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Filipa Godoy-Vitorino awarded as ASM/NSF UFRI INBRE Fellow

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Dr. Filipa Godoy-Vitorino, an Associate Professor at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan Campus and PI of the Microbial Ecology and Genomics Lab, was awarded the Undergraduate Faculty Research Initiative (UFRI) Fellowship supported by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) under the Leaders Inspiring Networks and Knowledge (LINK) program.

Filipa was recognized at the National level, as a model of excellence in STEM research, and a stellar example of an active researcher committed to student learning in undergraduate biology.

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Dr. Ríos Velázquez at the UPR- Mayagüez receives award for mentoring students

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Dr. Carlos Ríos Velázquez, professor at the UPR- Mayagüez will receive award for mentoring hundred students through his career at the Society for Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference in Maryland.

Dr. Ríos Velázquez also serves as the SACNAS-UPRM faculty mentor. 



Student at the UPR Mayagüez received fellowship by The Hydrographic Society of America

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Adail A. Rivera Nieves is a graduate student at the UPR Mayagüez that received a fellowship by The Hydrographic Society of America for his thesis: Implementation of an Unstructured Three-Dimensional Circulation Model for San Juan Bay Estuary. Adail works under the supervision of Dr. Miguel Canals Silinder.


This article was published in Diálogo Digital on October 6th, 2015: http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/estudiante-del-rum-recibe-galardon-en-hidrografia/ 

Students at University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez received fellowships

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Twenty one students at the University of Puetto Rico in Mayagüez recived fellowships from Xerox Foundation, Eastman Chemical and Johnson & Johnson.

By: Idem Osorio De Jesús

This article was published in Diálogo Digital on Friday, October 2nd, 2015. To read the original article visit: http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/empresas-becan-a-estudiantes-del-rum/ 

UPR MSC recieves Grant from the NIH for Biomedical Research

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The Medical Sciences campus at the University of Puerto Rico received a grant from the NIH to established the Puerto Rico-IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (PR-INBRE) program.

This article was published in Diálogo Digital on September 23, 2015. To read the full article visit: http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/impulso-de-20-millones-a-la-upr-para-investigaciones-biomedicas/

UPR Humacao recieve research grant from NSF

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The University of Puerto Rico in Humacao received a 3 million grant from the NSF for the Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program in collaboration with the University of Pensilvania (PENN). For more info visit: http://prem.uprh.edu.

Five Puerto Rican Engineers Recognized as Luminaries in STEM at HENAAC

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At least four talented Puerto Ricans will be recognized as luminaries in STEM at the HENAAC Conference (Great Minds in STEM) in Pasadena, California. These four Puerto Rican engineers are part of a group of 19 engineers that will be recognized by their work. The four Puerto Rican engineers are:

Adriana Santos – Alumna from UPR, Mayagüez in 2012

Paloma Díaz Candelas – Alumna from UPR, Mayagüez in 2011

Charles Parkhurst – Alumn from UPR, Mayagüez

Fernando Rosario – Alumn from Purdue

Marvi Matos _ Alumna, UPR Mayagüez and Carnegie Mellon


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

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Maricelis Rivera Santos

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.


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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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