DLSU to hold national conference on teaching literature, humanities

 

The Department of Literature of De La Salle University will conduct “Writing the Classroom: National Conference on the Teaching of Literature and the Humanities” from  May 25 to 27 at the Verdure, 4/F Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, in Taft Avenue, Manila.

This is open to all teachers of literature especially those who are teaching in either senior high school or college levels.

The 3-day conference will have plenary lectures, lesson planning workshops, and teaching demonstrations on the following topics: teaching poetry, teaching fiction, teaching drama, teaching creative nonfiction, teaching 21st century Philippine literature, teaching Afro-Asian literature, teaching Anglo-American literature, teaching literary theory and criticism, and teaching Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere.

Recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Development, the DLSU Department of Literature is home to writers and scholars who are respected and published in the Philippines and abroad. It has on its faculty winners of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards and the National Book Awards.

The conference fee is P1,500 that comes with a teaching manual. The fee does not include food and accommodation. For more details and reservations, please email the conference director, Dr. John Iremil E. Teodoro, at john.iremil.teodoro@dlsu.edu.ph or call telephone number 524-4611 local 541 or 532 and look for Donna Mina.

DLSU College of Law announces updated admissions requirements for AY 2017-2018

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The De La Salle University College of Law (DLSU COL) released an updated list of requirements as per the Legal Education Board (LEB)’s Memorandum Order No. 7, Series of 2016.

Prospective DLSU COL students are required to take the Philippine Law School Admissions Test (PhilSAT) in order to be admitted into the college. Other requirements include the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree with the required minimum number of units as required by the LEB for taking the Bar exam, submission of all pertinent documents, passing the DLSU Juris Doctor Aptitude Test (JDAT), and passing the College of Law Screening Panel interview.

All students who wish to pursue legal studies in the country must take the PhilSAT. Registration deadline is April 3 and the testing date is on April 16. Testing centers are located in Manila, Baguio, Legaspi, Cebu, IloIlo, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Tacloban City, Bacolod City, and Zamboanga City. A testing fee of Php 1,000 will be collected.

For AY 2018-2019, the LEB is looking at scheduling the first PhiLSAT test in September 2017 with a second test in April 2018.  The September 2017 test will take place in time for the enrollment and class opening in the second semester of AY 2017-2018, which will begin in November 2018.

Prospective DLSU COL students may also visit http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/admissions/graduate/checklist-local.asp and  http://law.dlsu.edu.ph/ for more information on admissions-related requirements. Aspiring Lasallian law students can submit their admissions requirements until June 10, 2017.

For more information about the PhilSAT, please visit www.cem-inc.org.ph/philsat/ or call LEB at 567-4994. Inquiries can also be emailed to philsat2017@gmail.com.

DLSU wins gold in Anvil Awards

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De La Salle University’s special publication, Involved, nabbed a Gold Award at the 52nd Anvil Gabi ng Parangal. The ceremony was held at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel last March 10.

Involved, a special publication developed by DLSU’s Office for Strategic Communications, celebrates knowledge in action and how it can transform lives. The magazine focuses on the community engagement efforts of faculty members and highlights the various programs and initiatives of DLSU as a national resource, in line with the educational work of St. John Baptist de La Salle towards a humane, progressive, and peaceful society.

The latest issue can be viewed here.

DLSU to host positive organizational psychology workshop

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A company’s culture has a dramatic influence on employee engagement, creativity, and productivity. Learn how Positive Organizational Psychology can inspire innovation, motivate people to perform at their best, and enable CEOs and executives to build an empowered company culture.

Registration

Early Bird Rate: P13,000.00 (If paying before March 17, 2017)
Regular Rate: P15,000.00 (If paying from March 18 to April 4, 2017)
Special Rate – P11,000.00 (For DLSU Faculty, Staff, and Alumni)

Limited slots available

For more information, contact:
2/F Faculty Center, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 0922
Trunkline: 524-4611 loc. 396
Email: cpdb@dlsu.edu.ph

DLSU Eco Car Team places 1st in Shell Eco-Marathon Challenger Philippines

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In the recently concluded Shell Eco Marathon Philippines, held last February 2-5, 2017 at Mabalacat, Pampanga, the DLSU Eco Car Team placed first in the Urban Concept Gasoline category.

