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Lunch and Learn Seminar - Making groups a positive experience for you and your students

Event Date: 

March 6, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Student groups can be very challenging and oftentimes students express some amount of displeasure about working in groups since some students are forced to do all the work while others are freeloaders.
In this Lunch and Learn seminar, we will examine the use of group work or rather

Peace Day - Wear Blue

Event Date: 

March 5, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Standing Committee on Human Rights and Peace (SCORP) under the Jamaica Medical Students' Association (JAMSA) celebrates peace day UWI style. Students,staff and visiting public are being asked to help celebrate PEACE DAY by wearing blue to show solidarity in Jamaica’s i

UWI's Instructional Development Unit (IDU) is now Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

UWI's Instructional Development Unit (IDU) is now Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) falls under the Office of the Deputy Principal. 
 
 
 
The name of the Instructional Development Unit has been changed on all three residential campuses of the University of the West Indies to Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The name change took effect on January 25 this

UWI's Instructional Development Unit (IDU) is now Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

UWI's Instructional Development Unit (IDU) is now Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) falls under the Office of the Deputy Principal. 
 
 
 
The name of the Instructional Development Unit has been changed on all three residential campuses of the University of the West Indies to Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The name change took effect on January 25 this

Prof. Noureddine Benkeblia named to IUCN Commission

Prof. Noureddine Benkeblia named to IUCN Commission

Professor of Crop Science in the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr. Noureddine Benkeblia has been named a Full Member of the International Union of Conservation of Nature, (IUCN)  Commission on Ecosystem Management.
 
The Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) is one of

Workshop on Conflict Management

Event Date: 

March 1, 2013 - 9:00am

The Workshop is a collaborative effort by the School of Education and Operation Save Jamaica. The participants are teachers and community organizers from schools and organizations in volatile communities. These participants are confronted on a daily basis, with situations of unresolved hurt and

Launch of books on slavery in the Caribbean

Event Date: 

March 23, 2013 - 6:00pm

The University of the West Indies Press and Lexington Books will launch two recent books on slavery in the Caribbean. They are: Aboliton and Plantation Management in Jamaica (1807 - 1838) and  Agency of the Enslaved - Jamaica and the culture of freedom in the Atlantic world
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22nd Annual Career Expo and Job Fair

Event Date: 

February 28, 2013 - 9:30am - March 1, 2013 - 9:30am

As part of its Annual Career month the Office of Placement and Career Services at UWI, Mona has organized its 22nd Annual Career Expo and Job Fair under the theme, “Career Development: A Multidimensional approach.”   The Expo commences with an Opening Cer

UWI Mona Goes Digital – Students to Reap Benefits from Introduction of E-books and Smart Tablets

UWI Mona Goes Digital – Students to Reap Benefits from Introduction of E-books and Smart Tablets

Minister of Education, Ronald Thwaites (right) keenly observes one of the Android 4.0 SmartTab tablets which will be offered to students of The University of the West Indies Mona as an affordable option to access  e-books. Sharing in the moment are (from left): Professor Gordon Shirley, Principal, UWI, Mona, Leona Bobb-Semple, Campus Librarian, Ph

Support the inaugural UWIAA New York Chapter PELICAN AWARDS

Inviting all UWI Graduates and "Friends of the UWI' to join us for an elegant evening celebrating alumni who make us proud.

Come and meet the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Director of Alumni, reconnect with UWI and show your Pelican Pride".

Literatures in English Month: Launch of Ralph Thompson’s Taking Words for a Walk

Event Date: 

March 24, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: 

The Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month: Film Premiere of Womanish Ways

Event Date: 

March 22, 2013 - 6:00pm

Venue: 

Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month: Launch of Velma Pollard’s And Caret Bay Again: New Selected Poems

Event Date: 

March 17, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: 

Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month: CSEC Interactive Discussion - Curdella Forbes: Songs of Silence

Event Date: 

March 15, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: 

Assembly Hall,UWI Mona Campus

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month: Launch of Curdella Forbes’ Ghosts

Event Date: 

March 14, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Venue: 

Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month: Love Affair with Literature

Event Date: 

March 3, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: 

Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)

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Staff

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Students

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Literatures in English Month

Event Date: 

March 3, 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - March 24, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

March is Literatures in English Month. A number of activites will be staged to mark this period. They are:
 
March 3 -   Love Affair with Literature
March 14 - Launch of Curdella Forbes’Ghosts
March 15 - CSEC Interactive

Mona School of Business and Management and Musson Group of Companies Introduce Student Internship Programme

Mona School of Business and Management and Musson Group of Companies Introduce Student Internship Programme

Inking the deal: Mrs Melanie Subratie (seated left) Vice-Chairman, Musson Group of Companies and Ms Minna Israel, (seated right) Distinguished Business Fellow, Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) sign an agreement to launch a formal internship programme for MSBM’s students. Sharing in the moment are: L-R Ms Janice Henlin, Marketing D

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