[Blueboard] University News Update May 8, 2015

Ateneo Comm and PR commpr at ateneo.edu
Fri May 8 16:08:25 PHT 2015


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News

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SOSS welcomes new dean
<http://www.ateneo.edu/soss/news/soss-welcomes-new-dean>

The School of Social Sciences welcomes a new era under its newly appointed
dean, former Department of Economics chair Dr. Fernando “Nandy” T. Aldaba.

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Tagle urges ALS Batch 2015: Use the law to promote goodness
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/tagle-urges-batch-2015-use-law-promote-goodness>

His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, DD highlighted the important
interplay between law and power in his message before Juris Doctor (J.D.)
and two Master of Laws (LL.M.) graduates of the Ateneo Law School (ALS)
during its 69th Commencement Exercises held April 26, 2015.

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APS to hold lecture forum on urban development
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/ateneo-professional-schools-hold-lecture-forum-urban-development>

The Ateneo Professional Schools (APS) concludes its 40th anniversary with a
 lecture forum on "The Quest for Quality Cities and Quality of Life:
Sustainable Urban Development and Redevelopment"  to be held on May 27,
2015 at the APS Rockwell campus in Makati City.


Features

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Discoveries: The Manila Observatory from 1865 - 1940
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/features/discoveries-manila-observatory-1865-1940>

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Manila Observatory presents
three exhibitions of its rich history and enduring tradition of scientific
research in service of the community.

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Vine - God’s Word Today by Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin SJ
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/features/vine-god%E2%80%99s-word-today-fr-jose-ramon-t-villarin-sj>

I’ve always wondered about seedless grapes or seedless watermelons. I mean,
they’re convenient and nice, but how do you keep them going? It must be by
some biogenetic magic that they keep showing up on our tables.

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Scaling up social change initiatives
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/features/scaling-social-change-initiatives>

Social change agents—practitioners, policy makers, leaders and members of
the disadvantaged communities, scholars and students—gathered at Escaler
Hall on April 17, 2015 to reflect on their experiences in helping bridge
social inequalities.


Research

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Low agricultural productivity detrimental to PHL economy - Eagle Watch by
Dr. Leonardo A. Lanzona, Jr.
<http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/soss/economics/news/research/low-agricultural-productivity-detrimental-phl-economy-eagle-watch-dr>

One of the more prevalent features of growth is the movement of labor from
agriculture to other sectors, such as manufacturing and services. In the
more advanced economies, this transformation can be attributed to two
factors.

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Why people continue to opt working abroad - Eagle Watch by Alvin P. Ang,
Ph.D.
<http://www.ateneo.edu/soss/economics/news/research/why-people-continue-opt-working-abroad-eagle-watch-alvin-p-ang-phd>

As we heave sighs of relief after Mary Jane Veloso was given a reprieve, we
will still grapple with the reality surrounding her current predicament.
What this is essentially is a public trial of what is the government policy
on overseas work. Because the bottom line of all this is that she was
looking for work outside the country.

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The ASEAN and South China Sea disputes - Blueboard by Diana J. Mendoza
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/research/asean-and-south-china-sea-disputes-blueboard-diana-j-mendoza>

Dr. Diana Mendoza of the Department of Political Science discusses the need
for the ASEAN to encourage member countries to take a common stand on
territorial disputes in the South China Sea.


Sports

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Lady Eagles' road to the championship, an MTV
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/sports/lady-eagles-road-championship-mtv>

An MTV of the Lady Eagles' road to dominance of the UAAP Season 77 Women's
Volleyball Championship WITH VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

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Ateneo celebrates with UAAP Season 77 Champions
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/sports/ateneo-celebrates-uaap-season-77-champions>

Come join the bonfire as Ateneo celebrates with its athletes  WITH VIDEO
HIGHLIGHTS

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Congratulations to the Lady Eagles -- back to back champion in UAAP women's
volleyball
<http://www.ateneo.edu/news/sports/congratulations-lady-eagles-back-back-champion-uaap-womens-volleyball>

Congratulations to the Ateneo Lady Eagles for winning a back-to-back
championship in UAAP women's volleyball!  WITH VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Featured Video

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<http://www.ateneo.edu/video/ateneo-de-manila-grade-school-summer-programs>

Other videos

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<http://www.ateneo.edu/video/seniors-silent-ignatian-retreat-2015>

[image: Bonfire.png] <http://www.ateneo.edu/video/3-2-1-bonfire>






Calendar

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<http://www.ateneo.edu/events/summer-courses-ateneo-2015-version-1>
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