Here’s what you may have missed last week:
The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in Utuado held a series of activities from the 20th until the 23rd of November to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Utuado campus. The community celebrated with live music, artisans, food and a presentation of “The House of Bernarda Alba”.
The Communitarian Foundation of Puerto Rico (FCR) announced it three opportunities for university students that study Engineering, Law, and Science to win a scholarship. This foundation offers administration for scholarship funds and donations towards the benefit of the community and designs programs directed to support equal and sustainable access to clean water, renewable energy, housing, economic development of communities and educations.
The group Siempre Vivas Metro assembled the march to eradicate gender violence. Additionally, to protest against gender violence, the manifestation held moments of silence to honor the deaths of women that died because of this violence.
The Molecular Biology student Emili Rosado Rodríguez has surpassed obstacles of class, gender and race to achieve being a successful Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) student. Rosado Rodríguez is one of the very few black female Puerto Rican students that investigate in the biology area in the United States and Puerto Rico.
The Architecture School’s Student Council expressed against the use of the historic building as a hotel and localization for private services. Students urged the government and the boards of directors of the Institute to oppose the privatization of the historical and cultural building.
IUPI earned a bronze medal after beating the Pioneros of UPR Ponce and the Delfines of Sagrado Corazon.
The Gallitos from the UPR Río Piedras Campus defeated last Thursday the Tigers from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in the competition of masculine football of the Interuniversity Athletic League (LAI, by its Spanish acronyms). After celebrating the victory, the soccer team protested against the new model of financial aid.