A thought for UWI Pelicans…"Behind every simple problem is a complex reality." - Anthony Bouza
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A new regional collaboration embracing continental Latin America and the Caribbean is underway. On April 11 The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Universidad de los Andes (UNIANDES) formalised the Strategic Alliance for Hemispheric Development during a signing ceremony held at UNIANDES in Bogota, Colombia.  
According to Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth, who represented The UWI at the signing, “Through research-driven innovative solutions to regional challenges, this Strategic Alliance between UNIANDES and The UWI will impact governance policies for economic growth, social stability and sustainable development in the Caribbean and Latin America.”
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Dr. Gillian Barclay
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  Las Vegas HEALS has appointed Dr. Gillian Barclay to its Executive Committee. She was also appointed co-chair of the Las Vegas HEALS Legislative Task Force. This UWI Pelican is currently the Industry Specialist in Healthcare for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development.  
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Marlon James on Time Magazine’s List of 100 Most Influential People of 2019
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Your chance to give today: The UWI Development and Endowment Fund - Trinidad & Tobago was launched in April 1989. Its primary objective is to enable The UWI, St. Augustine to provide:

  • Scholarships at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels to promote academic excellence, to alleviate the hardship of deserving students and to facilitate student interchange between the campuses of the University.
  • Funding of research in selected areas.
  • Endowment of Chairs and Lectureship in key disciplines.
  • Funding of capital projects.
Donate Online: http://sta.uwi.edu/def/forms/contribute_form.html.

Fellow Pelicans – as we come to the end of April 2019 – I invite you to send me your thoughts about how the UWI has positively impacted your life at editor@alumni.uwi.edu.

  Celia Davidson Francis
Director, Alumni Relations – UWI
UWI Regional Headquarters

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