Launched last 29 August 2014 in Diliman, Quezon City, the book “Changing Philippine Climate: Impacts on Agriculture and Natural Resources” bagged the 2015 Outstanding Book Award given by the Department of Science and Technology- National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST).
The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) held its annual BS Statistics Curriculum and GE Orientation for freshmen students last September 29, 2015 at the INSTAT Lecture Hall, organized by the instruction committee headed by Prof. James Roldan S. Reyes. The goal of the said activity was to familiarize new freshmen students to their BS Statistics curriculum and to advise them on how to graduate with minimal amount of time. The activity included discussions of BS STAT curriculum, RGEP courses and Systemone.
Last 17 February 2015, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) faculty and staff submitted a letter to the Office of the Chancellor expressing their intent to conduct an internal search or self-determination process in choosing the new INSTAT director.
As part of the upcoming changes due to K-12, INSTAT conducted a roundtable discussion last August 6, 2014 at the INSTAT Lecture Hall. This was part of its preparations for the curriculum review for crafting and/or adjusting its existing BS Statistics curriculum in the light of the university’s thrust to adopt the Outcome-Based Education principles. Spearheaded by the INSTAT Instruction committee, key resource persons were invited in the half-day discussion with the INSTAT Faculty.