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Memorial Service - Nelson Mandela

Event Date: 

December 12, 2013 - 2:00pm

The Government of Jamaica will be staging a Memorial Service for the late President Nelson Mandela at The University of the West Indies, Mona Chapel on Thursday December 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Expected to attend are officials from the Government, members of the Diplomatic Corps, other VIPs

On Campus radio show: UWI Mona offers the 'Choice of a Lifetime' - First in a series targeting future students

Event Date: 

December 8, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

December 8, 2013 - 4:00pm

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Senior Assistant Registrar in charge of the Office of Student Recruitment, Marsha Morgan Allen kicks off our weekly series - 'Choice of a Lifetime'. Future Students are led through the application process, the

UWI Mona salutes Nelson Mandela - 1918 - 2013

UWI Mona salutes Nelson Mandela - 1918 - 2013

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The University of the West Indies, Mona, notes with regret, the passing of the Hon. Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and Honorary Graduate of the UWI, Mona Campus.

 
The University recalls with great pleasure his visit to the Mona Campus on July 24, 1991 when he was conferred with an honorary degree - Doctor of Laws (LLD).

 
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Teaching with Technology Workshop

Event Date: 

January 16, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Event Date: 

January 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

This one and half-day workshop is specifically geared to help faculty develop web-ready content, using existing tools. Participants will engage in creating blogs, developing podcasts, making highly interactive,

Annual Dame Eugenia Charles Distinguished Lecture Held in Dominica

Annual Dame Eugenia Charles Distinguished Lecture Held in Dominica

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica, in collaboration with the Fort Young Hotel, presented the Eighth Annual Dame Eugenia Charles Memorial Lecture on Thursday, November 28,

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Seminar on Climate Departure: Implications of the Forecasts for Jamaica

Event Date: 

December 10, 2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Seminar is presented by The University of the West Indies Institute for Sustainable Development & Centre for Marine Sciences, in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). Moderator is Dionne Jackson-Miller. Download event flyer HERE.

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Seminar on Climate Departure: Implications of the Forecasts for Jamaica

Faculty of Science Technology Professorial Inaugural Lecture

Event Date: 

December 13, 2013 - 11:00am

The Inaugural Lecture, entitled 'Radiation in our Life'  will be presented by Professor Mitko Voutchkov, recipient of the 2002 Gleaner Honour Award for Excellence in Science and Technology.

Venue: 

Inter Faculty Lecture Theatre (IFLT)

Book Launch: Dr. Bissessar and Dr. La Guerre

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157638351481924/{/gallery} Professor Ann Marie Bissessar and Professor Emeritus John La Guerre officially launched their new book “Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana: Race and Politics in Two Plural Societies” on November 19, 2013. The launch was held at the Main Salon of the Office of the Campus Principal, The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus.

The book attempts to probe more carefully the processes by which social and ethnic problems, in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, are conveyed to the political arena and the mechanisms by which they determine critical outcomes.

The launch was chaired by Integrity Commission Chairman, Ken Gordon and Justice Rajmanlal Joseph delivered the feature address.

Book Launch: Dr. Carol Logie

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157638350182555/{/gallery} A new book by Caribbean experts in the field of early childhood development, titled “Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries,” was recently published by Caribbean Educational Publishers (2003) Ltd. Editors are Dr Carol Logie, Administrative Director of The UWI, St. Augustine Family Development and Children’s Research Centre (FDCRC) and Lecturer at the UWI St. Augustine School of Education, together with Professor Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Adjunct Professor of Teaching and Leadership in the School of Education at Syracuse University, and a research scientist at the FDCRC.

The UWI, St. Augustine Family Development Centre (FDC), and the Office of the Campus Principal hosted the book launch for “Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries”, at the St. Augustine Campus on November 21, 2013.

Open Letter October/November 2013

Open Letter October/November 2013

The accomplishments of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus graduates for the 2012-2013 academic year, were celebrated at a Graduation Ceremony in the main court of the Spice Basket

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