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Todo un éxito el primer Biology and Society Summer Camp 2022

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COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

28 de julio de 2022

Contacto:
Emanuel Vera González
 

El campamento fue coordinado por la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón.  

Trece jóvenes entre las edades de 15 a 19 años tuvieron la oportunidad de vivir una experiencia de investigación y exploración científica durante la primera edición del Biology and Society Summer Camp 2022, organizado por el Center for Academic Research (CAR) junto a la Escuela de Salud y Ciencias de la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón.

Puerto Rican woman becomes first female psychologist on major American Medical Association panel

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By: Alex Figueroa Cancel

Idalia Massa is a native of San Lorenzo and a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rican Idalia Massa became the first psychologist to join the Panel of Editors of the important American Medical Association's (AMA) Compensation Guidelines.

Massa, who currently resides in Denver, Colorado, was nominated by the American Psychological Association to represent the field at the U.S. level on the prestigious committee.

Then, last week the AMA accepted and appointed the Puerto Rican to the panel, which was celebrated by the APA for being the first time that someone from the field of psychology is on the panel.

Read de full story in the spanish version.

New Fortress Energy awards scholarships to five students at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus

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June 28, 2022. San Juan, Puerto Rico - As part of New Fortress Energy's (NFE) mission to boost the communities where it operates by increasing access to quality education, the company awarded scholarships to five engineering students at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM) to help them continue their educational journey. The recipients of the NFE emPOWER Puerto Rico 2021-2022 Scholarship at UPRM are Kevin W. Rodríguez García, Penélope O. Nieves Colón, Adriana Danielle Kleshick Segarra, Kevin Caleb Caraballo Irizarry and Miguel A. de Jesús Soto. Each student will receive $5,000 to be used for tuition and academic expenses. This is the first year that UPRM students will receive the scholarship. 

RUM solar boat crowned fastest in Solar Splash 2022

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The UPRM Solar Boat team, made up of students from the College of Engineering of the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus (RUM), was crowned the fastest boat in the Solar Splash 2022 competition, which was recently held in Springfield, Ohio. The boat set a time of 23.86 in the speed category, also known as the 300-meter Sprint Event.

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Two STEM awards for research at UPR Aguadilla

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Aguadilla, P.R. - Thanks to the support of the Puerto Rican people, the research project entitled Citizen Science as a teaching tool presented by natural science students from UPR Aguadilla and under the direction of Professor Dr. Jesús Lee Borges, won two awards: "Presenters' Choice" and "Public Choice" in the international competition The 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase: Access, Inclusion, and Equity.

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Sagrado alumna selected by the National Academy of Science

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PRESS RELEASE

May 23, 2022
Contact:
Emanuel Vera Gonzalez
787-484-6132
emanuel.vera@sagrado.edu

Sagrado alumna is selected by the National Academy of Sciences. Scientist Ivette Perfecto stands out for her research focused on the biodiversity of agricultural landscapes.

Her research focused on the biodiversity of agricultural landscapes led scientist and Sacred Heart University alumna Ivette Perfecto Rivera to become one of the newest members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the United States.

NAS members serve - pro bono - as advisors to the nation on science, engineering and medicine. 

Two RUM Mechanical Engineering students are recognized with the Jesús Sánchez Vázquez Excellence Scholarship.

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Students Adriana D. Kleshick Segarra and Wilbert A. Ruperto Hernández, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering (INME) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Mayagüez Campus (RUM), received the Jesús Sánchez Vázquez Engineering Excellence Scholarship, which in its eleventh award ceremony, amounted to $2,000 for each student in recognition of their academic excellence and outstanding work.

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UPR Aguadilla competes in the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

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It is an online competition on research proposals that address a global problem and the public has until May 17 to vote for their favorite. 

Aguadilla, PR - The University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla is competing with its research project entitled Citizen Science as Teaching Tools in "The 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase: Access, Inclusion, and Equity" video exhibition that will be held online May 10-17 in a voting contest on social media and on its website: https://stemforall2022.videohall.com/presentations/2417.

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RUM students win first and third place in National Biology Honor Society regional poster competition

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Students Camila Alejandra Pagán Melvin and Alysa Michelle Alejandro Soto, both from the Biology Department of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Mayagüez Campus (RUM), received the John C. Johnson Award for winning first and third place, respectively, in the poster competition of the National Biology Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta Beta Beta (ββββ), at its recent district convention, Caribbean region, which was held in virtual format.

Read the full story in the spanish version. 

CMU - NASA selects Puerto Rican educators for summer training on Artemis and Return to the Moon project

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PRESS RELEASE

Contact:
  Juan Villafañe,
President and Communications Officer
(939) 308-3422 / (787) 531-7277

NASA selects Puerto Rican educators for summer training on Artemis project and return to the Moon

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