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The UWI expands its Cadre of Professors

August 16, 2019 - 3:33pm

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of  10 of its experts to the highest academic rank at the University, that of Professor. The UWI’s newest Professors are: 
 
CAVE HILL CAMPUS

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Prof. Stafford A. Griffith as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the new Five Islands Campus in Antigua.

August 16, 2019 - 10:54am

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has appointed Professor Stafford A. Griffith as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of its Five Islands Campus located in Antigua and Barbuda with effect from August 15, 2019 until July 31, 2020.

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The UWI Mona Welcomes New Campus Registrar

August 16, 2019 - 10:48am

The University of the West Indies’ (The UWI’s) Office of Administration at its regional headquarters recently announced new senior appointments across the University. The UWI Mona is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Campus Registrar, Dr Donovan Stanberry.

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EOI for Caribbean Regional Climate Resilience Conference Coordinator, Final TOR - Regional PPCR Conference

August 8, 2019 - 12:51pm

The University of the West Indies, Mona has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), toward the cost of the Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

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STATEMENT FROM THE VICE-CHANCELLOR

August 5, 2019 - 12:49pm

The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between The University of the West Indies and the University of Glasgow and the establishment of the Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research.

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Historic Memorandum of Understanding signed between The University of the West Indies and the University of Glasgow

August 5, 2019 - 12:43pm

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (left), Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Dr David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer & University Secretary, University of Glasgow, shake hands following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding at The UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica.
 

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MGI Strengthens Research Collaboration with Universities in Japan

July 17, 2019 - 4:36pm

In an effort to strengthen research collaboration with universities in East Asia, the Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI) paid courtesy calls on various academic departments across Japan in April, 2019 to discuss collaboration with MGI’s coastal studies unit – MGIBlue. The discussions were focused on combining the skills, expertise and research available among the institutions to apply cutting edge science and technology in building solutions for coastal problems.

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Sir Hilary goes to Congress

June 21, 2019 - 1:17pm

US Congresswoman, Democratic Representative of Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee, has extended an invitation to Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, to participate in the decades’ long anticipated, historic sitting of Congress on Reparations.
 

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Duke University Partners with UWI Press to sell books in the Caribbean

June 17, 2019 - 2:44pm

The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press) is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2019, it will be an authorised agent for Duke University Press. 
 

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UWI's Dr Leith Dunn among Global Top 100 on Gender Policy and Equality

June 10, 2019 - 3:26pm

Head of the Mona Unit of UWI’s Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Dr Leith Dunn has been named among the top 100 most influential persons globally in the areas of Gender Policy and Equality for 2019.

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Team Mona Wins UWI Games 2019 Championship!

June 7, 2019 - 11:25am

Representing the Regional Organizing Committee (ROC), Acting Deputy Principal of The Open Campus, Dr Francis Severin (left) and Deputy Principal of the Mona Campus and Chairman of the ROC, Professor Ian Boxill (right), are pictured handing over the Championship trophy to Team Mona Captains, Kadeem O’Sullivan (centre left) and Erica Harris (centre right) at the Closing and Award Ceremony of the UWI Games 2019 held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Mona Campus.

 

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Team Mona Wins UWI Games 2019 Championship!

June 7, 2019 - 11:25am

Representing the Regional Organizing Committee (ROC), Acting Deputy Principal of The Open Campus, Dr Francis Severin (left) and Deputy Principal of the Mona Campus and Chairman of the ROC, Professor Ian Boxill (right), are pictured handing over the Championship trophy to Team Mona Captains, Kadeem O’Sullivan (centre left) and Erica Harris (centre right) at the Closing and Award Ceremony of the UWI Games 2019 held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Mona Campus.

 

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The UWI Mona Mourns the Passing of Former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga

May 29, 2019 - 8:09pm

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus mourns the passing of one of our Distinguished Fellows, Former Prime Minister Edward Phillip George Seaga. The Mona community extends its condolences to his widow Carla, also a member of the university community, his children and the rest of his family; we also express condolences to his colleagues, constituency members, friends and well-wishers in their time of bereavement.
 

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National Netballer and Hockey player cop UWI Vice-Chancellor's Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards.

May 29, 2019 - 12:45pm
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Photo Caption: 2019 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year, Vanessa Bobb and Jordan Reynos.
 
Student athletes shine as 2019 UWI Games kick off in Mona, Jamaica.

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UWI’s Ja Bio Plastics to Represent Jamaica and Defend Global Championship in International Business Model Competition

May 2, 2019 - 12:43pm
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Ja Bio Plastics, a student-entrepreneur team from the University of the West Indies, has emerged as the winner of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC), securing a cash prize of J$2m and an all-expense paid trip to defend Jamaica’s 2018 global championship at the upcoming International Business Model Competition (IBMC) at the Brigham Young University campus in Provo, Utah, United States.

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Thanking Sir Alister | Tribute to the former UWI Vice-Chancellor (1988-1998) by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

May 1, 2019 - 8:38am
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The following is an extended tribute to the late Sir Alister McIntyre, issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.
 
I was but a rookie, in UWI years, when Sir Alister, after blazing a global trail, wheeled and returned to the realm as a Caribbean colossus to serve us as Vice-Chancellor. The timing was perfect. His presence powerful and turbulent. Together, they constituted an image reflective of the ground scorching cover drive we had come to expect of Viv Richards. 
 

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UWI Annual Business Meeting considers fourth campus, trust fund, new Visitor and senior leadership changes

April 30, 2019 - 2:43pm
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The annual business meeting of University Council convened on Friday, April 26 at the Teaching and Learning Complex, The UWI St. Augustine Campus.
 

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