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Ayishih Bellew converse with students

The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 5th Annual Research Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, and at the University’s Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus.

University research is shared via roundtable discussions and poster presentations, which allow the general public to have one-on-one interactions with researchers. Some of the round-table topics will include:

UVI Great Hall, Albert A. Sheen, St. Croix 

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Racism: Where Do We Go From Here?
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Collaborative Action Research on Mathematical Modeling of Water Quality with STEM Teachers

UVI Sports & Fitness Center, St. Thomas

  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Safe Sexting
  • noon - 1:00 pm - Sexual Selection and its Relation to Isolative Reproduction in Three-spine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Racial Profiling
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Marine Disease Management
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - An investigation of performing practices of entering high school music students into the University of the Virgin Islands instrumental music program; through examination of curriculum design, performance requirements, teacher preparation, with panelist recommendations for further studies.
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Effective Social Media Use in the VI: How/Why it Can Work Better

 There are 35 registered poster presentations, roundtables and demonstrations on the Sheen Campus, and 77 on the St. Thomas Campus.

Research Day provides UVI students, faculty and staff the opportunity to showcase their research. Research topics will highlight diverse issues that impact our community. UVI Research Day has become a cornerstone of the University, and the general public is invited to attend.

  • What:                  Research Day 2016         
  • When:                 Friday, April 15 
  • Time:                    9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where:                 UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center – St. Thomas Campus

                                  Great Hall – Albert A. Sheen Campus – St. Croix

  • Contact:               UVI Public Relations Office (340) 693-1057