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Vol 6 No 5 : October 31, 2016

News

Francis… there has been tremendous success in the research being conducted worldwide

News

NPI making strides in vector control

THE NATURAL PRODUCTS Institute (NPI) at The UWI, Mona has been conducting intensive research on Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that carries the chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses, to understand...more

The UWICFP trains young people in the fundamentals of film-making

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The UWI film project – Creating inroads for youngsters in the film industry

SINCE 2012, THE University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP) has been opening doors of opportunities for education and employment in the film industry for youth from underserved...more

Sports

We are the champions THE UWI Pelicans emerged winners of the seventh annual UWI/UTech Sports Championship held on September 24 at The UWI, Mona Bowl. The UWI Pelicans defeated the UTech Knights 4-3 to lift the trophy for the fifth time in seven years. Relive the moment here.

Sports

We are the champions THE UWI Pelicans emerged winners of the seventh annual UWI/UTech Sports Championship held on September 24 at The UWI, Mona Bowl. The UWI Pelicans defeated the UTech Knights 4-3 to lift the trophy for the fifth time in seven years. Relive the moment here.

Sports

Sports

Sports

Sports

…‘We’ll keep on fighting ’till the end”

Sports

UWI Pelicans shine in Trinidad From left: Michael Stone, Martin Kennedy, Robin Rowe, Leon Whyte, Delano Rochester and Coach Okeile Stewart did The UWI, Mona family proud at the October 23 staging of The UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon, hosted by The UWI, St Augustine Campus. The team from Mona tackled the 13.1 mile route with determination to emerge winners in the University Category.

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Feature

Members of the architect team signing their contracts

Feature

UWI, MONA redevelopment project seeking to transform the Mona Commons squatter settlement

THE UWI, MONA Redevelopment Project is seeking to improve the living conditions of the approximately 900 residents in the Mona Commons informal settlement, adjacent to The University Hospital of the...more

Last year’s top five competitors pose before the final round. From left: Calvin McGrowder, Kelsharie Ellis, Britney Lee (1st place), Shania Smith (2nd place) and Sashelle Wilson (3rd Place).

Feature

Experiencing poetry through ‘Talk the Poem’

‘THERE IS NO way I would want to teach poetry,’ I heard a young lady utter to her colleague, as they walked past the room in which we were hosting our annual Talk the Poem National Poetry...more

Mugisa says The UWI wants to produce a cadre of Software Engineers who can work anywhere in the world

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UWI Software Engineering programme opening up a whole new world of possibility

THE UWI has introduced a new programme in Computing – the BSc in Software Engineering. The four-year programme commenced this semester with a cohort of 30 students at the Mona Campus and eight at...more

A display of some of the law books donated to The UWI, Mona by the Canadian government-funded IMPACT Justice project.

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UWI, Canadian gov’t IMPACT-ing justice in the region

THE IMPROVED ACCESS to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) project, funded by the government of Canada under an agreement with The UWI, Cave Hill, has donated 948 law books to the Faculty of...more

Opinion

Opinion

let’s discuss forced evacuation laws

Dear editor, Jamaicans at home and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when Hurricane Matthew bypassed the island a few weeks ago. We had been preparing for a direct hit, but fortunately we...more

Dear editor, Jamaicans at home and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when Hurricane Matthew bypassed the island a few weeks ago. We had been preparing for a direct hit, but fortunately we...more

A-listers

Prepping for graduation Scores of students visited the One-Stop Graduation Centre on Saturday, October 22, 2016 ahead of The UWI, Mona’s annual graduation ceremonies held this year from October 28 to 29.

Deanna Wilson is ready for her photoshoot.

Tiffany Fagan smiles broadly as nadine Tyrell applies makeup to her face.

Troy Folkes smiles for the camera.

rEaDY FOr THE BiG DaY: Jodi-anne smart (left), nicholas Griffiths and Keneisha Parkes share lens time.

catrina Hyde smiles as beautician and make-up artist Jermaine Palmer applies colour to her lips .

shaneka Legister strikes a pose minus her hood.






















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