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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (April 18, 1775)

The midnight ride as the name denotes was a ride out of Boston at around 10 p.m. by Paul Revere and William Dawes in a bid to warn the patriots at Concord and Lexington of the approaching British regulars. Paul Revere was an American hero who according to the ancient calendar was born on 21/12/1734 […]

Details of 2018 Commencement

The University of the Virgin Islands’ 2018 Commencement will be held Thursday May 17, 2018 for the St. Thomas Campus. And Friday May 18, 2018 for Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix. 2018 Commencement Information: Thursday, May 17, 2018 on the St. Thomas Campus. (Commencement will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.). Student will assemble in the […]

Alan Shepard, Jr. First American to Travel to Space!

On May 5, 1961, Navy Commander  is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to travel into space!   Shepard began his naval career, after graduation from Annapolis, on the destroyer COGSWELL, deployed in the pacific during World War II. He subsequently entered flight training at Corpus Christi, […]

Washington Irving (1783-1859)

“One of the greatest and simplest tools, for learning and growing, is doing more!” ~Washington Irving Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories “Rip Van Winkle” (1819) and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” […]

Danny Glover: Actor, Producer, Political Activist & Humanitarian to Speak at UVI’s 2018 Commencement

Danny Glover, award-winning actor, producer, political activist, and humanitarian will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2018 commencement ceremonies. The ceremony will first take place on the St. Thomas Campus on May 17, 2018, then on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St Croix on May 18. Both ceremonies will […]

The Amazing U.S. Pony Express Service

The U.S. Pony Express Service was an American mail system of its kind, founded on April 3rd, 1860 by William Waddell, William Russell, and Alexander Majors as a transformation of Leavenworth & Pike’s Peak Express Company. Its core business was to deliver messages, newspapers, and mail to the citizens. The Pony Express has its roots […]

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3D Metal Printing Will Change The Future

3D plastic printing has become familiar to us over the last few years. It makes design and prototyping a breeze. Advances in the technology mean that instant metal fabrication is quickly becoming a reality. The ability to create large, intricate metal structures on demand could revolutionize manufacturing. 3D metal printing will open a new world of […]

Virgin Islands University Center For Excellence In Developmental Disabilities

The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) is located in the US Virgins Island. The main aim of VIUCEDD is to enhance the quality of life among

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UVI Academic Awards & Honors

Superior student achievement is recognized in a number of ways during each academic year. The Academic Honors List recognizes full-time student

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WUVI Student Radio Station

Did you know that UVI has its own radio station? WUVI AM 1090/97.3 FM* is the Student Radio Station of the Virgin Islands!