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The Caribbean Writer Volume 32 Book Cover
September 9

The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 32 Prize Winners

The Caribbean Writer – a University of the Virgin Islands annually published literary journal with a Caribbean focus - announced its annual prizewinners for Volume 32. This edition of the Caribbean Writer, which is entitled “Rough Tides, Tough Times: Reflections and Transitions,” is a tribute by Paget Henry in memory of Wilson Harris. more

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Classes to Resume at UVI on Friday, August 30 - UVI Employees to Report to Work for Regular Hours

All classes at the University of the Virgin Islands will resume on Friday, Aug. 30, on both campuses. UVI employees are asked to report into work at the regular time. read more
UVI Bucs Alert

UVI Cancels Classes on Thursday, Aug. 29 Following the Passage of Hurricane Dorian; Essential Employees to Report to Work & Regular Employees to Report in at Noon

The University of the Virgin Islands has cancelled classes on both campuses following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. Essential UVI employees are asked to report in at their regular time on Thursday, Aug. 29. Non-essential employees are asked to report in at noon. ¬¬ read more
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UVI Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Dorian

The University of the Virgin Islands continues to monitor all activity associated with Tropical Storm Dorian. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 11 a.m. advisory, Tropical Storm Dorian is located at 14.2 north and 61.8 west with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Its present movement is at 13 miles per hour. There are no watches or warnings in effect for the U.S. Virgin Islands. read more
Selena Cuffy

UVI NSE Student Receives Community Engagement Award at ASU

University of the Virgin Islands Student Selena Cuffy has been selected by the National Student Exchange (NSE) program for a Community Engagement Award for her academic accomplishments, social welfare service, contribution to the campus community, and creative use of time while on exchange. Cuffy’s award is one of the three awards under the NSE’s Student Achievement Awards. read more
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UVI Featured in National Geographic Magazine

The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Agriculture Experiment Station (AES) has been featured in the August 2019 issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture. read more
University of the Virgin Islands Students offer their assistance at Orientation.

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Fall 2019 Move-in Day and New Student Convocation

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Residence Hall Move-in Day for new students on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on the St. Thomas Campus on Tuesday, Aug. 13. New Student Convocation will be held in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix on Wednesday, Aug. 14, and on the St. Thomas Campus on Aug.15. read more
A Survey will be provided to each Farm to assist with their Data

USDA, Local Partners to Conduct Census of Agriculture in U. S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), with assistance from the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVl) Department of Agriculture and the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (CES) is collecting Census of Agriculture data from all known farmers this summer. read more
Brinc's Development and Research Team

UVI RTPark Expands Global Footprint Through Partnership with International Accelerator, Brinc

The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced on Tuesday its cross-promotion partnership with Brinc, an internationally recognized technology accelerator program, in an effort to build a global network of support for RTPark clients to tap into and expose international tech firms to the benefits and opportunities available in the Territory. The partnership with Brinc represents the RTPark’s first win to emerge from their East Asia trade mission this past March. read more

UVI 2019 Fall Semester Orientation Set for Aug. 13-18

The University of the Virgin Islands will welcome new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Tuesday, Aug. 13, on both the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and the St. Thomas Campus. Orientation activities will kick-off with residence hall check-in. All newly accepted students are required to participate in orientation activities prior to the start of the semester. read more
Dr Boumedine and Dr Kinsy view information on computer screen

UVI Cybersecurity Workshop Prepares Students To Become Cyber Defenders

For two weeks, future computer science professionals learned the skills they will need to be on the frontlines of cyber based attacks. In a world where technology is quickly advancing before our very eyes, the risk of facing cyberattacks has drastically increased. Acknowledging this growing issue, the Computer Science Department at the University of the Virgin Islands, held a cybersecurity workshop, offered by guest lecturer Dr. Michel Kinsy of Boston University. read more
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