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UMET alumnus receives prestigious NSF award

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Edwin Suárez Zayas, graduate from the School of Science and Technology and the Honors program at the Metropolitan University (UMET) received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP) to fund his doctoral studies.

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Taller de emprendimiento para científicos auspiciado por NSF

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BIO 2017: I-Corps Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop

What: A 3-day I-Corps™ Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop, including BIO 2017 exhibition access

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Estudiantes Subgraduados: Participa en encuesta de mentoría y podrías recibir $20

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A National Science Foundation-funded study is being conducted on mentoring of undergraduate life science researchers, with the aim of determining how undergraduate researchers are affected by being mentored by a graduate student, postdoctoral researcher, and/or faculty member. All undergraduates who have conducted life science research for one semester or summer in the past two years are eligible to participate.

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DRNA to host press conference about the Dry Forest in Guanica

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The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DRNA) and the US Federal Service will hold press conference on January 28, 2016 at 11:30 am. to announce that the Dry Forest in Guánica will be a monitoring center for climate change. 

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

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ASM/NSF UFRI AWARD TO INBRE FELLOW Filipa Godoy-Vitorino

 

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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Puerto Rican educator will visit the South Pole for scientific research with PolarTREC

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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.

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Celebrating 50 years of discoveries

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This year, the Arecibo Observatory celebrates its 50th birthday. The site has been visited by countless of scientists from all over the world, by students from kindergarden to college and has become a famous touristic destination.

Among its important contributions to science, the Arecibo Observatory has helped elaborate maps of distant planets, calculated distances between galaxies, registered waves that have traveled millions of light years, and observed new galaxies being born. 

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