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  • Tokyo NODAI hosts 30th University Consortium Executive Board meeting

    The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) held its 30th Executive Board meeting on 16 – 18 November 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. Twenty-four delegates participated in the meeting hosted by Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo NODAI) in its Setagaya campus. This year's Executive Board meeting was highlighted by the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for the institution of the Joint Master of Science in Food Security and Climate Change (MS FSCC) program, the review and revision of the UC Travel Grants, and the membership fee structure. The UC also welcomed Universitas Brawijaya (UB)
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  • Dr. Sanchez to serve second term as UPLB chancellor

      The UP Board of Regents, the highest decision-making body of the UP System, has reappointed Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr. as chancellor of UPLB at its 1331st meeting on Oct. 18 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. Chancellor Sanchez's second term is effective Nov. 1, 2017 to Oct. 31, 2020. In his vision paper entitled "Continuing the legacy of working together for excellence," Chancellor Sanchez articulated his plans to continue making UPLB a globally competitive graduate and research university contributing to national development. He expressed his aim to continuously sustain UPLB's academic leadership and excellence; promote the use of UPLB
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  • SEARCA Co-Sponsors 2nd IGEARD Conference

    SEARCA co-sponsored the 2nd Internationalization of Graduate Education for Agricultural and Rural Development (IGEARD) International Conference organized by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Graduate School on 19-20 October 2017 at Acacia Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines. The conference, themed as "Enriching Graduate Education Delivery and Student Experience," gathered academicians and graduate students from local and international Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The conference served as a venue for knowledge-exchange on practices and trends to improve graduate studies in the Philippines. Ms. Carmen Nyhria G. Rogel and Ms. Camille Joy V. Enalbes, Program Specialists from SEARCA served as panelist
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  • UGM Welcomes New Rector

    The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Sciences (UC) congratulates Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng. as the new Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) from 2017-2022. Inaugurated on 6 May 2017, Prof. Panut brings with him years of experience in research and instruction. He served as a lecturer at UGM, where he was Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. He is also a well-known researcher in the field of Chemical Engineering, with expertise in Energy. Prof. Panut is considered a role model, who can serve as both educator and researcher in the university. Prof.
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  • Graduate Students Showcase their Research Studies at the UC Graduate Forum 2017

    Thirty-one students from seven-member universities of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) converged at Kasetsart University (KU) on 17 – 18 August 2017 for the 3rd UC Graduate Forum with the theme, "Combatting Food and Energy Insecurity and Climate Change through Sustainable and Inclusive Agricultural Technologies and Innovations." The Forum was opened by Dr. Chongrak Wachrinrat, KU President, after a message given by Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director. Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Director of SEAMEO Regional Center for Higher Education and Development (RIHED), delivered the keynote speech, while Dr. Buncha Chinnasri, Assistant
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