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The University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (UPRM) , is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant state university established in 1911. Today, UPRM is a fully accredited, bilingual, and non-sectarian institution with approximately 12,500 (11,511 undergraduates, 836 master, and 153 doctoral) students and 797 faculty members. It is the second-largest campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) system comprising the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Engineering. The first includes the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Agricultural Extension Service. The UPRM is well known for its science, technology engineering and agricultural programs, the quality of students and faculty, and a profound sense of collegiality.

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  • Faculty/Research Works

    Items included in this collection represent the diverse products generated by UPRM's faculty members.
  • Student Works

    This collection includes academic and creative works produced by UPRM undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Theses & Dissertations

    Items included under this collection are theses, dissertations, and project reports submitted as a requirement for completing a graduate degree at UPR-Mayagüez.
  • UPRM Community & Partners

    Items in this collection are works produced by persons who are not members of UPRM's academic community but who have created the work in collaboration with UPRM or presented the work in a UPRM event.
  • UPRM Conferences & Events

    This collection includes presentations, posters, and other works produced by UPRM community members that have been included as part of events carried out or sponsored by UPRM.

Recent Submissions

  • Comparison of handline, underwater visual census (UVC), and remote underwater video (RUV) used by fisheries-independent programs to assess reef fish abundance and biomass 

    López-González, Leysa (2022-08-08)
    Concerning declines in fish populations have ecological and socio-economic implications, jeopardizing the source of income and food security of millions of families. The purpose of fisheries independent programs is to ...
  • Conjunto Tecnológico para la Producción de Tomate de Ensalada 

    Cortés Pérez, Mildred; Fornaris Rullán, Guillermo J.; Martínez, Sonia L.; Rivera, Luis E.; Lugo, María de L.; Cabrera, Irma; Armstrong, Arístides; Rosa, Evelyn; Estévez de Jensen, Consuelo; Vicente, Nydia; Comas, Myrna; Hernández Heredia, Ermita (2021)
    Esta publicación presenta información básica sobre el cultivo de tomate de ensalada, así como una serie de prácticas de producción, algunas de las cuales han sido desarrolladas por el programa de investigación de la Estación ...
  • Oral history interview with Jose Luis Lopez Nieves, May 20, 2022 

    Jose Luis Lopez Nieves (Narrator); Orlando Jose Martinez Lopez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-20)
    In this interview we talked with Jose about the issues that government has currently and how they affected throughout Hurricane Maria, the earthquakes of 2020 and the pandemic. We also gave our insights into how it could ...
  • Oral history interview with Adelaida Torres Alicea, March 29, 2022 

    Adelaida Torres Alicea (Narrator); Adanis Bravo Cordero (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-29)
    I met Adelaida as she works with my dad, thats how I learned about her situation. During Maria, she lost the home she built around 2007, where her children grew up and many memories took place. She didn't really receive ...
  • Oral history interview with Amanda Luisa Prieto Garcia, May 1, 2022 

    Amanda Luisa Prieto Garcia (Narrator); Lourdes Marcano Quiñones (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-01)
    In this interview, Amanda Prieto talks about her experiences with ocean conservation.
  • Oral history interview with Maritza Rodriguez Rosado, March 16, 2022 

    Maritza Rodriguez Rosado (Narrator); Nachali M. Mendez Rodriguez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-16)
    In this interview, Maritza Rodríguez tells us about her experience as a manager during events such as Hurricane María and the pandemic. In addition, she explains to us how the restaurant was affected during these two events. ...
  • Oral history interview with Jose Antonio Ruiz Questell, May 16, 2022 

    Jose Antonio Ruiz Questell (Narrator); Jose M. Ruiz Arce (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-16)
    This interview talks about the change that education has undergone in recent years. This was done by talking with Jose A. Ruiz Questell who has been a teacher in the public system for 29 consecutive years. He mentions the ...
  • Oral history interview with Ismael Perez Cordero, March 12, 2022 

