Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, RCMI Principal Investigator at the Medical Sciences Campus was recognized by G Works and the Amgen Foundation as Distinguished Puerto Rican Women in STEM during the opening of the third PR STEM’s Up to the Challenge Education Submit held on March 7, 2017. The award was presented by Ms. Gretchen B. Guzmán, President of G Works, Inc. Dr. Fernández-Repollet shared this distinction with Dr. Álida Ortiz, Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao and an educator in aspects of use, conservation and management of coastal and marine resources of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
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(San Juan, Puerto Rico – 1 de abril de 2013) - Professor Armando Caussade, an astronomer and educator from Puerto Rico, has been selected to participate in a scientific mission at the South Pole's Amundsen-Scott Station. He will depart on December 2014 for a stay of three weeks. Caussade was selected by the National Science Foundation's PolarTREC program, which pairs educators with scientists working at various research facilities at the Earth's poles. Mr. Caussade will perform research on neutrinos using the IceCube telescope.