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Laboratorio científico de los Centros Sor Isolina Ferré impacta a más de 300 estudiantes

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Some 370 students and teachers from public schools in low-income communities in CoamoGuayamaJuncosPonce San Juan benefited from the free virtual works

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UPR Humacao recibirá $4.2 millones de la Fundación Nacional de las Ciencias

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Dr. Aida I. Rodríguez Roig, rector of the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH) announces a new allocation of $ 4.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the extension of the Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) project, which brings together professors and students from the UPR of Humacao and Cayey, in collaboration with colleagues affiliated with the Materials Center of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).

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Boricua scientist defends with art the representation of women of color in science

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By Dr. Wilson González-Espada, Ciencia Puerto Rico

In January 2021, the American Chemical Society and its professional magazine Analytical Chemistry led the initiative "Art, Diversity and Inclusion". In it, the monthly cover highlights groups that are not commonly represented in science.

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RUM Welcomes New Professors

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Dr. Agustín Rullán Toro, the rector of the Mayagüez Campus (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), welcomed the twenty-seven newly hired professors, who will begin teaching at the institution at the beginning of the academic semester on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

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Balanceando el ahorro energético y la satisfacción del consumidor

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Por. Dr. Wilson González-Espada, Ciencia Puerto Rico

Es evidente que el consumo global de energía continúa aumentando de manera exponencial. Muchos científicos recomiendan explorar alternativas renovables de energía y reducir el consumo lo más posible.

Dr. Ariel E. Lugo Announces Retirement as Director of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry

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San Juan, PR, March 29 2021— Dr. Ariel E. Lugo, Director of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry (Institute) for more than two decades will be retiring on May 2 from the USDA Forest Service after more than 42 years of public service.

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CienciaPR launches #AquíNosCuidamosPR COVID-19 prevention campaign

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To continue promoting education for the prevention of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the non-profit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) developed the “Aquí Nos Cuidamos Toolkit” or #AquiNosCuidamosPR.

It consists of four public service campaigns with free informational and educational resources.  

The purpose of #AquiNosCuidamosPR is to empower vulnerable and marginalized communities in Puerto Rico to protect themselves and manage the emergency created by COVID-19, through science and solidarity.

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Codifi-K: Free Virtual Experience of Computer Science

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Codifi-K: Free Virtual Experience of Computer Science

The event will guide boys and girls from kindergarten to fifth grade to code with their family.  

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AAAS Caribbean Division position statement on the decommissioning of the Arecibo Observatory

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The Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS-CD) expresses its deep concern over the dismantling of the Arecibo Observatory, as announced on November 19 by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the entity that directs the scientific efforts of the Arecibo Observatory (AO).

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Chevron Donation to RUM Engineering

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The College of Engenireeng of Mayagüez (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), received a donation of $ 130 thousand granted by the Chevron company, which will be used to renovate laboratories, acquire equipment and invest in the necessary infrastructure for the development of innovative projects.

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