UVI Bulletin Board for June

UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas Campus. (File photo)
UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas Campus. (File photo)

Graduating Seniors and their Parents Invited to UVI’s First Virtual Open House The public is invited to UVI’s first Virtual Open House at 4 p.m. on June 3, via Zoom and Facebook Live. The university’s Access and Enrollment Services (ACES) will host the event.  Graduating seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend.

During the open house, the university will present an overview of its programs, answer questions from the public and encourage students to enroll this fall. High school seniors, parents and anyone interested in learning about undergraduate and graduate programs on St. Thomas and St. Croix, as well as online, are invited to participate. The event will be hosted live on UVI’s Facebook page and via a 60-minute Zoom video call at 4 p.m.

The ACES team will outline the admissions process and discuss financial aid opportunities. Presenters and panelists will be comprised of university leaders that include UVI president Dr. David Hall Ph.D. and student representatives.

To attend the Virtual Open House, visit www.facebook.com/UVI.edu or use this link:  https://zoom.us/j/92579041827 to participate via Zoom.

For more information visit www.uvi.edu. Contact the Public Relations Office at 693-1057 or at [email protected] if there are questions.

UVI Research Professor Marilyn Brandt Invited to Speak at Coral in Crisis Webinar Marilyn Brandt Ph.D., research associate professor of marine and environmental science at UVI, will join marine biologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Sylvia Earle Ph.D. and marine microbial ecologist Amy Apprill Ph.D. in a virtual webinar titled “Coral in Crisis: How scientists are racing to stop a deadly disease” from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3.

Brandt is one of three panelists invited to discuss their research and studies on an invasive coral disease that has been killing corals near Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands at an unprecedented rate.

The webinar will also be broadcasted live on Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Youtube Channel: WHOI Youtube Channel