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CheE team wins inter-university competition

The DLSU chemical engineering team won first place in the team category of the Inter-University Chemical Engineering Quiz Contest held at the Adamson University last January 17.

The three-man team—composed of Richard Abalos, Raymond del Rosario, and Dennis Yu—bested participating teams from the University of Sto. Thomas, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila, and the University of the Philippines Diliman.

In addition, Abalos and del Rosario won the first place and second place, respectively, in the individual category during the same quiz contest.

The event was sponsored by the Adamson University Chemical Engineering Students Society.

Economics faculty to be published in international journal

Jointly written by Dr. Angelo Unite of the Economics Department and Dr. Michael Sullivan of the University of Nevada, Las Vagas, the study titled “The Influence of Group Affiliation and Ownership on Emerging Market Initial Public Offerings (IPOs): The Case of the Philippines” was recently accepted for publication in the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (PBFJ).

The PBFJ is an international refereed journal published by North-Holland (Elsevier Science) with an editorial office at the College of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, in collaboration with the Max M. Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University.

The journal is “aimed at providing a specialized forum for the publication of academic research on capital markets of the Asia-Pacific countries.” Its primary emphasis is “on the highest quality empirical and theoretical research” in the areas of market micro-structure, investment and portfolio management, theories of market equilibrium, valuation of financial and real assets, behavior of asset prices in financial sectors, normative theory of financial management, development of capital markets, and market mechanisms.

SED chair gives talk

Specialized Education (SED) Chair Dr. Maricar Prudente participated in the recently held International Conference on Teacher Education (ICTE) 2001 at Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel last January 10, 2001. Prudente spoke during the concurrent session regarding the influence of the teaching process of college faculty on the learning process of practicumers.

This research is part of the collaborative EDRENET research project no. 32-99 funded by DOST-SEI and the seven education institutions involved namely: DLSU-Manila, UP Diliman, PLM, UST, PNU, FEU, and National Teachers College. The project focused on the science-mathematics teaching and learning processes in pre-service education program of these seven institutions.

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