of the University of the Philippines (UP) Press last Aug. 3. “The mission to commit ourselves to the ideals of national solidarity, for example, requires a bookish or textual—rather than an […]

Discern ‘truth of God’ through Catholic education, Thomasian freshmen urged

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:59
THE RECTOR urged the new batch of Thomasians to discern the “truth of God” through Catholic education offered by the Pontifical University. Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. emphasized the University’s Catholic identity, which, he said, aims to “transform the hearts” of its students in the process of educating them. “At the heart of Catholic education […]

UST welcomes 16,827 freshmen in annual Welcome Walk

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 20:49
THE UNIVERSITY welcomed 16,827 first-year students for Academic Year 2018-2019 with the annual Thomasian Welcome Walk or the passing through the historic Arch of the Centuries. As of Aug. 6, there were 12,866 first-year college students, 3,433 incoming Grade 11 senior high school students, 438 freshmen from the junior high school and 90 freshmen from […]

Kakulangan sa saliksik, nagpapababa ng pagtingin sa wikang Filipino

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 15:00
KINAKAILANGANG magkaroon ng saliksik sa batayang kurikulum ng Filipino upang hindi ito maging “imperyor na wikang pambansa.” Ito ang iginiit ni Virgilio Almario, Pambansang Alagad ng Sining sa Panitikan, sa kaniyang 2018 Ulat sa Estado ng Wikang Pambansa sa unang araw ng Kongreso sa Wika sa gusaling Buenaventura G. Paredes, O.P. “Wala na halos component […]

Kasunduan sa pagtatag ng Sentro sa Salin, nilagdaan

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:00
PORMAL nang inilunsad ang Sentro sa Salin sa Unibersidad sa bisa ng nilagdaang Memorandum ng Unawaan (MOU) sa pagitan ng Pagtutulungang Pang-Akademya at Pampananaliksik ng UST at Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) sa unang araw ng Kongreso sa Wika 2018. Pumirma sa kasunduan sina Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng KWF at Prop. Allan de Guzman, sa […]

Ex-SHS principal named new Education dean

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 16:40
FORMER UST Senior High School (SHS) principal Assoc. Prof. Pilar Romero is the new College of Education dean, replacing Prof. Allan de Guzman. Romero was the first principal of the UST SHS, holding office from 2015 to 2018. She had served as assistant to the Rector for administration and teacher of Christian Living in the […]

UST forms Communications Bureau to ‘enhance’ online, broadcast content

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:11
UST has merged the Social Media Bureau with the broadcast unit of the Educational Technology Center (EdTech) to form a Communications Bureau, in a bid to enhance and maximize the University’s online and broadcast content. The new Communications Bureau will build on the existing roles of the Social Media Bureau and beef it up with […]

Mga Tomasino, hinimok na ipagpatuloy ang paghahanap sa katotohanan

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:36
HINIMOK ng kinatawan ng Santo Papa sa Filipinas na si Arsobispo Gabriele Caccia ang mga Tomasino na gawing gabay ang Espiritu Santo sa paghahanap at paghahayag ng katotohanan, sa taunang Misa de Apertura na naghudyat ng simula ng taong akademiko sa Unibersidad. “We are all on the journey, we can go further and deeper, but […]

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