University of the Virgin Islands (UVI)
[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
Acting U.S. Secretary of Education Jason Botel Weighs in on State of Territory’s Schools Following Devastating Hurricanes
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] By ACTING ASSISTANT U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION JASON BOTEL SPECIAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS Two trips to the U.S. Virgin Islands opened my eyes to the enormity of the challenges students, educators and families there face, and what lies ahead
ROYAL MESS: Flooding damage to a reading room at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Hurricane Maria, the 10th most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, causing widespread flooding and damage to infrastructure. Three
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ Masters of Marine and Environmental Studies (MMES) 2015 cohort has had their capstone manuscript published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS ONE). The manuscript, altered juvenile fish communities associated with invasive Halophila Stipulacea seagrass habitats in the U.S.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] FLORENCE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ men’s basketball team remained winless after getting smacked down by North Alabama 92-58 on Tuesday night in Alabama. Jonathan Harley scored 13 points, Jake Fay added 11 points and Justin Syphoe had 10 points for the Buccaneers (0-10), who
Despite Major Setbacks From Hurricanes Irma and Maria, UVI’s Research & Technology Park Sees It’s 50th Tenant
HORROR SHOW: UVI’s Research & Technology Park sustained major damage after Hurricane Maria. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — The UVI RTPark, the Specialist Economic Development Program of the Virgin Islands, reached a milestone this week – despite significant damage suffered from Hurricane Maria – with the addition of the 50th client to its network. The
Virgin Islanders Invited To Watch Total Solar Eclipse From UVI Sports and Fitness Center On St. Thomas Today
ECLIPSE O’ CANE? It hasn’t happened in over 50 years but today’s total solar eclipse could coincide with a hurricane or tropical storm. Separate systems out in the Atlantic Ocean moving west or west-northwest, possibly putting at least one of them right in the path of totality of the eclipse. According to
ROCKED CITY! St. Thomas Notches Its Fourth Murder In Seven Days With Jason Eustache Killed in Sugar Estate Wednesday Evening
KILL ZONE: A female Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer directs traffic around the crime scene near 6th Street in Sugar Estate yesterday evening. Jason Eustache, 21, was the victim. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four people have been shot to death in St. Thomas in the last seven days.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All games for the Virgin Islands Paradise Jam will stream online at FloHoops.com. The announcement includes official tipoff times for all 16 games of the men’s and women’s tournaments at the 18th annual Paradise Jam, set for Nov. 17-25, at the University of the Virgin
Police Say St. Croix’s Hadiyah Shabazz Allegedly Stabbed A Three-Month-Old Baby In The Chest And Neck
ARRESTED: Hadiyah Shabazz says she’s studying nursing at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman was arrested by police on Friday for allegedly stabbing a three-month-old baby in the chest and neck. Hadiyah Shabazz, 20, of Frederiksted was arrested on