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A new virtual space for Hispanic and Puerto Rican women in STEM

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CienciaPR has created a new blog to discuss topics related to women.

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Daniel Colón-Ramos: Observing and making connections

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Published October 28, 2013 // JCB vol. 203 no. 2 168-169
The Rockefeller University Press, doi: 10.1083/jcb.2032pi

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A virtual symposium

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This week, students, teachers, and the general public are invited to participate in the TEDxUSagrado Corazón, a virtual symposium to share innovators ideas and stories. The event will take place Friday, October 18 from 8am to 1pm at the Emilio Belaval theater in Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico but it will also be shown live via the internet. 

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2nd Puerto Rican Microbiology Mixer at ASM General Meeting

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Se está coordinando un encuentro de boricuas en la conferencia anual de la Sociedad Americana de Microbiología (ASM, por sus sigles en inglés). http://gm.asm.org/

 

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Puerto Rican scientist and vice-director of Ciencia Puerto Rico wins prestigious award on science communication and engagement

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Ciencia Puerto Rico and COPUS

CienciaPuerto Rico announces that our vice-director and news editor, Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer is the winner of the 2nd Paul Shin Award 2013 under the Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS).  Congrats to Mónica, we are really fortunate to have you on our team!!

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Engaging Underrepresented Communities with Science Using Social Networking Platforms

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Although Hispanics comprise 16% of the total population in the United States, they remain largely underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and careers. 

First Educational Symposium CienciaPR

Estudiantes durante el Simposio CienciaPR 2011
Students during the 2011 Educational Symposium

In agreement with our mission to help train future generations of Puerto Rican scientists, on September 24, 2012 CienciaPR held a symposium entitled "I want to be a scientist ... Now what do I do?”. Over one hundred undergraduate and graduate students from 15 universities throughout Puerto Rico attended the symposium, which also involved the participation of professors and researchers from various institutions. The event was held at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico.

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