By: Melanie Paola Franco Marrero / MNNB
Here are the articles you might have missed last week:
The municipality of San Juan will build housing for students after the efforts made by the Committee of Residents of Resicampus collective that emerged after the announcement of the temporal closing of the housing in the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in Río Piedras.
The Medical Sciences campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) graduated, on June 7, a total of 743 graduates, 548 women and 245 men, in the Coliseum Rubén Rodríguez in Bayamón.
Three students received, on Wednesday, the prize Maritza Díaz Alcaide “In Memoriam” and the José “Pirulo” Hernández granted by the School of Communication of the UPR in Río Piedras for standing out in their performance and effort during their university career.
Viviana Vélez Negrón, a student from the UPR Río Piedras campus, will continue studies in Temple University, Philadelphia, to do a master’s degree in Special Education of the Early Childhood and Special Education program, and aspire to attend the deaf population of Puerto Rico and to ease the communication in the future.
Various graduates of the 114th coalition of degrees of the UPR in Río Piedras turned their backs, on Tuesday, on the president of the institution, Jorge Haddock, and the rector Luis Ferrao, while addressing the students.
On this week’s column, José M. González Rivera and Amy C. Torres Collazo reflect and inform that “man does not experience the physical and emotional conditions that cause a pregnancy, he does not suffer the social pressure exerted by patriarchy”.
Seven students of the UPR in Utuado will graduate, on June 28, as the first class of the Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Agriculture, informed the rector of the institution, Luis A. Tapia Maldonado.
The Puerto Rican Association of Universitary Professors (APPU, in Spanish) exhorted the magisterium, along with the other units of the UPR, to defend their right to the retirement system against the plan of the Fiscal Supervision Board (JSF, in Spanish).
The Hermandad de Empleados Exentos No Docentes (Heend) held, on Thursday, a manifestation outside the Theater of the UPR in Río Piedras for the unnecessary expenses incurred by the institution and by the inauguration ceremony of investiture of the president of the UPR, Jorge Haddock.