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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Eastern Caribbean Center of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will conduct the 2018 Virgin Islands Community Survey (VICS) during the months of November and December 2018. This scientific survey of a sample of households is a follow-up to the one conducted in 2016.  The

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FUTURE GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY? UVI’s VI TECH Stack Says Albert Bryan Jr. (pictured here with Yolanda Bryan his wife) will get the most votes in tomorrow’s elections. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands says it interviewed 800 people, of those interviewed, 86 percent said that they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Democratic challenger Albert Bryan Jr. are in a statistical dead heat in the weeks leading up to the November 6th general election, according to a new poll released yesterday. The University of the Virgin Islands poll said that Mapp and Bryan are tied

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two female minors was arrested on Monday. Syanno “Juice” Venzen, 22, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested at 7:12 a.m. on Monday and is charged with child abuse and unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands

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CRUZ BAY — The former branch manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC pleaded guilty on Monday to four counts of illegally applying fumigants containing methyl bromide in multiple residential locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including the condominium resort complex in St. John where a family of four fell seriously ill

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