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Student from UPR-Mayaguez wins second place at NSF conference

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Bethzaely Fernández, doctoral student from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus, won second place in the Chemistry and Chemical Sciences Oral Presentations ­category with her research project titled: Imprinted Zeolite Carbon Composites for the Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Water.

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Students from RUM awarded NSF graduate research fellowships

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Twelve students, three candidates to graduate and nine incoming students to the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (RUM), were selected to receive Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
 
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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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Passionate about bats

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Venus Andrea Páez is a high school student that is part of the science citizen project with Para La Naturaleza, and has conducted and presented research about bats on international conferences.

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Students at UPR design projects to help people with disabilities

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As part of the Capstone program, students at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez (RUM) are developing projects to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities. More info athttp://ow.ly/wEfc304bm6Z.

 

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Arecibo Observatory celebrates the launch of OSIRIS-REx

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Arecibo Observatory celebrates the launch of OSIRIS-REx, wich aims to bring a sample of an asteroid back to Earth. 

For more info, visit the facebook page of the Arecibo Observatory www.facebook.com/Arecibo.Observatory.

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NSF grants award to RUM

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $4 million grant to the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez to research and identify new technologys that lead to sustainable agricultural practices, renewable energy sources and better water and soil quality.

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Student at the UPR-RUM recieved 1st place for his poster at IISE

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Andrés F. Calle Hoyos, student at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico in (RUM), received an award for his poster (Experimental Design Analysis of Stir Casting of Enhanced Aluminum Filler Reinforced with NbB2 Nanoparticles) at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) conference in Anaheim, California.

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Four science teachers from Puerto Rico will receive NSF award from President Obama

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Four science teachers from Puerto Rico will receive the National Science Foundation's Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Obama. 

Esther Álvarez Meléndez- San Ignacio de Loyola

Carmen Olmo- Saint John's School

Nelson Franqui Flores- Saint John's School

Keyla Soto Hidalgo- University High School of the University of Puerto Rico

 

This article was originally published in El Nuevo Día, on August 23, 2016. To see the original publication visit: 

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