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Student at UPRM won first place at the North American Power Symposium

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Mónica I. Mercado Oliveras, student at the Electrical Engineering Department, at the Univerity of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (RUM), won first place for her poster presentation at the North American Power Symposium (NAPS) held at the University of North Carolina.

UPR press release.

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UPR students won awards at ABRCMS in Seattle

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The following students form the UPR system won awards for their research presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Seattle.

UPR-RP: Kiara Berrios (Biochemistry); Cristina María Ríos (Neuroscience); Eddie Pérez-Caraballo and Nadia Yusif (Social and Behavioral Sciences); Gabriela Fenollal and Joel Encarnación Rosado (Cancer Biology); Ivana Serrano (Cellular Biology); Bethzaida Súarez, Andrés Molina, Nelson García and Alexandra Vázquez (Chemistry); and Josean Reyes (Physical Engineering and Math).

UPR alumni deliver STEM fellowships to current students

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UPR alumni celebrated a ceremony to deliver the Ford Motor Company Fund STEM fellowships to 7 UPR students.

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Several Puerto Rican students received awards at SACNAS conference

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Several Puerto Rican students from different institutions in Puerto Rico received awards at the SACNAS (Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Sciences) conference in October.

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Medical Sciences Campus receives research grant from NIH

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The Medical Sciences Campus at the University of Puerto Rico received a 5-year research grant from NIH. C

This article was originally published at El Nuevo Día: http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/ciencias-medicas-recibe-millonaria-subvencion-para-investigacion/

Puerto Rican students presented their research at NASBR 2015

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A group of students presented their research at NASBR 2015: 

Informal Education for the Conservation of Bats in Puerto Rico: Citizen Participation

Impact of Urban Development and Forest Fragmentation on Bat Assemblages


Press release- Boys and Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico


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