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Summer Session Registration Ends Today; Online Registration for Fall Continues
Today (Thursday, June 21) is the final day to register for UVI's Summer Session II classes. In-office registration will be offered on both campuses from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Summer Session II classes begin on Friday, May 22. Online registration continues for UVI's 2007 fall semester. UVI's online registration system, called BUCSS for Banner Utilization Central for Self Services, can be accessed from the BUCSS logo on UVI's home page – www.uvi.edu.
UVI Libraries Observing Shortened Intersession Hours
UVI's Libraries will close at 4 p.m. during the intersession period on Wednesday and Thursday, June 20 and 21. Regular summer hours will resume on Friday, June 22, when Summer Session II classes begin.
Computer Network Updates Scheduled on St. Croix; Service Interruptions Possible
UVI's Information Technology Services department has scheduled network upgrade work on the St. Croix campus from today (Thursday, June 21) through Thursday, June 28. To minimize any service interruptions, the weekday work will be done in the evenings beginning at 6 p.m. Weekend work is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During these times, the St. Croix campus may experience intermittent interruption of network resources. For details, call the ITS Help Desk at 693-1466.
Caribbean Repertory Company's 'Run for Your Wife' Continues Friday
The hit British comedy "Run for Your Wife" continues this weekend in UVI's Little Theatre on the St. Thomas campus. It is the first production of the Reichhold Center's recently revived Caribbean Repertory Theater. The play, based on the British hit comedy by Ray Cooney, runs from June 22 to 25 and June 29 to July 2. Showtime is 8 p.m. daily. Playwright Felix Fleming has adapted and directs the British comedy to reflect the St. Thomas region and culture. Tickets – $20 for adults and $15 for students – are available at Modern Music, Parrot Fish Records, V.I. Bridal and Tuxedo, the UVI Bookstore, and the Reichhold Center box office (693-1559). A news release is available from the UVI home page – www.uvi.edu.
UVI Beekeeping Workshop Signup Deadline Extended to June 21
Today (Thursday, June 21) is the deadline to signup for a Beekeeping Workshop with sessions planned from June 23 to July 1 on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. The four-hour workshop is offered by UVI's Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the V.I. Department of Agriculture. It is designed for individuals interested in beekeeping as a hobby or as a small business. Sessions will take place on all three islands. Exact dates, and specific locations, will be announced after organizers determine the amount of public interest based on pre-registrations. To signup or for more information, contact Carlos Robles at 693-1080.
St. Croix Campus HIV/AIDS Screening Scheduled for June 25
Free screening for HIV/AIDS will be offered on UVI's St. Croix campus from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 25. The screening will be offered at the UVI Health Services Center. It is sponsored by the Virgin Islands Department of Health, the UVI Health Services Department and by UVI's Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention program. For details, call 642-4208.
The Changing Face of St. Croix Lands to be Subject of Free AES Seminar
A free seminar titled "How Agriculture and Ecology Mysteries were Solved with Remote Sensing and GIS" will be presented by Brian Daley, a UVI research specialist in agroforestry, at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, on the St. Croix campus. The presentation is part of the on-going celebration of the 35th anniversary of UVI's Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). Daley will present the results of a project using satellite images and the Geographic Information System (GIS) to classify the surface of St. Croix and show how and where the island has experienced changes in forests and farming over 10 years. He will also take a look at potential changes over the next 10 years. The seminar will be held in the Research and Extension Building room 133. All interested persons are urged to attend. For more information, contact Brian Daley at 692-4078.
Caribbean Water Resources Congress Set October 25-26; Abstracts Due June 29
UVI's Virgin Islands Water Resources Research Institute will join with the Puerto Rico Water Resources and Environmental Research Institute, and the U.S. Geological Survey to sponsor the seventh Caribbean Islands Water Resources Congress on October 25 and 26 on the St. Croix campus. Some 100 scientists and representatives from government and non-governmental organizations will discuss water resources issues affecting the lives of people living in the Caribbean.
