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Engineering Professor at UPR Mayagüez received international award

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Dr. Lourdes A. Medina Avilés, engineering professor at UPR Mayagüez received two international awards:

Manufacturing and Design Division Outstanding Service Award by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).

Emerging Leader in 2015 by the 'Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAPR)'

This article was published at Diálogo Digital: http://dialogoupr.com/profesora-del-rum-recibe-premio-internacional-en-ingenieria/

GSBS Student Reyes named Albert Schweitzer Fellow

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The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston would like to congratulate neuroscience Ph.D. student Sahily Reyes for being named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Her advisor is GSBS Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor Andrew Bean, Ph.D.

Researcher at the UPR received NIH grant to study the epigenetics of cleft palate

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Dr.Carmen Buxó, researcher at the University of Puerto Rico received an K99/R00 NIH grant called FaceGenes to study the epigenetics of cleft palate. 

For more info about this research call 787-620-5729 or at 787-758-2525 ext. 2710,facegenespr@gmail.com.

To read the full article, visit the Spanish version of this blog. 

Professor at UPR Mayaguez received STTR grant from NASA

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Dr. Arturo J. Hernández Maldonado, a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez received a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from NASA. This is the first grant of this type granted to a researcher in Puerto Rican.

To read the full press release visit the Spanish version of this site.

 

Student at the UPR-RUM recieved 1st place for his poster at IISE

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Andrés F. Calle Hoyos, student at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico in (RUM), received an award for his poster (Experimental Design Analysis of Stir Casting of Enhanced Aluminum Filler Reinforced with NbB2 Nanoparticles) at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) conference in Anaheim, California.

Press Release RUM

Three scientists from Arecibo participate in world renowned course

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The Marine Biological Laboratory Immunohistochemistry and Microscopy course took place March 12-16, 2016 in Woods Hole, MA. Three young scientists from Arecibo, Puerto Rico were selected to be part of this highly competitive course.

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

Learn more about the course: http://www.mbl.edu/education/special-topics-courses/immunohistochemistry-and-microscopy-ihcm/

Students at UPR Cayey received award

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Danilo Pérez and Angélica González, students at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico Cayey received awards for their academic excellence.

Visit the original article at Diálogo Digital: http://dialogoupr.com/colegio-de-quimicos-premia-estudiantes-de-upr-cayey/

Students at RUM participate in global forum

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Ten students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (RUM) won awards at the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) global forum in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Revohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duHrJRNFNXs

This article was published in Diálogo Digital, see the original article at: 

http://dialogoupr.com/se-destacan-los-estudiantes-del-rum-en-foro-global/

Four science teachers from Puerto Rico will receive NSF award from President Obama

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Four science teachers from Puerto Rico will receive the National Science Foundation's Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Obama. 

Esther Álvarez Meléndez- San Ignacio de Loyola

Carmen Olmo- Saint John's School

Nelson Franqui Flores- Saint John's School

Keyla Soto Hidalgo- University High School of the University of Puerto Rico

 

This article was originally published in El Nuevo Día, on August 23, 2016. To see the original publication visit: 

http://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/obamareconoceadosmaestraspuertorriquenas-2233254/

RUM students receive 5 awards at PACE Global forum

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Ten students from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (nine from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and one from the Department of English) formed part of a team that received 5 awards during the Global Forum of the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE), that took place in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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

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