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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The picture of the man who allegedly hit a University of the Virgin Islands security guard with a rock has been released by police. Glasford Smith, 55, of The Knolls at Contant, was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Smith is

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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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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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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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NEW FACULTY: Joanne Sylvia Luciano, Ph.D, in cognitive and neural systems, will teach in UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Joanne Sylvia Luciano to the University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She will work in the department of Computer and Computational

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Annual Biomedical Medical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Award Winners INDIANAPOLIS — Three students from the University of the Virgin Islands, the Caribbean’s preeminent Historically Black College and University (HBCU) captured Best Poster Awards at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) last week in Indiana. This recognition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 2018 Paradise Jam beginning Friday, Nov. 16, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The highly anticipated basketball tournament tips off at 2 p.m. with the men’s games when Oregon University goes up against

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“Vase with Flowers on Table” painting by Matthew Perry CHRISTIANSTED — Visual artwork of students from the University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Art1 class, will be on display at an exhibit under the instruction of Professor Danica M. David, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15,

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