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Dennis Walcott appointed Honorary Distinguished Fellow

Dennis Walcott appointed Honorary Distinguished Fellow

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce that Mr Dennis Walcott, former Chancellor of the New York Department of Education, has been appointed Honorary Distinguished Fellow of The University. 
 
As Chancellor in the New York City Administration under then Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Chancellor Walcott oversaw a system of more than 1,700

On Campus radio show: Research Days takes it to the next level + a world class education near the beach

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February 16, 2014 - 2:00pm

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February 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
Research Days returns with exciting new concepts designed to communicate the impact of UWI Mona's research and innovation on everyday lives. Professor Denise Eldemire Shearer takes us through the new and improved

Small Islands, Big History

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March 25, 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

"Small Islands, Big History"
by Emeritus Professor Barry Higman, Australian National University and University of the West Indies
Professor Higman is Visiting Professor in the Department of History and Archaeolofy for Semester 2 of the 2013/2014 academic year.
Professor Higman is

UWI and Brazil students on exchange programme

The Department of Library & Information Studies (DLIS) and The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) will participate in UNESCO-UNAOC UNITWIN Student Exchange Programme on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue, (MILID University Network), February 15-22, 2014. 
 
Students Gemmel Drakes (DLIS) and Alpha

The loss and reissue of UWI's Royal Charter the link to the Bermuda Triangle

The loss and reissue of UWI's Royal Charter the link to the Bermuda Triangle

The UWI’s Link to the Bermuda Triangle Phenomenon
 

 

When the Star Ariel, a British South American Airways Corporation airliner vanished on January 17, 1949, the original Royal Charter incorporating the University College of the West Indies was also lost. The terms of what was the first official document of the forerunner to The University of the

PM Douglas hopes nationals will use UWI Open Campus

PM Douglas hopes nationals will use UWI Open Campus

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L.

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UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia Student Wins UWI Press Promotion

UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia Student Wins UWI Press Promotion

On Tuesday 4th February, 2014, Head of the University of the West Indies Open Campus Saint Lucia, Mrs.

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HRD Graduate Programmes 20th anniversary Conference

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January 14, 2015 (Time To Be Announced) - January 16, 2015 (Time To Be Announced)

The Human Resource Development Graduate Programmes Unit will host its 20th Anniversary Conference between Wednesday 14 and Friday 16 January 2015.

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Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference

Mona Law Public Lecture

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February 18, 2014 - 5:30pm

The Mona law lecture is being held under the theme, United Nations International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
 
The Lecturer is Rudy Insanally, a career diplomat who was appointed Guyana's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 1987. In 1993, he was elected

Exhibition 'Freeze, Frame and Annotate' - Images from a 1953 film on UWI

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February 13, 2014 (Time To Be Announced) - February 26, 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

FOR TWO WEEKS, the UWI Museum will stage an exhibition that sets out to learn about the people and places on the UWI (formerly known as UCWI), as highlighted in a 1953 film produced by the Jamaica Film Unit — perhaps the earliest c

Tips for engaging students in our classrooms

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February 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Interactive teaching, teaching for engagement, active teaching and learning ...call it what you will.... This session will provide you with some strategies to get your students engaging in the lesson.
 
Save the date and plan to participate. Register by calling 935-8341 or

Philip Sherlock Theatre Lecture 2014

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February 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

The theme of the 2014 lecture is Revisiting the Concept of Aesthetic Strengthening through the Arts
Admission is Free

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The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts

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Staff

A Tribute to Stuart Hall by Professor Hopeton Dunn

A Tribute to Stuart Hall by Professor Hopeton Dunn

By Professor Hopeton Dunn, Director, CARIMAC, UWI*
The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), at the University of the West Indies, has learnt with deep regret of the passing in the United Kingdom of world renowned Jamaican sociologist. cultural anthropologist and communications theorist Professor Stuart Hall.
 
He was ailing over

Book Launch - Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica

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February 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Hugh Wynter Fertility Management Unit will be launching the book entitled, "Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica: Medical, Ethico-Legal and Social Perspectives", on Thursday February 27, 2014 in the Unit's New Lecture Theatre at 5:00pm.
Please be seated by 4:45 pm
 

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