UWI economist, legal scholar, leadership expert, and dental specialists promoted to Professors

UWI economist, legal scholar, leadership expert, and dental specialists promoted to Professors

The Office of Administration at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the promotion of five members of staff to Professors, the highest academic rank at the institution. Among the cohort are an economist, a legal scholar, an educational policy and leadership expert, and two dental specialists.

UWI Mona Congratulates the 2023 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar, David Salmon

UWI Mona Congratulates to the 2023 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar is David Salmon

Eleven (11) of Jamaica’s brightest students competed for one of the oldest, and most prestigious international scholarship programmes, the Rhodes Scholarship this year, and on November 10, 2022, David Salmon was announced the victor.

The UWI Mona hosts The Festival of Nine Lessons with Carols

The UWI, Mona Campus

The highly anticipated annual festival of Carols – The University Chapel Annual Carol Service will take place on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 7:00 pm at the University Chapel, UWI, Mona.

All proceeds from the Service will go towards the University Chapel restoration fund.

Themed the Festival of Nine Lessons with Carols, the UWI will be hosting its first face-to-face Carol Service since 2020. The organizers are inviting the world to join the festival on YouTube as the service will also be streamed live on the UWI Mona Media

The UWI Mona Prison Project

The UWI

The University of the West Indies, (The UWI) Mona, through the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will host the launch of the UWI Mona Prison Project (UMPP) on December 6th, 2022, at 2:00 pm in the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre at the UWI Mona Campus.

The UWI Mona and Norfolk State University sign MOU

The UWI Mona and Norfolk State University sign MOU

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona and Norfolk State University (NSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to areas of cooperation while on an official visit to Jamaica. The agreement was the culmination of a series of face to face and virtual engagements between the two institutions over several months. The official visit to the Campus occurred over the course of two days when the team visited the Western Jamaica Campus and The Discovery Bay Marine Lab on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 and the Mona Campus on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  

The UWI mourns the passing of Dr Marshall McGowan Hall

Dr Marshall McGowan Hall

The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus is mourning the passing of another member of our family - prominent economist and business leader and former chairman of The UWI Mona Campus Council, Dr Marshall McGowan Hall, who transitioned on November 22, 2022.

Flagship Electric Vehicle Expo to be hosted at The UWI Mona Campus

Flagship Electric Vehicle Expo to be hosted at The UWI Mona Campus

On the heels of the Jamaican Government’s announcement of their commitment to, within a decade, see motor vehicles in Jamaica being electrically powered, with energy from the sunshine, the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) has embarked on a mission to prepare the region for this ‘EV-lution’.

Gender experts and activists discuss the complexities of masculinity and gender justice at UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum

The UWI

Across the globe, International Men’s Day was observed on November 19. In commemoration, the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) hosted a Vice-Chancellor’s Forum that examined gender policies and equity, shed light on redefining masculinity and honoured men who fight for gender justice, those who reshape traditional norms for gender roles, and men who nurture and upkeep the positive ideals of fatherhood.

…and the UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Award goes to…Dr Dacia Leslie!

Dr Dacia Leslie

Dr Dacia Leslie, Research Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona, has copped one of the most coveted awards among academics – The UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Award for Excellence in University Teaching. This prestigious Award, recognizes and celebrates excellence in university pedagogical practice.

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