    Ismael Perez Cordero (Narrator); Ana B. Acosta Gonzalez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-12)
    Ismael talks about his journey with agroecology after taking a course with El Josco Bravo. He highlights key issues with industrialized agriculture and its agroecological alternatives and talks about the importance of ...
  • Oral history interview with Silvia Meléndez Benítez, May 15, 2022 

    Silvia Meléndez Benítez (Narrator); Amanda S. Gallardo Ruiz (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-15)
    This interview consists of important details regarding the losses Silvia Meléndez Benítez endured at her business, which were virtually everything, as a consequence of the effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria back ...
  • Oral history interview with Raymond Lopez Irene, March 26, 2022 

    Raymond Lopez Irene (Narrator); Perla Rodriguez Perdomo (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03)
    This interview is about the struggle, the challenges of a 20 year old person that had to take care of his grandparent alone during the Hurricane Maria. In this interview we can see all that he had to suffer in the hurricane, ...
  • Oral history interview with Arelys Marzan, May 18, 2022 

    Arelys Marzan (Narrator); Lizmarie Sánchez Centeno (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-18)
    Injustice of gender-based prejudices.
  • Oral history interview with Carlos Eziel Vega Rosario, May 4, 2022 

    Carlos Eziel Vega Rosario (Narrator); Andre Jose Morales Gonzalez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-05-04)
    The interview is about inflation and fluctuation of prices throughout the past five years in Puerto Rico where the narrator had some stories from his point of view being a high school student and now a college student. ...
  • Oral history interview with Dagoberto Ujaque, April 31, 2022 

    Dagoberto Ujaque (Narrator); Sebastian Lopez Tirado (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-04-31)
    The interview starts with questions about his childhood and how he was raised. He tells how he was raised in a middle class family here in Mayaguez, he explains his family business which is a meat shop. The we get to the ...
  • Oral history interview with Sandra Urbina Rodriguez, March 13, 2022 

    Sandra Urbina Rodriguez (Narrator); Paola M. Urbina Ramos (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-13)
    In this interview with Sandra Urbina Rodriguez we discuss her experience in Huracan Maria as a 55 year old woman who lives alone and has a number of health conditions and mobility disabilities that limits most of the things ...
  • Oral history interview with Celimar Adames, April 2, 2022 

    Celimar Adames (Narrator); Carola Ramallo (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-04-02)
    This interview is about the experiences Celimar Adames had during hurricanes Irma and María. This was a very difficult time for every Puerto Rican, all the devastation that these natural disasters caused left many citizens ...
  • Oral history interview with Yamilet Aponte Claudio, April 2, 2022 

    Yamilet Aponte Claudio (Narrator); Wilmary Santana Rodriguez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-04-02)
    Yamilet Aponte Claudio is currently majoring in Journalism, with a minor concentration in Accounting and Foreign Languages. I chose her for this project because I based the climate justice issue I chose for this on one of ...
  • Oral history interview with Wilson Guzmán González, March 13, 2022 

    Wilson Guzmán González (Narrator); Andrea N. Guzmán Martínez (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-13)
    In this interview, Wilson Guzmán González reflects on his time taking care of his father, Jaime Guzmán Alvarado, who had cardiovascular dementia. He starts by talking about his childhood and the process of moving from New ...
  • Oral history interview with Alejandro Yara Valle, March 12, 2022 

    Alejandro Yara Valle (Narrator); Keyla (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-12)
    After going through the horrible night of September 2017 when Hurricane María made landfall on Puerto Rico, Alejandro had to go back to work. He faced different situations and needed to head back as soon as possible since ...
  • Oral history interview with Ana Carolina Rom, March 10, 2022 

    Ana Carolina Rom (Narrator); César Espaillat Mejía (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2022-03-10)
    In this interview Ana Carolina talks about her possible fixes for the economic and worker class problem in Puerto Rico, and how corruption maybe the root of all. She started speaking about her life condition, telling us ...
  • Oral history interview with Sandra Cisneros, December 21, 2018 

    Sandra Cisneros (Narrator); Aleyshka Estevez Quintana (Interviewer) (Oral History Lab @UPRM, 2018-12)
    In this interview Sandra Cisneros talks about her development as a writer in the university. Later she moves to talking about her marriage and moving to another country.

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