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UVI and NASA Hosts Global Outreach Program for USVI and International Students

Staff Consortium | January 21, 2022

As part of a growing collaboration between the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to promote STEM education, Virgin Islands students will join students from around the world to learn about the array of opportunities available in the fields of STEM and how they can take part in internships, science education and citizen science activities offered by the space agency, UVI has announced. According to the release, the annual, week-long outreach event will offer 17 virtual sessions to be held Jan. 24-28 featuring live presentations from NASA scientists including Virgin Islander Simmione Fullwood. Another important topic to be explored throughout the week is climate change.  Fullwood grew up on St. Croix and dreamt of the stars. After graduating from college, she landed at NASA and now serves…

$2.5 Million Grant Will Help UVI Study Stony Coral…

Staff Consortium | August 19, 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a $2.5 million grant…

UVI's Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Program…

Staff Consortium | March 09, 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Program has received a generous…

Scientists Said to Discover Species of Ancient 'Shrimp'…

Staff Consortium | September 02, 2020

A new species of Caribbean “clam shrimp” has been discovered at an unlikely place: the water hazards…

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