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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 Islands18th  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. 

The symposium will feature more than 40 current undergraduate students as they display the results of their summer research projects that were conducted under the mentorship of UVI faculty. The projects involve a variety of topics in scientific disciplines including:  

    • Marine and Environmental Science
    • Community Health 

    • STEM Education 

    • COVID-19 Research 

    • Physics & Astronomy 

    • And more 

    This event is free and open to the general public. It is an opportunity to learn more about research taking place at UVI. Guests interested in accessing the online presentations should register by completing the form available on this link:  

     For more information, go to or contact us by email at 

    The event is free and open to the general public. 

    What:             The 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium (Virtual) 

    When:             Friday, July 31, 2020    

    Time:              1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 

    Where:           (Virtual) 

    Contact:         UVI Public Relations Office - (340) 693-1059 or