News "UP Manila prof is world’s most prolific editor" Dr. Jose Florencio Lapeña, Jr., of UP Manila is the world’s busiest editor. UP figures in Times Higher Education rankings UP only Philippine school in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2016-2017. Dr. Marvin Masalunga: "120 Under 40" awardee Dr. Masalunga (UPCM Class 2014) belongs to the 1st batch of 40 awardees (to total 120 in 3 years) who advance family planning and reproductive health around the world. Congratulations! U.P. is up in 2016/17 QS World University Rankings The University of the Philippines is now in 374th place, up from No. 401 in 2015.