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Tsunami drill in the Caribbean

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For the eight consecutive year, the Red Sísmica de Puerto Rico (RSPR), affiliated to the Geology Department at the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, together with federal, local and regional agencies, will carry out the tsunami drill named CaribeWave 2016. This exercise will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2017 starting at 10:00 am. 

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Loíza needs to tackle erosion problems

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The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources has suggested that Loíza develops a plan to tackle erosion problems.

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NSF gives funding to innovative energy project in Puerto Rico

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The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM), will received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an energy network in Puerto Rico.

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Six students at RUM selected as University Innovation Fellows

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Six students at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (RUM) were selected as University Innovation Fellows (UIF) from Epicenter. UIF is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Venturewell.

The students are: Jonathan Díaz Sepúlveda, Bryan Muñoz Vázquez, Emmanuel Oquendo, Angelisse Ramos Morales, Rodolfo Romañach and Jahannie Torres.

This article was originally published at Diálogo Digital, on December 10th, 2015:

http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/seis-estudiantes-del-rum-son-elegidos-como-university-innovation-fellows/

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Students at RUM create innovative projects

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For third consecutive year, students at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez presented their innovative projects at the Open Capstone event.

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RUM students create buoy with technology to detect sharks

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A group of students at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez (RUM), create buoy with technology to detect sharks. They presented this project at Open Capstone.

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Chronicle of an unexpected success

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Student at UPRM won first place at the North American Power Symposium

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Mónica I. Mercado Oliveras, student at the Electrical Engineering Department, at the Univerity of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (RUM), won first place for her poster presentation at the North American Power Symposium (NAPS) held at the University of North Carolina.

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http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/estudiante-del-rum-triunfa-en-competencia-de-energia-fotovoltaica/

 

Alarmante acumulación de contaminantes emergentes en cuerpos de agua

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A recent report from the Environmental Quality Board revealed that many water bodies and reservoirs in Puerto Rico are contaminated with antibiotics, cosmetics, steroids, insect repellent and other types of emerging pollutants. Students and scientists at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez are turning to nontechnology to create filters that may help address this problem.

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