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UVI SYMPOSIUM TO SHOWCASE STUDENT RESEARCH

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Sept. 20, 2001 – The University of the Virgin Islands invites the public to the first UVI Fall Research Symposium, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas campus.
Approximately 25 UVI students, ranging from freshmen to seniors, will present poster sessions. Young people and other community residents with an interest in science can observe and then talk with student researchers.
The research symposium, part of UVI's Emerging Caribbean Scientists Programs, will feature students who have done research in astronomy, biology, marine biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, psychology and mathematics over the past year. Students represent research done with faculty at the University of the Virgin Islands and other institutions, including Purdue University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Lehigh University, South Carolina State University, Tulane University and Auburn University.
Further information is available from University professors Dr. Teresa Turner at 693-1382 or Dr. Camille McKayle at 693-1329.

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