UPR Aguadilla wins $880,000 grant for STARp project

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Dr. Yadira Malavez Acevedo, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, UPR Aguadilla.

The project focuses on undergraduate research, active learning strategies and citizen science projects. This is the first time that UPR-Aguadilla receives a grant from NSF, the most important and prestigious federal scientific agency in the United States.

Aguadilla, P.R. - Last April, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a grant of $800,000 to the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla (UPRAg) for the implementation of the project entitled: "Strengthening Teaching and Advancing Research Partnerships: Reinforcing theSTEM Workforce (STARp)", under the direction of Dr. Yadira Malavez Acevedo, Assistant Professor of the Department of Natural Sciences.

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