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Professor at UPR-RUM will conduct research in Africa throught the Fulbright Fellowship

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Dr. Marcel J. Castro Sitiriche, professor at RUM received an important grant from Fulbright Foundation to conduct research in Tanzania, Africa. The title of his research proposal is Sustainable Energy Education for Rural Electrification: Pathways to Community Empowerment and Quality of Life.

 

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San Juan Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Environmental Education

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(New York, N.Y. – August 12, 2014) Darelis Flores, an elementary school teacher at The School of San Juan in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was honored today at a White House ceremony for winning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators which recognizes outstanding academic approaches to environmental education.

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C3TeC opens its doors to science and innovation

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Josefina Barceló Jiménez jbarcelo@elnuevodia.com Twitter: @josefinabarcelo

The Centro Criollo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Caribe (C3TeC, Caribbean Criollo Center for Science and Technology), located in Caguas, will open its doors tomorrow Tuesday August 12 to its permanent exhibit "Our bodies, our island, our planet." This concludes the last phase in the establishment of the Center, a municipal $25 million dollar  initiative, envisioned by the late ex-mayor of Caguas, William Miranda Marín, as part of a new vision for the socio-economic development of the region. Tasha Endara, Executive Director of C3TeC, indicated that the Center expects to receive a

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JOUST: A new space to diseminate undergraduate research

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"One of the pleasures of research is when a refereed journal accepts to publish your technical work." says Dr. Mauricio Cabrera Ríos, professor at the Industrial Engineering Department, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, when he explains why the idea of creating the Journal of Undergraduate Research Students (JOUST) arose.

JOUST is both an idea and a quasi acronym. As an idea, JOUST captures the spirit of a medieval fair in which we entered combat to advance knowledge. As a quasi acronym, it is the "Journal of Undergraduate Research Students".  Although the "Research" part is out of the acronym, it can be emphasized when the full name is written out.

UPR Humacao is looking to increase the number of Hispanic women in Science Careers

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Dr. Lilliam Casillas at University of Puerto Rico in Humacao is looking to increase the number of women that pursue science careers through a grant supported by AACU, under the Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL).

For more info, you can reach Dr. Casillas at lilliam.casillas@upr.edu,or at 787-850-0000 ext. 9162.

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