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2014-04-29 23:11:09

University of the Virgin Islands receives largest gift in school's history. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New Generation Power and Chairman, Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, are proud to announce a $30 million gift commitment on their behalf to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school at the University of the Virgin Islands. The generous gift comes one week after a unanimous vote by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees allowing the...

2014-04-29 23:04:51

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. St. Thomas, US. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. Announced on April 25, by UVI President David Hall, the generous gift on behalf of New Generation Power (NGP) and its Chairman, Dr....

2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2014-04-22 23:00:20

On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. The Board also approved a major gift agreement...

2013-08-02 23:00:07

The University of the Virgin Islands signed a power purchase agreement with New Generation Power (NGP) USVI. St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 The University of the Virgin Islands entered a new era on Tuesday, July 30, with the signing of a power purchase agreement with New Generation Power (NGP) USVI. NGP will build a three megawatt photovoltaic system that is expected to produce 4.5 million kilowatt-hours annually. UVI President Dr. David Hall and NGP Chairman Dr....

2013-03-17 23:01:42

The University of the Virgin Islands has attracted an impressive list of national leaders and experts to speak at major upcoming UVI events: prominent businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis, will be the featured speaker in UVI´s inaugural presentation of the 13D Entrepreneurship Speaker Series; Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. will be the speaker for the Annual Alfred O. Heath Distinguished Lecture Series; and former U.S. Congressman,...

2013-02-02 23:00:46

World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands´ third-annual “Man-Up” Male Empowerment Conference. The conference, scheduled for Feb. 4 on St. Thomas and Feb. 5 on St. Croix, was started in 2011 in response to rising cases of violence in the Virgin Islands and the low enrollment rate of young men in higher education. St. Thomas, VI (PRWEB) February 02,...

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2010-10-08 18:00:00

At 11 a.m. EDT on Oct. 8, Otto strengthened into a hurricane, becoming the eighth hurricane of the Atlantic Ocean season. NASA's Aqua satellite and the NOAA GOES-13 satellite captured images of Otto as he intensified. Otto had maximum sustained winds near 75 mph, and the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fla. noted that some strengthening is possible before it weakens on Saturday, Oct. 9. Otto was located about 445 miles south of Bermuda near 25.9 North and 64.0 West. It was moving...

2010-09-27 10:40:00

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The match-up date was Monday, September 20, 2010. And the arena was the Earl B. Ottley Legislative Hall in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, capital of the United States Virgin Islands. And presented there, as one of the very first items of business at the opening of the very last Legislative Session prior to the November 2, 2010 General Election, was a motion to override the August 20, 2010 gubernatorial veto of a most intriguing...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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