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On Campus radio show: New chapters and new beginnings at UWI Mona

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Oct 27 2013 - 2:00pm
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Oct 27 2013 - 4:00pm

Next 'On Campus':
 
New chapters are to be written at UWI Mona as thousands graduate in ceremonies next week; Professor Archibald McDonald is officially installed as Principal,  and Professor Tara Dasgupta celebrates life as a Commander of the Order of Distinction.
 
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A UNICEF-funded conference in its seventh year inspires evidence based work on children's issues. Dr Aldrie Henry-Lee tells us all about the Caribbean Child Reearch Conference 2013.
 
The campus is busy and the calendar is full. Tune in for all the details in news and interviews, this Sunday.
 

Venue: 
RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
Tel: 
977 5941

UWI Blood Drive

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Nov 12 2013 - 9:00am - Nov 13 2013 - 6:00pm

The University of the West Indies in partnership with the National Blood Transfusion Service will be hosting the second blood collection drive.
Who can donate:

  • People aged 17 – 60 years
  • Must have eaten a meal within the past 3 hours
  • Must not have had a piercing or tattoo for a year
  • Have a body weight of at least 110 lbs

Come out in your numbers. Let us do our part in keeping the supply of blood adequate and safe.
 
Give Blood It’s a Habit for life!

Venue: 
Assembly Hall (Mona Campus).
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Cathian Priestley-Lewis - University Health Centre
Tel: 
970-0017,

On Campus radio show: UWI Professors to be Honoured with Order of Distinction

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Oct 20 2013 - 2:00pm
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Oct 20 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
 
Two UWI Professors snag The Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander. Tune in for our conversations with Proferssor Carolyn Cooper and Professor Verene Shepherd.
Plus, a Child Research Conference envisions a better life for children, and the UWI 5K starts X-treme Dance in preparation for the great fundraising race.
 
Tune in this Sunday for the details.

Venue: 
RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
Tel: 
977 5941

XTREME DANCE - CB Group UWI 5K Pep-Up Session

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Oct 31 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Make sure you are in the best shape for the CB Group UWI 5K on November 17th. Joins us this and every Thursday leading up to the 5K at the Mona Bowl for:
 
  XTREME DANCE!
 
Come, learn the various soca & dance hall moves ; get your flex on; let us work out those kinks and help you 'find' those muscles before race day! Session will be led by celebrity corporate fitness instructor, David Hemmings, with juggling by DJ Billy.
IT’S FUN IT’S EASY IT’S SIMPLE!  NO OBSERVERS PLEASE! ACTIVE PREP SESSION PARTICIPANTS ONLY!!! GIVEAWAYS START AT 5:30 SHARP!
 

Venue: 
Mona Bowl - Outdoor Netball Court
Target Audience: 
Staff
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General Public
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Sports Department

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme: An Information Session

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Oct 30 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme: An Information Session

Venue: 
Humanities Room 03
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Tamika Webb
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Ext 2393/2398

On Campus radio show: It's a Silver Musgrave Medal for Prof. Michael Taylor

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Oct 13 2013 - 2:00pm
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Oct 13 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
We interview Silver Musgrave Medal Awardee, Professor Michael Taylor - Head of the Department of Physics - on his work in Climate Change. Professor Taylor talks of the Climate Studies Group's work in modelling the changes in temperature, sea levels and more, and the projected impacts on our nations.
Plus: In the news - details on the CB group/UWI 5K,how you and your teams can sign up and the brand new features; Plus, TALK - the music, poetry and comedy series -returns with mature, freestyle, 'open mic' entertainment for tertiary level students and their collegaues. We have the details.
This and more, as always, keeps you on the pulse of UWI Mona. Tune in.

Venue: 
RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
Tel: 
977 5941

UWI Venture Competition - Deadline Fri.Oct 11

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Oct 11 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The UWI Venture Competition welcomes teams of four or five persons to submit interesting and exciting business ideas. The winner will get a chance to develop their business skills, represent UWI at the Venture Challenge Competition in the USA and win start up funds for their business. Deadline is Friday, October 11. Enter today for a chance to win. Download flyer HERE.

Venue: 
Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Dawn Morgan
Tel: 
977 7174 or 977 4622

On Campus radio show: UWI stays cutting edge with lecture focused on technology in education

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Oct 6 2013 - 2:00pm
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Oct 6 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
 
Two major lectures scheduled for next week take the spotlight:
 
The 5th UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture places emphasis on technology in education. Dr Mervin Chisholm of the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Lecture gives details.
 
Plus,
 
A Conference to honur Professor Rupert Lewis highlights his pioneer work in Black radicalism.
Also in the Campus news, the annual Walter Rodney Lecture takes place next Thursday, October 10 
 
Tune in to On campus for the details.

Venue: 
RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
Tel: 
977 5941

On Campus radio show: SALISES Conference looks beyond CARICOM & tackles the tough issues facing the integration movement

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Sep 29 2013 - 2:00pm
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Sep 29 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
SALISES puts the spotlight on CARICOM in its 40th year, admitting it may now be time to look beyond the 40 year old regional integration movement. They tackle the emotive issues of non tariff barriers, customs and immigration hassles plus new emerging trade blocs, asking tough questions and seeking answers in thought provoking plenary and caucus sessions. Dr. Patsy Lewis of SALISES tells us about the interesting roundtables and the internationally known speakers who are lined up to deliver addresses. More on the 'Rethinking Regionalism; Beyond the CARICOM Integration Project Conference" in this week's On Campus.
 
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
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977 5941

On Campus radio show: Single Virtual Space coming to UWI

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Sep 22 2013 - 2:00pm
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Sep 22 2013 - 4:00pm

This week in On Campus:
 
UWI Chief Information Offier (CIO), Brigitte Collins outlines all you want to know about the University Single Virtual Space - a new system that promises to connect students wth lectures, lecturers and resources across the region seamlessly and cost effectively.
 
Plus,
 
The National Influenza Centre located at UWI Mona celebrates 60 years of monitoring and surveying influenza viruses. Dr Sandra Jackson talks about the work of the unit that helps detect and monitor viruses before they have a chance to become serious outbreaks and pandemics. 
 

Venue: 
RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Marketing and Communications Office
Tel: 
977 5941

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