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Vol 1 No 3 : October 30, 2011

News

Computer generated photo by Cassandra Brenton BOLT… this is an indication that the University is also recognising the value of sports, and I am proud to be a part of this recognition

News

Dr Bolt !!!

HE NEVER lugs a laptop to classes: neither does he hands in several pages of research nor sweats though end-of -term exams, but sprint sensation Usain Bolt has learnt a lot at UWI Mona where he puts...more

This sign welcomes visitors to The UWI, Mona-WJC. PHOTO BY NOEL FALCAO ROBERTS

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UWI, Mona-WJC: Nurturing students in a close-knit community

THE AIRPORT is just across the street as are breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Five minutes down the road is the Hip Strip, a narrow stretch lined with restaurants, bars and hotels; just...more

News

STAFF, STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

CHARAH WATSON, a PhD. candidate in the Department of Chemistry, The University of the West Indies, Mona, is the recipient of an International Year of Chemistry Award. The award was recently...more

DONOVAN CAMPBELL

News

DONOVAN CAMPBELL was one of three international postgraduate students invited to the Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil recently to...more

PROFESSOR VERENE Shepherd

News

PROFESSOR VERENE Shepherd, Professor of Social History and University Director, Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) on September 22 opened one of two roundtable discussions at the...more

Top l-r: Robert Samuels, Fitz Coleman bottom r-l: Conrad Parks, Kerri-Lee Ricketts

News

FIVE UWI MONA coaches were recently selected by various Jamaican sporting associations to lead their national teams to regional and international competitions. They are:

Sports

The thrill of victory! UWI Pelican supporters celebrate during the second staging of the UWI/UTech Sports Championships on September 17. The UWI Pelicans beat the UTech Knights on their home ground in four of five sports contested. This is the second straight year that the Pelicans are taking the

Sports

UWI Pelicans stronger than ever

FOR THE second straight year the University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI) Pelicans defeated the University of Technology (UTech) Knights to lift the trophy as the best sporting institution of the...more

…The agony of defeat The pressure from the Pelicans is too much for these UTech Knights supporters to handle.

Sports

UWI Mona athletes display their prowess at 2011 sports championships.

Sports

UWI Mona athletes display their prowess at 2011 sports championships.

Sports

UWI Mona athletes display their prowess at 2011 sports championships.

Sports

UWI Mona athletes display their prowess at 2011 sports championships.

Sports

Sports

Student athlete balances life on and off the field

SCHOLARSHIP ATHLETE Malysha Kelly says she is geared up and ready to tackle any challenges thrown her way this academic year. The final year International Relations major, who plays netball for...more

Some of this year’s sport scholarship winners share a light moment with Neville Bell (forefront) and Conrad Parks (right), UWI’s head netball coach. The occasion was a recent function to honour the awardees. From left are: netballers Kera Christie, Samantha Francis, Conique Moore, Gillene Graham

Sports

UWI Mona building leaders of tomorrow through sports

THESE DAYS, former West Indies cricketer Wavell Hinds has to work hard to score 100 in a test. His game changed in September when he took up a sports scholarship at UWI Mona, but Hinds says he’s...more

Feature

Professor Lenworth Jacobs

Feature

The sky’s the limit for trauma surgeon Professor Lenworth Jacobs

PROFESSOR LENWORTH Jacobs was a man on a mission when he arrived in 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, braving the winter cold – fresh from the University of the West Indies medical school in...more

A young Brodber

Feature

Erna Brodber remains true to her roots

IN ANOTHER life, distinguished social researcher, novelist and University of the West Indies lecturer Dr. Erna Brodber probably would have pursued a career in medicine because of the fascination and...more

Minna Israel, president & country head, RBC Royal Bank (Jamaica) Limited (formerly RBTT Bank Jamaica Limited) shares lens time with son Kris.

Feature

Check your ego at the door’

Before UWI Mona announced that she had been selected for an honorary doctorate this year, Minna Israel, president and country head, RBC Royal Bank (Jamaica) Limited (formerly RBTT Bank Jamaica...more

EARL JARRETT

Feature

JNBS head urges more young people to volunteer

EARL JARRETT, general manager of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), the Caribbean’s largest building society, believes young people, especially students of The University of the West...more

Opinion

Eric Eustace Williams

Opinion

The Oxford centenary celebrations of Eric Williams

TO COINCIDE with the centenary of the birth of Eric Eustace Williams (1911-1981), Oxford University started the round of international celebrations last September 24 th and 25th. It was proper that...more

Garbage washed up from the sea in Port Maria. PHOTO BY TAZ

Opinion

Let’s campaign for ‘endangered’ beaches

DEAR EDITOR, The day before Heroes’ Day I took my four-year-old daughter to the Hellshire Beach in St. Catherine just so we could spend some quality time together. I was happy for the break from...more

Social

4. Campus Registrar Dr. Camille Bell-Hutchinson (left), shares lens time with President of the Jamaica Netball Association, Marva Bernard at a recent awards function at the Mona Campus.

Caesar is not afraid to show where his loyalties lie.

These Pelican supporters demonstrate why they support the art of campus games.

UWI Mona beauties smile for the cameras during the recent staging of the UWI/UTech Sports Championships.

PARTY TIME: The music ‘tun up’ on the Mona Campus.

WELL Done: University of the West Indies principal, Professor Gordon Shirley (left) and Campus Registrar Dr. Camille Bell-Hutchinson sharelens time with Racers Track Club athletes Yohan Blake (2nd left), Usain Bolt and their coach Glen Mills. The occasion was an awards ceremony on the Mona Campus on

Jermain Gonzales accepts his award from Jennifer Cheesman, general manager, NewsTalk.

Jason Young accepts award from UWI Mona principal, Professor Gordon Shirley.

Hansel Parchment accepts award from UWI Mona principal, Professor Gordon Shirley.






















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