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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Agriculture Experiment Station (AES) has been featured in the August 2019 issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture. AES, which features an aquaculture program, is spotlighted in the magazine’s Explore Decoder section with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After the first human case of leptospirosis was reported in the territory following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Virgin Islands arbovirus surveillance system (VIASS) was created to include leptospirosis surveillance and two more cases were identified, according to a study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Contaminated cistern water

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) launched an Inclusive Childcare Laboratory and Diagnostic Center on the St. Thomas Campus today. The new facility is intended to enhance the educational experience of pre-service teachers who will be supervised by professors as part of their studies – while

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) degree Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As part of their continuing efforts to help the territories recover from the long-term impacts from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) announced they are collaborating to complete a municipal solid waste study of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — CNN political commentator, lawyer and former state legislator, Bakari Sellers will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2019 Commencement Ceremony.  The University had selected MSNBC Television Host Joy-Anne Reid to give the keynote address, however; Reid discovered that she had a personal

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CRUZ BAY — The countdown is on to an exciting, free benefit concert for the U.S. Virgin Islands on May 18 in St. John. The “Music Is Life” benefit is being presented by Intellectual Global Concepts, (IGC), in collaboration with The Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis, The RTPark, The University of The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. honored media icon and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Tom Joyner by proclaiming today April 11 as “Tom Joyner Day” in the territory. Governor Bryan is scheduled to meet with Joyner during a welcome back event for Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage Cruise hosted

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands Department of Communication, Art, Theater and Music will host its inaugural weekend-long Caribbean Film and Artistic Cinematic Festival on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix starting today. The cultural festival will bring students and community together to celebrate some of

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix native and basketball coach veteran, Jackson Dolor has been named University of the Virgin Islands Interim Lady Bucs Head Basketball Coach. Dolor has been serving as associate coach for the UVI Bucs Men’s Basketball team since 2017. He helped lead the University to the most wins

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