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Vol 4 No 4 : September 14, 2014

News

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News

Drug industry gets a shot in the arm

THE BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE at The UWI, Mona has modified starches from three Jamaican yam varieties, including the famous Round Leaf Yellow Yam, to apply as tablet binders for use in the pharmaceutical...more

News

UWI academics receive national honours

Four members of The UWI, Mona community have been named among recipients of National Honours and Awards, with effect from Independence Day, August 6, 2014. The awards will be presented at the...more

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Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence scheduled for October 27

THREE MEMBERS OF staff at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus will be presented with the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence on October 27. They are Professor Marvin Reid,...more

Dr Peter Nelson, the youngest recipient of a doctorate in Chemistry from The University of the West Indies.

News

Young PhD holder moves on to the next phase

HE HAD ALWAYS dreamt of one day becoming a professor of chemistry. That goal is five years away for Dr Peter Nelson, the youngest recipient of a doctorate in Chemistry from The University of the West...more

Sports

UWI Pelicans participating in last year’s UWI/UTech Sports Championships at the University of Technology’s Papine Campus.

Sports

UWI/UTech Champs set for September 20

The fifth staging of the UWI/UTech Sports Championships is scheduled to take place on September 20 at The UWI, Mona Campus. The UWI Pelicans and UTech Knights will compete in a number of sporting...more

This group of teenagers were among 34 youngsters who participated in the UWI Sports Leadership Academy

Sports

Taking the lead

This group of teenagers were among 34 youngsters who participated in the UWI Sports Leadership Academy held from July 27-31 at Chancellor Hall, The UWI, Mona Campus. The initiative, which is in its...more

Feature

The UWI Chapel

Feature

Remembering AD Scott

Students, staff and visitors to The University of the West Indies Mona Campus often marvel at the quaint beauty of The UWI Chapel when attending worship and special events there. However, the name...more

Opinion

HARRIS… I became more aware of my community and its strengths

Opinion

Mona Social Services: Transforming communities one scholarship at a time

EIGHT RESIDENTS OF the communities of Greater August Town and Mona Common were recently awarded scholarships to pursue studies at The UWI, Mona under the UWI Township Challenge Scholarship. The...more

EIGHT RESIDENTS OF the communities of Greater August Town and Mona Common were recently awarded scholarships to pursue studies at The UWI, Mona under the UWI Township Challenge Scholarship. The...more

Opinion

Let’s rally around the bus company

Dear Editor, The recent hike in bus fares understandably drew howls of protest from commuters who will be hard-pressed to find additional funds in a weakened economy. But the stark reality is...more

Dear Editor, The recent hike in bus fares understandably drew howls of protest from commuters who will be hard-pressed to find additional funds in a weakened economy. But the stark reality is...more

A-listers

Cool! This young patron appears to be fascinated by the milk science experiment during his visit to the kid’s booth

Interesting talk These two patrons listen keenly to The UWI, Mona representative (right) as he shares with them the fascinating work under way at the Department of Geography and Geology. His colleagues (left) also contributed to the discussion.

Yummy yams Students from the HEART Trust NTA sample yam spread at the Biotechnology Centre booth during the 62nd staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon on August 1.

Above and Below: Students flock to booths of UWI departments, clubs, societies and private sector sponsors.

New undergraduates received a world class welcome to the Mona Campus during General Orientation which was held from August 21- 22 at the Orientation mega tent and village at Big Lawn (Located between the Mona School of Business and Management and Taylor Hall).

1 Incoming student Krystal Gooden is all smiles as she gets ready to accept her new iPhone 5s from Donald Dwyer, Mobile Executive Manager at LIME. Godden showed her Pelican Pride by acing every question posed to her about the history of The University, beating out scores of competitors to win.






















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