Torhera Durand, left, explains her presentation, titled “Characterization of Metastatic Progression,” to high school students. Durand was the UVI Research Day undergraduate winner for the St. Thomas campus.

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced student and faculty winners for the 8th annual UVI Research Day.

The Office of Research and Public Service and the Eastern Caribbean Center recently hosted the event on both the St. Thomas campus and the Albert A. Sheen campus on St. Croix. Research posters were on display at the event, which featured an open forum for students, faculty and staff to discuss a myriad of topics that affect the community.