Originally made to imbibe the spirit of offering oneself for the country, the Oblation has come to symbolize the University of the Philippines itself.
UP and Diliman: A Sort of Love Story (First of a series)
A look at the intertwined history of UP and Diliman, and together helping form the most prominent campus in the metropolis (first of a series)
Ideas Immortalized: Telling the Story of the University of the Philippines
The University of the Philippines is one institution that needs no introduction. Just mention UP and people express their awe to show how much they look up to this university, the country’s premier university where many of the country’s brightest minds sprang from. UP’s status and prestige today makes one overlook how far it has come ever since it was established more than a century ago. Then again, not many know the story of the university’s early years, the struggles and the triumphs it encountered during that pioneering period in UP’s history. That was, until the Museum of a History of Ideas opened in UP’s Manila campus last October 22, 2014.