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UMET alumnus receives prestigious NSF award

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Edwin Suárez Zayas, graduate from the School of Science and Technology and the Honors program at the Metropolitan University (UMET) received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP) to fund his doctoral studies.

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UPR-Mayaguez student received award from the American Society For Engineering Education

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Michelle Marrero García, is a second year undergraduate student in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus. She was awarded the Best Overall Research Award at the national conference of the American Society For Engineering Education 2017 (ASEE). 

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UPR-Mayaguez students are rewarded for their research and scientific talent

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Beatriz A. Quiñones Colón and Bethzaely Fernández Reyes, students from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus obtained first and second place, in their respective categories, during the Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM (ERN), which took place in Washington, D.C.

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Student from UPR-Mayaguez wins second place at NSF conference

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Bethzaely Fernández, doctoral student from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus, won second place in the Chemistry and Chemical Sciences Oral Presentations ­category with her research project titled: Imprinted Zeolite Carbon Composites for the Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Water.

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Students from RUM awarded NSF graduate research fellowships

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Twelve students, three candidates to graduate and nine incoming students to the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (RUM), were selected to receive Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
 
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Pioneer in combined program at UPR-Medical Science Campus and Yale University

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The student Sherley Collado Justiniano, from the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, is the first Puerto Rican to be accepted into the combined MD/PhD program of UPR and Yale University.

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Puerto Rican students win in california

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San Francisco, California (April 3, 2017) - Student chapters from the Puerto Rico Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award, the highest award given by this organization. These Puerto Rican student chapters stood amongst the best chapters due to their academic, voluntary and outreach  efforts in and outside the country. 

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Award for Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet

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Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, RCMI Principal Investigator at the Medical Sciences Campus was recognized by G Works and the Amgen Foundation as Distinguished Puerto Rican Women in STEM during the opening of the third PR STEM’s Up to the Challenge Education Submit held on March 7, 2017. The award was presented by Ms. Gretchen B. Guzmán, President of G Works, Inc. Dr. Fernández-Repollet shared this distinction with Dr. Álida Ortiz, Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao and an educator in aspects of use, conservation and management of coastal and marine resources of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

RUM student receives poster presentation award

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Michelle D. Marrero, undergraduate student from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UPR-Mayaguez, received the award for Best Overall Southeastern Section and second place in the Individual Research Poster category at the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Zone II conference.

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Inter Metro Principal Investigator member of prestigious NIH-NLM Committee

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Filipa Godoy-Vitorino, a Microbiologist at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico Metro Campus, was appointed to the National Library of Medicine’s Literature Selection Technical Review Committee (LSTRC) for a four year term. The purpose of this committee is to review journals for inclusion in MEDLINE, the world’s premier database of biomedical journal literature. The committee consists of approximately 14 members who meet three times a year at the NLM in Bethesda. Members are selected based on their scientific expertise and background. Approximately 140 journal titles are reviewed at each meeting, and 20–25 percent of these are selected for indexing.

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