A total of 26 teams composed of 260 Filipino engineering students from 17 educational institutions all over converged at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga to take part in the first-ever Shell Eco-marathon Challenger Philippines.

A version of the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia, the renowned global competition challenges student-teams to design and build innovative and energy-efficient cars of the future.

For the competition, the students will be utilizing an energy mix that includes biofuels such as ethanol, to technologies such as compressed natural gas and gas-to-liquids (GTL) apart from conventional fuels like gasoline and diesel.eco3

Shell Eco-marathon is one of the advocacy projects that global energy and gas technology leader Shell drives its future energy visions of powering growth more sustainably by promoting innovation, energy efficiency, and upholding smarter mobility through smarter products, smarter use, and smarter infrastructure. The company also diversifies the energy mix by pioneering cleaner-burning energy resources such as natural gas.

With SEM Asia competition as the highlight of Make the Future festivities, visitors will also experience the ideas, contribute their own, and join the journey to an energy-efficient, low-carbon future. eco4

Through virtual reality and hands-on experiential zones, visitors will be able to explore what is happening now and what the future of energy might look like, from renewable energy to natural gas and low-carbon technologies. Visitors can also learn of the various innovations from across Asia and participate in interactive zones about the future of energy, mobility, and innovation by Shell and its partners.

Winners of the local Shell Eco-marathon competitions will be supported by Shell in their entry to the regional tilt. To know more about the event, check out www.shell.com/ecomarathon.

DLSU chemical engineering team places first in 2017 PIChe National Quiz Bowl

Team DLSU placed first in the recently held Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Quiz Bowl, held at LimKetKai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City last February 22, 2017. Alongside DLSU, teams from the University of the Philippines Los Baños, University of the Philippines Diliman, Adamson University, University of Santo Tomas, Mapua Institute of Technology, University of Saint La Salle, Mariano Marcos State University, Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod, and Batangas State University also participated in the competition.

Team DLSU is composed of Donna Angeles (team captain); Christian Jay Balboa;  Joshua Martin Kalaw; and Francis Ian Tobias. Chemical Engineering faculty members  Dr. Vergel Bungay and Dr. Lawrence  Belo served as coaches. They were also trained by past quizzers Engr. John Frederick Tapia and Engr. Sed Anderson Holaysan.

In a separate competition, Industrial Engineering majors Christine Fernandez, Justine King, and Adrianne Tiu won second place in the Industrial Paper and Action (INPACT) 2017, an international competition hosted by the Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Sumatera Utara. The competition was held from February 22 to 25 in Medan City, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The team scored 224.970 points, achieving second place overall. Indonesia’s Bandung Institute of Technology placed first.

Another group from the Industrial Engineering Department won first runner up in the 14th Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE) National Student Congress held at Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa last February 24. This group is composed of Ian Frederic Ilagan, Paul Siegfried Barrios, Jayne Lois San Juan, Alysa Kimberly Tee, and Carlos Ilagan. IE Department faculty members Dr.Charlle Sy and Eric Siy served as coaches.

Manila 1945 in Text and Images Exhibit at the DLSU Learning Commons

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In commemoration of the Liberation of Manila, the DLSU Libraries is holding an exhibit entitled “Manila 1945 in Text and Images” at the 6th floor Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.

This exhibition will feature selected images and works taken during the Battle of Manila from the holdings of the Libraries. The exhibit is intended to remind the academic community of a critical period in the history of the nation and the sacrifices that both the armed forces and civilian population endured during the Second World War.

Currently, the Libraries have a Special Collection on War Years, consisting of 88  volumes of books on World War I and World War II, located on the 13th floor of The Learning Commons. In addition, 260 titles or 501 volumes of books on World War II are  available in the Filipiniana Collection (10th floor HSSH).

The exhibit will run from 20 February to 03 March 2017, 7:00AM to 8:00PM and is in line with Proclamation No. 653, s1993.

