University of Puerto Rico Student Uprooted by Hurricane Maria Finds Support at Brown


This previous summer time, Jennifer Mojica Santana studied the works of Nuyorican poet Tato Laviera at a course at Brown University, then returned dwelling to San Germán, a metropolis on the southwestern aspect of Puerto Rico. By Aug.14, she had began her fourth yr on the University of Puerto Rico (UPR).

At the time, she by no means would have imagined that solely two months later, a hurricane would pressure her to go away her pals, household and residential behind and return to Brown.

Mojica Santana is certainly one of 50 college students from the University of Puerto Rico that the Ivy League college is enrolling this fall, in an effort to badist college students affected by Hurricane Maria to proceed their research.

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Jennifer Mojica Santana pictured at Brown University in July 2017 throughout her badysis research.