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Puerto Rican Scientist among Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows

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Jennifer Gil, a Puerto Rican environmental scientist is one of the 2018-2019 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows. She will travel to Panama to collect microalgae samples, documenting her findings for the world in both Spanish and English through blogging, microscopic pictures and video. Jennifer studied interdisciplinary science at the University of Puerto Rico and recently completed her master’s in environmental science at Florida International University.

Scientists from Puerto Rico Participate in Prestigious Leadership Training to Increase STEM Leaders of Color

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This week, a new generation of underrepresented minority STEM leaders are being trained to serve, strengthen, and unify communities at the local and national level. They are learning tools to lead institutional transformation and help build a critical mass of STEM professionals and leaders from underrepresented communities. Ciencia Puerto Rico is represented.

Ciencia Puerto Rico congratulates Drs. Aixa Aleman-Díaz, Rosa Leon-Zayas, Elizabeth Padilla-Crespo, from Puerto Rico, and other outstanding scientific leaders who are participating in the 2018 Linton-Poodry SACNAS led by Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), developed in partnership with the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Puerto Rican students selected to research internship to study galaxies at Arecibo Observatory

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Young Puerto Rican students Dianaly Cortés Rivera was selected to a research internship to study galaxies at the Arecibo Observatory.  

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clickling on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

Seven UPR students win prestigious NSF fellowship

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El Nuevo Día Educador | El Nuevo Día

Seven students from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) were awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

Puerto Rican student gets $25,000 grant to research underground waters

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By Xuaem Tirado Ramos | El Nuevo Día 

Norma Torres Torres, graduate student at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez was awarded a $25,000 fellowship from the Ford Foundation to investigate the contamination of underground waters in limestone regions in northern Puerto Rico.

You can read a full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of the screen.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico at Ponce Youth Leader Selected to Serve as Local Water Challenge Ambassador by Philippe Cousteau, Jr’s EarthEcho International

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EarthEcho International, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to equipping youth with resources to act now for a sustainable future, has selected Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico student Nashalie Irizarry as one of 20 young environmental leaders from across the United States who will help tackle the global water crisis starting in their local communities. As part of the inaugural EarthEcho Water Challenge Ambassadors initiative, Nashalie Irizarry will increase knowledge of local water resources throughout  the Municipality of Ponce by monitoring local water quality and engaging their peers in water quality monitoring and conservation events.

 

Polytechnica University Wins First Place in Cyber Competition

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A team of 10 students from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico won first place in an international competition called "Capture the Flag (CTF)". The competition was founded by the US Department of Energy and funded by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

Puerto Rican students reveals invention to charge mobile phone with water

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Bridgitt Stephanie Cortés -a young scientist from Ponce, traveled to Colombia to represent Puerto Rico in the International Fair of Science,Technology and Innovation.

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

 

Puertorican receives award for molecular biology research in China

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Rocío del Mar Avilés Mercado won third place in a competition in China for her molecular biology research performed through the SEED program.

For the full article, please refer to the spanish version of this site.

 

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