University of the Philippines

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National university of the Philippines

About University of the Philippines

According to Wikipedia, The University of the Philippines is a state university system in the Philippines. It is the country's national university, as mandated by Republic Act No. 9500 , giving it institutional autonomy. Originally founded by the American colonial government on June 18, 1908, it was established through the ratification of Act No. 1870 of the 1st Philippine Legislature to serve as an "advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and arts, and to give professional and technical training" to eligible students regardless of "age, sex, nationality, religious belief and political affiliation."

What Is University of the Philippines Known For?

University of the Philippines is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of the Philippines's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of the Philippines's Most Influential Alumni?

University of the Philippines's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Education, and Political Science. Here are some of University of the Philippines's most famous alumni:

Ferdinand Marcos
Ferdinand Marcos
A Filipino politician.
Benigno Aquino Jr.
A Filipino Senator and former Governor of Tarlac .
Franklin Drilon
A Served as President of the Senate of the Philippines.
Jose Maria Sison
A Philippine Maoist leader.
Reynato Puno
A Filipino judge.
Paulo Campos
Paulo Campos
A Filipino physician .
Rodrigo Duterte
Rodrigo Duterte
A Filipino politician and the 16th President of the Philippines.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
A 14th president of the Philippines .
Renato Constantino
A Filipino historian.
Gregorio Y. Zara
A Filipino Engineer and Inventor.
Virgilio Enriquez
Virgilio Enriquez
A Filipino psychologist .
Baldomero Olivera
A Filipino chemist.

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