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July 24

UVI to Delay On-Campus Re-Opening Plan for Fall 2020

The University of the Virgin Islands will delay the implementation of the Fall 2020 on-campus reopening due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Reopening Plan was approved by the UVI Board of Trustees on June 20. The plan had included guidelines for the University to resume in-person instruction, while utilizing a mixed modality approach that would allow for some virtual and in-person instruction. Additionally, on-campus living and work would have commenced with the inclusion of new safety protocols and procedures. more

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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Virtual AgDiscovery Summer Program Closing Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands’ virtual AgDiscovery Summer Program Closing Ceremony, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., on Friday, July 31, 2020. AgDiscovery is a summer outreach program designed to help teenagers explore careers in plant and animal science, wildlife management, agribusiness, and much more! The program allows students to learn about agriculture from university professors, scientists, and administrative professionals who work for the U.S. Government in a variety of fields. read more
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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Virtual Summer Research Symposium

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands’18th Annual Summer Research Symposium. For the first time, the event will be hosted virtually via Zoom and will occur from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020. This event will showcase research presentations by student participants of the UVI Summer Undergraduate Research Program. read more
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UVI Campuses to Re-Open for Regular Hours on Friday, July 31st Following TS Isaias

Both University of the Virgin Islands' campuses will re-open for regular office hours following the passage of Tropical Storm Isaias. University nonessential employees are asked to report on Friday, July 31st based on COVID-19 protocols and scheduling already in place. ­­ read more
Potential Tropical Cyclone

UVI to Close in Advance of Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

In preparation for Potential Tropical Cyclone (PTC) Nine, University of the Virgin Islands’ campuses will close at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Non-essential employees are asked to vacate the campuses at this time. read more
Former Delegate to Congress Ron de Lugo

UVI Remembers Retired Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Ron De Lugo

The University of the Virgin Islands joins the Virgin Islands community in mourning the death of Ron De Lugo, who led the Territory as a career public servant for almost four decades. read more
Etelman Observatory

UVI’s Etelman Observatory Joins Global Initiative Connecting Telescopes Worldwide

The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Etelman Observatory has joined an international collaboration of telescopes across the globe focused on studying and understanding the elusive explosions in space that lead to the emission of powerful bursts of gravitational waves. The Global Rapid Advanced Network Devoted to the Multi-messenger Addicts (GRANDMA) collaboration is a worldwide partnership of 25 ground-based telescopes in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and the Caribbean read more
UVI's Marine Science Professor Brandt records bleaching of Coral Underwater.

UVI Awarded $20M National Science Foundation Grant for VI-EPSCoR's “Ridge to Reef” Project

The Virgin Islands Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) has been awarded funding for its fourth National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR grant titled “Ridge to Reef”. The Ridge to Reef (R2F) project is a five-year, $20 million grant dedicated to addressing the impacts of changing environmental conditions on small island social-ecological systems such as those in the U.S. Virgin Islands. read more
UVI's School of Education Dean, Dr. Karen Brown.

UVI Childcare Lab & Diagnostic Center Provides Virtual Childcare Services

Educators at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Inclusive Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center are using technology to keep their preschool students connected while the center is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. In the morning, students and their parents log on to Zoom for virtual circle time with teachers to listen to stories, play games, practice counting and learn the alphabet. read more
Photo of Dr. Ruth Harrigan Beagles, Retired UVI Chair of Education

UVI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Ruth Harrigan Beagles, Retired UVI Chair of Education

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) mourns the death of Dr. Ruth Harrigan-Beagles, a retired associate professor of Education and chair of the Education Division at the University of the Virgin Islands. She passed away on July 6. read more
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UVI School of Business and the VISBDC to Host Webinar for Small Businesses

The University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Business, in collaboration with the U.S. Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center and Blacks on Wallstreet, will host a webinar for small businesses at 3 p.m. on July 22, 2020. Oriented towards facilitating sustainability and resilience, the main goal of the webinar is to assist U.S. Virgin Islands small businesses with business strategy. read more
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