University Fellow marks 200th Scopus article

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University Fellow and Chemistry Department Full Professor Dr. Consolation Yasaña Ragasa recently published her 200th Scopus-indexed, abstracted article. Of the 200 articles, 137 were penned between the period of 2014-2016–one of the most productive for any scientist based in the Philippines. This surge in productivity also coincides with her appointment as a pioneer faculty member of De La Salle University’s Science and Technology Complex.

Dr. Ragasa has published extensively in natural products, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy journals with her research focusing on the isolation and structure elucidation of the chemical constituents of Philippine plants.

She is the second faculty member from De La Salle University to earn this record. Last year, Vice Chancellor for Research Dr. Raymond Girard Tan of the Chemical Engineering Department reached the 200th mark.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

UAAP season 79 second semester games schedule

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For fans of the various DLSU teams, here’s the schedule for the second half of UAAP Season 79. Take note that the schedules are subject to change.

FEBRUARY 4, 2017, SATURDAY                                                                                                                               10:00am – Softball vs NU – Rizal Memorial
12:00nn – M.Chess vs Adamson – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
12:00nn – W.Chess vs ADMU – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
04:00pm – M.Football vs UP – Rizal Memorial Stadium

FEBRUARY 5, 2017, SUNDAY
10:30am – Baseball vs UP – Rizal Memorial
01:00pm – W.Chess vs FEU – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
01:00pm – ADMU vs M.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
04:00pm – W.Volleyball vs FEU – Araneta Coliseum

FEBRUARY 6, 2017, MONDAY
01:00pm – Softball vs UE – Rizal Memorial

FEBRUARY 8, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – UST vs Baseball – Rizal Memorial
09:00am – Fencing Day 1 – UST Gym
03:00pm – Athletics Day 1 – Philsports, Pasig

FEBRUARY 9, 2017, THURSDAY
09:00am – Fencing Day 2 – UST Gym
01:00pm – ADMU vs Softball – Rizal Memorial
03:00pm – Athletics Day 2 – Philsports, Pasig

FEBRUARY 10, 2017, FRIDAY
09:00am – Fencing Day 3 – UST Gym
03:00pm – Athletics Day 3 – Philsports, Pasig

FEBRUARY 11, 2017, SATURDAY
09:00am – Fencing Day 4 – UST Gym                                                                                                                                           10:00am – M. Volleyball vs UST – Filoil Arena                                                                                                                                 11:00am – UST vs Softball – Rizal Memorial
03:00pm – Athletics Day 4 – Philsports, Pasig
04:00pm – W.Volleyball vs UST – Filoil Arena

FEBRUARY 12, 2017, SUNDAY
08:00am – M.Volleyball vs UST – Filoil Arena
08:30pm – M.Chess vs NU – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
08:30pm – UP vs W.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
01:30pm – Baseball vs Adamson – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – M.Football vs UE – Rizal Memorial Stadium
02:30pm – UST vs M.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:30pm – W.Chess vs NU – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
03:00pm – Athletics Day 5 – Philsports, Pasig

FEBRUARY 13, 2017, MONDAY
08:00am – UP vs Softball – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – UST vs Junior Baseball – Rizal Memorial

FEBRUARY 15, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – NU vs Baseball – Rizal Memorial

FEBRUARY 16, 2017, THURSDAY
07:00am – Softball Bye – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – Junior Baseball vs admu – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – M.Football vs ADMU – Moro Lorenzo Field TV Game

FEBRUARY 18, 2017, SATURDAY
08:00am – NU vs M.Volleyball – Filoil Arena
08:00am – Softball vs Adamson – Rizal Memorial
11:00am – NU vs M.Lawn Tennis – Rizal Memorial
12:00 nn – W.Lawn Tennis vs admu – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – Junior Baseball vs UST – Rizal Memorial
06:00pm – W.Football vs UP – Rizal Memorial Stadium

FEBRUARY 19, 2017, SUNDAY
08:30am – UST vs W.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
08:30am – M.Chess vs UP – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
12:00 nn – UST vs W.Lawn Tennis – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – M.Lawn Tennis vs admu – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – M.Football vs Adamson – Rizal Memorial Stadium
02:30pm – W.Chess vs UE – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:30pm – M.Chess vs FEU – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
04:00pm – NU vs W.Volleyball – Filoil Arena

