UVI HackFest

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A Hackathon with a twist: “Disaster Hack” the theme of 2017 UVI HackFest

The University of the Virgin Islands, NEARix, EPSCoR, UVI RT Park and UVIdea will host its 2017 edition of UVI HackFest on both campuses November 17-18, 2017 with a twist. The theme will be “Disaster Hack”, inviting students to create apps we wish we had before, during and after the hurricanes. The focus is on … Continue reading

Press Release: 2016 UVI #HackFest Winners Announced

Fifteen teams and over 40 University of the Virgin Islands students participated in HackFest 2016. Participants generated prototype phone apps in 24-hour marathon problem-solving sessions on Sept. 9 and 10, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on Sept. 16 and 17, on the St. Thomas Campus.

Former viNGN Intern and UVI grad Daricia Wilkinson sets sights on doctorate

(UVIToday) – Amazing things are in store for recent UVI graduate and former viNGN intern Daricia Wilkinson!¬†She’s in the spotlight on UVI’s blog for her perseverance and ongoing pursuit of excellence in the field of Information Systems and Technology. She’s on her way to¬†graduate school at Clemson University in South Carolina where she will start … Continue reading

UVI HackAThon draws applause from UVI President Dr. David Hall

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) hosted an official Hacker League HackFest event Feb. 6 & 7, 2015 on both St. Croix and St. Thomas campuses, drawing applause from UVI President Dr. David Hall. HackFests the world over serve to encourage developers and Open Source collaborators towards new and exciting software designs and architecture. … Continue reading


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