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The UWI to confer 12 honorary degrees at 2017 graduation ceremonies

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 16 August 2017.  The University of the West Indies will confer 12 honorary degrees at its 2017 graduation ceremonies.

CARIMAC is now a School


The official name of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication at UWI Mona changed to Caribbean School of Media and Communication, effective August 1, 2017. The popular brand name - CARIMAC — will remain the short title for the School.
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Professor Rosemary Moodie CD MBBS’82 has been honoured

Professor Rosemary Moodie CD MBBS’82  has been honoured with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander by the Government of Jamaica for outstanding contribution in philanthropy, community development and medicine in the Jamaican Diaspora in Canada.

The UWI establishes Centre for Reparations Research

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, July 31, 2017. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has established a Centre for Reparations Research. Approved by the University’s Finance and General Purpose Committee earlier this year, it will be formally launched on October 10, 2017 at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Jamaica.


by George Morris
Here is a story that only a few people know:
…That iconic mural that fills one wall in the Dining Room of the Mary Seacole Hall at the UWI Mona; the one with dancers twirling across the lawns…is something in which I’m proud to have played a lasting role.
How so?

The UWI Launches First Faculty in 40 Years

Vice-Chancellor Beckles says new Faculty of Sport set to capitalise on
$145 bn global industry.

Chancellor of The University of the West Indies Bids Adieu to The UWI Alumni Association Grenada Chapter

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, 26/7/2017: In the lush gardens of Sandals LaSource, Pink Gin Beach, Point Salines, St. George's, twenty-five UWI Alumni gathered on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to bid adieu to Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor of The University of the West Indies for his stellar service to The UWI and his outstanding contribution to the alumni which he served as Patron.

Dr. The Hon. Hubert Alexander Minnis

U​WI Alumnus, Dr. The Hon. Hubert Alexander Minnis ​M.D. is the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Dr. Minnis graduated from​ ​the F​acu​lty of Medicine​, UWI Mona, in 1980 with the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (M.B.B.S.)​ and completed his specialized studies in Jamaica in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1985​. He is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (MRCOG) and a Fellow of The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FRCOG​)​.


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