UVI Research Day 2018

April 20, 2018: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

UVI Research Day provides the Virgin Islands public with exciting and informative research performed by the colleges and schools of the University of the Virgin Islands.  The round-table 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. This year's UVI Research Day will also feature demonstrations that will allow attendees to see or experience something related to one of the fields in STEM. UVI Research Day will be hosted on both campuses: 

St. Croix:
UVI Great Hall

St. Thomas:

UVI Sports & Fitness Center

Important Information for 2018 Research Day! 

Deadline for Registration(Submission of Abstracts) is Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018

Click the following links for more information:
Abstracts received after Feb. 25, 2018 will not be printed in the booklet.

UVI Research Day 2017 Winners

Student  Classification Campus School

Nirisha Commodore 


St. Thomas Campus College of Science and Mathematics

Michael Rosario

Undergraduate Albert A. Sheen Campus College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Chanae Ottley

Undergraduate Albert A. Sheen Campus College of Science and Mathematics

Genique Nicholas

Undergraduate St. Thomas Campus College of Science and Mathematics

John Cassell

Graduate  St. Thomas Campus  College of Science and Mathematics

Marilyn Brandt

Faculty  St. Thomas Campus Agricultural Experiment Station 

Stuart Weiss

Faculty  Albert A. Sheen Campus Center for Marine and Environmental Studies


Round Table Discussion Topics 

Campus  Topic  Time
AAS Artificial Intelligence -- are you for real? Virtual Discussion
AAS  Introducing Home Languages in the English Classroom: A Search for Identity 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
AAS Multidisciplinary Views on Prison Re-entry and Recidivism  12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
AAS Education, Music, and Language: Culture of St. Croix, Africa and the Caribbean Diaspora 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
AAS Discourse on the "A" in STEAM 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
St. Thomas Communication Clashes: Coaches and Players versus Caribbean Dialect Speakers and Critics  10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
St. Thomas What does it mean to be resilient? 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
St. Thomas What will the effect of the invasive seagrass be in the Virgin Islands? 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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Abstracts:  2018 Abstract Booklet

Past Abstract Booklets:

                                                            2017  2016   2015   2014   2013   2012 

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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