As part of its centennial celebrations, the University of the Philippines College of Law will be publishing a book titled Malcolmisms, a collection of true stories and anecdotes about the experiences of faculty, students, and alumni as members of the UP Law community.
Malcolmisms will be edited by Isabelita O. Reyes, Ph.D. Reyes is former Vice President for Public Affairs of the UP System, editor of the UP System centennial coffee table book Our University After 100 Years, and a published poet teaching creative writing with UP Diliman’s Department of English and Comparative Literature.
All alumni, faculty members, and students are encouraged to submit 500-1000 word stories for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submissions is April 15, 2011.
Intended to reveal the lighter side of life at the College of Law, the book is a happy tribute to an institution that has, for 100 years, offered quality education in law and done pioneering legal and policy research. The College has contributed to shaping the Philippines’s social and political life, and has produced quite a few presidents, vice presidents, senators, congressmen, judges and Justices of the Supreme Court.
Declared by President Benigno S. Aquino III the “University of the Philippines College of Law Centennial Year”, the year 2011 will see for various activities celebrating 100 years of excellence in law. The Centennial Celebration theme is “The College of Law and the Challenges to Philippine Law at the Beginning of its Second Century.” Dean Marvic Leonen says that the celebrations will not only be a time to commemorate the UP Law’s history but will also be a time “to renew the institution's commitment as the country's bastion of legal education and research."