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Schedule 2017

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:00AM - 12:30PM YOUTH FORUM

YOUTH FORUM

UWI MONA GUILD OF STUDENTS
TOPIC: Youth in Research
OVERVIEW: What do young people on the Mona Campus think about research? Is research relevant? A viable career to pursue? This event will facilitate dialogue between students and some of the outstanding movers and shakers among our peers who are making waves here and abroad through their research in various fields and their efforts to provide answers for some of the big issues affecting our youth and our region. Make it a date.

The Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM - 1:30PM MUSEUM TOUR

MUSEUM TOUR

DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES
Department Museum Tour
OVERVIEW: Life Sciences Museum Tour

Life Sciences Museum, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM - 12:30PM COURTYARD INTEERACTIVE GAME

COURTYARD INTEERACTIVE GAME

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Pinata Game
OVERVIEW: An Explosion of sweets! Volunteers are blindfolded as they break decorated figure and retrieve sweets..
COORDINATORS: Spanish Students

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM - 1:00PM COURTYARD PUBLIC SPEAKING SESSION

COURTYARD PUBLIC SPEAKING SESSION

LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY
TOPIC: Speaker's Corner
OVERVIEW: What does it take to make a speech like a pro? Listen to and critique UWI students trained in public speaking. Identify elements of an effective speech and try your hand at extemporaneous speaking.
PRESENTERS: Public Speaking Lecturers

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM - 1:30PM HERBARIUM TOUR

HERBARIUM TOUR

DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES
Department Museum Tour
OVERVIEW: Herbarium Tour and Introduction to Virtual Herbarium.

Herbarium, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM – 4:00PM DEPT EXHIBIT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS

DEPT EXHIBIT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS CHEMISTRY

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Various interactive demonstrations will be set up to excite and inspire sixth form students.

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:00PM – 4:00PM DEPT EXHIBIT AND QUIZZES

DEPT EXHIBIT AND QUIZZES MATHEMATICS

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Various Activities
OVERVIEW: Poster Display featuring the work of the Department and Math Quizzes.

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:30PM - 2:00PM JOINT PRESENTATION AND JOURNAL LAUNCH

JOINT PRESENTATION AND JOURNAL LAUNCH

MONA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
PRESENTATION TOPIC: Towards an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Attracting Caribbean Diaspora Business: Case Study of Jamaica.
PRESENTATION OVERVIEW: The presentation highlights characteristics of entrepreneurial ecosystems for Diaspora investments, and the measures and policies necessary for their efficient functioning.
Researchers: Indianna D. Minto-Coy & Maria Elo
LAUNCH OVERVIEW: Unveiling of Special Issue of the Journal of Social & Economic Studies "Breaking the Barriers: Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Competitiveness and Growth in the Caribbean:
Editors: Indianna D. Minto-Coy, Noel M. Cowell and Michelle McLeod,
MAIN SPEAKER: Indianna D. Minto-Coy
SPECIAL INTRODUCTION: Ambassador the Honourable Dr. Richard L. Bernal, O.J., Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs, University of the West Indies.

The Council Room, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:30PM - 1:15PM MAIN CONCERT

MAIN CONCERT - FHE LUNCH HOUR CONCERT

FHE LUNCH HOUR CONCERT
THEME: Many Voices One Song
OVERVIEW: The Faculty of Humanities and Education & its Departments present their contribution to the conversation on equality in diversity.
PERFORMERS: Students and Faculty

The Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 12:30PM - 1:30PM MICRO TEACHING

MICRO TEACHING

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
TOPIC: Languages Micro Teaching session
OVERVIEW: A taste of three languages. A few minutes of each language (Chinese, Japanese and French) will be taught to participating audiences.
PRESENTERS: Lecturers of Foreign Languages at UWI Mona

FHE Lecture Theatre N1

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