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Collaborative resilience project between University of Puerto Rico campuses receives funding from NSF

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A collaborative project between the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Río Piedras and Ponce campuses has received over $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Becas para estudiantes graduados interesados en hacer investigación en Laboratorios Nacionales del Depto de Energía

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The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Tuesday December 15, 2015.

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Vieques wildlife refuge generates its own electricity

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The National Wildlife Refuge in Vieques is the only one of its kind in Puerto Rico to produce its own electricity based on solar power. For that they will be recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

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Professor at UPR-RUM will conduct research in Africa throught the Fulbright Fellowship

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Dr. Marcel J. Castro Sitiriche, professor at RUM received an important grant from Fulbright Foundation to conduct research in Tanzania, Africa. The title of his research proposal is Sustainable Energy Education for Rural Electrification: Pathways to Community Empowerment and Quality of Life.

 

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2015 Dow Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability at U Michigan - Request for Applications

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The Graham Sustainability Institute is now accepting applications for the 2015 cohort of the Dow Postdoctoral Fellows in Sustainability.  Please forward this announcement to colleagues and/or prospective postdoctoral fellows.

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Verizon Powerful Answers Award- 10 Million in Prizes for projects in health care, education and sustainability

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Verizon is offering $10 million in prizes for innovators and companies who propose the most innovative solutions utilizing Verizon’s unique combination of network, device and platform technologies to help reinvent and empower the three core areas of healthcare, education and sustainability. The prize awards in each of the three core areas include the following:

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Petición de conferenciantes y recursos para Festival Ambiental en Escuela en Vega Alta

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Favor ver esta petición de la Escuela Superior Francisco Felicie Martínez de Vega Alta. Si alguno de nuestros miembros quisiera hablar a los estudiantes sobre el medio ambiente o proveer materiales educativos o recursos para la actividad, los estudiantes se lo agradecerán.

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