UVI Research Day 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Locations:

St. Croix:
UVI Albert A. Sheen Campus: Great Hall
St. Thomas:
UVI Sports & Fitness Center

UVI Research Day provides the Virgin Islands public exciting and informative research performed by the colleges and schools of the University of the Virgin Islands.  The roundtable and poster presentation format allows the general public to have one-on-one interactions with our researchers.  Students, faculty and staff showcase diverse topics that impact our community, our youth and the Territory.

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Poster Topics:  

  • Intimate Partner Violence: Characteristics of the Abuser (STX)
  • Antioxidants in Dried and Fresh Herbs (STX)
  • Stress and Marital Satisfaction (STX)
  • Medical Marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands (STT)
  • Environmental Health in the Industrial Area of St. Croix (STT/STX)
  • Mandahl Bay: Is there an alternative to Large-Scale Development? (STT)
  • Threats to Our Reefs: Changes in Lionfish Prey Consumption and Biometrics (STT)
  • Impact of Social Media on V.I. Caribbean Culture in the 21st Century (STT/STX)


Round-Table Discussions:

Albert A. Sheen Campus - Great Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Low Level of Chytrid Fungus on the Island of St. Thomas 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Relationship between Childhood Maltreatment and Teen Dating Violence 
  • Digital Cultures of Reconstruction After Place-Based Traumas: Rebuilding Home After Hurricanes Katrina and Hugo 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Impact of Social Media on VI Caribbean Culture in the 21st Century

St. Thomas Campus - Sports & Fitness Center

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Club Drugs: Emerging Trends and Risk
  • A Comparative Analysis for Racial Disparity within State and Caribbean Prisons 
  • Impact of Social Media on VI Caribbean Culture in the 21st Century 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Does Alcohol Consumption Affect Juvenile Crime?
  • Shape Shifting: Transformation Through the Humanities
  • Influences that contribute to the rise in gun violence within our schools

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Mandahl Bay: Is there an alternative to large-scale development?
  • Why do Youths Join Gangs?

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Medical Marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Facebook Link Facebook photos from UVI students, faculty and staff presentations during UVI Research Day 2014.  Posted by University of the Virgin Islands on Friday, April 11, 2014