The Congress has issued a call for abstracts from potential presenters. Abstracts are due by June 29, 2007. Abstract requirements and filing procedures are available from the "Latest Links" menu of the UVI home page – www.uvi.edu.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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Summer Session Registration Ends Today; Online Registration for Fall Continues
Today (Thursday, June 21) is the final day to register for UVI's Summer Session II classes. In-office registration will be offered on both campuses from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Summer Session II classes begin on Friday, May 22. Online registration continues for UVI's 2007 fall semester. UVI's online registration system, called BUCSS for Banner Utilization Central for Self Services, can be accessed from the BUCSS logo on UVI's home page - www.uvi.edu.
UVI Libraries Observing Shortened Intersession Hours
UVI's Libraries will close at 4 p.m. during the intersession period on Wednesday and Thursday, June 20 and 21. Regular summer hours will resume on Friday, June 22, when Summer Session II classes begin.
Computer Network Updates Scheduled on St. Croix; Service Interruptions Possible
UVI's Information Technology Services department has scheduled network upgrade work on the St. Croix campus from today (Thursday, June 21) through Thursday, June 28. To minimize any service interruptions, the weekday work will be done in the evenings beginning at 6 p.m. Weekend work is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During these times, the St. Croix campus may experience intermittent interruption of network resources. For details, call the ITS Help Desk at 693-1466.
Caribbean Repertory Company's 'Run for Your Wife' Continues Friday
The hit British comedy "Run for Your Wife" continues this weekend in UVI's Little Theatre on the St. Thomas campus. It is the first production of the Reichhold Center's recently revived Caribbean Repertory Theater. The play, based on the British hit comedy by Ray Cooney, runs from June 22 to 25 and June 29 to July 2. Showtime is 8 p.m. daily. Playwright Felix Fleming has adapted and directs the British comedy to reflect the St. Thomas region and culture. Tickets - $20 for adults and $15 for students - are available at Modern Music, Parrot Fish Records, V.I. Bridal and Tuxedo, the UVI Bookstore, and the Reichhold Center box office (693-1559). A news release is available from the UVI home page - www.uvi.edu.
UVI Beekeeping Workshop Signup Deadline Extended to June 21
Today (Thursday, June 21) is the deadline to signup for a Beekeeping Workshop with sessions planned from June 23 to July 1 on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. The four-hour workshop is offered by UVI's Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the V.I. Department of Agriculture. It is designed for individuals interested in beekeeping as a hobby or as a small business. Sessions will take place on all three islands. Exact dates, and specific locations, will be announced after organizers determine the amount of public interest based on pre-registrations. To signup or for more information, contact Carlos Robles at 693-1080.
St. Croix Campus HIV/AIDS Screening Scheduled for June 25
Free screening for HIV/AIDS will be offered on UVI's St. Croix campus from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 25. The screening will be offered at the UVI Health Services Center. It is sponsored by the Virgin Islands Department of Health, the UVI Health Services Department and by UVI's Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention program. For details, call 642-4208.
The Changing Face of St. Croix Lands to be Subject of Free AES Seminar
A free seminar titled "How Agriculture and Ecology Mysteries were Solved with Remote Sensing and GIS" will be presented by Brian Daley, a UVI research specialist in agroforestry, at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, on the St. Croix campus. The presentation is part of the on-going celebration of the 35th anniversary of UVI's Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). Daley will present the results of a project using satellite images and the Geographic Information System (GIS) to classify the surface of St. Croix and show how and where the island has experienced changes in forests and farming over 10 years. He will also take a look at potential changes over the next 10 years. The seminar will be held in the Research and Extension Building room 133. All interested persons are urged to attend. For more information, contact Brian Daley at 692-4078.
Caribbean Water Resources Congress Set October 25-26; Abstracts Due June 29
UVI's Virgin Islands Water Resources Research Institute will join with the Puerto Rico Water Resources and Environmental Research Institute, and the U.S. Geological Survey to sponsor the seventh Caribbean Islands Water Resources Congress on October 25 and 26 on the St. Croix campus. Some 100 scientists and representatives from government and non-governmental organizations will discuss water resources issues affecting the lives of people living in the Caribbean.
The Congress has issued a call for abstracts from potential presenters. Abstracts are due by June 29, 2007. Abstract requirements and filing procedures are available from the "Latest Links" menu of the UVI home page - www.uvi.edu.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.