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Students at UPR Cayey received award

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Danilo Pérez and Angélica González, students at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico Cayey received awards for their academic excellence.

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Dr. Ríos Velázquez at the UPR- Mayagüez receives award for mentoring students

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Dr. Carlos Ríos Velázquez, professor at the UPR- Mayagüez will receive award for mentoring hundred students through his career at the Society for Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference in Maryland.

Dr. Ríos Velázquez also serves as the SACNAS-UPRM faculty mentor. 

 

 

Student at UPR Río Piedras received National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

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Laura Agosto Rosa, biology student at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras received the National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship. 

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First Symposium on Community Service, Research and Creativity celebrated at the UPR in Cayey

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The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, celebrated the First Symposium on Community Service, Research and Creativity last Friday, May 15th, 2015.

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UPR Cayey establishes new requirement of estructure mentoring for tenure track researchers

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The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) at Cayey has established a new requirement of estructure mentoring for tenure track researchers.

 

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Students from UPR- Rio Piedras shine in national competition

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Students from the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (UPR-RP), shone bright again in the recent edition of the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) by obtaining 8 awards in various categories. This is the largest professional conference for students in the field of biomedical and behavioral science that takes place in the United States (US) and this year it took place in San Antonio, Texas. 

Some 57 students from the on campus undergraduate research programs "Minority Access to Research Career (MARC)" and "Research Inititative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)" participated in the event and presented 31 scientific works as posters and oral presentations.

UPR Río Piedras receives $7 million in federal funds to support biomedical research

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The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Río Piedras Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Program received $7 millon for the training and professional development of undergraduate and graduate students in the departments of Biology and Chemistry. 

 

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UPR students received awards at ABRCMS at Tennessee

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Several students from Puerto Rican institutions were awarded at the Annual Biomedical Reseacrh Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)at Tennessee.

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Research and mentoring programs support chemistry undergrads In Puerto Rico

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Born in the mountainous central region of Puerto Rico, Johary Rivera-Meléndez was inspired to study chemistry through the urging of her high school chemistry teacher in Orocovis. However, after being accepted at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, it was the support she received from her professors that helped her keep that dream alive. “It has not been an easy journey, but I have had amazing people around me who have motivated me to keep on going,” says Rivera-Meléndez, who is pursuing a Ph.D.

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