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Government Agencies and UVI Discuss Waste and Where it Goes

On day one of a series of webinars that will be conducted in celebration of Earth Day 2021, UVI, Waste Management, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and the EPA discussed waste and where it goes.

Researchers and Volunteers Fight Lethal Coral Disease, Part I

This is the first of a two part series about the work of scientists and volunteers who are fighting a coral disease that is ravaging Virgin Islands reefs.

STT Glass Bottle Drive is Postponed Through May

The University of the Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service is postponing its monthly glass recovery project because discarded glass bottles were left near the former West Bay Supermarket over the past weekend.

Students Plant Tomatoes to Explore the Power of Agriculture

Community members met on Saturday at the Fort Christian parking lot to collect seed and soil packages from Sen. Milton Potter for his inaugural “Plant a Seed Challenge."

Youth Ocean Explorers Help Combat Coral Disease

This summer students in the Youth Ocean Explorers program at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will continue battling the devastating Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease.

Georgia’s Sen. Raphael Warnock to Keynote UVI Commencement

Newly-elected U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D–Georgia) will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands' online commencement May 14, the university announced.

UVI Unveils Two New Varieties of Sorrel

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiled two new sorrel varieties developed right on U.S. Virgin Islands soil on Thursday at the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

The Tide is Turning on Marine Debris in the U.S. Virgin Islands

An island in the middle of the Caribbean Sea is an idyllic place to live and visit, but islands can be particularly vulnerable to marine debris.

Ten Nominees Pass Rules and Judiciary Committee

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee approved 10 nominations to various governmental boards at Thursday’s hearing at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall. All nominations were vetted in prior committees and have now been forwarded to the Committee of the Whole.

UVI Getting $4.1 Million for St. Thomas Dorms and Libraries

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently awarded up to $4.1 million to the University of the Virgin Islands to retrofit the dormitories and library on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas.

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