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UWI Open Campus Principal calls for the region to be more active and interventionist to achieve social and economic growth.

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, July 05, 2017. To achieve the goals and objectives set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework of the United Nations, all institutions in our various countries must be “active and interventionist” in all areas that will accelerate innovation and growth, according to Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies Open Campus.

Professor Elsa Leo-Rhynie Awarded Chancellor’s Medal

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, July 05, 2017. Professor The Hon. Elsa Leo-Rhynie, Professor Emerita of The University of the West Indies (UWI) was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal by Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne at a ceremony at The UWI Regional Headquarters on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Academic Writing Instruction for Creole-Influenced Students, by Vivette MIlson-Whyte

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Academic Writing Instruction for Creole-Influenced Students, by Vivette Milson-Whyte, a finalist In the Education/Academic (Non-Fiction) category of the 2017 Next Generation India Book Awards (NGIBA).
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The Haunted Tropics: Caribbean Ghost Stories wins the Anthology category of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).

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The University of the West Indies Press is pleased to announce that The Haunted Tropics: Caribbean Ghost Stories, edited by Martin Munro, has been named the winner in the Anthology category of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
 
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Professor Elsa Leo-Rhynie Awarded Chancellor’s Medal

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Professor The Hon. Elsa Leo-Rhynie, Professor Emerita of The University of the West Indies (UWI) was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal by Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne at a ceremony at the UWI Regional Headquarters on Friday, June 23, 2017.
 
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CHANCELLOR’S MEDAL

The Chancellor’s Medal is a rare accolade.
First struck in 1998, the 50th anniversary of the university opening its doors, the June 2017 award to Professor Elsa Leo-Rhynie is the sixth such award; and perhaps the last hurrah of outgoing Chancellor Sir George Alleyne.

IIPT Endorses The UWI Open Campus - Countrystyle MOU

The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) is most pleased to endorse The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus and the Countrystyle Community Tourism Network (CCTN) Agreement signed in a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) this past month at the Open Learning Centre at The UWI Mona Campus. 
 

Dr Paul D. Brown elected as Vice-Chair for inaugural ASM Council on Microbial Sciences

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Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, Dr. Paul Brown, has been elected as Vice-Chair for the inaugural Council on Microbial Sciences (COMS) of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
 
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FINDING NUGGETS

History is a montage – a tapestry – a patchwork. Much depends on the perspective and the sources available. And we have to be willing to consider all sorts of sources as we understand and fill gaps in the story.

Michelle Doyle-Lowe

Michelle Doyle-Lowe was named Acting Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, effective June 2, 2017. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Economics from The University of the West Indies and an M.Phil. in International Finance from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. She is a longstanding member of the Barbados Economic Society.

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