Students from the Elementary School of the University of Puerto Rico (EEUPR) dedicate The International Day of Women and Girls in Science to Dr. Elvia Melendez-Ackerman
Doctoral student DIGNA RIVERA participated a an invited panelist of the “Resource Recycling Conference 2023” in Orlando Florida. There she talked about a project that addresses recycling initiatives and incentives for low to moderate income households in Orlando.
Newspaper article puiblished regarding how ilegal cycling activities can be affecting Chamaecrista glandulosa populations in the Natural Reserve Tortuguero
Our Lab hosted the Environmental Sciences Program seminar this time focusing on the ethical aspects of biological invasions and invasive species management.
CONGRATULATIONS TO STEPHANIE FELICIANO CARDONA as Frontiers magazine published her manuscript as a first author!
CONGRATULATIONS TO DIGNA RIVERA! She was listed in the “Superstar of the Week” feature of “Employee News” of The City of Orlando and her related work was published in Florida’s bulletin “Talking Trash: The Newsletter of the SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter”
August 17, 2020
The work “Using Orlando’s Recycling Quality Index to Determine Changes in Recycling Behavior” presented at the 2020 SWANA FL/RFT Joint Summit in representation of The City of Orlando Florida, co-authored and led by or lab’s PhD student, Digna Rivera won the “2020 Recycle Florida Today Environmental Sustainability Award”. She was listed in the “Superstar of the Week” feature of “Employee News” of The City of Orlando and her related work was published in Florida’s bulletin “Talking Trash: The Newsletter of the SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter” (p.20).
Dr. Elvia Melendez-Ackerman participating in the virtual meeting of ESA 2020.
Dr. Elvia Meléndez giving a presentation of drone technology.
This drone presentation was held at a Forest Management and Monitoring Conversation Workshop at Roosevelt Road Ceiba.
January 24, 2020
Diane Campbell visited UPR-RP
Dr. Campbell visited our lab to share lectures and visit fields. Additionally, Dr. Campbell was Dr. Elvia Melendez-Ackerman's PhD mentor.
February 10, 2020
Research Laboratory Activities: Visiting the "Cavernas Las Cabachuelas " in Morovis, Puerto Rico
The undergraduate student gave us a tour in Aridni Z Martinez Medina. These caverns are part of the Cabachuelas Morovis project and have the support of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, members of the community, the Cooperativism Institute, around five universities that carry out research on the site and various "Moroveñas" schools such as Ángel G. Quintero de Barahona, Oscar Rodríguez de Barahona, Juana M. Goyita Avilés and the two higher schools. For visit this caves and for more information, please Click here.
March 1, 2020
NASA Road Tour at UPR-RP
The UPR-RP received the NASA Road Tour, innovative project that stimulated economic development and research.
December 11, 2019
The Dean Dr. Carlos Gonzalez, visited our Research Laboratory
During the NASA Road Tour, the Dean Dr. Carlos Gonzalez visited our facilities.
December 11, 2019