FEBRUARY 20, 2017, MONDAY
08:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 1 – Rizal Memorial

FEBRUARY 22, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 6 – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – UP vs W.Lawn Tennis – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – M.Lawn Tennis vs UP – Rizal Memorial
10:00am – M.Volleyball vs Adamson – Filoil Arena
04:00pm – W.Volleyball vs Adamson – Filoil Arena

FEBRUARY 23, 2017, THURSDAY
07:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 2 – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – ADMU vs Junior Baseball – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – FEU vs M.Football – Moro Lorenzo Field TV Game

FEBRUARY 25, 2017, SATURDAY
07:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 3 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
08:00am – W.Lawn Tennis Bye – Rizal Memorial Tennis Center
08:00am – M.Lawn Tennis vs UST – Rizal Memorial Tennis Center
02:00pm – Junior Baseball Finals 1 — Rizal Memorial Diamond
04:00pm – W.Football vs UST – Rizal Memorial Stadium

FEBRUARY 26, 2017, SUNDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 7 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
08:00am – UE vs M.Volleyball – Filoil Arena
08:00am – W.Lawn Tennis vs NU – Rizal Memorial
01:00pm – Adamson vs W.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
01:00pm – UE vs M.Chess – Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:00pm – M.Lawn Tennis vs UE – Rizal Memorial Tennis Center
02:00pm – UE vs W.Volleyball – Filoil Arena
06:00pm – UST vs M.Football – Rizal Memorial Stadium

FEBRUARY 27, 2017, MONDAY
08:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 4 – Rizal Memorial Diamond

MARCH 1, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 8 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Spare Day – Rizal Memorial Tennis Center

MARCH 2, 2017, THURSDAY
07:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 5 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
02:00pm – Junior Baseball Finals 2 - Rizal Memorial Diamont
02:00pm – NU vs M.Football – Moro Lorenzo Field TV Game

MARCH 4, 2017, SATURDAY
07:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 6 – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Round 2 Day 1 – Rizal Memorial
10:00am – M.Volleyball vs ADMU – MoA Arena                                                                                                             01:00am — Chess Round 2 Day 1 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:00pm – FEU vs W.Football – McKinley Field
02:00pm – Junior Baseball Finals 3
04:00pm – W.Volleyball vs ADMU – MoA Arena
05:00pm – ADMU vs W.Football – Rizal Memorial Stadium

MARCH 5, 2017, SUNDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 9 – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Round 2 Day 2 – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                           01:00pm — Chess Round 2 Day 2 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU

MARCH 6, 2017, MONDAY
08:00am – Softball Round 2 Day 7 – Rizal Memorial

MARCH 8, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 10 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Round 2 Day 4 – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 2                                                                                                                                           03:00pm FEU vs. W. Football — Rizal Memorial Stadium

MARCH 9, 2017, THURSDAY
08:00am – Softball Play-off or SFs – Rizal Memorial Diamond

MARCH 11, 2017, SATURDAY
08:00am – Softball SFs – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Round 2 Day 4 – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 2
03:00pm – FEU vs W.Football – Rizal Memorial Stadium

MARCH 12, 2017, SUNDAY
07:00am – Baseball Spare Day 1 – Rizal Memorial Diamond
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Round 2 Day 5 – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                           01:00am — Chess Round 2 Day 3 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 3

MARCH 13, 2017, MONDAY
08:00am – Softball SFs – Rizal Memorial Diamond

MARCH 15, 2017, WEDNESDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 12 – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Make-up or Play-off – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 4

March 16, 2017, THURSDAY                                                                                                                                           TBA — M. Football Round 2 Day 2

MARCH 17, 2017, FRIDAY
09:00am – Softball Finals 1 – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                                     12:00pm — Baseball Finals 1 — Rizal Memorial

