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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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.
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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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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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