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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands government has outlined a plan to reopen the territory as of June 1, but safe work environments won’t happen by chance.  To assist small businesses in the reopening process, the University of the Virgin Islands – Safety In Paradise (SIP) Program and the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has extended a philanthropic hand by producing 3-D respiratory masks. Personal protective gear is a scarce commodity, as the rapidly spreading Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc the world over.  To date, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ director of the Center for Student Success has died of the coronavirus while on the U.S. mainland, according to a message issued to the UVI community on Wednesday.  “We learned today that Jason Brewer, Director of the Center for Student Success,

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly used fire to get back at his ex-girlfriend is wanted by police tonight. Dasha Graham, 24, is wanted for questioning in a first-degree arson case, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Graham was described by police as being a black male who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting today, on the St. Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations request of $40.2 million to cover the local university’s operations and programs.  “Our appropriation remains in line with FY

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Veteran Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson started building his underwater photography skills in a New York City pool months before he was ready to dive into the ocean waters off Florida and St. Thomas. His mission: Capture images of scientists at work on coral reefs threatened by climate

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — UVI’s Center for Marine and Environmental Studies recently received a $100,000 award from the  Marine Debris Program to reduce hurricane-deposited marine debris from mangrove shorelines across the territory over the next two years. The award also provides support to develop a territorial Marine Debris Action Plan, a first for the

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining is inviting the public to attend a “community outreach and open house event” this week at the University of the Virgin Islands. The event will provide residents with the opportunity to learn more about the benefits and/or impact the facility may have on our community.

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget of $47.1 million in a regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday. The Board also set the Fiscal Year 2020 fundraising goal at $3 million and the Alumni Giving rate at a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested

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