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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

https://www.nasbr.org/

Press release- Boys and Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico

Student Chapter at RUM recognized for their excellence

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The annual Materials Science & Technology 2015 conference recognized the RUM student Chapter in Material Advantage (MAUPRM).

To read the full article visit: http://www.elnuevodia.com/ciencia/ciencia/nota/excelenciaestudiantilencienciaseingenieriadematerialesenuprmayaguez-2126555/ 

Physics student at UPR Humacao receives CEAL fellowship

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Grace M. Fontánez Santana at the Department of Applied Physics at the University of Puerto Rico Humacao receives the CEAL fellowship by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Banco Santander.

This article was published in El Nuevo Día on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015:  http://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/ende/nota/ganalaprestigiosabecaceal-2124498/ 

Michelle Obama recognizes RUM professor

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Dr. Sonia Bartolomei Suárez, Industrial Engineering professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, was recognized by Michelle Obama for her work encouraging and helping students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

This article was published in Diálogo Digital on October 10th, 2015. To read the original article visit:

http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/michelle-obama-otorga-reconocimiento-a-catedratica-del-rum/

Testing the Waters for Ocean Acidification

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http://unh.edu/unhtoday/2015/07/testing-waters

WRITTEN BY DAVID SIMS | SCIENCE WRITER, INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF EARTH, OCEANS, AND SPACE

Led by UNH biogeochemical oceanographer Joe Salisbury, a group of 15 scientists is currently aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Gordon Gunter on a two-leg, 34-day expedition that will help determine how humans are causing changes in the oxygen and carbon dioxide content of oceans, leading to the global acidification of seawater.

ACS recognized UPR Cayey Chapter at National Meeting

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The American Chemical Society recognized the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Chapter as outstanding at the National Meeting.

This article was published in Diálogo Digital on October 19th, 2015: http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/sociedad-americana-de-quimica-reconoce-a-la-upr-de-cayey/

 

One of the best in the world

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José R. Almodóvar Rivera is among the best photographers in the world according to the Competition of microphotography organized by Nikon. Competencia de Microfotografía de Nikon’s Small World.

To see the images:http://www.businessinsider.com.au/best-microscope-images-ni….

To read the full blog, read the Spanish version of this site.

Microbiology professor at UPR-RP recognized in the World for his work

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Dr. Gary Toranzos Soria is a microbiology professor at the UPR RP that produces a podcast in Spanish for the American Society of Microbiology.

Podcast La Radio Mundo de los Microbios

To read the full article visit: http://www.uprrp.edu/?p=6251#prettyPhoto 

 

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El Instituto Internacional de Dasonomía Tropical presenta el Atlas del Bosque Nacional El Yunque

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El proyecto colaborativo contiene más de 30 mapas y 57 estudios científicos

San Juan, P.R. (Martes, 5 de junio de 2018) — El Instituto Internacional de Dasonomía Tropical (IITF, por sus siglas en inglés), adscrito al Servicio Forestal federal, presentó hoy el Atlas del Bosque Nacional El Yunque que contiene información, datos científicos y mapas de este importante hábitat natural de Puerto Rico, informó el director Dr. Ariel Lugo.

Parallel18 startups sell $14 million after acceleration

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SAN JUAN – The $2.4 million that the Government of Puerto Rico, via the Science, Technology & Research Trust (PRST), invested in 60 startup companies has begun to show results.

The first two generations of startups that went through Puerto Rico-based accelerator Parallel18 (P18) achieved, between April 2016 and April 2017, global sales of $13.99 million, of which $7.99 million was generated on the island.

CHASING THE MYSTERY BEHIND BIOLUMINESCENCE IN PUERTO RICO

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UMCES faculty, Lora Harris and Jamie Pierson, and graduate student Juan Alvarez-Rosario join the Centro TORTUGA students for a group photo at the end of their May field study. 

The government will overhaul the Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust

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