MARCH 18, 2017, SATURDAY
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Play-off or Finals – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                       01:00pm — Chess Round 2 Day 4 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU                                                                                                         04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 5                                                                                                                                             TBA — W. Football Round 2 Day 1 — Rizal Memorial Stadium

MARCH 19, 2017, SUNDAY
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Finals – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                           01:00pm — Chess Round 2 Day 5 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:00pm – W.Volleyball Round 2 Day 6                                                                                                                                     TBA — M. Football Round 2 Day 3

MARCH 21, 2017, TUESDAY
09:00am – Softball Finals 2 – Rizal Memorial Diamond                                                                                                               12:00pm —  Baseball Finals 2 — Rizal Memorial Diamond

MARCH 22, 2017, WEDNESDAY
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Finals – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 7

MARCH 24, 2017, FRIDAY
09:00am – Softball Finals 3 – Rizal Memorial Diamond                                                                                                             12:00pm — Baseball Finals 3 — Rizal Memorial Diamond

MARCH 25, 2017, SATURDAY
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Finals – Rizal Memorial                                                                                                             01:00pm Chess Round 2 Day 6 — Henry Sy Hall, DLSU
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 8

MARCH 26, 2017, SUNDAY
07:00am – Baseball Day 15 – Rizal Memorial
08:00am – Lawn Tennis Finals – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 9

MARCH 29, 2017, WEDNESDAY
09:00am – Baseball Semifinals 1 – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 10

APRIL 1, 2017, SATURDAY
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 11

APRIL 2, 2017, SUNDAY
09:00am – Baseball Semifinals 2 – Rizal Memorial
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 12

APRIL 5, 2017, WEDNESDAY
09:00am – Baseball Spare Day – Rizal Memorial
02:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 13

APRIL 8, 2017, SATURDAY
04:00pm – Volleyball Round 2 Day 14

APRIL 18, 2017, TUESDAY
12:00 nn – Baseball Finals 1 – Rizal Memorial TV Game

APRIL 19, 2017, WEDNESDAY
04:00pm – W.Volleyball Play-off or SFs

APRIL 21, 2017, FRIDAY
12:00 nn – Baseball Finals 2 – Rizal Memorial TV Game

APRIL 22, 2017, SATURDAY
04:00pm – Volleyball SFs

APRIL 23, 2017, SUNDAY
04:00pm – Volleyball Play-off or SFs

APRIL 25, 2017, TUESDAY
12:00 nn – Baseball Finals 3 – Rizal Memorial TV Game

APRIL 26, 2017, WEDNESDAY
04:00pm – Volleyball Finals 1

APRIL 29, 2017, SATURDAY
04:00pm – Volleyball Finals 2

MAY 3, 2017, WEDNESDAY
04:00pm – W.Volleyball Finals 3

 

 

Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa to visit DLSU

 

Nobel Laureate for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Laureate for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Laureate in Literature Mario Vargas Llosa will be at De La Salle University on November 8 to receive an honorary doctorate in literature, the highlight of his visit to the country.

University administrators, faculty, students, writers, and members of the diplomatic corps are expected to attend the ceremony which will be held at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium.

Vargas Llosa studied in La Salle schools in Bolivia and Peru for his elementary education.

In 2010, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature, “for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat” (Nobel Prize Foundation). According to the Swedish Academy, Vargas Llosa is “a divinely gifted storyteller.”

His critically acclaimed novels and fictions include: La ciudad y los perros (1963, Eng. trans. The Time of the Hero), La tía Julia y el escribidor (1977, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter), La guerra del fin del mundo (1981, The War of the End of the World), El sueño del celta (2011, The Dream of the Celt), El héroe discrete (2013, The Discreet Hero), and Cinco esquinas (2016, Five Corners). His collections of essays include Sables y utopías. Visiones de América Latina (2009, Sabres and Utopias: Visions of Latin America) and La civilización del espectáculo (2012, The Civilization of the Spectacle).

Aside from the Nobel, Vargas Llosa has received many prizes and awards such as the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, 1986; Miguel de Cervantes Prize in Spanish-language literature, 1994; PEN/Nabokov Award, 2002; and the XII Don Quijote Journalism Award.

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