Category: Education News

UBC STUDY: Coral Reefs Protect The Caribbean’s Fish From Impacts of Global Warming

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PORT OF SPAIN — New research from UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean’s coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming. “We are seeing alterations to local reef fish populations due to warming ocean temperatures, particularly in […]

Decimated UVI RT Park On St. Croix Hopes There’s Life After Hurricane Maria

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The RTPark Program of the Virgin Islands highlighted partnerships, communication, and the potential for new financial approaches as dominant themes for the future during its “Recovery, Renewal, Resilience Workshop,” held on March 8. The event focused on the territory’s long-term economic development and building community strength in the […]

MISSION POSSIBLE: Write An Essay on Zora Stone Monuments To Get People To Play ‘Legend of Zelda’

How to write a great essay on Zora stone monuments game topic? Discover the best possible way to create an essay on Zora stone monuments. Follow our tips and write an essay that will convince the audience to try the game. How to Write an Essay on Zora Stone Monuments? If you have already played […]

HURRICANE RECOVERY: Gov. Mapp’s Task Force Moves To St. Croix To Gain Input From Community

[ad name=”HTML-68″]   [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Hurricane Recovery Taskforce, created by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, held its second community workshop on St. Croix on Monday, focusing on resilient and sustainable ways to rebuild the Territory following the devastating effects of the 2017 hurricane season. “Continued input and feedback from experts and community stakeholders have […]

UN Environment Tries to Strengthen ‘Environmental Democracy’ in Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN — Latin America and the Caribbean – a region rich in wildlife and natural resources – is also the deadliest part of the world for environmental defenders. Sixty per cent of the 197 people killed in 2017 for defending their right to land and a healthy environment worked in the region, according to the […]

UVI Board of Trustees Unanimously Approves Online Degree Program … It Begins This Month

UVI ACHIEVERS: (Left to Right) Sharlene Harris, Dr. Marc Boumedine, Dr. Camille McKayle, Erik Pattison, Dannica Thomas, and President David Hall pose for a photo at the March 3, Board of Trustees meeting in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus. FREDERIKSTED — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting today […]

SENATE TESTIMONY: A Brief History of Governor’s Mansions In Virgin Islands … Past To Present

  GOVERNMENT HOUSE ST. THOMAS [ad name=”HTML-68″]   [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] TESTIMONY BY JOSE RAUL CARRILLO, UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS SPECIAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS For more than 251 years, the building at 21-22 Kongen’s Gade has been a powerful symbol as the seat of Government and has been the official Office […]

Hurricane Maria Won’t Kill Arecibo’s Observatory, Now That University of Central Florida Is Managing It

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Arecibo Observatory, which is the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is under new management. A group led by the University of Central Florida will take over the operations of the telescope from the National Science Foundation, which was considering shutting down the observatory. The telescope’s fate had […]

UVI WORKSHOP: Pruning Trees Is of Supreme Importance Especially After A Hurricane

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands’ Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) – Agriculture and Natural Resources Program will hold a tree pruning workshop entitled, “How to Correctly and Safely Prune Trees.” The workshops will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the Research and Extension Center, Room 133, on […]

UVI’s Youth Ocean Explorers Program To Expand Thanks to Donation From Tropical Shipping-Saltchuk

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Each summer the Youth Ocean Explorers (YOE) Program educates middle school and high school youth about the marine ecosystems that surround the territory. Coral reefs and vital marine habitats come to life when students explore the marine environment and hear from leading experts working in eco fields. Thanks […]