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Two UWI Professors earn title of "Professor Emeritus

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that it has approved recommendations to confer the title of ‘Emeritus’ on Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry, Ishenkumba Kahwa and Professor of Management Information Systems Evan W. Duggan.

The ‘Emeritus’ designation generally allows former office-holders of The UWI to retain their titles of ‘Professor’ after retirement.


PROFESSOR OF SUPRAMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY, ISHENKUMBA KAHWA

The UWI Mona is saddened by the passing of Lascelles Bancroft Smith

"A real gentleman of the old-fashioned kind…  He was kind, thoughtful and helpful to me on the few occasions I needed to call upon him for "accounting"  advice.  He was also sociable. I never worked directly with him, but I heard NO complaints about him as "a boss" or supervisor.” 

The UWI Community Mourns the death of Prof Frederick Hickling

“He was a great thinker and a mentor to many of us. For me it is a profound personal loss. He will be missed by his colleagues in the Department of Community Health and Psychiatry”.

THE “WICKED WIT” MAN HAS LEFT THE WICKET

Oliver-clarke

The following is a Tribute to Oliver Clarke by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

Any tribute to Oliver Clarke should depart from his renowned trademark; the sharp, critical mind, spiced with a mischievous “wicked wit” and gentle charm of character.  So deeply embedded were these effervescent elements it’s now challenging imagining the end of Oliver’s innings at the wicket.

Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal now President of Royal Commonwealth Society - Jamaica Branch

 

Ambassador Dr. Richard L. Bernal O.J., Pro-Vice Chancellor, Global Affairs is now the President of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Jamaica Branch. He was elected at the annual general meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2020. He succeeds the late Sir Edward Zacca, former Chief Justice of Jamaica. 

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) is an education charity promoting international understanding, particularly among young people through a range of events and projects.

MGI and COVID-19 Response

MGI and COVID-19 Response

(From left) MGI Director, Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr, Brigadier Radgh Mason from the Jamaica Defence Force, President of the PSOJ Keith Duncan, Senior Superintendent of Police Stephanie Lindsay, and Chairman of the Council for Voluntary Social Services Saffrey Brown pictured at the launch of the PSOJ COVID-19 Response Fund.

UWI’s Leadership gives Percentage of Salaries to Student Fund.

The senior executive leadership of The University of the West Indies (The UWI)—the Vice-Chancellor, Campus Principals, Pro Vice-Chancellors, University Bursar and University Registrar—have all committed to allocating a percentage of their salaries for the next three months towards a student hardship fund. The aim of the fund is to promote equity of access for all students as well as provide much needed additional counselling services during this time.

The UWI Mona to distribute more than 500 Devices to expand Internet Access for Distance Learning

 

 Professor Dale Webber, Principal of The UWI Mona elbow bumps final year student, Rodanne Corney who is one of the beneficiaries set to receive a device donated though a cross-sector partnership to support students in need, access online learning platforms.

The UWI Mona mourns the passing of Mr. Peter Gayle

The UWI Mona Campus is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Peter Gayle.  Mr. Gayle was the Principal Scientific Officer at The UWI’s Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory (DBML). He joined The UWI family in 1985 and remained with us until the time of his passing.


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