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UPR Aguadilla stands out at the American Public Health Association Annual International Conference

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Presented two projects on environmental impact and health in the face of exposure to chemical compounds in the Puerto Rican community.

(Aguadilla, P.R. - November 23, 2022) The University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla (UPRAg) stood out with the presentation of two projects on environmental impact and exposure to chemical compounds in the Puerto Rican community, at the Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association last November 6-9 held in Boston, Massachusetts. 

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GSA recognizes RUM professor for her research in the area of water resources

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Dr. Ingrid Y. Padilla Cestero, professor of the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus (RUM), received recognition for becoming the first researcher from Puerto Rico to be named a GSA Fellow, after being elected as a distinguished colleague of the American Geological Society (GSA), a prestigious entity focused on the advancement of research and discovery in the geosciences. 

UPR Cayey program selected among the best in the U.S.

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The Institute of Interdisciplinary Research UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO AT CAYEY  was selected among four programs from across the United States as the 2022 Exemplars of Excellence.

The four selected programs were chosen for their evidence-based efforts to promote Latino student success in higher education and the workforce from among 93 submissions and 20 finalists. The four programs are based in Puerto Rico, New Jersey, Texas and Indiana.

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NASA awards ten CROEM students in space mission and robotics competition

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Mayagüez - Students from the Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativas de Mayagüez, known by its acronym CROEM, placed first in the competition of the "ROADS on Icy World" project carried out by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), where more than fifty (50) schools in the United States competed.

NASA awards ten CROEM students in space mission and robotics competition

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Mayagüez - Students from the Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativas de Mayagüez, known by its acronym CROEM, placed first in the competition of the "ROADS on Icy World" project carried out by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), where more than fifty (50) schools in the United States competed.

Puerto Rican students receive awards in prestigious scholarship programs

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We would like to congratulate Dr. Nicolle Rosa Mercado, a Borinqueña who was recently selected for the ultra-competitive Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program. A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, and Yale University for her PhD, Nicolle was also part of our Yale Science Academy program in 2017. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University.

RUM student receives $10,000 from prestigious Google video game grant

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Nicole Noemí Román Correa is the only young woman enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico to be part of the select group of scholarship recipients.


University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus (RUM) student Nicole Noemí Román Correa was selected to receive the Generation Google Scholarship for Women in Gaming 2022.

The scholarship will grant her $10,000 to cover her study expenses and an invitation to a virtual conference to meet the other winners and Google leaders.

Puerto Rican microbial ecologists represent Puerto Rico at ISME18, the International Congress on Microbial Ecology in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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The prestigious congress of the International Society for Microbial Ecology, brought together Puerto Rican scientists representing the science they do in Puerto Rico and other labs in the diaspora.

Ivette Perfecto: a pioneer in agroecological research

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The veteran Puerto Rican scientist was exalted to the National Academy of Sciences of the United States.

With an impeccable career and more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Ivette Perfecto has excelled in the development of agroecological studies, with research focused on the dynamics and functioning of ecosystems, as well as the application of ecological theories in agricultural systems, which have been of great relevance to the international scientific community.

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