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Students from Polytechnic University obtain second place in Great Minds in STEM hackathon

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Three students from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico obtained second place in the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference's (HENAAC) hackathon, sponsored by the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI). The evnt was held in Pasadena en California.

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Polytechnica University Wins First Place in Cyber Competition

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A team of 10 students from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico won first place in an international competition called "Capture the Flag (CTF)". The competition was founded by the US Department of Energy and funded by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Conference on discoveries in the search for extraterrestrial life

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The Polytechnic university and the Caribbean Astronomy Society will host a conference to discuss solar eclipses and discoveries that have implication on the search for extraterrestrial life. The event will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 pm at the Polytechnic University. 

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Polytechnic University receives important federal grant

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San Juan, Puerto Rico – The Hispanic Serving Institutions Program from the Department of Education of the United States assigned more than 10 million federal dollars to the Polytechnic University to develop programming aimed at increasing the number of students in STEM fields.

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NSF awards $815,000 to the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON.-  The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded $815,108 to the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico to promote education in cyber security.

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Student creates app to track the water reservoirs levels

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Moisés Cardona, student at the Polytechnic University Student created the app "Tap the Button" for Android phones to track the water reservoirs levels.

 

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Technology Inventions Party

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The Polythecnic University of Puerto Rico will celebrated the 5th edition of the “Technology Inventions Party” (TIP) on November 6 and 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The topics to be covered are:

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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico secures NASA funds for Robotic Mining Competition

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The Mechanical Engineering Program of the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico received a $25,000 grant from NASA to participate in the 6th Annual Robotic Mining Competition, to be celebrated on May 18, 2015 at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Dorado, nesting mecca for Leatherback Marine Turtles

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Volunteers from the Non-profit organization Chelonia, spend every weekend identifying leatherback marine turtles' nesting spots in Dorado.

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Primera Feria MCa en la Universidad Politécnica - Oportunidad para estudiantes de escuela superior interesados en Ingeniería

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San Juan, Puerto Rico, 23 de enero de 2013 – Mediante un acuerdo colaborativo entre El Capítulo de la Sociedad de Ingenieros Profesionales Hispanos de la Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico (SHPE PUPR) y la organización sin fines de lucro Milset Caribe, el próximo 1 de marzo se llevará a cabo la Primera Feria MCa en Puerto Rico.

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