[Blueboard] University News Update for Oct. 17, 2014

Juliana J. Javellana-Santos jjavellana-santos at ateneo.edu
Fri Oct 17 14:26:17 PHT 2014

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Conference on Social Enterprise and Innovation slated

On November 20 and 21 the 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Conference on Social
Enterprise and Innovation: The Roles of Universities will be held at the
Escaler Hall of Ateneo de Manila University.  This conference is
co-presented by the Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ACSENT) at
the John Gokongwei School of Management, the Philippine Social Enterprise
Network and the Foundation for a Sustainable Society (FSSI), in
collaboration with the Social Enterprise Development Partnerships Inc.

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APS to hold a Multimedia Exhibit

The Ateneo Professional Schools (APS) will have a Multimedia Exhibit
showcasing 40 years of the APS as a globally competitive center of
excellence in graduate education. The exhibit will be held in Rockwell
Center’s Power Plant Mall from October 20 to 25, 2014. It will formally
open at 5 PM on October 20.

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Ateneo DREaM Team Calls for Cash Donation for Mayon area Evacuees

The Ateneo de Manila University, through its Disaster Response and
Management (DREaM) Team endorses the call of its fellow Jesuit university,
Ateneo de Naga (AdNU, through its Center for Community Development), for
financial support for AdNU’s relief/response operations for families
affected by the seismic situation in the vicinity of Mount Mayon in Albay

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ASMPH’s EsKWELA helps promote children’s health

Associate professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health
Deogracias Alberto Reyes, MD has been chosen to head the Medical City's new
Center for Advanced Skills, Simulation and Training Innovation (CASSTI).

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Ateneo Law Student Council strives to help students

The nine officers of the Ateneo Law Student Council (ALSC) may have come
from different universities in their undergraduate years, but they all
agreed on one goal- to work as one. This is the philosophy espoused by this
year’s ALSC.

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Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies hosts lecture on Hong Kong protests

Dr. Diana Mendoza, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political
Science, held a lecture on October 9, 2014 at the Leong Hall Conference
Room about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, arguing that “democratization
in Hong Kong is quite different from other paths of third-wave
democratization” and that the “challenge of democracy will be a protracted
political struggle and one in which China would have the final say.”

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The best forecast of next year’s interest rate - Eaglewatch by Dr. Luis

Perhaps, one of the most boring economic variables to forecast is the
annual average interest rate. Why? Because there is no need for
sophistication in the needed mathematics and no challenge of any sort in
terms of economic modeling. Consider the 91-day Treasury bill (T-bill), the
interest rate on which is the one that most, if not all, market-determined
rates go with.

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Why Hong Kong is in protest, and why Beijing will not budge - Blueboard by
Dr. Diana Mendoza

Read how as a young faculty member, Dr. Cristina Montiel actively rallied
against the Marcos dictatorship. During those tumultuous times, the
multi-awarded faculty member and researcher from the Department of
Psychology saw both the good and the bad sides of armed struggle and from
then on, decided to work in the field of social peace.

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Blue and Lady Tankers make history

For the first time in history, the Blue and Lady Tankers were crowned the
champions of the 77th University Athletic Association of the Philippines
Swimming Championships in the men’s, women’s and boys’ divisions. In
addition, the high school team also bagged another championship, as the
victory last weekend marked their tenth straight title.

(with video highlights)

Julie Javellana-Santos
Editorial Head
University Communication and Public Relations Office
Ateneo de Manila University
4266001 loc. 4095
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