UVI Researchers Seek Help to Stop Invading Sea Grasses in VI
University of the Virgin Islands faculty and student researchers are assessing the presence and spread of Halophila stipulacea, an invasive species of sea grass that is quickly spreading throughout the territory’s waters. ...read more
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Five UVI Students Take Top Awards in Biomedical Research Conference
Five UVI student researchers took top awards for poster presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in November in San Antonio, Texas. One UVI student also made an oral presentation at ABRCMS, which is the largest professional conference for minority students pursuing degrees in STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
UVI Appoints Associate Provost, Varsity Soccer and Basketball Coaches
The University of the Virgin Islands recently appointed a new associate provost. UVI also, for the first time, appointed new faculty members who will serve as head coaches for the University’s varsity soccer and basketball programs and who will also have appointments in the School of Education teaching physical education.
UVI School of Education Granted NCATE Accreditation
The University of the Virgin Islands School of Education has been awarded accreditation status from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Media Invited to Cover UVI Weekend Events
Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph a number of special events and activities on UVI’s campuses on St. Croix and St. Thomas scheduled this weekend – Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23. These include:
St. Croix: Bucs LAI Soccer Playoff Match / Dean’s List Reception
St. Thomas: St. Thomas-St. John Ag Fair / Bucs Exhibition Game at Paradise Jam
Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament Tips Off Friday at UVI; UVI Bucs to Spar Against Central Bayamon Saturday
The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 2014 Paradise Jam beginning Friday, Nov. 21, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus.
St. Thomas/St. John Agriculture and Food Fair Set Nov. 22-23 at UVI
The 31st annual St. Thomas/St. John Agriculture and Food Fair is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23, on the grounds of the Reichhold Center for the Arts on UVI’s St. Thomas Campus. The fair runs daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 12.
UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Documents for Submission to LCME for Accreditation
In a special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees held on Nov. 17, the Board passed a resolution approving materials and agreements to be submitted to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for the accreditation process of the UVI School of Medicine.
UVI CERC Awarded $900,000 Human Services Grant
The University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Exploratory Research Center has been awarded a $900,000 U.S. Department of Human Services grant aimed at improving the lives of residents in the territory.
UVI CES Announces Launch of Book on Tropical Fruit
The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (CES) invites everyone to celebrate the launch of its new book titled, “Tropical Fruits of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Their Nutritional Values.”
UVI Theatre Opens ‘Angles in the Snow’ on St. Thomas Nov. 14
UVI Theatre open its 2014-2015 season with an ambitious, two-weekend run of the powerful and internationally-acclaimed musical “Angels in the Snow: The Berlin Wall Musical Drama,” Friday, April 14. Performances continue Fridays through Sundays, Nov. 14 to 16, and Nov. 21 to 23.