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Reconocen investigaciones de profesora de la UPR Humacao

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En reconocimiento a las investigaciones científicas realizadas por la profesora Desireé Cotto Figueroa, directora del Observatorio Astronómico de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) en Humacao, la Unión Astronómica Internacional (IAU por sus siglas en inglés) le asignó el nombre (11456) Cotto-Figueroa al asteroide previamente conocido como 1981 EK9.

“Orgullosa, honrada… de los más grandes honores tener un asteroide a nombre de uno y saber que va a estar por cientos de años”, expresó Cotto Figueroa en un comunicado de prensa.

University students from Humacao win NASA competition

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Students from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) at Humacao, represented the Island in the Human Exploration Rover Challenge NASA competition and won first place for the fifth time. They built a human powered all terrain vehicle that can drive on the surface of Mars of the Moon.

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UPR Humacao fosters gender equality in robotics

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The University of Puerto Rico - Humacao in a collaborative effort with the Residential Center of Educational Activities in Ceiba are working on the proyect, Cybernetic girls are femenine. This program will educate ninth grade girls in robotic courses in order to increase the number of women in STEM fields.

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Peculiarities about bees of Puerto Rico – part I

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This is one of two articles about the diversity of bees in Puerto Rico.

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Figura1. Túnel construido por un abejón. Tiene cámaras en donde se deposita polen y néctar. Otros espacios se utilizan para poner los huevos y criar las larvas. (Wikipedia)

 

 

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UPR Humacao signs agreement with C3tec

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The University of Puerto Rico at Humacao signed a five year long collaboration agreement with the Criollo Center for Science and Technology (C3tec) to train guides, develop documentaries and designate professors to offer workshops, and other resources.

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“Experiment with PREM” returns to the UPR

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Once again students from public high schools around the country will be able to participate in the summer program “Experiment with PREM”, which will take place May 24-27 at the University of Puerto Rico - Cayey and June 2-10 at the University of Puerto Rico - Humacao. 

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Math Sciences seminar returns to UPRH

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The University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH) will host the Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas XXXI (SIDIM) to be celebrated on March 4-5, 2016 in the theater on campus.

The full academic community is invited to participate in this event. For more details on the program and registration please visit the following webpage:  http://sidim.uprh.edu.

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Conservation Efforts for the Puerto Rican Mountain Coqui

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Conservation Efforts for the Puerto Rican Mountain Coqui (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae: Eleutherodactylus portoricensis Schmidt, 1927): Reproductive Biology in Captivity

Neftalí Ríos-López, Eliacim Agosto-Torres, Rayza M. Hernández-Muñíz, Coralys Vicéns-López, Ashley Bernardi-Salinas, Waleska N. Tirado-Casillas, Yvonne M. Flores-Rodríguez

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UPR Humacao recieve research grant from NSF

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The University of Puerto Rico in Humacao received a 3 million grant from the NSF for the Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program in collaboration with the University of Pensilvania (PENN). For more info visit: http://prem.uprh.edu.

University of Puerto Rico at Humacao receives grant from the National Science Foundation

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The University of Puerto Rico at Humacao receives grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant is in collaboration with the University for Pennsylvania.

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