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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — For the first time ever, the IAEA’s School of Radiation Emergency Management celebrated the certification of trainees from the Caribbean. The successful completion of the School’s two-week course by the 23 students represents a crucial transfer of knowledge to the participating Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. Reflecting their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A campus security guard at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas reportedly shot and injured a man Wednesday evening after being allegedly attacked with a rock. The incident occurred at UVI’s Charlotte Amalie West campus about 6:10 p.m., as the police officer escorted a

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FREDERIKSTED — The first president of the University of the Virgin Islands, Lawrence Wanlass, died in Gold River, California on Tuesday. He was 93. Wanlass is survived by his wife, Anita, and their four children. For nearly two decades – from 1962 to 1980 – Wanlass worked to establish the

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KEY LARGO — The first global conference addressing coral reef restoration and intervention science took place last week in Florida featuring over 550 leading scientists and experts from nearly 40 countries.  This groundbreaking symposium tackled the challenges facing the planet’s coral reefs by sharing solutions, new research, experimental techniques, and promoting collaboration

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CRUZ BAY – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) said it is pleased to announce that Carla Sewer, a resident of St. John who is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Library Science at Texas Woman’s University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Librarian Legacy

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining in conjunction with the V.I. Department of Labor and the University of the Virgin Islands will be hosting process operator information sessions. This event will take place at the University of the Virgin Islands Great Hall on Saturday. This is an opportunity for candidates who

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MIAMI — Recognizing the changing dynamics in the global tourism industry and the imperative to meet customers’ needs and expectations, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) in partnership with two of its corporate partners, Interval International and Virgin Holidays, has launched a new program to support the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums will launch the Story Time Initiative territory-wide.  This initiative fosters and promotes community involvement and serves as a catalyst for youngsters to develop a love for their library and reading at a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has received a $150,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation to provide scholarships to students who represent the first generation in their family to attend college. The grant will fund four-year scholarships for four UVI students. The students selected to receive the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands has received $500,000 in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program (ELP) for its U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Storm Strong Program. The five-year project will create the territory’s first sustained, community-based, hurricane hazard preparedness program. Through new

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