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VI-EPSCoR Conference to Focus on Bolstering Research, Outreach in Region

The Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) will host its Annual Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 12. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the University of the Virgin Islands Administration and Conference Center, on the St. Thomas Campus.

The goal of the day will be to share information about research, education, and outreach goals and initiatives being conducted by local entities, as well as those by representatives from the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, according to VI-EPSCoR Project Director Dr. Henry Smith. The 2014 theme is: Strengthening Our Research, Education and Outreach Collaborations in the Region. More information is available from a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – – and from this direct link