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University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras) student received Fulbright Fellowship

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Dakeishla Díaz Morales, student at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, received the Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in ecotoxicology and parasotology at the University of Duisburgo-Essen. The Fulbright Fellowship is sponsored by the US Department of State and managed by the Institute of International Education. 

This article was published in Diálogo Digital on May 7, 2015. To read the article visit:

Scientist, Diplomat and Puerto Rican

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Francés Colón is a scientist that serves as the Acting Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State at the U.S. Department of State. She has a bachelors and masters from the University of Puerto Rico and a PhD in developmental Neurobiology from Brandeis University.


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Fulbright US student program (to study abroad)

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Fulbright Grants for U.S. Students--For eligibility enter:

These grants enable students to conduct research/study abroad for an academic year. Fulbright's deadline, October 15, 2013.





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