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Vol 6 No 4 : August 31, 2016

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News

New App makes navigating the campus easier

NAVIGATING A UNIVERSITY campus can pose a bit of a challenge and The UWI, Mona, which sprawls across 653 acres of lush landscape, is no exception. The management team of the Mona Information...more

Professor Archibald McDonald (left), Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor of The UWI, Mona looks on as Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley examines the plaque announcing his induction into the Heads of Government Park. Photo Aston Spaulding

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Rowley says region looking to The UWI for guidance

PRIME MINISTER OF the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith Rowley has been inducted into the Heads of Government Park, located at The UWI, Mona Campus. Rowley is the 17th prime minister to make...more

The UWI, Mona graduation ceremonies are scheduled for October 28 and 29.

News

UWI to award honorary degrees to Olympic star, distinguished writer and poet, and American actor

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Sports

The annual CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk has raised more than $38 million in scholarship funds. File Photo

Sports

UWI 5K Run/Walk set for November 13

THE FIFTH ANNUAL CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk and Smart Egg Kids K will be held on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Since 2012, the initiative has raised more than $38 million in scholarship funds for close...more

Feature

Humphrey Barclay (left) and Keith Stokes at the site of the former slave quarters in Unity Valley Pen, St Ann. Photo: Contributed

Feature

‘Legacies of Freedom’ Scholarly research produces historic, emotional meeting of two descendants

OCTOBER HOLDS A special place in the hearts of Keith Stokes and Humphrey Barclay. For both men, October represents family, freedom, emancipation and so much more. In June, the Institute for...more

Opinion

Bolt received an honorary doctor of laws degree from The UWI in 2011 and the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Exemplar Sports Award in 2015.

Opinion

Success lessons we can learn from Usain Bolt

Dear editor, As promised, The Honourable Usain St Leo Bolt has solidified his status as a living legend, having won the 100 and 200 metres double in this year’s Rio Olympics. He also led the 4X100...more

Dear editor, As promised, The Honourable Usain St Leo Bolt has solidified his status as a living legend, having won the 100 and 200 metres double in this year’s Rio Olympics. He also led the 4X100...more

Knight… the advantages of a private endowment are obvious

Opinion

Challenges to the modern university

TODAY THE MODERN university is going through an especially heart-rending time of challenges. While the university has always had to change in response to the times, to local circumstance and to...more

TODAY THE MODERN university is going through an especially heart-rending time of challenges. While the university has always had to change in response to the times, to local circumstance and to...more

A-listers

UWI, Mona athletes represent Jamaica at Rio 2016 Olympics Four students from The UWI, Mona represented Jamaica at the recently completed Rio 2016 Olympics, pitting their skills against the best the in world in three disciplines. They are Deuce Carter (men’s 110m hurdles), Fedrick Dacres (men’s discus throw), Jaheel Hyde (men’s 400m hurdles) and Shanieka Thomas (women’s triple jump). The team’s Olympic debut was not at all shabby and they made their UWI, Mona family and all of Jamaica proud. Looking forward to even greater things from these young Alisters!






















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