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


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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 proactively identifying and addressing problems while generating solutions in service to the community at large. Continue reading

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Press Release: 2016 UVI #HackFest Winners Announced


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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. Continue reading